Poll: As an Entrepreneur Do You Work on Your Days Off?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 29, 2012

  Under30CEO recently published an article titled “Why Entrepreneurs Should Work On Their Days Off” which stirred up a great conversation about work and personal time. As entrepreneurs we all know that it can be difficult to separate business from personal life and often there is no separation. However, the term “work” can have different meanings for a business owner. Working does not have to mean setting a schedule, going to the office…

Poll: Have You Considered Applying to a Business Incubator or Accelerator Program?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 29, 2012

Across the country and the world business incubator and accelerator programs are popping up everywhere. These programs are modeled after some of the early and most notable programs like Y-Combnator and Techstars. Each program offers it’s own set of resources, mentors and guidelines. Some will take equity in your company, some will provide funding and some will be nearly impossible to get into because the demand is so…

How Many Founders are Ideal in a Startup?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 4, 2012

Is there really a perfect number for how many founders a company should have? Probably not. With any company it’s simply important to have diverse skills and good chemistry. However, many people argue that to few founders leaves to many skills that need to be paid for. While to many founders can mean to many opinions in the room. So we want to know your thoughts. How many…

Results: What is Holding Millennials Back From Starting a Business

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 3, 2011

Last week we polled our readers to find out what the #1 thing holding young people back from starting a business was. I have to say this is probably the most equally divided poll we’ve ever had on Under30CEO. The winner by only a few votes was “personal doubts or concerns” with “personal debt” coming in just behind it. Of course everyone has different situations and different obstacles…

Results: Is College Debt the Right Problem to Tackle for Young Entrepreneurs?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 23, 2011

Recently college debt has been a hot topic especially for young entrepreneurs. The White House announced a plan to help reduce the college debt burden on young people. Along with that Gen Y Capital Partners announced a new fund for startups that will help the founders by paying their monthly loan payments. Then the Kauffman Foundation released a study showing how entrepreneurial millennials are but showed that college…


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