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5 Recession-Era Recovery Strategies for Young Entrepreneurs

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The recession may be over, but the lessons learned from that dark period will be hard to forget.
May 1, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

Are You Ready for Student-Loan Rates to Skyrocket?

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As House and Senate members bicker over how to pay for maintaining low rates on certain federal student loans, a July 1 deadline looms.
April 27, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
	Karmaloop's Greg Selkoe on Social Media and the Verge Culture

Karmaloop's Greg Selkoe on Social Media and the Verge Culture

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A discussion with Karmaloop's founder and CEO Greg Selkoe on how innovative techniques and practical thinking helped his company thrive in today's ever changing fashion marketplace.
April 27, 2012 in Starting a Business
BY | April 27, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
There's nothing like participating in a Startup Weekend to force you to concentrate on your business. But go into it with goals.

Want to Create Engaging Content? Tell a Good Story

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Engaging content starts and ends with a good story. Here's how to figure out which tale to tell.
April 26, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

SBA Chief Touts Entrepreneurship to Recent Grads in Twitter Q&A

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New college graduates are facing never-before-seen student-debt levels. The White House is hoping entrepreneurship is the answer.
April 25, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
	Daymond John on Engaging Young Entrepreneurs and Building a Better Business

Daymond John on Engaging Young Entrepreneurs and Building a Better Business

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The 'Shark Tank' investor shares his thoughts on youth and entrepreneurship, as well as business trends and using social media.
April 24, 2012 in Leadership
	With Social Media, Kick Off Your Conservative Pants

With Social Media, Kick Off Your Conservative Pants

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To ramp up your young company's social-media presence, let your personality shine.
April 23, 2012 in Social Media

What to Do When Friends Want to Be Co-Founders

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One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.
April 23, 2012 in Starting a Business
	How a 9-Year-Old Entrepreneur's Business Went Viral

How a 9-Year-Old Entrepreneur's Business Went Viral

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Millions of people have tuned into an 11-minute video of entrepreneur Caine Monroy's cardboard arcade creation, but how did that video catch on when so many others don't? To figure it out, we asked the experts to give us their best viral-video tips.
April 21, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
	Product Placement's Future: The 'Gossip Girl,' Birchbox Mashup?

Product Placement's Future: The 'Gossip Girl,' Birchbox Mashup?

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The cosmetics darling will offer customers a 'Gossip Girl'-inspired selection of goodies in May. If this branding hookup is the harbinger of what's to come, consider these tips for amping up your own offerings.
April 20, 2012 in Grow Your Business
	From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley

From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley

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We spoke with the young entrepreneur about his experience as a founding team member at Pinterest and his new company Gumroad.
April 16, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
BY | April 10, 2012 in Venture and Angel Investors
	Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money
With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.
	A Good Mentor Will Tell It Like It Is

A Good Mentor Will Tell It Like It Is

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For many new businesses, finding the right advisor can make all the difference. Here are five qualities to seek in an ideal mentor.
April 6, 2012 in Startup Basics
Video: 	Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on Turning Obstacles into Opportunities Play Video

Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on Turning Obstacles into Opportunities (Video)

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In 'Trep Talk, the young multimillionaire shares how he shook off bullies, how family fueled his drive to succeed, and how startups can change a conversation to get noticed.
April 4, 2012 in The 'Treps
	How Guppy 'Treps Fared After a Swim in the 'Shark Tank'

How Guppy 'Treps Fared After a Swim in the 'Shark Tank'

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Here's a look at what happened to three companies once their young founders got investors to take the bait.
April 2, 2012 in Angel Investors
	Competition: A Choice Activity for Young Entrepreneurs

Competition: A Choice Activity for Young Entrepreneurs

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In the final days of March Madness, do you feel like your company is a Baylor or UNLV? Here's how to size up the competition and come out on top.
March 28, 2012 in Branding

Fresh Ideas: 10 Ways to Win Over an Unsupportive Family as a Young Entrepreneur

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It's no secret that entrepreneurs often beget entrepreneurial children, but when entrepreneurs spring from employees, strife often develops. Entrepreneurs understand how the business of working for yourself works
March 20, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
	Does Your Small Business Need to Pivot?

Does Your Small Business Need to Pivot?

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Young entrepreneur Peter Crabtree became an upscale chocolatier in 2005. When that didn't take off, he changed the business to an entirely new concept.
March 16, 2012 in Exploring New Markets

12 Golden Rules of Email Etiquette

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As with any human interaction there are a certain set of unwritten rules of etiquette. Not sticking to the basic etiquette of email can lead to annoyed
March 13, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: 	Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on a Business Idea Myth Play Video

Serial Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal on a Business Idea Myth (Video)

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In this 'Trep Talk Extra, the multimillionaire young entrepreneur explains why you don't need a new idea to launch a successful startup.
March 8, 2012 in The 'Treps
	On Crowdfunding Sites, Age Doesn't Matter

On Crowdfunding Sites, Age Doesn't Matter

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Websites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo can help young entrepreneurs lasso funding when parents and banks can't.
March 6, 2012 in Financing

Making Your Small Business Seem Bigger

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Nobody can deny that owning your own small business is a challenging and rewarding experience. Sometimes though, you can feel like a tiny grain of sand on
February 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
	Want to Wow Investors? Bring Your Kids to the Pitch Meeting

Want to Wow Investors? Bring Your Kids to the Pitch Meeting

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See how two inventors fared when they brought their children along to pitch the 'Sharks.'
February 23, 2012 in Angel Investors
Video: 	Young Entrepreneur Gabrielle Palermo on Growing a Social Business Play Video

Young Entrepreneur Gabrielle Palermo on Growing a Social Business (Video)

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Entrepreneur Magazine's College Entrepreneur of 2011 and co-founder of G3Box shares the challenges of growing the startup.
February 13, 2012 in Grow Your Business
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