Quantifying the 'Shark Tank' bump, Facebook finally adopts hashtags, the possible demise of unpaid internships, drones take a break from killing to deliver you sushi, entrepreneurs are asking the wrong questions about big startup buyouts, Havas’ Global CEO on doing good, lessons in business leadership from NBA captains, tips for taming internet trolls… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
A month after the radical Unreasonable at Sea experiment concluded, we ask one of the mentors on board to weigh in on the program.
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.
While not a love story, capitalism is certainly epic.
A profitable startup that can make the world a better place? It's a win-win.
GOOD and TOMS are teaming up to help one lucky social entrepreneur turn her dream into a reality.
Weaving a greater mission into your financial goals can help get your team, customers and community involved to grow your bottom line.
After four months of sailing around the world, entrepreneurs participating in the Unreasonable at Sea accelerator program convene in Washington D.C. to chat about their experiences and rub elbows with investors.
Time announces its 2013 startups to watch list, the heart-warming story behind hot-sauce maker Sriracha, politicians pave the way for online sales taxes, Google and Apple faceoff in a bidding war for Wavii, social media ruffles Wall Street's feathers, struggling cities find saviors in startups, a look inside a 350-year-old business for a lesson in sustainability… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
For social entrepreneurs looking to make an impact in the world beyond your own community, now's your chance.
RedBull launches a music-tech startup accelerator, 3rd Ward offers a networking opportunity in Brooklyn, HUB Bay Area helps social treps with PR, Berlin startups slay dragons, VCs and treps square off, the SBA gets social, NY Tech Day kicks off, TechCrunch Disrupt unleashes in NYC again, the Webbys wants your votes… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
Young treps tackle Detroit, Jay Z and Elon Musk top the list of Time's 100 most influential people, Google Fiber hits Provo, Utah's Silicon Slopes, fashion tech veteran Sarah Curran talks biz, how to digest the new immigration bill, the B-Corp all-stars of 2013, K-Mart’s new ad is so funny you might just ship your pants… this week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
Barack Obama's new budget hits with a thud, Facebook gets a browser add-on straight out of 007, a young trep and The *TeaShed are hoping to change the way the Brits do tea, a teenage inventor's quest to make school buses more aerodynamic, Gizmodo explains Bitcoin, Vine and SnapChat win over teens, teaching yourself something new… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Yael Cohen at this year's SXSW. Here, she describes her startup story and offers advice to other young entrepreneurs.
As a social-impact entrepreneur, you need more than a passion for doing good. Here's how some 'treps are putting their chops to work to run successful enterprises and make the world a better place.
'Pimp My Ride' Vatican style, Sheryl Sandberg responds to critics (aka women), a cellphone that doesn't kill people, breaking bread with brilliant people at SXSW, Ashoka's Bill Drayton on charting your own path, Shaq on being a geek and tips for startups… This week’s notable news and tantalizing tidbits for young treps.
If amassing a huge following is the first priority of startups these days, modern social activists have some key lessons for you.
Twelve-year-old Maya Penn makes organic accessories and clothing and donates 10 percent of profits to local charities.
As U.S. schools cut back on arts and sports programs, administrations are increasingly turning to private providers and startups to fill the gap.
The founders of some socially-oriented startups have begun focusing on helping fellow entrepreneurs, while creating new business opportunities for themselves. Here's a look at the trend.
CES, the Webbys, Disrupt NYC, South by Southwest, Social Media Week, National Small Business Week, Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Clinton Global Initiative… A non-exhaustive list of this year’s top 10 startup events for young treps.
The social entrepreneur behind DreamNow and other do-gooder groups shares his thoughts on how young, socially-minded treps can do good work and still have enough.
In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Ben Goldhirsh describes his vision for creating a platform for people interested in doing good.
In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Scott Harrison describes his vision for helping bring clean water to those in need.