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  • Teen entrepreneurs

    Teen entrepreneurs

    Via The Courier Mail : THESE teenagers are not old enough to vote, but instead of flipping burgers for cash, they are joining the growing cohort of young people trying their hand at entrepreneurship. Professor Evan Douglas, head of Griffith University’s Business School, believes new technologies and a changing entrepreneurial culture […]

  • Why every Australian university needs an entrepreneur-in-residence

    Why every Australian university needs an entrepreneur-in-residence

    Via Startup Smart : The chief scientist called for it. Harvard, Columbia and Stanford Universities already have them and RMIT and Victoria University are among the increasing number of Australian Universities that have them. Entrepreneur-in-residence (EiR) programs are certainly growing in popularity, as is the broader field of innovation and entrepreneurship […]

  • Starting a Business? 7 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

    Starting a Business? 7 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

    Via Business : Startups are on the rise and young people are keen to launch their own business as opposed to a nine-to-five job. As easy as it might sound, opening a business requires patience and proper planning. Young entrepreneurs must learn the skills of investing money in the right channels […]

  • Young entrepreneurs and the myth of the lazy millennial

    Young entrepreneurs and the myth of the lazy millennial

    Via The Globe and Mail : For many young people, millennial is something of a dirty word. Where once the word served as a label for a generation – not unlike baby boomer or Generation X – over time, the term “millennial” has become synonymous with a demographic that is perceived […]

  • How young entrepreneurs build their networks from scratch

    How young entrepreneurs build their networks from scratch

    Via Canadian Business : Entrepreneurs Gimmy Chu and Jessica Ching talk about how new entrepreneurs can establish the early relationships that will propel their companies higher One of the hardest expenses to manage for a young startup? Rent money. A clean, cheap office was what entrepreneurs Gimmy Chu and Jessica Ching […]

  • Young entrepreneurs back in Bolton with popular Teenage Market

    Young entrepreneurs back in Bolton with popular Teenage Market

    Via The Bolton News : YOUNG entrepreneurs and performers will be back in Bolton for the town’s second Teenage Market tomorrow. The market will be held in Victoria Square between 10am and 4pm and aims to give young people an opportunity to showcase their business ideas as well as their musical […]

  • Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs

    Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs

    Via Xconomy : What is the ideal age to start a company? It’s a question that often circulates in the business press and on tech blogs. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists have weighed in from time to time and their answers tend to fall into two camps. The first group advocates for […]

  • The 3 Worst Negotiation Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make, And How To Avoid Them

    The 3 Worst Negotiation Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make, And How To Avoid Them

    Via Forbes : When you’re an entrepreneur, almost everything is a negotiation. You negotiate with everyone from clients to partners and even employees sometimes. Negotiation is a fundamental part of the entrepreneurial experience. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs fall victim to mistakes that make them incredibly poor negotiators. Over my past five years […]