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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.
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Why You Should Learn From Steve Jobs, Not Idolize Him

The late-Apple CEO did much to further entrepreneurship, in spite of his famously difficult personality. Here are some of his pearls of wisdom you should take to heart.
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Leadership Lessons From… Julian Assange?

The recent documentary 'We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks' provides lessons to young entrepreneurs about what not to do as a leader of a startup.
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Passionate, Independent, Insensitive? You May Be an Entrepreneur

Check out these 14 traits that set apart entrepreneurs from others.
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6 Signs You're Ready to Declare Your Entrepreneurial Independence

Think you are ready for startup land? Here are six signs you are ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship.
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This Startup Wants to Revolutionize Search, One Data Set at a Time

NYC's Enigma is looking to make public-data sets more accessible to users through its search platform. And it's taking off like wildfire.
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If I Knew Then: CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks Dishes on Lessons Learned During His First Years as an Entrepreneur

If Daniel Lubetzky had a time machine, he would have realized the importance of sticking to his brand's promise of quality.
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5 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

The Senate's epic fail surprises no one as interest rates on Stafford student loans double today, the end of Google Reader is nigh, Independence Day is predicted to be a legendary travel bonanza, according to a recent Orbitz survey, NEXT helps Parisian treps validate their startup ideas, Startup Weekend heads to Amsterdam… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
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Charm Offensive: The Power of Being Nice

While running a startup can be a pressure cooker, entrepreneur Rebekah Epstein explains the importance of keeping cool and playing nice.
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Attention Young Entrepreneurs: Here's a Contest Just for You

Empact is looking for startups making an impact in the community to showcase at the United Nations.
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At World Innovation Forum, Young Entrepreneurs Provide Key to Innovation

During a panel discussion at the World Innovation Forum, the founder of student organization Kairos Society discussed why large corporations need to look to the millennial generation for innovation.
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8 Startup Events and News to Know About This Week

Master the art of cross-channel marketing at Integrated Marketing Week, take advantage of the guerrilla pitch opportunity of the year, enter the NY startup scene with drinks and demos at 3rd Ward in Brooklyn, become a social media superstar, create a happy and positive business environment, rumors predict new Apple iPad5 and MacBook Air release, PandoDaily hosts Fred ‘The Don' Wilson for a 90-minute, on stage shakedown, refine new ideas and find your MVP at Lean Startup Machine… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
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Start-Up Chile: See Why Many Americans are Itching to Enter This Early-Stage Accelerator

With an attractive amount of capital, along with international connections, U.S. startups are turning to Chile to launch their venture.
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How Soko Is Looking to Empower Women Entrepreneurs Around the World

Three young women entrepreneurs are looking to disrupt the traditional export supply chain through a first-of-its-kind mobile marketplace for artisans.
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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.