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How One Young Trep's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox
Entrepreneurs

How One Young Trep's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox

Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
Embrace Your Zany Side: Offbeat Ways Startups Win Over Hard-to-Reach VCs
Starting a Business

Embrace Your Zany Side: Offbeat Ways Startups Win Over Hard-to-Reach VCs

Having a killer business idea is key, but it won't necessarily help get your foot in the door when you're looking for funding. Sometimes the best way to grab someone's attention is to get creative.
Matt Villano
When You Raise Capital, Think 'We' Instead of 'Me'
Starting a Business

When You Raise Capital, Think 'We' Instead of 'Me'

Serial entrepreneur Mike Jones on the nuances of building a business with other people's money.
Mike Jones
The Importance of Being Confident: 3 Tips to Startup Success
Starting a Business

The Importance of Being Confident: 3 Tips to Startup Success

In launching a startup, a great idea and business acumen are key ingredients. But they're nothing without confidence. Here's how to win over investors, employees and customers.
Mike Jones
4 Tips for Rapid Startup Growth
Growth Strategies

4 Tips for Rapid Startup Growth

Student entrepreneur Eric Muli on the importance of sticking to a plan when looking to expand.
Eric Muli
Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors
Starting a Business

Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors

Here's a guide for how to prepare your pitch for angel investors and venture capitalists the likes of Chris Dixon.
Matthew Toren
11 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
Starting a Business

11 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

RedBull launches a music-tech startup accelerator, 3rd Ward offers a networking opportunity in Brooklyn, HUB Bay Area helps social treps with PR, Berlin startups slay dragons, VCs and treps square off, the SBA gets social, NY Tech Day kicks off, TechCrunch Disrupt unleashes in NYC again, the Webbys wants your votes… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
Unreasonable at Sea: An Update From Mouhsine Serrar of Prakti Design
Starting a Business

Unreasonable at Sea: An Update From Mouhsine Serrar of Prakti Design

It's been a few months since the traveling treps of Unreasonable at Sea set sail. We check in with one young entrepreneur about his progress so far.
Kristin Luna
Startup Survival 101: It's All About Relationships That Work
Starting a Business

Startup Survival 101: It's All About Relationships That Work

In designing a healthy, efficient workplace, your employees have more power than you think.
Martin Zwilling
4 Ways Introverted Young Treps Can Win in an Extroverted World
Entrepreneurs

4 Ways Introverted Young Treps Can Win in an Extroverted World

It's not easy for introverted young treps to put themselves out there, but these tips can help you master the networking scene.
Logan Kugler
Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries
Starting a Business

Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries

With a low-cost technology, 21-year-old Eden Full seeks to make solar energy more efficient and affordable.
Sarah J. Robbins
The Pros and Cons of Studying Entrepreneurship Vs. Just Starting Up
Entrepreneurs

The Pros and Cons of Studying Entrepreneurship Vs. Just Starting Up

As the school year winds down, aspiring entrepreneurs may wonder whether they should study entrepreneurship in college or just startup. YE Coach Antonio Neves offers some reasons for and against.
Antonio Neves
Reality TV Show 'Dorm Biz' Looks to Spotlight College Treps
Entrepreneurs

Reality TV Show 'Dorm Biz' Looks to Spotlight College Treps

Aiming to discover the next Mark Zuckerberg or Def Jam's Rick Rubin, who both famously got their start in their dorm rooms, a new reality TV show wants to talk to college treps.
Andrea Huspeni
Someone Has Your Same Startup Idea? Move Fast, Launch First
Starting a Business

Someone Has Your Same Startup Idea? Move Fast, Launch First

Serial entrepreneur Mike Jones on the importance of moving quickly when competition is stiff.
Mike Jones