Young Entrepreneurs

Startup or Start School? The Degree Debate
Entrepreneurs

Startup or Start School? The Degree Debate

With sky-high unemployment among the nation's youth, the question of whether to startup now or wait until you finish college has never been more significant.
Adam Toren
Learning to Embrace Failure
Entrepreneurs

Learning to Embrace Failure

A young entrepreneur's ability to embrace failure is paramount to his or her long-term success in business.
Justin Hedge
Back from the Brink: Surviving Startup Stress
Leadership

Back from the Brink: Surviving Startup Stress

How three entrepreneurs made a comeback after personal and business challenges.
Jason Fell
How to Build Credibility as a Young Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

How to Build Credibility as a Young Entrepreneur

Five steps to make your business a success when experience is not on your side.
Jane Porter
How Young Entrepreneurs Can Bridge the Generation Gap
Entrepreneurs

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Bridge the Generation Gap

Three strategies for overcoming age bias when starting a business.
Matthew Toren
Seven Money Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make
Entrepreneurs

Seven Money Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make

Keeping track of your personal finances and launching a business is doubly challenging. Here are a few mistakes young business owners make with their money.
Diana Ransom
Free App Satisfies a Text Obsession
Entrepreneurs

Free App Satisfies a Text Obsession

Freespeech co-founder Greg Neufeld didn't like the messaging app for the iPhone--so he created one.
Joel Holland
Under-30 Treps in the Washington Spotlight
Growth Strategies

Under-30 Treps in the Washington Spotlight

The question of how to help small-businesses boost sales is so divisive that many are now looking to the young for answers.
Diana Ransom
Are Younger Entrepreneurs Sellouts?
Growth Strategies

Are Younger Entrepreneurs Sellouts?

While a new study says Millennials are twice as likely to sell their business, here are a few reasons older entrepreneurs can be willing to sell, too.
Carol Tice
Lean LaunchPad: A Crash Course in Startup Success
Growth Strategies

Lean LaunchPad: A Crash Course in Startup Success

A new class created by serial entrepreneur Steve Blank puts a focus on testing ideas before jumping in.
Carol Tice
What's a Competitive Advantage for a Young Entrepreneur?
Entrepreneurs

What's a Competitive Advantage for a Young Entrepreneur?

Mashable founder Pete Cashmore on how 20-something entrepreneurs can have an edge over older, more established competitors.
Should Entrepreneurs Go to College?
Entrepreneurs

Should Entrepreneurs Go to College?

Here's why taking a break from college to pursue a business idea could be good for young entrepreneurs.
Carol Tice
Lessons Learned: How Tumblr Recovered from a Business Crisis
Starting a Business

Lessons Learned: How Tumblr Recovered from a Business Crisis

David Karp's blog platform has seen hockey-stick growth, and so has his learning curve as entrepreneur. He shares how his company bounced back from the tech tumble that brought down millions of blogs last year.
Teri Evans
How a Young Entrepreneur Cobbled Together a Business By Recycling Vinyl into Shoes
Entrepreneurs

How a Young Entrepreneur Cobbled Together a Business By Recycling Vinyl into Shoes

Paperfeet is building an eco-friendly business out of discarded billboard materials.
Gwen Moran