Young Entrepreneurs

From Zero to 'Shark Tank' Hero in 3 Months Flat
Growth Strategies

From Zero to 'Shark Tank' Hero in 3 Months Flat

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on what he learned from pitching his business to Daymond John and Mark Cuban.
3 Ways to Outfox the Apps Craze
Marketing

3 Ways to Outfox the Apps Craze

With billions upon billions of apps coming of age today, would-be developers may be hard pressed to stand out. Here, we explore top strategies for one-upping the competition.
Neil Parmar
How to Make Freelancing Work for Future Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

How to Make Freelancing Work for Future Entrepreneurs

For would-be entrepreneurs, freelancing can serve as a crucial first toe in the water.
Matthew Toren
The Changing Path to Entrepreneurship: A Look at Alternatives to Business School
Starting a Business

The Changing Path to Entrepreneurship: A Look at Alternatives to Business School

To become an entrepreneur, it might behoove you to study something different. Here's more about some of the alternative courses and programs picking up steam among aspiring entrepreneurs.
Matt Villano
Entrepreneurs

Live Chat with Social-Media Maven Jason Sadler

Check out our recent live chat with IWearYourShirt.com's Jason Sadler and Adina Grigore of Sprout Skincare.
Diana Ransom
8 Tips for Business Success from Costco's Jim Sinegal
Leadership

8 Tips for Business Success from Costco's Jim Sinegal

Even brilliant start-up entrepreneurs could benefit from learning a thing or two from the long-time Costco CEO.
Adam Toren
How to Humanize Your Brand and Build Social-Media Buzz
Entrepreneurs

How to Humanize Your Brand and Build Social-Media Buzz

When it comes to starting up, one of the biggest drivers you'll have in finding customers is your current customers. Here's how to keep them happy -- and chatty.
Dave Clarke
Young Entrepreneurs: Not the Cure for What Ails the Economy (Opinion)
Entrepreneurs

Young Entrepreneurs: Not the Cure for What Ails the Economy (Opinion)

Interest is high in supporting youth entrepreneurship and often seen as a way to help create jobs and turn the economy. But a closer look at the issues shows that these notions may be little more than wishful thinking.
Scott Shane
Starting a Business

5 Trends Entrepreneurs Should Consider When Naming a Startup

When coming up with a name for your startup, don't consider it lightly. But do consider these business-name trends.
Tim Gray
Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy Nails
Entrepreneurs

Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy Nails

When Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett set out to rid nail polish of toxins, they found a flawed beauty industry in need of a makeover. See how they're making their mark.
Diana Ransom
How to Gain Free Feedback from Your Classmates
Starting a Business

How to Gain Free Feedback from Your Classmates

When student entrepreneur Nina Foroutan was tight on cash she employed her classmates as product testers.
Nina Foroutan
Starting a Business

6 Key Elements of a Good Business Plan

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Peter S. Cohan
Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful Invites
Entrepreneurs

Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful Invites

Upending the paper invite isn't the only goal for this company. Changing the way people communicate is the larger challenge for young visionaries Alexa and James Hirschfeld.
Diana Ransom
Is Working at a Startup a Waste of Time for Future Founders?
Starting a Business

Is Working at a Startup a Waste of Time for Future Founders?

After a recent blog post detailing the vagaries of life at startups hit the web, we asked young treps to share their own experiences as start-up employees.
Brian Patrick Eha