Young Entrepreneurs

8 Tips for Finding Focus and Nixing Distractions
Entrepreneurs

8 Tips for Finding Focus and Nixing Distractions

Need to get a bear of a project out the door? Here are a few ideas for helping you focus on your entrepreneurial goals.
Matthew Toren
How to Craft a Business Plan That Will Turn Investors' Heads
Starting a Business

How to Craft a Business Plan That Will Turn Investors' Heads

When asking anyone to help fund your startup, you'll at least need a business plan first. Here's what it should include.
Matthew Toren
Daddy, I want to be an Entrepreneur!
Starting a Business

Daddy, I want to be an Entrepreneur!

As starting a business is no easy task, it might be difficult to embrace a child's decision to follow in your footsteps. But you should try. Here are 8 ways to encourage your little ones.
Adam Toren
New York, the City that Never Disconnects?
Technology

New York, the City that Never Disconnects?

New York is claiming ever more tech cred these days. Steven Rosenbaum, the city's first Entrepreneur at Large, discusses the Big Apple and the burgeoning idea of curation.
Shira Lazar
How I Raised a Family of Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

How I Raised a Family of Entrepreneurs

An entrepreneur and father to a brood of business owners talks about bringing up kids to be entrepreneurs.
Tim Berry
Forget 'Jersey Shore,' MTV Wants to Put You in the Spotlight
Starting a Business

Forget 'Jersey Shore,' MTV Wants to Put You in the Spotlight

As shows like 'Shark Tank' and 'Undercover Boss' captivate American audiences, MTV is looking to similarly capitalize -- putting out casting calls for young treps who want to be stars.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Starting a Business

Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money Too

In starting up a social venture, your social mission is often clear. But impact investors want to ensure that your organization will last. Here are three tips for making everyone happy.
Diana Ransom
3 Things Your Media Pitch Doesn't Need
Starting a Business

3 Things Your Media Pitch Doesn't Need

When you're trying to lasso attention for your startup. There are a few things to not mention in your pitch email to the media.
Dave Clarke
Crowdtilt and Its Vision for a More Collaborative World
Entrepreneurs

Crowdtilt and Its Vision for a More Collaborative World

We speak with James Beshara the co-founder of the group-funding site Crowdtilt about what it's like to run a fast-moving young company with major investors watching.
Diana Ransom
Online Education for Young Entrepreneurs: Worth Your Time?
Growth Strategies

Online Education for Young Entrepreneurs: Worth Your Time?

For busy entrepreneurs, an online degree may be a just-right option. But definitely weigh your options carefully.
Lambeth Hochwald
Is Pivoting a Smart Strategy for Young Entrepreneurs?
Growth Strategies

Is Pivoting a Smart Strategy for Young Entrepreneurs?

The benefits of switching gears are being heralded left and right these days. And though it can be painful, it may be a strategy that businesses of any age can get behind.
Annie Mueller
Celebrated Social Entrepreneur Luma Mufleh and Her 4 Guiding Principles
Starting a Business

Celebrated Social Entrepreneur Luma Mufleh and Her 4 Guiding Principles

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Luma Mufleh's top tips for a life well lived.
Diana Ransom
Former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt and His Top 5 Tips for Excellence
Entrepreneurs

Former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt and His Top 5 Tips for Excellence

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Eric Schmidt's top tips for young treps.
Diana Ransom
At College Pitch Contests, Giant Companies Are Listening
Starting a Business

At College Pitch Contests, Giant Companies Are Listening

In the search for new ideas, private companies are creating ever more college-based business pitch contests and in-house startup incubators. But is this route right for your startup?