The founders of popular image-hosting service imgur on what it takes to launch a tech startup without seeking outside investors.
Business consultant Joshua Medcalf on the importance of passion and dedication when launching a business.
Here's how two young treps found their co-founder on the street, and went on to launch a successful venture-backed startup.
For young entrepreneurs eager to raise their credibility up a notch, consider hosting a real-world networking event. Here are a few tips for pulling it off.
From raising capital fast to being innovative, startup advice from the SXSW Interactive festival.
Student entrepreneur Sarah Haselkorn on the daily rewards she gets from operating a physical location.
At SXSW, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh stops by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW V2V program and more.
If amassing a huge following is the first priority of startups these days, modern social activists have some key lessons for you.
The 3-D printing visionary kicks off the 2013 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. His advice to entrepreneurs with a dream: "Believe that it's possible."
When the nail-polish making duo Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett began their production efforts, finding the right vendors to work with was easier said than done. Here’s why having a plan B can mean all the difference.
In launching a new company, resist the urge to be overly creative and dull when dreaming up your brand name. See our list of branding's cardinal sins.
SXSW is still kicking, NYC's ban on sugary drinks launches, Harvard's MOOC platform welcomes humanities, Southeastern treps unite, the GoCelerator's application deadline hits, get inspired at TEDxTeen and meet generation wh(Y), St. Patty's Day is here, finally… this week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
ViaCycle set out to design a GPS-enabled, stationless bike-share system.
Making sure you hire the best employees -- and the right employees -- for your business isn't a matter of luck. Here are six steps you should take to guarantee you'll land superstar talent.
A look inside the tech world's go-to event for creatives and innovators.
TV's newest funny men, GoPro's not-overnight success story, young ladies who launch, Guy Kawasaki flips on Apple, business advice from Pink Floyd, a video guide to growing your wolf pack, Exitround kills two birds with one stone… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.
An eBay merchant quadruples his revenue with help from an online microlender.
Young people tend to shop more than their older counterparts, and they use technology as they shop in greater numbers too. Here, check out other striking stats on millennials' shopping habits.
It’s just not helpful to say you’re sorry. Instead, focus on the problem and how to prevent it from happening again, suggests business coach Antonio Neves.
Few startups would balk at the opportunity to make a big splash at SXSW Interactive. We check in with three startups that hope to do just that.
Sports greats use these methods to focus on boring tasks without procrastinating, here's how you can too.
Business consultant Joshua Medcalf wants to answer your big questions about launching and growing a small business.
With SXSW quickly approaching, effective networking strategies -- including ideas for following up -- should be top of mind.
New programs help veterans harness their unique skills -- including determination, creative problem-solving and risk tolerance -- to overcome the challenges of starting a business.