Young Entrepreneurs

Meet Entrepreneur's Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists
Entrepreneurs

Meet Entrepreneur's Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

With just one week to go before the Entrepreneur of 2012 awards are announced, we spotlight the finalists for the emerging entrepreneur category.
Diana Ransom
SpiritHoods and a Passion for Animals
Growth Strategies

SpiritHoods and a Passion for Animals

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs Alexander Mendeluk and ChaseHamilton describe their vision for selling accessories that support endangered species.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Young Entrepreneur Changes the U.S. Cell Phone Market
Starting a Business

Young Entrepreneur Changes the U.S. Cell Phone Market

Ahmed Khattak came to America to study but stayed to reshape the U.S. cell phone market.
Crisscrossing the Globe In the Name of Entrepreneurship
Growth Strategies

Crisscrossing the Globe In the Name of Entrepreneurship

New programs to help emerging-market entrepreneurs cater to global consumers sprout up abroad -- and in the U.S.
Neil Parmar
What Retail Startups Can Learn From 'The Daily Show'
Marketing

What Retail Startups Can Learn From 'The Daily Show'

While retail sites like Warby Parker and Mr Porter are successfully blending discovery with good design, they're missing one key ingredient: humor. Here's a case for why retail sites should be funny.
Michael Phillips Moskowitz
Eyeing an Industry Conference? Here's How to Tackle It
Growth Strategies

Eyeing an Industry Conference? Here's How to Tackle It

Industry conferences can quickly become a huge expense, so you'd better choose wisely. Here's how to decide which to attend and make the most out of them.
Adam Toren
How We Made $10,000 Using These 5 Content Marketing Tricks
Marketing

How We Made $10,000 Using These 5 Content Marketing Tricks

The founder of iDoneThis shares his top tips for amping up your startup's content-marketing strategy.
Walter Chen
Moving Beyond Startup Mode: 5 Tips for Building a Solid Infrastructure
Growth Strategies

Moving Beyond Startup Mode: 5 Tips for Building a Solid Infrastructure

Running a startup can be insane, exciting, messy and a blast, but at some point your company has to grow up or fall apart. Here's how to set up a real organizational structure.
Matthew Toren
Do You Need an MBA for Startup Success?
Starting a Business

Do You Need an MBA for Startup Success?

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on how his education prepared him for running a business, but why he had to look elsewhere for startup help.
Two Documentaries Reveal Trials and Triumphs of Young Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

Two Documentaries Reveal Trials and Triumphs of Young Entrepreneurship

The entrepreneurs behind two recent documentary films about U.S. start-up culture talk about how they made the films and why they matter.
Brian Patrick Eha
From College Dropouts to Y-Combinator Darlings
Starting a Business

From College Dropouts to Y-Combinator Darlings

Here's how one group of young entrepreneurs caught the eye of one of the U.S.'s top start-up accelerators.
Kara Ohngren Prior
6 Tips for Staying Sane Over the Holidays
Marketing

6 Tips for Staying Sane Over the Holidays

Hard to believe the holidays are upon us, Thanksgiving has just wrapped and the rest of the holidays will be here in a blink. Here's your guide to a stress-free season.
Adam Toren
Fitness Instructor Creates a Sweat-Proof Headband
Starting a Business

Fitness Instructor Creates a Sweat-Proof Headband

A workout frustration led fitness instructor Donna Browning to create Sweaty Bands.
Paula Andruss
Want to Study Entrepreneurship? How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck
Starting a Business

Want to Study Entrepreneurship? How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

If choosing to study entrepreneurship in college or graduate school is tough, deciding where to go is even more challenging. Here are some tips.
Greg Bier