Tag: young entrepreneurs
Interview with Lee Salisbury about starting his business UnitOneNine. This is part five of the ten part series. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview! Interview Series Sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance. Hiscox specializes in protecting IT/technology, marketing, consulting, health and beauty, photography and many other professional services […]
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article 9 Reasons to Quit, I was touched by dozens of people who reached out to me saying how the article resonated with them. But I didn’t want people to get the wrong impression and start quitting everything they started. Because quitters never win and winners never […]
Doesn’t it just kill ya? Here you are, you know your stuff, you’ve got 5-10 years of experience and a track record of results to prove it and still, you just know that some potential clients are simply not taking you seriously. Well, I feel your pain and not because I’m in the same boat […]
Interview with young entrepreneur Sachin Kamdar on starting his business Pars.ly.
This is part one of the ten part series. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview!
Still under the age of 30, Taykey Founder and CEO Amit Avner’s entrepreneurial roots trace back to when he was just 14. In 1999, Avner built a search engine named WittySearch. Four years later Avner created a social note-taking application – Witty Notes. In January of 2009, he started advertising technology company Taykey, which “helps […]
Startup Weekend is the best 54 hours of my year. I’ve helped organize Startup Weekend Columbia for the last two years, and with this year’s event happening in just two short months (September 13th through the 15th), I started to ponder why some people are intimidated by the thought of attending. I hear things like, […]
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 […]
While the media may saturate the startup world talking about which startups raised the most venture capital over the weekend, the vast majority of successful startup founders are busy building their businesses, not trying to raise capital. We call these entrepreneurs “Bootstrappers”. According to Wikipedia, Bootstrapping refers to a self-sustaining process that proceeds without external […]
Over the past year I have been the founder of Problemio which creates mobile apps to help people plan and start their businesses. Due to the products being mobile, young entrepreneurs make up most of the user base. Since one of the features on the app is chat-based help, I have gotten to know many […]
According to the Small Business Administration, the majority of all businesses will fail in less than five years. The largest percentage of failures occurs in year one itself. That means that these startups could not create a sustainable business model before they ran out of resources, time, and money. Do you think if they had […]