Young Entrepreneurs

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
Take It From The Pros

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
Recognizing the Silver Lining -- And Business Idea -- Behind a Bad Internship
Entrepreneurs

Recognizing the Silver Lining -- And Business Idea -- Behind a Bad Internship

After a dismal summer internship experience, Shara Senderoff wanted to help others avoid the same fate. Here's how she's attempting to start up a bad-internship antidote.
Lambeth Hochwald
Starting a Business

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.
Starting Up Under One Roof: A Look at Residential Incubators
Starting a Business

Starting Up Under One Roof: A Look at Residential Incubators

Rather than move in with mom and dad, young founders are increasingly bunking up -- choosing to inhabit startup houses or hacker hostels. Here's a look at the growing trend.
Susan Johnston
4 Must-Have Elements in a Successful Media Pitch
Marketing

4 Must-Have Elements in a Successful Media Pitch

When you're trying to build buzz about your startup, consider the details. Here are some absolute must-haves in your pitch to the media.
Dave Clarke
Inspiring Your Team

7 Steps to Hiring Your First Employee

Small business experts Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
No Cuddly Kittens? Here's How to Make Popular Web Videos Anyway
Marketing

No Cuddly Kittens? Here's How to Make Popular Web Videos Anyway

Even if you're not technologically versed, creating videos to showcase your business is not only possible, it's downright vital for some entrepreneurs.
Jason HeadsetsDotCom
People's Pops and Its Vision for the Way We Eat
Starting a Business

People's Pops and Its Vision for the Way We Eat

The U.S. may be awash with sweet treats, but these ice-pop makers have given the tired category a makeover.
Diana Ransom
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