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Ready for a Challenge? Attend the Conference That Pushes Collegiate Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 30, 2012

There was one weekend in college that changed my life. It wasn’t Homecoming or a crazy party weekend; instead, it was the weekend I attended the CEO Conference in Chicago. The CEO Conference is a conference for college entrepreneurs around the country, enabling hundreds of students to come together to share ideas and learn about entrepreneurship. During this conference, my entrepreneurial spirit was sparked, and I met some…

Going to an Event Does Not Mean You’re Networking

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / May 4, 2012

Does the fact that networking is an essential part of building your business make your heart race? Does it cause you to question if you have what it takes to do a startup? Don’t worry. I used to feel this way because I thought networking was all about going to events and schmoozing with strangers in that used-car-salesman-way. Don’t get me wrong, going to events is part of…

Young Entrepreneurs Gather for Networking and Drinks in NYC

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 21, 2011

Earlier this month we had the Under30CEO Holiday Startupalooza featuring Peter Shankman here in New York City. It was a great event that saw 200 young entrepreneurs from around NYC come out to the Empire State Building for networking, drinks and to see Peter Shankman speak. Peter thrilled the crowd as usual with his energetic, witty and informative presentation on PR secrets. The attendees had a great time…

All Students: Enter to Win $70,000 in the Tulane Business Plan Competition

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 15, 2011

The Tulane Entrepreneurs Association Announces the Start of the 2012 Tulane Business Plan Competition and The Domain Companies New Orleans Entrepreneurial Challenge—$70,000 in Cash Prizes to be Awarded After three rounds of competition, the winner of the Tulane Business Plan Competition will take home a cash prize of $50,000. TEA’s competition partner and sponsor, The Domain Companies, will award an additional $20,000 cash prize to the plan that…

200 Young Entrepreneurs Gather at the Empire State Building

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 14, 2011

This week 200 young entrepreneurs gathered on the 60th floor of the Empire State Building for Under30CEO’s entrepreneurial matchmaking session in New York City. The evening featured speaker Sharon Lechter, Co-author of Rich Dad Poor Dad who’s newly released book Outwitting the Devil is a remastered sequel to Napolean Hill’s Think and Grow Rich. Many guests were surprised to see two kegs being wheeled into the Empire State…

25 Twitter Chats Every Entrepreneur Must Know

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 26, 2011

If you are an entrepreneur one of the premier tools for personal branding and networking we have available to us is Twitter.  One of the best ways to utilize this tool is through online discussions with other people on Twitter surrounding certain topics or hashtags. These interactive Twitter chats are usually question and answer style, where the host asks a question and the attendees answer/discuss.  It’s also common…

Top 50 Events for Young Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 25, 2011

When we started Under30CEO it was for one reason: to surround ourselves with the most motivated young people on the planet.  There is nothing better than going to a high energy event and bringing home a ton of knowledge, building relationships and having shared experiences with like minded people.  At Under30CEO, we don’t like to admit it, but we’re event whores… most of the events below we’ve attended…

2011 CEO National Conference Headed to Fort Worth, Texas

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 4, 2011

The 2011 Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization(CEO) National Conference will host over 1,000 entrepreneurial minded college students in Fort Worth, Texas, October 27-29.  The National Elevator Pitch, CEO Hall of Fame Induction, Global Student Entrepreneur Awards, CEO Chapter Awards, and the new CEO Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award will all be part of this year’s conference added to the over 70 speakers. CEO will be honoring one of the original founders…

Mentor Series: Sign-Up to Attend Live Q&A With Startup Expert Carl Grant

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 22, 2011

This is the 1st in a series of mentor Q&A sessions that we will be putting together in the coming months. The first couple will be open to the public however these sessions will then be closed to Under30CEO Members only. Upcoming confirmed mentors for live Q&A sessions: Rod Kurtz, Editor of AOL Small Business Mike Hofman, Editor of INC.com Mike Micalowicz, Author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur…

Entrepreneur Networking: Join Our NYC Meetup Group

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 7, 2011

If you are in or around the NYC area (or just travel to it often) we invite you to join our Under30CEONYC Meetup Group. Back in January we started hosting events in New York City for young entrepreneurs because we wanted to meet and hangout with more of our readers. We have already had some great events with 40+ young entrepreneurs from NYC coming out to network and…

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