Every day, hundreds of entrepreneurs launch crowdfunding campaigns on Indiegogo to raise money and awareness for their businesses. As CEO of Indiegogo, I have been in touch with potential entrepreneurs from all over the world with a wide variety of business ideas. Across this wide spectrum, I have realized that many entrepreneurs are misguided by the [...]
About The Young Entrepreneur CouncilThe Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.
QUESTION: WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER TO BE THE MOST COMMON MISCONCEPTION ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP? Question by: Scott YOU NEED TO BE NICHE “Entrepreneurs always worry about finding an incredible differentiation point so they can outwit and outsmart their competitors all the time. The fact is, a niche does not guarantee success and it won’t save your company [...]
What is the best “people skills” book for tweens & teens to read? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start [...]
College life is the land of the frugal lifestyle, but this shouldn’t put a damper your ambitions to think (and be big) with your new business. From social media and networking to pitch events and even volunteering, you can market yourself and your college business on a budget by employing some of these 10 simple, no-cost strategies: [...]
QUESTION: NAME ONE WEBSITE THAT HAS HELPED YOU SAVE MONEY AS AN ENTREPRENEUR. HOW SPECIFICALLY DID IT HELP YOU? Question by: Larry – Austin, TX FIND SAVINGS WITH INDINERO “The first step to saving money for your startup is truly understanding from where your costs come. InDinero is online software that helps business owners see all their financials [...]