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Become Insanely Successful By Helping Others with Scott Gerber

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Podcast / June 5, 2015

Hey guys, today I interview Scott Gerber, Co-founder of the Young Entrepreneurs Council.  Scott is someone I’ve known for years, and was the original “young entrepreneur blogger”.  We met back in 2008 when he was writing for Entrepreneur Magazine and starting the YEC. Listen to the podcast here. Scott is the author of “Never Get a Real Job”, a book that I had the pleasure of reviewing before…

We Asked Gerber: Interview with YEC Founder Scott Gerber

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / June 21, 2013

Scott Gerber – @ScottGerber Few have done as much in the field of entrepreneurship in as little time as Scott Gerber. As many entrepreneurially minded youth, Scott wasn’t exactly cut out to get a ‘real job’.  When it comes to not getting a ‘real job’, you could say that Scott Gerber wrote the book on it, literally.  The Author of Never Get a Real Job, Founder of theYoung Entrepreneurs Council…

The Young Entrepreneur Council Honored in NASDAQ Closing Bell Ceremony

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 10, 2011

Even on a day where NASDAQ was down nearly 4%, the members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) were all smiles. Leaders from The YEC gathered at the NASDAQ Market Site to celebrate Entrepreneur Month, as President Obama has declared this November. As young entrepreneurs are, the group was undoubtedly positive among the day’s financial turmoil.  Penny stock guru Tim Sykes who started his hedge fund as a…

Gen Y Capital Partners Launches $10 Million Fund for Young Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 26, 2011

Today the Young Entrepreneur Council announced through the White House a new fund for young entrepreneurs called Gen Y Capital Partners. The YEC is an organization that is made up of America’s top young entrepreneurs and has been working closely with the White House to create initiatives to assist and develop young business owners. The YEC was founded a year ago by Scott Gerber to provide young business…

How to Select the Best Online Tools to Help Your Business Grow

by / ⠀Startup Advice / May 24, 2011

Q. There are many tools online that claim to be able to help my business one way or another. How do I go about selecting the best ones for my business? Haley, Idaho The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council. Founded by Scott Gerber, the Y.E.C. is a nonprofit organization that provides young entrepreneurs with access to tools, mentorship, community and educational resources that support…

Young, Smart, Qualified, Unemployed? Help Is On the Way!

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 21, 2011

By now you or someone you know has probably been hit with the national unemployment crisis. College diplomas and the skills developed through internships and past jobs no longer guarantee a job tomorrow. For this reason many young people have turned to starting their own business as a way to secure their future. This is what Scott Gerber, founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council, believes will help bring…

How To Gain Market Share in an Unfamiliar Marketplace

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 12, 2010

Q. I have produced and sold a series of PR products for non-profits and small businesses such as books, ebooks, and webinars successfully in my home city. I’m looking to expand to other cities. I am wondering what are the best ways to market my products outside of my home city? Amanda Miller Littlejohn, Mopwater Social PR, Washington, DC The following answers have been provided by the Young…

6 Steps to the Perfect Pitch

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 4, 2010

Learn to succeed with investors–from a guy who failed. Shortly after my college graduation, a few friends and I started a new media company. Within a few weeks we fleshed out the concept, wrote a business plan and set out to seek financing. With a little hustle, I managed to get us a meeting with a well-known investment firm to discuss the opportunity. Even though our business had…

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