Young Entrepreneurs

Growth Strategies

How to Start Up with Mom and Dad on Your Side

The ties you form early will help mold you in life and in business. Here's how to keep your parents happy and on your side while you're starting up.
Starting a Business

Gtrot and a Vision for Local Discovery

Zach Smith of Gtrot talks about the company's changing vision and how the founders keep their eyes on the prize.
Entrepreneurs

Grads: Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Get a Job (Opinion)

If your heart is set on running your own business, you could raise your odds of success by first getting some experience on your resume and money in the bank.
Take It From The Pros

What Do Etsy, GroupMe and Stamped Have In Common? An Eye on Design

Forget coders and engineers, some companies are touting their designers' acumen as what really helps them stand out.
worth-knowing

Harvard Grads' Startup Rewards Gym Rats, Penalizes Couch Potatoes

An Ivy League economics assignment becomes a profitable business proposition: Work out or pay up.
Entrepreneurs

7 Lessons Every Young Entrepreneur Can Learn From 'SharkTank'

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.
Entrepreneurs

Orbotix: Where Mobile Apps and the Toy Industry Collide

A startup that invented the world's first smartphone-controlled ball and that's just the beginning.
Technology

Tumblr's David Karp on Why NYC Beats Silicon Valley

The microblogging-site founder dishes about the evolution of Tumblr and why he loves the Big Apple.
Entrepreneurs

How JackThreads Plans to Own the Male Demographic

Other than dispel the idea that men don't like shopping, flash-sale site founder Jason Ross is hoping to train his company's energy on making a one-stop-lifestyle-shop for men.
Entrepreneurs

Birchbox and Changing the Way We Shop

When Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna realized the flaws in the way women buy cosmetics, they started a company to revamp the system. Here, the Birchbox founders chat about their vision for the future...
Entrepreneurs

Skillshare and Changing the Way We Learn

Learning doesn't have to end at graduation. Here's how Malcolm Ong and Michael Karnjanaprakorn built a business that aims to put learning first.
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice for New Grads Gets Some Respect

While the number of employed young people remains desperately low, some experts suggest entrepreneurship as an increasingly worthy option.
Starting a Business

10 Things Colleges Don't Tell Young Entrepreneurs at Graduation

A college degree can give grads confidence and poise. But it won't guarantee business success.
Entrepreneurs

A Young Fitness Business Inspired by Mom

Giving thanks on Mother's Day -- and every other day -- is capitol for one young trep who looked to his mom for inspiration.
Starting a Business

A Young Entrepreneur's Best Friend is His... Mom?

A helping hand from mom -- or dad -- can be vital for newbie entrepreneurs. Here are six ways to make your career in entrepreneurship more palatable to them.
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