Young Entrepreneur Interview with COSIGN’s Esosa Ighodaro

The viral world we live in allows us to have nearly anything we want at our fingertips. Want to find out who starred in that movie you watched last night? Check IMDB. Who won the game last night? Chec...


Passion Wave: Interview with VoyVoy’s Nat Disston

Nat Disston found his passion for surfing at an early age. At the age of 4, Nat and his cousin made pretend surfboards out of cardboard. Although he unsuccessfully rode carpet waves in his living room...


How 3 Startups Disrupted the Big Guys

Smaller than traditional companies, startups are designed to develop new markets and emphasize an efficient approach to business operations. Many startups have failed, but many have also achieved phen...


5 Tech Fixes Created by MIT Grads

MIT has had over 120,000 graduates in the course of its 150-year history. These graduates have made several contributions to the world in field science, technology, architecture, business, education, ...


Off on the Right Foot – Interview with Startup Nice Laundry Co-Founder Ricky Choi

From Kickstarter Success to Fully Scaling a Growing Startup Ricky Choi is a young entrepreneur who not only cares about his style, but makes sure to keep his friends up to date on fashion as well. Ni...


The Ultimate Crowdfunding Checklist

  The popularity of crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have helped thousands of people, including myself, get access to capital to bring products and services to market. Raising mo...


5 Lessons Mamahuhu Has Learned From Successful Kickstarter Campaigns

Mamahuhu Colombia is a fashion company producing high quality leather shoes and bags, working directly with the artisans in Colombia. From their start in 2010, they fell in love with the Colombian ...


Crowdfunding vs. Traditional Investors

As most entrepreneurs know, lack of access to capital is one of the biggest hurdles for startups to overcome. Some young companies try to avoid this problem by raising money through angel investors, v...


11 Keys to Getting Your Project Funded on a Site Like Kickstarter or Indiegogo?

Q. What’s the key to getting your passion project funded on a site like Kickstarter or Indiegogo? The following answers are provided by The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only non...