Young Entrepreneurs

5 Recession-Era Recovery Strategies for Young Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

5 Recession-Era Recovery Strategies for Young Entrepreneurs

The recession may be over, but the lessons learned from that dark period will be hard to forget.
Martin Zwilling
Are You Ready for Student-Loan Rates to Skyrocket?
Entrepreneurs

Are You Ready for Student-Loan Rates to Skyrocket?

As House and Senate members bicker over how to pay for maintaining low rates on certain federal student loans, a July 1 deadline looms.
Diana Ransom
Karmaloop's Greg Selkoe on Social Media and the Verge Culture
Starting a Business

Karmaloop's Greg Selkoe on Social Media and the Verge Culture

A discussion with Karmaloop's founder and CEO Greg Selkoe on how innovative techniques and practical thinking helped his company thrive in today's ever changing fashion marketplace.
How to Get the Most out of the Next 54 Hours
Entrepreneurs

How to Get the Most out of the Next 54 Hours

There's nothing like participating in a Startup Weekend to force you to concentrate on your business. But go into it with goals.
Wade Foster
Want to Create Engaging Content? Tell a Good Story
Entrepreneurs

Want to Create Engaging Content? Tell a Good Story

Engaging content starts and ends with a good story. Here's how to figure out which tale to tell.
Lauren Perkins
Entrepreneurs

SBA Chief Touts Entrepreneurship to Recent Grads in Twitter Q&A

New college graduates are facing never-before-seen student-debt levels. The White House is hoping entrepreneurship is the answer.
Diana Ransom
Daymond John on Engaging Young Entrepreneurs and Building a Better Business
Leadership

Daymond John on Engaging Young Entrepreneurs and Building a Better Business

The 'Shark Tank' investor shares his thoughts on youth and entrepreneurship, as well as business trends and using social media.
Shira Lazar
With Social Media, Kick Off Your Conservative Pants
Technology

With Social Media, Kick Off Your Conservative Pants

To ramp up your young company's social-media presence, let your personality shine.
Jason HeadsetsDotCom
What to Do When Friends Want to Be Co-Founders
Starting a Business

What to Do When Friends Want to Be Co-Founders

One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.
Matthew Toren
How a 9-Year-Old Entrepreneur's Business Went Viral
Starting a Business

How a 9-Year-Old Entrepreneur's Business Went Viral

Millions of people have tuned into an 11-minute video of entrepreneur Caine Monroy's cardboard arcade creation, but how did that video catch on when so many others don't? To figure it out, we asked the experts to give us their best viral-video tips.
Diana Ransom
Product Placement's Future: The 'Gossip Girl,' Birchbox Mashup?
Growth Strategies

Product Placement's Future: The 'Gossip Girl,' Birchbox Mashup?

The cosmetics darling will offer customers a 'Gossip Girl'-inspired selection of goodies in May. If this branding hookup is the harbinger of what's to come, consider these tips for amping up your own offerings.
Diana Ransom
College Startup: Big Scan on Campus
Entrepreneurs

College Startup: Big Scan on Campus

The ability to pull all-nighters moved three BYU students to the front of the competitive QR-code category.
Joel Holland
From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurs

From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley

We spoke with the young entrepreneur about his experience as a founding team member at Pinterest and his new company Gumroad.
Lyneka Little
Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money
Starting a Business

Instagram Dreams? Wake Up. VCs Still Want to See the Money

With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.
Diana Ransom