A Day to Recognize Entrepreneurs: National Entrepreneurs Day!

by / ⠀Startup Advice / June 4, 2010

Holiday’s are a funny thing, I mean when you really think about it we celebrate some weird things! On February 2nd we wait and stare at a Groundhog for “Groundhog Day” April 1st we play “pranks” on people for “April Fools Day” April 21st we celebrate our administrative assistants for “Secretary’s Day” June 14th we celebrate…uhh flags? for “Flag Day” October 31st we dress up as weird things…

The One Thing Every Collegiate Entrepreneur Needs to Know

by / ⠀Startup Advice / May 21, 2010

If you’re thinking about starting your own business before you’re 30, you’re in for a ride. You are going to learn more than you ever imagined and it’s all going to happen fast. You’ll learn through each success and even more through every “failure.” You’ll learn through advice you’ll take and won’t take, and through all the sleepless nights that lay ahead. You’ll learn from the bonds you…

Are You Crossing Over or Fleeing From These Seven Entrepreneurial Bridges?

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / May 12, 2010

•    Applicability is the bridge between information and insight. Anyone can be a vending machine of good information. Only a true thought leader could bridge the gap. The difference is: Information is just content; insight is a penetrating mental vision. Which one do you deliver? •    Execution is the bridge between creativity and innovation. Everybody is creative. My five-year-old nephew is creative. That’s the easy part, since creativity…

Company Takeover: Turns Successful Rebuild

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 6, 2010

April 6, 2009 is truly a day I’ll never forget.  Exactly one year ago the online retail company that I started (as a 50% owner) in 2006 was ripped out from under me.  The company I created at the age of 26, that doubled in revenue for three straight years was being taken from me.  With my wife due with our first child in less than one month and my…

Thanks to Our Supporters and Welcome to the New Guys!

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 31, 2010

So over the past month Under30CEO has seen some tremendous growth. Our site traffic and followers have almost tripled! Not to mention features in BusinessWeek, Business Insider and ReadWriteWeb. We want to say thank you to all of our followers and supporters who have been the main reason for this growth. Without you guys we would not have been able to reach these milestones. Thank You! For the…

Three Tips From a Veteran VC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 18, 2010

How to perfect that VC pitch: Start by pitching to someone you know that is intelligent, perhaps from a different field, who can be honest in their feedback and press hard on your plan. This will help you to identify the holes in your plan and prepare you for the professional discussions you will have going forward. Once you have done this, carefully research your potential investors. Learn…

Young Entrepreneur Advice: 100 Things You Must Know!

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 25, 2010

We wanted to create an article addressing some of the problems start-up companies and young entrepreneurs have. So we asked! “What do you wish you knew before you started a business?” 1. I wish I would have known how unpredictable things can be at ALL times. I read a lot before starting my business and realized unexpected things happen, but never did I realize the frequency in which…

A Lesson Learned: Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / February 24, 2010

Today I woke up at 6am. Like any other Monday, I rushed to get out of the house by 6:30am to begin my two hour commute from Washington Crossing, PA to New York City.  I grabbed a large cup of coffee & jumped on the NJ Transit express.  As caffeine washed away the remnants of morning grogginess, my heart-rate quickened with growing anticipation. Today was not like any…

Think Like A Champion: An Interview with Donald Trump

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / February 15, 2010

Interview conducted by Kristi Frank, JW Dicks & Nick Nanton from CelebrityBrandingAgency.com Thanks for your time today, Mr. Trump – congratulations on the continued success of The Apprentice – how has the series changed in your opinion, and will we see another non-celebrity series again? The Celebrity Apprentice raises a lot of money for charities, as well as enhancing public awareness of the charities that are featured. It’s…

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