Technology, Trucks, and Trains: Robert Nathan and the Freight Fast-Lane

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / August 23, 2010

This week we caught up with c the 28 year old graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and co-founder of Load Delivered Logistics, LLC. While so many young people are jumping into tech startups trying to build the next facebook, Robert dove into the more traditional transportation industry. It seems as though he made the right move. Load Delivered is expected to do 14million in 2010…

How to Fail With 100,000 Users and Millions of Investment

by / ⠀Funding / August 22, 2010

The War Room on Business Insider ran a story on how the startup GoCrossCampus.com received millions of funding and tons of users but still failed. The founders admitted they made some key mistakes or as they said “We f*cked this up ourselves.” It goes to show that there is much more to running a business then just getting money and users. You have to create something sustainable and…

Startup Hot Seat: Napkin Labs vs Warrior Tea

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / August 21, 2010

Below are two startup companies that are making big splashes in their industries. They are run by young entrepreneurs and even though they are off and running they have a lot of questions on how to move forward. Which companies model do you like best? What do you see as obstacles or opportunities? Each profile also has a handful of questions from the founders for you to answer!…

Have a Socially Good Idea? Check Out the Pepsi Refresh Project

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 20, 2010

The Pepsi Refresh Project has been running since earlier this year and has funded hundreds of projects that will help local communities. If you have not heard Pepsi is giving away millions in grant money each month to fund ideas that will do social good in the world. Anyone can apply to have their idea funded at different stages. You can submit for 5k, 25k, 50k, or 250k…

5 Easy Ways to Build Your Digital Reputation

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 20, 2010

Social media has given us great ways to protect and build our digital reputations. Today we have the ease of searching conversations, the ability to set alerts to help us monitor our names, the constant availability of learning opportunities and more ways to communicate and interact with others. All of these tools, which were not available just a few years ago, now make it possible for us to…

Entrepreneur Tip: Be Ready to Change and Fast!

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 19, 2010

This article was originally posted on garywhitehill.com Entrepreneurship is different from most other career paths for one major reason. Change happens and fast! Of course you probably think you are adaptable but to truly succeed as an entrepreneur you will need to be even faster. Here are the reasons why, as well as a few tips on how to make it a little easier. Opportunity Knocks When You…

15 Ways to Use Your 9-5 Job to Start a Business

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 19, 2010

Editors Note: This article and its suggestions were meant to come across as observations of what goes on in the business world. All of the points were simply taken from actual conversations with entrepreneurs and business people. We apologize that it has come across as tips and advice for everyone to follow. Every young entrepreneur is looking for resources to start their new business. One of the big…

Entrepreneurship or Corporate World for Gen Y?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 18, 2010

A recent article on The Globe and Mail talks about the decision Gen Y faces when choosing entrepreneurship or a corporate job. No longer does it take experience to predict and build the next big thing. Today it is all about passion and if you have an idea just going after it. Entrepreneurship Aditya Shah was offered numerous positions at prestigious companies after graduating from college. However he…

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