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How Young Entrepreneurs Can Use Outsourcing to Scale Business

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Use Outsourcing to Scale Business

| March 10, 2013 | 3 Comments

Starting and owning a business can be challenging at any age, but young entrepreneurs face particular challenges. Time is a limited commodity and some young business owners struggle to balance the demands of college courses and work. Others may work a demanding job during the day and build their business in their off hours. Young […]

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A Guide to Getting People Past Your Age and Their Preconceptions

A Guide to Getting People Past Your Age and Their Preconceptions

| February 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

Being an entrepreneur means constantly having to prove oneself to the business world, from clients to investors to the media. First impressions are key to building a lasting relationship and opening up opportunities for yourself and your company. However, young entrepreneurs face a key hurdle in their quest for a great first impression, their age. […]

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30 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs of 2012

30 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs of 2012

| February 6, 2013 | 17 Comments

It’s that time of year again when we put together our 30 most influential young entrepreneurs list. Each of these founders and CEOs are running incredible ventures that have taken a lot of sacrifice and hard work to get to where they are today. There are multiple companies on the list this year carrying valuations […]

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Six Creative and Solid Ways to Finance Your Business

Six Creative and Solid Ways to Finance Your Business

| January 25, 2013 | 8 Comments

Financing a business is one of the most challenging activities in running an enterprise, so much so that many businesses have gone down due to lack of funds. Sadly, this is a situation that could have been avoided if the owners knew where to source for funds. Some of the most dependable ways to accessing […]

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Five Ways Young Entrepreneurs Can Command More Respect

Five Ways Young Entrepreneurs Can Command More Respect

| January 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

Being a young entrepreneur can definitely have its advantages, but it can also cause you to be viewed in a negative light by some potential business partners and media publications. In order to prove that you are not immature or unqualified to properly manage your business, you need to take steps to set yourself apart […]

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Why High School Students Can Start Companies

Why High School Students Can Start Companies

| January 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

Before our engineering degrees and Harvard Business School MBA’s, we were ambitious, bright-eyed, high-achieving high school students.  Despite our relentless curiosity and limitless potential, it was hard to be taken seriously as real contributors to the world at that age.  We felt that age, just like any other demographic indicator, does not limit one’s ability […]

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Going From 0 to 10,000 Users Overnight on Launch Day

Going From 0 to 10,000 Users Overnight on Launch Day

| January 13, 2013 | 3 Comments

Many startups in recent years have relied on user growth to display a working business model. This craze began when Facebook became wildly successful with their user acquisition strategy and many startups have followed in their footsteps. However, this model only works if you gain immense traction from day one. Launching my second startup, I […]

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Entrepreneurship is Synonymous with Loneliness

Entrepreneurship is Synonymous with Loneliness

| January 12, 2013 | 8 Comments

I remember the exact moment when I became an entrepreneur.  I twelve years old and driving with my father from Rochester, New York (my hometown), to Toronto.  As we were entering the city, like in many large cities, one will see a lot of industry and large office buildings on the highway. I thought to […]

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The 70% Solution: Just Do it!

The 70% Solution: Just Do it!

| December 15, 2012 | 13 Comments

In the words of Renee Zelweger’s character in Jerry McGuire, the geniuses at Nike’s marketing department “had me at hello.” What other company on the planet besides Nike has been able to create an iconic brand around 3 words? Just Do It. It’s so simple, yet the concept of just doing something sheds light on […]

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Under30CEO Awards: 14 Young Entrepreneurs to Watch in Washington, D.C.

Under30CEO Awards: 14 Young Entrepreneurs to Watch in Washington, D.C.

| December 3, 2012 | 5 Comments

This summer, Under30CEO launched a nationwide campaign to discover the most promising young entrepreneurs from all across the United States. The goal of the Under30CEO Awards is to highlight the next big innovators, leaders, and world changers from our Top 10 Cities for Young Entrepreneurs. In order to qualify, the entrepreneurs had to meet revenue […]

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