Young Entrepreneurs

Open Letter to Parents: You Are Not Helping to Raise Leaders
Parenting

Open Letter to Parents: You Are Not Helping to Raise Leaders

You mean well for your kids, but by attacking teachers and schools, you are undermining your child's ability to complete in a global marketplace.
Peter Gasca
This Crowdfunding Competition Produced an Al-Dente Kitchen, Cost-Effective Bikes and an Online Personal Shopping Cart
Startups

This Crowdfunding Competition Produced an Al-Dente Kitchen, Cost-Effective Bikes and an Online Personal Shopping Cart

Venture for America is bringing out the best of what millennial entrepreneurs can build.
Andrew Yang
How a Couple of College Kids Turned a Silly Sport into a Booming Business
Wacky Business Ideas

How a Couple of College Kids Turned a Silly Sport into a Booming Business

Bubble soccer is the best kind of business bubble for Damon Grace and Lucas Andrews.
Lachlan Johnson, 19, Became an Entrepreneur in Middle School. Here's Why Your Kid Should, Too.
Education

Lachlan Johnson, 19, Became an Entrepreneur in Middle School. Here's Why Your Kid Should, Too.

Says the young business guru: "So while my Mom and Dad may be disappointed I miss the Dean's List occasionally, they rest well knowing I have the entrepreneurial skills necessary to do other things equally as awesome."
Peter Gasca
Why Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught Starting in Junior High School
Make More Happen

Why Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught Starting in Junior High School

Research shows that the important lessons of entrepreneurship can be learned that early.
Shawn Osborne
Young Entrepreneurs Are Applying the Power of Big Data to the Real World
Big Data

Young Entrepreneurs Are Applying the Power of Big Data to the Real World

While data has been collected for centuries, only in the last few decades have we had the computing power to put that data to practical use.
John Pilmer
A Startup That Promised Cash to Engaged Couples Breaks Hearts With an Abrupt Pivot
Pivots

A Startup That Promised Cash to Engaged Couples Breaks Hearts With an Abrupt Pivot

After originally offering $10,000 to couples who remained married, SwanLuv changed its model to a crowdfunding platform.
Carly Okyle
3 Ways to Wisely Lead People Who Are Older Than You
Leadership

3 Ways to Wisely Lead People Who Are Older Than You

One of the litmus tests of entrepreneurship is how well you lead and do business with people older than you. Follow these steps to do both successfully.
Mike Kim
Do You Still Need a Business Card?
Networking

Do You Still Need a Business Card?

Canadian entrepreneurs need them, for sure. But what about everyone else? The answer is . . . probably not.
Kelly Lovell
10 Businesses You Can Start From Your Dorm Room
Ready To Launch

10 Businesses You Can Start From Your Dorm Room

From information technology consulting to snow removal, the sky's the limit for college students to become entrepreneurs.
Hunter Hoffmann
The 5 Most Damaging Marketing Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make
Marketing Bootcamp

The 5 Most Damaging Marketing Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make

One thing to learn is that you can't market to everyone all at once, just because 'everyone' is the largest possible audience.
Jayson DeMers
Lifestyle

An Open Letter to Frustrated 20-Somethings

If it feels like a dead end showing up every day simply to have a roof over your head every night, then it's time to consider your alternatives for the next few decades.
Daniel DiPiazza
The 3 Things College Taught Me About Being An Entrepreneur
The Grind

The 3 Things College Taught Me About Being An Entrepreneur

If done correctly, the college experience can be a very beneficial time for entrepreneurs, and can provide opportunities to learn and grow.
AJ Agrawal
Why Motormood Cancelled Its Kickstarter Campaign Days Before Reaching Its $130,000 Goal
Crowdfunding

Why Motormood Cancelled Its Kickstarter Campaign Days Before Reaching Its $130,000 Goal

As donations poured in, so did alternative offers, which forced the car gadget startup to completely rethink its launch strategy.
Geoff Weiss