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5 Awesome Resources for College Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 7, 2013

Who said college was a time for sitting in class?  Go start a company instead! It’s odd that so many people think college students can’t start kickass companies: they can and they have! What even cooler is this: Universities are now starting to actively promote and encourage entrepreneurship in its students! If you’re a college student, the number of free resources available to you is second to none. …

Banish The Excuses: 5 Ways to Kick Start Entrepreneurship

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 29, 2013

Stop complaining that you hate your job.  Stop being jealous about your friend from high school who runs a multi-million dollar company while you wither away in a cubicle. And no more “I don’t have time to be an entrepreneur” or “it’s too risky”. Success in life is about action: about working hard and working slowly towards accomplishing great goals.  The sooner you understand that, the sooner you…

3 Simple Steps to Find Programmers for Your Startup

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 6, 2012

Even just a quick cruise of top startup blogs makes one thing pretty clear; if you’re a non-programmer, a “non-technical co-founder”  if you will, then you are gonna have to move mountains to convince some programmer that your paltry, embryonic-stage startup is worthy of any more than 2 seconds of their time. In other words, they doubt you and probably don’t like you.  If you’re not a fellow coder, you’re sure as…

Entrepreneurs: Fail Until You Don’t

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 1, 2012

“Oh man, I can’t do that.  I can’t take that risk.” I was trying to help my friend–who always talked about his hatred of his corporate job–to jump ship and start his own thing. Now, if there’s anyone that could succeed at their own thing, this is your guy: an electrical engineer, 3.8 GPA (!), working for one of the most prestigious companies in the city, great social…

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