The second annual Young Sustainable Impact conference hosted 25 innovators – all under 25 years’ old and from around the world – to develop solutions for global issues.
Student entrepreneurs do not have it easy; launching your first venture while balancing a full-time college course load is like working a dozen full-time jobs.
For as long as CPA Joe Sterf could remember, he’d felt guilty about procrastinating one thing or another. But he recently learned something important – not only is procrastination normal, knowing how and when to procrastinate can actually make you more productive. In a recent Fast Company article, Joe shared what he learned by embracing procrastination.
When it comes to privacy and cybersecurity, gone are the days when your biggest concerns involved having your credit card number stolen. Hackers are now steps ahead, targeting companies’ proprietary information and intellectual property and causing serious implications.
At almost every point of your career, networking is a crucial step to growing your entrepreneurial connections. Yet, networking events are almost universally dreaded.
Taking that leap to become a full-time entrepreneur is not an easy decision. Launching a business is a long, difficult process where you must evaluate your determination, positivity and patience.
So you’ve incorporated or formed an LLC for your business. What’s next? After spending time and energy deciding which business structure to form and when to do it, you now have another set of questions to answer.
While it’s just one option in your startup journey, joining an accelerator has its perks. Once a startup is accepted into an accelerator program, a new world opens up for you, the founder. Accelerators connect you with a new network of entrepreneurs, provide you with a mentor, and free up your time to focus on product development.
In the current volatile political atmosphere, it can be difficult to separate your business role from your personal beliefs. Large companies, including Apple and Starbucks, have stepped into the spotlight to speak up on social issues, including immigration, climate change and health care.
Launching a startup requires extreme organization, attention to detail and dedication. It also requires founders to decode complicated legalese, mountains of paperwork. Even in the earliest stages, you want to protect your company, your product and your ideas.