Young Entrepreneurs

College Startup Re-Imagines Bike Sharing
Starting a Business

College Startup Re-Imagines Bike Sharing

ViaCycle set out to design a GPS-enabled, stationless bike-share system.
Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist
Entrepreneurs

Lessons in Traditional PR. . . From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

How local and national publicity helped Julien Leitner, the 14-year-old founder of the Archimedes Alliance, spark change and move the world, $2 at a time.
Negative Nelly Must Be Stopped: How to Make Objective Decisions
Growth Strategies

Negative Nelly Must Be Stopped: How to Make Objective Decisions

In running your young company, the decisions you make now could reverberate for years. Here's how to ensure you're making the right ones.
Matthew Toren
4 Ways to Stretch Your Startup Budget as a Student Trep
Starting a Business

4 Ways to Stretch Your Startup Budget as a Student Trep

College campuses are rife with money-saving opportunities. Here's where to look.
Marissa Hu
Biggest Mistakes: How JackThreads Overcame Its Growing Pains
Growth Strategies

Biggest Mistakes: How JackThreads Overcame Its Growing Pains

When the menswear flash-sale site first started up, planning ahead for growth would have helped. Here, founder Jason Ross dishes on his company's biggest mistake and overcoming it.
Diana Ransom
Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?
Growth Strategies

Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?

Between bacon-wrapped cash, winery outings and a year's supply of PBR, startups are rolling out all the stops for top talent.
Susan Johnston
What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?
Starting a Business

What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

When starting up, it helps to know your strengths. Here's how to parse them out.
Martin Zwilling
In Search of Buzz: What It Is and How to Build It
Marketing

In Search of Buzz: What It Is and How to Build It

Generating interest among the media, customers and clients is the goal, but how to make that happen can often get confusing and costly. Here are three tips.
Dave Clarke
Want to Charm Customers or Clients? Channel Your Inner Politician
Marketing

Want to Charm Customers or Clients? Channel Your Inner Politician

No one can work a room like a politician. Here are a few tips for using their powers of persuasion to help you better communicate.
Adam Toren
How to Stay Motivated When the Going Gets Rough
Marketing

How to Stay Motivated When the Going Gets Rough

When a project fails or the business hits a cold streak, the temptation to hideout is strong. But don't. Business coach Antonio Neves offers three tips for how to stay motivated, even when things don't go your way.
Antonio Neves
How Reality TV Helped One Young Trep Jump-Start His Fledgling Brand
Take It From The Pros

How Reality TV Helped One Young Trep Jump-Start His Fledgling Brand

Ben Flajnik, star of ABC's hit show 'The Bachelor,' describes the rigors and advantages of starting up in the spotlight.
Matt Villano
How Can Universities Support Young Treps Like Aaron Swartz?
Business Moving Forward

How Can Universities Support Young Treps Like Aaron Swartz?

When the tech wunderkind took his life after a prolonged legal battle, some wonder if MIT should have been more supportive.
Neil Parmar
Young Trep Helps Chicagoans Toss Their Stale Cafeteria Food
Entrepreneurs

Young Trep Helps Chicagoans Toss Their Stale Cafeteria Food

Chef Jonas Falk's startup OrganicLife provides healthy and delicious meals to thousands of Chicago-area children.
Kara Ohngren Prior
'The Story of Stuff' and How Startups are Heeding Its Message
Marketing

'The Story of Stuff' and How Startups are Heeding Its Message

Consumerism may have hit a highpoint in the last several decades, but these days the real opportunity resides in our closets. Here's a look at the rise of resale startups.
Michael Phillips Moskowitz
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