Young Entrepreneurs

Teen Inventor Asks the Question 'Wouldn't It Be Cool If...'
Starting a Business

Teen Inventor Asks the Question 'Wouldn't It Be Cool If...'

Sixteen-year-old contest winner Greyson McCluskey gets the rare opportunity to work with a team of innovation pros to help him turn his big idea into a reality.
Susan Johnston
3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure
Leadership

3 Tips for Overcoming Your First Failure

Many business owners fail. It's what you do with those lessons learned that counts.
Martin Zwilling
Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare
Technology

Tristan Walker on Life After Foursquare

The location app's former head of business development discusses where his next job as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz will land him.
Lyneka Little
Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money, Too
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Social Entrepreneurs Need to Make Money, Too

In starting up a social venture, your charitable mission is often clear. But impact investors want to know your organization will last. Here, 3 tips to make it happen.
Diana Ransom
Are Young Treps Nurtured or Born?
Starting a Business

Are Young Treps Nurtured or Born?

Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry talks about his family of entrepreneurs and asks the question: Can young entrepreneurs be cultivated?
Diana Ransom
8 Tips for Finding Focus and Nixing Distractions
Make More Happen

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