Young Entrepreneurs

Could This Free Online University Be Your Next Start-Up Incubator?
Starting a Business

Could This Free Online University Be Your Next Start-Up Incubator?

University of the People offers some would-be entrepreneurs an opportunity to bone up on business basics. See how the program could become an even more viable option in the future.
Neil Parmar
Social-Media Maven Amy Jo Martin on Working Hard and Being a Renegade
Take It From The Pros

Social-Media Maven Amy Jo Martin on Working Hard and Being a Renegade

Digital Royalty's Amy Jo Martin left the Phoenix Suns to launch her digital and social-media empire. Here are her tips for how to score more points with customers.
Shira Lazar
5 Ways to Set a New Company Up for Success
Starting a Business

5 Ways to Set a New Company Up for Success

Making a big splash early on can set your company up for successes down the road. Here are some suggestions for giving your company the upper hand.
Adam Toren
9 Ways to Beef-Up Your Business Skills on the Cheap
Starting a Business

9 Ways to Beef-Up Your Business Skills on the Cheap

If you weren't born with an innate ability to manage a business, you could get an MBA. Or you might try implementing these tips.
Matthew Toren
What the 2012 Presidential Election Can Teach Startups About Finding a Niche
Marketing

What the 2012 Presidential Election Can Teach Startups About Finding a Niche

Unlike in a presidential election where candidates look to ply their message to anyone and everyone, the best way to market a cash-strapped startup is to be direct.
Kevin Hiser
4 Steps to Creating Buzz on a Shoestring Budget
Marketing

4 Steps to Creating Buzz on a Shoestring Budget

When marketing a startup, a leaner more directed approach is often best. Here's a four-step process.
Jeff R. Lamb
Want to Make Key Industry Contacts? Tap Into Local Resources
Growth Strategies

Want to Make Key Industry Contacts? Tap Into Local Resources

Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro on how he managed to attract a top-notch board of advisers.
Franco Capurro
Building a Market and a Vision for a New Kind of Tea
America's Small Business Heroes

Building a Market and a Vision for a New Kind of Tea

In this installment of Young ­Visionaries, social entrepreneur Dan MacCombie describes his vision for producing a different kind of tea and supporting indigenous farmers in South America.
Diana Ransom
United By Blue and Its Vision for Clothing and Clean Waterways
America's Small Business Heroes

United By Blue and Its Vision for Clothing and Clean Waterways

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Brian Linton describes his vision for apparel that can help clean up the waterways.
Diana Ransom
Charity Water and Its Vision for Clean Water
America's Small Business Heroes

Charity Water and Its Vision for Clean Water

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Scott Harrison describes his vision for helping bring clean water to those in need.
Diana Ransom
DonorsChoose.org: A Vision for Supporting Teachers and Students
America's Small Business Heroes

DonorsChoose.org: A Vision for Supporting Teachers and Students

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Charles Best describes his vision for helping individuals fund unique opportunities for learning within the nation's public schools.
Diana Ransom
Warby Parker and Inspired Vision
America's Small Business Heroes

Warby Parker and Inspired Vision

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs David Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal describe their vision for sharp eyewear for the developed and the developing world.
Diana Ransom
Krochet Kids International: A Vision for Helping Women Help Themselves
America's Small Business Heroes

Krochet Kids International: A Vision for Helping Women Help Themselves

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs Stewart Ramsey and Kohl Crecelius describe their vision for teaching women in the developing world skills so they can earn a living.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Why Mid-Year Tax Reviews Are a Must for First-Time Entrepreneurs
Run a Better Business

Why Mid-Year Tax Reviews Are a Must for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Waiting until the end of the year to get your books in order can be a losing gamble. Consider knocking out those year-end anxieties now.
Amrik Randhawa
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