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	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
BY | March 6, 2012 in Financing
	On Crowdfunding Sites, Age Doesn't Matter
Websites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo can help young entrepreneurs lasso funding when parents and banks can't.

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
	Tips to Help the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Tips to Help the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

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The innovators of the future are roaming the halls of your local schools. But are they getting enough encouragement? Here's how you can help.
February 10, 2012 in Leadership
	Meet the 22-Year-Old Serial Entrepreneur Behind a File-Sharing Service With $1 Million in VC

Meet the 22-Year-Old Serial Entrepreneur Behind a File-Sharing Service With $1 Million in VC

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A free file-sharing site attracts users with its drag-and-drop simplicity and universal platform
January 30, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
	Mentors: A Young Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon

Mentors: A Young Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon

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Finding a mentor when you're just starting up, can make all the difference. Here are eight tips for finding one.
January 26, 2012 in Startup Basics
	One Young Entrepreneur's Million-Dollar Idea in Mobile Gaming

One Young Entrepreneur's Million-Dollar Idea in Mobile Gaming

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A Princeton dropout makes waves with mobile gaming and payment services.
January 23, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
	Gemvara Mines Business Success With Customized Bling

Gemvara Mines Business Success With Customized Bling

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A look at the growth spurt of this design-your-own jewelry company, and how its focus on customization helps it stand out in a crowded market.
January 23, 2012 in Profiles

Successful Startups Often Come With a High Price

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Most entrepreneurs expect to face the "normal" challenges of starting a business, which include finding the right opportunity, building and executing a winning plan, and financing their
January 13, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
	Why Young Entrepreneurs Should Make New Year's Resolutions

Why Young Entrepreneurs Should Make New Year's Resolutions

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Setting annual goals can help deliver a business dividends for years to come. Here are three resolutions that young entrepreneurs should especially consider.
December 30, 2011 in Work/Life Balance
	Undergrads Clean Up With an 'Indoor Outhouse' Business for Pets

Undergrads Clean Up With an 'Indoor Outhouse' Business for Pets

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A pair of college students dream up a product that gives pets some relief.
November 25, 2011 in Pet Business Center
	Pros and Cons of New Grads Starting a Business

Pros and Cons of New Grads Starting a Business

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Here's what you'll need to consider before deciding whether entrepreneurship is a good option for you.
November 10, 2011 in Starting a Business
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