Young Entrepreneurs

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
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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
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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
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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
GumGum's Ophir Tanz Spins Gold from Ads on Images Online
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GumGum's Ophir Tanz Spins Gold from Ads on Images Online

This twentysomething innovator created a successful digital ad network for Web images. Learn how he did it. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
Jennifer Wang
Startup or Start School? The Degree Debate
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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