Young Entrepreneurs

Video-Game Designer Ben Ruiz on Doing What You Love
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Video-Game Designer Ben Ruiz on Doing What You Love

In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren chats with Team Colorblind co-founder Ben Ruiz, who opens up about what helped him launch and advice he'd like to share with fellow entrepreneurs.
Adam Toren
A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies
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A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies

Early-stage venture capital investor Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital talks dollar bills and IPOs, among other weighty topics.
Lyneka Little
Why You Shouldn't Scale Your Startup
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Why You Shouldn't Scale Your Startup

One of the biggest startup killers? Scaling too fast, too early. Here's how to grow more deliberately.
Walter Chen
When to Ditch the Job for Your Startup Dream
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When to Ditch the Job for Your Startup Dream

Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock dishes advice on the right time to leave your day job.
Alan Lobock
Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy
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Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy

With the dubious honor of filing for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, cuts to various economic development programs may not be far off. Startups are unmoved, however.
Kristin Luna
Startups Get Hacked Too: 5 Security Tips to Implement Today
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Startups Get Hacked Too: 5 Security Tips to Implement Today

With startups becoming an easy target for cyber attacks, find out how you can protect your company.
How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends
Small Business - Big Impact

How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends

Newbie founders do it all the time: hire their friends. While it may work out smashingly, it could also fail miserably. Here's how to prevent the latter.
Sean Haglund
University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat
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University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat

Student-run businesses aim to give aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to test their mettle.
Lisa Evans
What You Aren't Measuring Could be Killing Your Company
Small Business - Big Impact

What You Aren't Measuring Could be Killing Your Company

To know where you're going, it often helps to know where you've been. Here's how to measure your startup's performance.
Kai Sato
The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating
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The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating

To take the sting out of the annoying task of invoicing, consider the tips.
Rebekah Epstein
What to Do When No One Responds to Your Pitch Emails
Data-Driven Marketing

What to Do When No One Responds to Your Pitch Emails

When your pitch emails go unanswered by members of the media, consider more subtle steps.
Dave Clarke
Entrepreneurship Won't Make You Rich and Other Hard Truths
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Entrepreneurship Won't Make You Rich and Other Hard Truths

Want to know the cold hard truth about entrepreneurship before you start up? Keep reading.
Matthew Toren
How to Get Entourage's Adrian Grenier to Tout Your Social Venture? Give Him Something to Believe in.
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How to Get Entourage's Adrian Grenier to Tout Your Social Venture? Give Him Something to Believe in.

At this year's Nexus Global Youth Summit, a panel of Hollywood heavyweights provided the skinny on how to get a celeb's endorsement.
Andrea Huspeni
From Flop to Success, How Brand Tweaking Saved This Company
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From Flop to Success, How Brand Tweaking Saved This Company

Amara founder Greg Connolly talks about how tiny changes in your brand strategy can ignite sales.
Greg Connolly