Matthew Toren, Contributorentrepreneur and investor. He co-founded YoungEntrepreneur.com along with his brother Adam. Matthew is co-author of the newly released book:Small Business, Big Vision: 'Lessons on How to Dominate Your Market from Self-Made Entrepreneurs Who Did it Right‚ and also co-author of Kidpreneurs.
While college taught you many lessons, here are a few you should make a point to leave on campus.
As consumers increasingly tune in to videos on their mobile devices, young entrepreneurs should consider how best to reach them.
Here's a guide for how to prepare your pitch for angel investors and venture capitalists the likes of Chris Dixon.
People are increasingly tuning in to videos, but maybe not yours. Here's how you and your company can become a YouTube sensation.
With LinkedIn’s search update, people may be taking a closer look at your profile. Here are five tips for making sure you remain front and center on the professional network.
With SXSW quickly approaching, effective networking strategies -- including ideas for following up -- should be top of mind.
As the President prepares to give his State of the Union address -- replete with outsize goals -- consider making your own ambitious wish list too.
In running your young company, the decisions you make now could reverberate for years. Here's how to ensure you're making the right ones.
While social-media sites have obviously been a boon for startups, there's no replacement for an old-fashioned handshake.
From business books to online classes, learning the ropes of starting up is easier than ever. TED talks can also be enlightening for aspiring young entrepreneurs.
If the holidays weren't as kind to your startup as you would have liked, here are some tips for helping you withstand leaner times.
While giving yourself a watch or a new pair of jeans can make you look and feel good, a motivational book or even some nonfiction might give you some much-needed time to unwind.
With Christmas just a day away, don't forget to give a big 'THANK YOU' to the VIPs in your life.
Delegating is the second-hardest thing for an entrepreneur to do. The hardest is not delegating.
Signing an office lease may be the first and largest long-term commitment you make with your business. Here's what to consider before signing on the dotted line.
Generating lots of traffic is only part of the battle. Here are some tips to help you avoid the blunders of blind traffic generation.
Business is nothing like comic books or the movies, but having sidekick when the going gets tough can’t hurt. This Halloween, consider finding the Robin to your Batman.
When it comes to plowing as much time into your startup as possible, keeping your desk clean and organized can do wonders.
Not every company can become the next Apple or Google, but if you want to give it a go, utilize one of your best assets: employees. Here are nine tips for inspiring creative thinking.
Running a startup can be insane, exciting, messy and a blast, but at some point your company has to grow up or fall apart. Here’s how to set up a real organizational structure.
If you weren't born with an innate ability to manage a business, you could get an MBA. Or you might try implementing these tips.
When you work for yourself, your reputation is your most important asset. Here's how to keep it looking shiny and new.
To truly learn the ins and outs of launching a business, some suggest working at a startup is all you need.
For would-be entrepreneurs, freelancing can serve as a crucial first toe in the water.
When starting up, easing your way into entrepreneurship can pay off down the road. Here are some ideas for making that transition bearable.