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30 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs of 2012

30 Most Influential Young Entrepreneurs of 2012 | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
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.
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How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
The young founders of Serengetee are looking to social entrepreneurship to make the world a better place. See how they're helped by a few choice fabric...
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How A 13-Year-Old Got Her Fashion Line In Nordstrom

How A 13-Year-Old Got Her Fashion Line In Nordstrom | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
Isabella Rose Taylor started designing clothes when she was eight years old, but it was seeking the guidance of an experienced mentor that gave her...
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The Money Will Find You

The Money Will Find You | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
I've written a book – Welcome to EntrepreneurCountry - so I've been thinking a lot about the implicit philosophy by which I've lived my life.In short, in a word, I blame Paris. I went to Paris with a
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The World's Youngest Billionaires 2014: 31 Under 40

The World's Youngest Billionaires 2014: 31 Under 40 | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
There are 31 billionaires in the world under the age of 40. Here are their remarkable stories.
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30 Under 30: The Best Of Art And Style

30 Under 30: The Best Of Art And Style | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
see photosJamel ToppinClick for full photo gallery: 2014 30 under 30: Art & Style When my colleague Hannah Elliott and I started researching Forbes’ third annual 30 Under 30 list of up-and-coming superstars in the category of Art & Style, we knew we had a lot of ground to cover, from [...]
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This 19-Year-Old Runs A Successful Online Business With 20 Employees — And He Has A Message For Fellow Teens

This 19-Year-Old Runs A Successful Online Business With 20 Employees — And He Has A Message For Fellow Teens | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
Teens can expect corporate America to turn them into employees, working for the best interests of their superiors, the board of directors, and shareholders.
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This Brilliant Entrepreneur Is Making Money Off You Without Your Even Noticing

This Brilliant Entrepreneur Is Making Money Off You Without Your Even Noticing | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
Luis von Ahn, a computer science professor and "genius grant" recipient, is turning your mindless web activities into something productive.
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Millennials, Kairos Society And Why Entrepreneurs Keep Getting Younger

Millennials, Kairos Society And Why Entrepreneurs Keep Getting Younger | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
Startups are no longer a passing trend that a few people have attached to. For many, particularly recent college grads, and even those still attending undergraduate universities – the startup way is viewed as a viable career option. National economic conditions – coupled with billion-dollar dreams -- have made the “make-you-own-way” way – not only vaguely interesting, but popular.
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‘ID8 Nation’ Tells the Research Triangle’s Story of Entrepreneurship | Kauffman.org

'ID8 Nation' explores why North Carolina's Research Triangle is striving to become one of the top five entrepreneurial hotspots in the country. (North Carolina Research Triangle strives to become top entrepreneurial hotspot.
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How To Start A Business AND Stay In College

How To Start A Business AND Stay In College | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
This is the story of Nate, John, Chris and Tyler, who started a company while attending MIT and decided to stay in school while working on their startup at the same time.

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Here's a story about students who decided they could have both in their lives - an education and a startup.

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What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You? | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
The other day I read an interesting book called Entrepreneurial DNA, by Joe Abraham, the founder of BOSI Global, an operating partner to venture-backed and owner-operated companies.
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5 Reasons Uber Technologies Is One of the Hottest Startup of 2013 - Investorplace.com

5 Reasons Uber Technologies Is One of the Hottest Startup of 2013 - Investorplace.com | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
5 Reasons Uber Technologies Is One of the Hottest Startup of 2013
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While in San Francisco this week, I had lots of meetings with cool companies like Dropbox and Veeva Systems (VEEV).
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The 8 Hottest Jobs of 2014 - The Advocate

The 8 Hottest Jobs of 2014 - The Advocate | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
The 8 Hottest Jobs of 2014
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As the last chapter of 2013 is written, we once again turn our sights on what's to come in the new year. And as it turns out, 2014 has a lot to offer in the way of new job growth.
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10 Must-Haves For The Budding Entrepreneur | CAREEREALISM

10 Must-Haves For The Budding Entrepreneur | CAREEREALISM | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
Have a great idea? What to start your own business? Here are the 10 components you need to focus on order to succeed as an entrepreneur.
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Why Women Entrepreneurs Are More Optimistic Than Ever

Why Women Entrepreneurs Are More Optimistic Than Ever | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
Whether they're just starting out or heading big business, women are growing companies faster than anyone. And while they face the same challenges as always, a new study shows they're more optimistic than ever.
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The World's Youngest Billionaires 2014: 31 Under 40

The World's Youngest Billionaires 2014: 31 Under 40 | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
There are 31 billionaires in the world under the age of 40. Here are their remarkable stories.
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.@bradkeywell: Take a Page From Lulu's Sorority Playbook - The Accelerators - WSJ

.@bradkeywell: Take a Page From Lulu's Sorority Playbook - The Accelerators - WSJ | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
BRAD KEYWELL: When you’re trying to figure out where to initially target your product, don’t make it complicated. Win big in a small area. It will bolster your word-of-mouth marketing more than you can imagine. Starbucks, Office Depot and Staples are a part of a group of more than 16 companies that exploded between 1975 and 2003 to land on the Fortune 500 list – all thanks to niche marketing ...
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Flipping The University: A Young Entrepreneurs Guide

Flipping The University: A Young Entrepreneurs Guide | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
Flipping the classroom is a now-well-developed concept of taking the power from the teacher and putting the educational experience in the hands of students. But as an undergraduate, you need to think bigger. You need to flip the university.
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Should I Take An Apprenticeship Over A Degree? | CAREEREALISM

Should I Take An Apprenticeship Over A Degree? | CAREEREALISM | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
These days, the question isn't whether you should pursue an apprenticeship or university education, and it's which one you’ll take. Here's why.
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The moment of youth: 5 start-up rules for students - Virgin.com

The moment of youth: 5 start-up rules for students - Virgin.com | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
1. Time is on your side When we're young, we may be limited in certain ways, but at least our modest income is not consumed by the grown up world ofpets, grandiose dinners, furniture, mortgages and beyond. Another advantage is the free time, something that Richard Branson took full advantage of as a...
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Passion for glamour spurs startups - Anchorage Daily News

Passion for glamour spurs startups - Anchorage Daily News | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
Passion for glamour spurs startups
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But the Last Frontier is home to a handful of female entrepreneurs who've started businesses focused on one thing: glamour.
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How To Start A Business AND Stay In College

How To Start A Business AND Stay In College | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
This is the story of Nate, John, Chris and Tyler, who started a company while attending MIT and decided to stay in school while working on their startup at the same time.
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Why the future of Facebook and Google depend on academia - Quartz

Why the future of Facebook and Google depend on academia - Quartz | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
Why the future of Facebook and Google depend on academia
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On the surface, new tech businesses spearheaded by passionate entrepreneurs like Zuckerberg look like a new force for social change, instead of universities.
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IT Millennials: CEO Or Bust - InformationWeek

IT Millennials: CEO Or Bust - InformationWeek | Gen Y, entrepreneurship, and cool careers | Scoop.it
IT Millennials: CEO Or Bust
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"They're very entrepreneurial. They're very smart.
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