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6 Instagram-Inspired Startups

Jul 16, 2013 No Comments

Never before have fleeting everyday moments carried as much weight as they do in today’s social media saturated world. Everything from the food we’re eating to our baby’s first steps gets chronicled and captured in fine detail on one social media platform or another.

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How One Young Entrepreneur Built a Credit Card Processing Empire at 16!

Jul 08, 2013 No Comments

Jared Isaacman knew in his teens that he wanted to launch a business. In fact, he was in such a hurry to get started that he took the General Educational Development, or GED, exam and left school at 16.

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The 10 Best Cities For Young Entrepreneurs

Jun 19, 2013 No Comments

NerdWallet tallied the top metro areas by population to determine this (surprising!) list of the best cities for young founders. With an equal weighting of loan data, cost of living, business activity, education and income, they’ve crunched the numbers to tally an overall score for 42 major cities. These 10 came out on top—and (shocklingly!) […]

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Golden Seeder: How Angel Audrey MacLean Invests Like An Entrepreneur

May 24, 2013 No Comments

Audrey MacLean may be the only Silicon Valley investor who was never floored by Mark Zuckerberg. “I’m just not entirely sure how to gauge the faddiness of the Internet,” says MacLean, who, at 61, is one of the nation’s most seasoned, well-connected and successful angel investors.

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The New French Entrepreneur: The Female Millenial

Mar 12, 2013 No Comments

In a country beseiged by economic woes and a well-known lack of infrastructure both politically and culturally to nurture a start-up culture, oddly, a feisty start up culture thrives. French Internet pioneer, Loic Le Meur brought the tech world LeWeb in 2009 hoping to shine a spotlight on the start up world in France. He and his partner, Geraldine Le Meur, brought to town start ups from more than 80 countries to launch their start ups and rub elbows with the global technorati.

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Carly Fiorina’s New Gig: Changing The World One Microloan (And Woman) At A Time

Feb 21, 2013 No Comments

Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina has been a champion of microlending for more than a decade, but this month marks her most significant entry into the loan-making business. On Thursday she announced a partnership withOpportunity International, an organization that since 1971 has provided access to savings, small business loans, insurance andtraining to more than four million people, over 93% of whom are women.

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