Young Entrepreneurs

Is Pivoting a Smart Strategy for Young Entrepreneurs?
Make More Happen

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?
7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Shark Tank'
Growth Strategies

7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'Shark Tank'

Even as the shark-infested TV show can be intimidating, the business lessons are plentiful. Here are some inspired tips that even off-camera entrepreneurs can learn.
Jonah Lupton
Salman Khan to Rice University Grads: 'Be a Source of Positivity'
Entrepreneurs

Salman Khan to Rice University Grads: 'Be a Source of Positivity'

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are three tips from the Khan Academy's Salman Khan.
Diana Ransom
5 Myths About Being an Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

5 Myths About Being an Entrepreneur

Starting up isn't always going to land you fame and fortune. But, if you're lucky, you will control your own destiny. Before you start up, consider the truth about common myths.
Jason HeadsetsDotCom
Michael Bloomberg's 7 Steps to the Top
Entrepreneurs

Michael Bloomberg's 7 Steps to the Top

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Mike Bloomberg's seven ways to the top.
Diana Ransom
Starting a Business

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

A business plan is the minimum requirement you need before asking anyone for money to build your business. Here is what it should include.
Matthew Toren
Oprah Winfrey's 3 Steps for Success
Entrepreneurs

Oprah Winfrey's 3 Steps for Success

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. See if you can spot an inspiring tip or two.
Diana Ransom
Young 'Changemakers' Have Chance to Win Money for Social Ventures
Starting a Business

Young 'Changemakers' Have Chance to Win Money for Social Ventures

For budding social entrepreneurs, here's your chance to get noticed -- and land some start-up cash.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
What to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job
Growth Strategies

What to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

Keeping a steady job can help sustain you and yours while your business is just getting off the ground. Here are five factors to consider before letting go of your 9 to 5.
Adam Toren
How High is Your Entrepreneurial Pain Tolerance?
Entrepreneurs

How High is Your Entrepreneurial Pain Tolerance?

Getting through the often arduous startup period can be difficult for any entrepreneur — let alone someone who's starting up for the first time. Here's how to get equipped for the long haul.
Chris J. Snook
Starting a Business

How to Know When It's Time to Quit Your Day Job

Keeping a steady job can help sustain you and yours while your business is just getting off the ground. Here are five factors to consider before letting go of your 9 to 5.
Adam Toren