It’s All Your Fault! So Start Working Harder

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / January 30, 2012

I don’t know why so many people blame others for their failures or mishaps in their lives… Maybe it’s their ego, maybe in society failure is seen as weakness, maybe people will make fun of them…Or maybe it’s just easier to blame others for their problems? “It’s not that I’m doing anything wrong, he’s preventing me, or he’s the reason for so and so” I’m not sure why that…

"Entrepreneurship is America's Secret Sauce" – Steve Case

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 14, 2011

AOL co-founder and head of the Case Foundation, Steve Case, talked on MSNBC about how America needs to get back to entrepreneurship to survive and compete. Entrepreneurship is the reason America has leading companies that employee 10s of thousands of people and we need support and encourage these companies. An interesting point is how most high growth companies are in the service/manufacturing sectors. To often we see young…

Woodstock for Entrepreneurs: BizTechDay New York City 2010

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 17, 2010

Next Friday, September 24th, BizTechDay will be making its New York City stop. The conference brings together over 400 of the smartest, most passionate, and most influential entrepreneurs and business leaders into one conference. The leaders gather for one day to help strengthen your business, ideas and ventures in New York. Speakers include: Seth Godin, Founder of Meetup, Help a Reporter Out, Profounder, Gymboree, Ofoto, Dan Schawbel and…

Why Are So Many People in Their 20s Taking So Long to Grow Up?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 31, 2010

A study done recently showed that today’s generation is taking longer then ever to reach what traditionally is defined as adulthood. An article in the New York Times covered this study and tried to figure out why this generation is growing up so slowly. The article shows some interesting facts ” The 20s are a black box, and there is a lot of churning in there. One-third of…

Less Meetings, More Networking, More Teams: The Gen Y Workplace

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 27, 2010

A recent article in Reuters explains what some young professionals think the future workplace will look like. These ideas and changes can already be seen in many places today as younger workers look for flexibility rather than long-term career goals. According to one young professional “Kathrine Harper thinks she and her millennial colleagues will run things better when they are in charge”. Kathrine goes onto to state “If…

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…

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…

Vote for the Top Young Entrepreneur Cities of 2010

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 25, 2010

What city do you think is the best place for a young entrepreneur to start a business? We have nominated 15 cities that are great start-up spots for young entrepreneurs. Take a minute and vote for the three that you think are the best ones. Vote here for the top cities Think about the ones with the best resources, communities, social scenes and even climates. Remember young entrepreneurs…

Under30CEO Announcements

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 27, 2010

We have a bunch of cool new things going on at Under30CEO that we wanted to point out to everyone. Our goal with all of this new stuff is to better develop, inspire and lead young entrepreneurs. We hope that each of these things is bringing us closer to achieving that goal! Two New Categories: Interviews – This is something we are very excited about. We have been…

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