Young Entrepreneurs

Lessons Learned from Scary Business Mistakes
Inspiring Your Team

Lessons Learned from Scary Business Mistakes

Young entrepreneurs often share common stumbles. Here are three tips to avoid making the same startup mistakes.
Adam Toren
White House Alleviates Student Loans for Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

White House Alleviates Student Loans for Entrepreneurs

President Obama announced a number of federal student loan reducing measures, which may also benefit entrepreneurs.
Diana Ransom
The Making of a 20-Something Multimillionaire Serial Entrepreneur
Make More Happen

The Making of a 20-Something Multimillionaire Serial Entrepreneur

Gurbaksh Chahal shares insight on staying competitive and why his $300 million sale to Yahoo wasn't what changed his outlook on business and life.
Teri Evans
Does College Matter for Entrepreneurs?

Does College Matter for Entrepreneurs?

Just over half of business owners have a college degree. Here's why more might pursue higher ed in the future.
Carol Tice
How I Did It: The TOMS Story
Entrepreneurs

How I Did It: The TOMS Story

Blake Mycoskie explains why he jumped into the shoe business to Start Something That Matters.
Ex-Ballplayers Offer Coffee's Answer to Chew
Starting a Business

Ex-Ballplayers Offer Coffee's Answer to Chew

Two former baseball players throw a curve at the consumer quest for caffeine. From our Business Unusual file.
Matt Villano
Quirky's Ben Kaufman on Innovation
Entrepreneurs

Quirky's Ben Kaufman on Innovation

Meet the founder of Quirky, a crowdsourced product-development company. Its mission is "to make invention accessible." Its goal: to invent two new consumer products a week. He shares his views on creativity and starting up as part of our Innovators series.
Ameen Khwaja
How a New Design Label Broke into Fashion Week
Starting a Business

How a New Design Label Broke into Fashion Week

Porter Grey, a fashion line started by sisters Alexandra & Kristen O'Neill in 2006, is making its second appearance at Fashion Week. Find out how they learned the business and made it into one of the industry's biggest showcases.
Ameen Khwaja
Teenager Finds a Niche in Man-Scented Candles
Entrepreneurs

Teenager Finds a Niche in Man-Scented Candles

Would you like your house to smell like bacon? Or perhaps a new mitt? A young entrepreneur creates his own masculine take on the scented-candle business.
Michelle Juergen
How a B-School Networking Problem Became a $20 Million Opportunity
Starting a Business

How a B-School Networking Problem Became a $20 Million Opportunity

Bump Technologies co-founder David Lieb went to business school to make contacts. He left to build a new way to share them.
Joel Holland
Peter Thiel on What You Can't Learn in College
Entrepreneurs

Peter Thiel on What You Can't Learn in College

The venture capitalist and co-founder of PayPal answers questions about his initiative to back the business dreams of select teen entrepreneurs willing to put their educations on hold.
Jennifer Wang
1SaleADay.com's Ben Federman and the Value of a Daily Steal
Entrepreneurs

1SaleADay.com's Ben Federman and the Value of a Daily Steal

This 28-year-old Brooklynite built a successful business around the concept of loss leaders. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
Gwen Moran
Khu.sh's Prerna Gupta Pioneers High-Tech Music for the Masses
Entrepreneurs

Khu.sh's Prerna Gupta Pioneers High-Tech Music for the Masses

This 29-year-old CEO has her sights set on expansion with her apps LaDiDa and Songify and seed funding from angel investors. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
Jennifer Wang
From Grad Student to Social Media Millionaire
Entrepreneurs

From Grad Student to Social Media Millionaire

How twentysomething Shama Kabani of Marketing Zen Group wrote a master's thesis on Twitter and then went on to build a leading-edge marketing firm. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
Matt Villano