Young Entrepreneurs

Ken and Ben Lerer Share Their Top 5 Secrets to Success for Young Entrepreneurs
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Ken and Ben Lerer Share Their Top 5 Secrets to Success for Young Entrepreneurs

Big players in New York City's startup ecosystem, the investors behind Lerer Ventures provide insight into what they believe helps entrepreneurs reach their goals.
Andrea Huspeni
At TechCrunch Disrupt, Heavyweight Investors Answer Questions About Outside Financing
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At TechCrunch Disrupt, Heavyweight Investors Answer Questions About Outside Financing

During a panel discussion at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, investors discussed when and how young entrepreneurs should go down the venture capital route.
Andrea Huspeni
How Stagnation -- and Pivoting -- Can Crush a Startup
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How Stagnation -- and Pivoting -- Can Crush a Startup

Stagnation may warrant radical change, but 'pivots' are too often punts -- not thoughtful, strategic redirections. Rather than undertake drastic measures in haste, startups ought to consider a regimen of constant flux.
Michael Phillips Moskowitz
What I Learned About Running a Startup From Econ 101
Entrepreneurs

What I Learned About Running a Startup From Econ 101

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on the theory of comparative advantage and how your startup would do well to learn about it.
How Entrepreneurs Push for Innovation, One pocket at a Time
Growth Strategies

How Entrepreneurs Push for Innovation, One pocket at a Time

Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one.
Neil Parmar
Young Women Entrepreneurs Speak Out About Starting Up Today
Entrepreneurs

Young Women Entrepreneurs Speak Out About Starting Up Today

With the discussion of women in the workplace still making headlines, we asked young women entrepreneurs to sound off on their experiences in the mostly male-dominated world of entrepreneurship.
Sarah J. Robbins
Want to Flourish in Business? Cultivate Positivity
Entrepreneurs

Want to Flourish in Business? Cultivate Positivity

The power of positivity isn't just in your head. It can also do wonders for your startup.
Joshua Medcalf
Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees by 'Color' Temperament
Growth Strategies

Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees by 'Color' Temperament

Authors Susan Geary and Anne Bulstrode provide a simple way for entrepreneurs to decipher employees' temperaments -- and how to handle them.
Andrea Huspeni
College Startup Rethinks Laundry
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College Startup Rethinks Laundry

A prepaid campus laundry service offers a lesson in entrepreneurship.
Jodi Helmer
Kitten Races, Ping Pong, Naps -- and Productivity?
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Kitten Races, Ping Pong, Naps -- and Productivity?

Startup life doesn't have to be all work and no play.
Andrea Huspeni
Want to Go Viral? 4 Ways to Get Viewers to Share Your Videos
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Want to Go Viral? 4 Ways to Get Viewers to Share Your Videos

People are increasingly tuning in to videos, but maybe not yours. Here's how you and your startup can become a YouTube sensation.
Matthew Toren
Why You Should Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable
Growth Strategies

Why You Should Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Doing things that make us uncomfortable aren't fun, but they're absolutely necessary. YE business coach Antonio Neves explains.
Antonio Neves
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
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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