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The Rise of Female Entrepreneurs

The Rise of Female Entrepreneurs

In New York, there are 782,000 women-owned firms who run businesses across vast swaths of industries. For women like Stephanie Falsetta – a paralegal who left her career for the more satisfying path of founding soap and lotions company Goats in a Coat – the rise in government-sponsored initiatives and…

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The Grit of a Local Entrepreneur

The Grit of a Local Entrepreneur

It’s always great to see local entrepreneurs flourish in the Orange County area. Take, for example, Alli Webb of Drybar. Alli created Drybar in 2010, a hair salon that specializes in quick and relatively cheap “blowouts” for men and women with longer hair. As the…

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Healthy Food Delivery Startup Zesty Goes Corporate With The Launch Of A Catering Service

Healthy Food Delivery Startup Zesty Goes Corporate With The Launch Of A Catering Service

  If you work at a startup or tech company, one of the perks you’ve probably gotten used to is a free lunch. Those meals have become ubiquitous through a number of tech companies in San Francisco, but too often, there aren’t a lot of…

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5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

Written by Adam Toren for Young Entrepreneur The rapid pace with which we produce new technology means that new industries are created every day, providing ample opportunity for young entrepreneurs to get in on the ground floor. But the paradox of choice can be problem,…

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Movers & Shakers: The Entrepreneur Behind the Fashion Forward Frends Headphones

Movers & Shakers: The Entrepreneur Behind the Fashion Forward Frends Headphones

How can you take plain old headphones and not only give them a unique design, but also make them appealing to one of the most profitable and influential groups: the multi-billion dollar fashion industry and those who partake in it. Like Skullcandy before him, Keir…

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The Pitfalls of the Perpetual Startup

The Pitfalls of the Perpetual Startup

When is a startup no longer a startup? Or a better question, when should a startup stop calling itself a startup? Diana Ransom explores these questions and gives insight into the positive and negative effects of calling your business a “startup” in the marketplace and with investors….

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Tune in, Turn on and Drop out? A Look at the Popular Thiel Fellowship

Tune in, Turn on and Drop out? A Look at the Popular Thiel Fellowship

What would it take for you to turn down school? That is the question posed at the end of Neil Parmar’s thought provoking piece on the Thiel Fellowship. Established by Silicon Valley venture capitalist and entrepreneur Peter Thiel, this fellowship gives 14-20 year-olds the opportunity…

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