Being successful at selling isn't about your product. It's about your personality. Here are three ways to harness the power of a great attitude to close even the toughest sale.
Entrepreneurs looking to grow quickly often exchange portions of their company for cash several times in their company's lifecycle. Here is a look at what that path can look like.
Knowing when to grow your startup can be a bit of a mystery. Sharon Wienber of Scale Venture Partners clues us in on when to scale.
Looking for a keen mentor can be challenging. Entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some tips for scoring an ideal match.
The young founders of Serengetee are looking to social entrepreneurship to make the world a better place. See how they're helped by a few choice fabric swatches.
Entrepreneurs usually can't offer new hires the promise of a hefty salary. But there are ways to get A-list employees without breaking the bank. Here are five budget-friendly techniques to get you there.
Raising money from family and friends to fund a business can be a complex situation to navigate, requiring both personal trust and a professional approach.
Like many newbie business owners, YE CollegeTreps columnist Sarah Haselkorn has made mistakes. The important thing, she says, is to learn from them.
In our co-working series, NYU students give us the skinny on hot spaces in NYC. Here, we take a look at New Work City, a place where both successes and failures are celebrated.
While Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr may be on the minds of many young entrepreneurs these days, keep in mind not all buyouts are successful.
Can't just let it be? WotWentWrong.com offers assistance for the dumped.
An inside look at what can these diet fads do for your productivity, focus and overall well-being.
What are your Memorial Day plans? The next generation of civic hackers meets in Denver, how to ideate effectively, navigating untraditional funding, hurricane season kicks off, Naval Ravikant keynotes the Startup Conference, TechCrunch hosts a pitch off in the Lone Star State, Venture for America lends a hand to new grads, Instagram founders talk shop with Kevin Rose… This week’s notable news and startup events for young treps.
The smartest entrepreneurs know when their time is up.
If you're not sure where to begin when crafting Pinterest boards for your business, here are eight simple and effective places to start.
Here's how one 'trep went from amateur photographer to web mogul, serving up the visuals that enliven the way we work, study, purchase and play.
In its fifth year, Internet Week NY's Webutante Ball didn't disappoint. Check out our selection of pics from the main event.
How five companies messed up -- and what they should have done.
Twitter offers its own version of patent reform, the case for (and against) joining more than one accelerator, graduation advice from DJ Patil, Apple's Cook gets grilled, a look at the "Silicon Valley of Cannabis," Wharton weighs in on a balanced solution to recovery, quantum computing explained… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
College may have helped fill your head with reams of information but here are five lessons your professors didn't teach you.
Of the 100 richest people in the world today, a number have no college degree and were born into humble households, or without a family at all. Here is a look at what these underdog entrepreneurs have in common.
PayrollHero streamlines the business of tracking employee schedules, for both management and workers, all in the cloud.
While not a love story, capitalism is certainly epic.
Between co-founding Squidoo with Seth Godin, and more recently launching Pack, a social networking site for dog owners, Megan Casey is well-versed in the art of social media. She opens up to YE’s Antonio Neves about where she thinks the industry is going and why.
Getting a four-year computer science degree is so yesterday. Check out our list of intensive programs that will turn you into a developer in under twelve weeks.