starting a business
From artists to chefs to designers, making money is still considered taboo. But when you want to make it big in fashionable industries, being able to earn a buck is often key.
Campbell McKellar describes her vision for a different kind of co-working space -- one where individuals get to choose where they work.
Three entrepreneurs, among the first to certify their businesses as B Corps, share how it has affected their companies and offer advice on the process.
When starting up, easing your way into entrepreneurship can pay off down the road. Here are some ideas for making that transition bearable.
We speak with James Beshara the co-founder of the group-funding site Crowdtilt about what it's like to run a fast-moving young company with major investors watching.
The location app's former head of business development discusses where his next job as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz will land him.
Getting through the often arduous startup period can be difficult for any entrepreneur — let alone someone who's starting up for the first time. Here's how to get equipped for the long haul.
In the search for new ideas, private companies are hosting ever more college-based business pitch contests, as well as launching in-house startup incubators. But is this route right for your startup?
Learning doesn't have to end at graduation. Here's how Malcolm Ong and Michael Karnjanaprakorn built a business that aims to put learning first.
While the number of employed young people remains desperately low, some experts suggest entrepreneurship as an increasingly worthy option.
A helping hand from mom -- or dad -- can be vital for newbie entrepreneurs. Here are six ways to make your career in entrepreneurship more palatable to them.
Giving thanks on Mother's Day -- and every other day -- is capitol for one young trep who looked to his mom for inspiration.
A college degree can give grads confidence and poise. But it won't guarantee business success.
Nothing can catapult a business into the big time like staring in a reality TV show. We check in with one young entrepreneur who scored a win on 'Cupcake Wars.'
Before you start up, you might want to consider getting a little help. Here's a look at how one incubator is successfully giving students and non-students a hand.
New nightlife apps from three young treps give scenesters the inside scoop before setting foot inside a bar or club.
Launching a business is hard work, but some say it's the best job in the world. See which camp you should fall in.
So you’ve got an idea for a small business. Congratulations! Now, it’s time to figure out how to make it one that survives and even thrives. Many would-be entrepreneurs are held back by fears of failure due to the risks …
It’s no secret that entrepreneurs often beget entrepreneurial children, but when entrepreneurs spring from employees, strife often develops. Entrepreneurs understand how the business of working for yourself works — and they’ve seen first-hand its benefits. But for people who’ve grown …
Starting a business can easily be one of the most stressful projects that you can take on in your life. With that being what it is, it is critical for many reasons to find ways to manage the high levels …
Websites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo can help young entrepreneurs lasso funding when parents and banks can't.
Entrepreneurs often get the advice from their lawyers and friends to always get a Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA or CDA) signed before disclosing anything about their new venture. Most investors and startup advisors I know hate them, and refuse to sign …
Jumping into entrepreneurship at a young age is an exhilarating experience. You feel as though you can achieve anything you set your mind to. And for many determined young entrepreneurs, that’s precisely the case. However, is building a successful business …
I hit a big goal of mine – finally – just before 2011 ended. I finished writing the novel I began five or so years ago. When I say finished, however, what I mean is that the very first, very …
You want to make the big deals and the big bucks. However, your hurdle is the fact that your looks and voice haven't matured as much as your ambition has. You have the disadvantage that your potential clients and business …