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sarah_goody startup success
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This Young Entrepreneur Shares Her 4 Tips for Startup Success

What do you think of when you hear the word “entrepreneur”? When most people think of an entrepreneur, they imagine a twenty-something young adult, straight out of college, working tirelessly in a basement on an exciting new business idea that will change the world and make them rich and famous. Or at least that’s what...
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Why a Service-Based Business is a Great Model for Young Entrepreneurs

Millennials and Gen Z are the perfect small business owners. They like to be independent, expect more lifestyle freedom than their parents, and have the digital chops to manage a business online. Forty percent of millennials and 53 percent of Gen Zers freelance. If you’re a young person exploring the world of entrepreneurship, you might...
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How to Run a Small Business While in College

If entrepreneurship runs in your blood, you may not want to wait until you’ve graduated from college to start a business. And why would you? Some of the most recognizable companies in the world, including Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Dropbox, were founded by college students. But running a small business in college requires not only...
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7 Top Scholarships for Student Entrepreneurs

Hunting for scholarships can feel like a full-time job, and (for most students) there’s really no time for that. Add in the fact many students with entrepreneurial aspirations are running their own business while attending school, and it’s even more important to find funding sources that not only recognize their challenges as students, but also...
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4 Scholarships for Budding Student Entrepreneurs

It’s already difficult enough to be a college student when you consider coursework, work-study jobs and student debt. It gets even tougher if you know you want to pursue entrepreneurship as a post-graduate or have already started a business from your dorm room. In addition to paying rent and additional bills like car insurance and...
Ryan Paugh Superconnector
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How to Build Relationships That Matter: Tips From Young Entrepreneur Council’s Ryan Paugh

For many people, the term networking conjures images of a crowded happy hour with people sipping lukewarm beer and collecting as many business cards as they can. Ryan Paugh and Scott Gerber, who cofounded the Young Entrepreneur Council, an invite-only organization for entrepreneurs age 45 and under, aim to change that. Their new book, “Superconnector:...
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How to Seek Out Funding as a Young Entrepreneur

I was 27 years old when I had the idea for my business, and 28 when I incorporated the LLC to officially launch. In hindsight, there’s a good chance that my young age actually helped contribute to my early success, but youth can be a double edged sword. Young entrepreneurs are seen by the market...
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Students and Startups: A successfull combination!

10 Most Valuable Startups Launched by Students Anyone can be a successful entrepreneur. Whether you are still a college student or in your senior years, starting your own business does not have any time restrictions. And for college students, you can definitely launch your own startup business. Many of today’s biggest and most successful businesses...
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The rise of a VERY young entrepreneur

A fellow author and new friend of mine, Ben Casnocha just released his book and is screaming up the charts on Amazon. Ben is even younger than I am! I had the chance to hear him speak in Tucson and his story is great. Help out a fellow young entrepreneur and purchase his book, My...