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5 Priorities for Young Entrepreneurs

You don't have to discount the value of experience to appreciate the advantages of getting started early in life

Young entrepreneurs are at an amazing crossroads: They’re just young enough that people are skeptical of their abilities, but they’re also just young enough that their accomplishments are amplified. Say you’re going to accomplish ‘X,’ and most people will have to fight the ...

by Erik Finman  | May 18, 2018 02:00:00
Startup Tips

4 Reasons Why You Should Start a Business When You're Young

There are tons of advantages to starting a business early on in life

If you’ve ever wanted to start a business, you’re certainly not alone. Whether you think of the next best thing in tech or an easier way to deliver pizzas, the opportunities are truly endless. What separates the “wantrepreneurs” from the entrepreneurs is action. ...

by Renzo Costarella  | May 17, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

PH Ranks Near Bottom in List of Best Countries For Young Entrepreneurs and Freelancers

Set yourself up for success abroad

Forget debates about whether you should plant roots on one of the U.S. coasts or flock to the middle of the country to forge astartup hub. If you’re thinking about making a move to pursue entrepreneurship, look beyond American borders.Expert Market, a ...

by Lydia Belanger  | March 19, 2018 02:00:00
Business Ideas

This 13-Year-Old Manages Her Own Neighborhood Store in Legazpi Village

Czarina Agustines runs a cozy neighborhood store called Mariposa

Thirteen-year-old Czarina Agustines has a special relationship with her mother, Dee Dee. They are business partners. They run a cozy neighborhood store called Mariposa in Legazpi Village.The store is Czarina's brainchild, tracing its humble beginnings to its time as a village flowershop. Over ...

by Hannah Lazatin for  | March 06, 2018 12:00:00
Run & Grow

5 Big Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Just Keep Making

The reality of running a high-growth startup is that the company is your boss

The world we live in has glamorized the idea of starting one's own business, to the point that children now dream of becoming celebrityentrepreneurs like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg. As a result, engineers, designers and marketers are diving headfirst into the world of entrepreneurship from ...

by Deep Patel  | November 18, 2017 06:00:00
Run & Grow

The Surprising Second Act for One of YouTube's Biggest Stars

Connor Franta has begun planning for a life after YouTube -- building a business that, one day, he hopes won’t rely on his famous face at all

The line snakes across an entire airport hangar. Hundreds of people, most of them teenage girls, stand single file and chatter excitedly, bouncing on their heels and occasionally dissolving into nervous tears. At the front of all this is the man they’ve ...

by Laurie Sandell  | September 21, 2017 09:00:00
Run & Grow

The iPhone of Drones Is Being Built by This Teenager

With the millions he's raised, his flagship product might become one of the most game-changing drones in the air

His drone, he believes, will be revolutionary. It will come equipped with artificial intelligence so it can recognize faces and objects and pick them out in a crowd; it will help police departments find lost children, ranchers monitor their herds, cities inspect buildings. If all goes ...

by Jesse Hyde  | September 21, 2017 06:00:00
Run & Grow

Why Young Entrepreneurs Are Better Positioned to Succeed

With less obligations and responsibilities, young entrepreneurs can put more focus and time into their startup

Not everyone is meant to be an entrepreneur. But for those who are, trying while you’re young is ideal. Your opportunity cost is lowest! Many people I know say, “Well, I’ll work two years in banking or consulting and then look at entrepreneurship.” ...

by Ankur Jain  | September 03, 2017 08:00:00
Run & Grow

Why Your 20s Is the Perfect Time to Start a Business

This is the only period in your life that you have time to lose

Before I decided to leave college to start my first business, I went to my Uncle Todd for advice. He wasn’t an entrepreneur, but he played tight end for the Oakland Raiders and was the most successful person I knew.He asked me ...

by Levi King  | August 09, 2017 06:00:00
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This Intern Is Light Years Ahead of Some Older Peers. Here's Why

If you feel too young or inexperienced to pursue your startup idea, this guy will prove you wrong

One of the core values at my company, Hawke Media, is "get sh*t done." Our team defines this (in more polite terms) as: "Move quickly, and seize every opportunity."While that sounds simple, many entrepreneurs do the exact opposite. That's why I was ...

by Erik Huberman  | June 17, 2017 12:00:00
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What Young Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Success of Their Peers

Step one: refuse to let your youth be a disadvantage

Picture the “average” entrepreneur. How old is this person? What does he or she look like?The statistics can be misleading. The average age for a startup founder is 26, but the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be older -- with founders over ...

by Larry Alton  | May 29, 2017 12:00:00
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Millionaire Fast Track: 27 CEOs Under 27

These 27 young entrepreneurs prove that age is just a number

After earning her master's degree, Mathilde Collin found herself glued to a desk job she didn’t enjoy. Instead of accepting her circumstances, she decided to do something about it and launched her own company at the age of 22.Many young people accept their ...

by Nathan Latka  | May 19, 2017 02:00:00
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These 20-somethings went from food park to Megamall in two years

The pair behind dessert shop The Lost Bread opened four very successful outlets, among other things.

The Lost Bread started out as a small space in a street food fair along Maginhawa some time in the middle of 2015, and it has shown impressive and aggressive growth since then, with four branches up and running in the metro. ...

by Maan D'asis Pamaran for  | April 01, 2017 08:00:00