Raising startup capital can be tricky. Many startups fail before getting started because of financial limitations. Despite the need of many young companies, banks aren’t exactly jumping at the chance to work with 20-30 year olds with a new business idea. Due to the volatile nature of a startup and high failure rate, there is […]
According to Silicon Valley Business Journal, this is the list of the top ten most buzz-filled and momentum-driving startups. Accelerator/incubator programs are seeing more and more SaaS firms. They’re easy to set up with a handful of people and are rapidly scalable (just don’t lose momentum!). But are we seeing too many of these kinds […]
Solving Arguments through the Power of the Crowd: Interview with Imagoo Founder & CEO Mickey Hernandez
Only 12 credits short of graduating from UNLV with a degree in economics, Imagoo CEO Mickey Hernandez is in no hurry to graduate. “On my lunch break I run over to school to take a class and head back over to work for the rest of the day.” The 22 year-old has always wanted to […]
Interview with young entrepreneur Sachin Kamdar on starting his business Pars.ly.
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David Tisch’s entrepreneurial journey started like many children’s – buying and selling baseball cards. Setting up a table at trade shows turned into selling cards online in the late 90’s. Although the bulk of his baseball card collection no longer exists due to a busted pipe in his parents’ basement, David and BoxGroup co-founder Adam […]
When you seek to carve out a niche for your business, you’re going to have a wide range of successes and failures. However, there are some very important marketing lessons you can learn the easy way. The following are just a few of those lessons. 1. Don’t be a Buzzkill Far too many businesses start […]
A few friends were kicked off of a beach because they were drinking alcohol out of glass bottles. So what would any rational, entrepreneurial-minded Millennial do? Invent a way to put alcoholic drinks in a portable pouch. Craig Cordes and his co-founders set out to do the impossible and turn margaritas into an adult version […]
The dorm room startup is a beautiful thing. Alex Moazed started the mobile innovation firm Applico while studying at entrepreneurship powerhouse Babson College. Alex was surrounded by friends who were running successful companies, raising venture capital, and launching new ideas. As Alex explained, “It’s baked into the community of the school.” Now focusing on the […]
Research shows people are happier if they like their office space. What is one tip you would give a fellow entrepreneur looking to make a fun, employee-friendly office upgrade? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, […]