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5 Unique Lessons from Young Entrepreneurs Shaping the World

Entrepreneurship has turned into more of a fad, among business and marketing students just about to graduate. The millennial generation is far more enamored by the prospects of independence and making it big as opposed to a lifetime desk job, even with the perks it...

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5 Ways To Differentiate Yourself As An Entrepreneur

For generations, people have been studying successful businesses to understand specifically what sets them apart from the competition. The 1982 classic book, “In Search of Excellence,” makes the case that exceptional businesses share a common set of characteristics,...

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Two young entrepreneurs on how to fail forward

When former Metro FM Brand Sales Manager Nthabeleng Nhlapho decided to take a leap of faith into the world of entrepreneurship it felt like she was answering a calling. Having grown up in an entrepreneurial home, she says it was inevitable that she would one day...

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Young entrepreneur making a splash in fish-plant water farming

Money burns a hole in Calgarians’ pocket, and that of others in the western Canadian province of Alberta, when it comes to the cost of fresh fish and vegetables during the winter months. But a local agritech start-up – with its novel soilless, water farming technology...

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Next Billion-Dollar Startups

Next Billion-Dollar Startups: How Two Young Entrepreneurs Used Relentless Online Marketing To Build Away Into A $700M Luggage Brand en Rubio was rushing through the ­Zurich airport when her suitcase broke. She stuffed her clothes back inside and duct-taped the mess....

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Holiday Gift Ideas for That Special Little Kidpreneur at Home

When I was a little kid, my dad’s job was eliminated at a company he had been with for years. He later told me he earned a valuable lesson that he passed on to me: The best way to create full independence in life is to be your own boss. That was my introduction to the...

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Young Africans need business start-up support, forum hears

With 11 million young Africans without a job and millions more considered to be “working poor”, youth unemployment threatens the continent’s economic growth prospects. But while entrepreneurship is seen as a silver bullet for out-of-work young people in Africa, it...

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