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12 Ways Students Can Help Your Small Business Succeed

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / January 10, 2014

QUESTION: NAME ONE SMART WAY THAT ENTREPRENEURS CAN LEVERAGE STUDENTS FOR THEIR SMALL BUSINESSES (AS INTERNS, FOCUS GROUPS, ETC.) 1. TAP INTO GREEK LIFE “Sororities and fraternities are some of the most useful and least tapped into resources for small businesses. If you’re looking to target a young demographic, they’re a relatively easy group to reach and are alway looking for interesting programming and informational speakers — you can…

10 Easy Money Saving Tips for Students

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 9, 2013

As a student, you are probably prepared to learn a lot of new things. Saving money is one of them! The words ‘college’ and ‘broke’ often go hand in hand, but it is never pleasant to not be able to pay for your coffee. Full time students, who come from average-income families, are often on a very tight budget. When everyday expenses come into the picture, the students…

Ten Ways for Bootstrapped Students to Finance Their Business Ideas

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Funding / August 9, 2013

You’ve learned it the hard way: college is your wallet’s biggest nightmare. You juggle student loans, housing payments, meal plans, textbooks, and all of the expenses that go along with the college experience. How can you possibly stake any money into that brilliant venture you’ve always wanted to launch? Unless you have one of those legendary rich uncles, you’ll need some of your own cash to get things…

Looking for Young Talent at Your Startup? Fordham Small Biz Connector

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 8, 2012

The Office of Career Services, The Entrepreneurship Society, and Dr. Christine Janssen-Selvadurai (Director of the Entrepreneurship Program) at Fordham University, would like to invite you to participate in our first ever Small Biz Connector. There is a growing population of students at Fordham that is interested in entrepreneurship and eager to gain hands-on experience working at small companies – whether that means a staff of 5 people or…

Books Outside the Box: An Innovative High School Program

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 14, 2011

The education system is a constant target for entrepreneurs as we try and figure out what the best ways are to teach, inspire and mentor kids to break into the business world on their own. Universities have begun to step up to the plate and provide more courses and opportunities specially geared at entrepreneurs. However, high schools are still lagging in this area which is unfortunate because of…

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