Diana Ransom, EditorYoungEntrepreneur.com, as well as a contributing editor at Entrepreneur.com and columnist for Entrepreneur’s Startups magazine. She's written about small businesses and startups for The Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, the New York Daily News, SmartMoney.com and FastCompany magazine. Ransom lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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