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How a Chance Encounter on a Bus Inspired a Social Entrepreneur to Start Up

The questions entrepreneurs ask themselves before launching are often just as pivotal as the idea itself. Here's a look at how one young trep made those tough choices.

Susan Johnston

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.

Andrea Huspeni

A Case for Exploring Alternative Capitalism Models

While not a love story, capitalism is certainly epic. Here's a look at what other forms have emerged in recent years.

A Chance to Win $50,000 and Mentorship From TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie

GOOD and TOMS are teaming up to help one lucky social entrepreneur turn her dream into a reality.

Andrea Huspeni

Unreasonable at Sea: Entrepreneurs Dock at the State Department

After four months of sailing around the world, entrepreneurs participating in the Unreasonable at Sea accelerator program convene in Washington D.C. to chat about their experiences and rub elbows with investors.

Kristin Luna

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.

Brad Crescenzo

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.

Small Companies, Big Hearts: Leading Social Entrepreneurs

The social and environmental business-practice certifier, B Lab, released its annual list of companies leading the pack of do-gooders today.

A Mobile Game That Enables Real-World Microlending

Seeds, a free mobile game, lets players build a virtual civilization while microfinancing women entrepreneurs in Kenya.

What's Trending With…Yael Cohen? The F%#@ Cancer Founder on Starting a Movement

YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Yael Cohen at this year's SXSW. Here, she describes her startup story and offers advice to other young entrepreneurs.

Shira Lazar

'Impact Entrepreneurship' Places Importance on Social Consciousness

As a social-impact entrepreneur, you need more than a passion for doing good. Here's how some 'treps are putting their chops to work to run successful enterprises and make the world a better place.