8 Dumb Questions Entrepreneurs Should Never Ask!

As a child, did you ever hear the quote, “There’s no such thing as a stupid question”? This is a lie. Young people saunter into interviews, lectures, and social situations with a bra...


Entrepreneurship: 21st Century Battlefield

  Who, or what was the biblical King David without the infamous 5 stones, the slingshot, and the inappropriate battle gear? Without the sloppy ankle, who was Achilles? Let bygones be bygones but let ...


Take Advantage of Your Age as a Young Entrepreneur

You’re young and eager to jump into the business arena. You have a hot idea that you are certain is a can’t miss proposition. While there is no guarantee that you will actually succeed in business...


How to Stand Out When Your Competition is Bigger, Badder and Richer

Welcome to 2013. The absolute worst time in history for those looking to do something unique. Long gone are the days when to “matter” we just had to create something “pretty good” and scream a...


Three Ways to Fight Undercutting Competitors

In the small business world, competition is prevalent, no matter where you look. Often times, companies that thought they had a solid fan base in their market share find themselves competing to match ...


How to Win in a Crowded Space by DigitalOcean

A crowded space is no longer an excuse for a startup to fail. If you are in a crowded space, you know that your product is in demand. People want what you are selling, and they understand what it is ...


NYS Business Plan Competition: Key Factor to Increasing Investment in New York Start-ups?

“In 2011, Governor Cuomo charged every region of our state with developing a strategic plan to prioritize the region’s economic development efforts and to capitalize on its strengths. Across t...


Intel Innovators: 100k Up For Grab Each Month for Young Entrepreneurs

Intel launched a competition in November for young people in tech to have a chance to win up to $100,000. The contest is specifically for 18-24 year olds in the US and all ideas must be tech focused. ...


How to Make a Splash in the Big Dog’s Water Bowl

Blue ocean markets are rare.  Even if you have the most innovative product since the whoopee cushion, odds are you have at least one competitor, either direct or indirect.  So for the sake of discus...


Babson College Rocket Pitch Competition Coming October 29th

Looking for an electrifying pitch competition? Check out Babson’s Rocket Pitch. This annual competition puts students and alumni on stage with 3 minutes to pitch their idea to investors, service...