Many successful entrepreneurs have done it. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was a college dropout along with Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Richard Branson so it must be possible to start and grow a business without a college degree—and, indeed, it is.
College is kicking off for students across the country and that means dorm rooms and college classrooms are again full. College isn’t all about studying and attending class. Some students will put their down-time to use on less than productive endeavors but some are putting their time to better use: They’re building a business.
The problem is simple: There aren’t enough people who have dreams of being an entrepreneur and according to those in the know, the days may be gone where young people take the traditional route of going to college, graduating, and working for a big company. The problem is that big companies don’t tend to grow […]
There are a lot of colleges and universities offering MBAs and even entrepreneur courses but another well known foundation has just graduated its first class in an effort to give entrepreneurs real world training on how to take a business from an idea to a thriving institution who is hiring employees and generating positive cash […]
Sometimes we’re told that someone is never too old to start a business. In the case of Jane Fensterstock, it seems that someone is never too young to pursue that dream.
If a new business startup is a dream that you plan to make a reality in the near future, be careful to not find yourself in a trap that is common to many who have taken the journey you are embarking upon. It happened to me.
Should a college graduate in the current economy plunge into entrepreneurship or get started in the corporate cubical world? Two graduates of Boston College are glad they didn’t wait too long to pursue an entrepreneurial dream.
Are you a recent college graduate not sure where to go next or a recent victim of a company layoff? Many are finding a challenging job market and because of that, waving off the traditional income model in favor of starting their own small business.