OPINION: Do You Really Need Professional Help?

From the dawn of modern business practice, lawyers, accountants and marketers faced the dilemma of how to get clients. In the beginning, those professionals often worked under traditional corporate structures with large overheads, and relied on people in need of their services to find them in the phonebook and walk through their office doors. As […]

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4 Tips for Protecting Your Intellectual Property

As a law school graduate (not a licensed attorney), I empathize with many of my dear friends on the state of the legal market. As an entrepreneur, I lick my chops at the cutthroat opportunities it affords early-stage companies. Bringing together these two perspectives, here four tips for protecting your intellectual property (IP) and hiring […]

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Money for Your Startup Idea! An Overview of Grant Programs at the U

Many students hold onto amazing ideas because they lack funding. Ideas can be anything from social movements to devices that make life easier. But lack of funding is no longer a reason to stop developing your ideas. The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute helps you innovate by providing many funding opportunities. All students are welcome to participate. […]

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Top 15 Student Business-Plan Competitions

Say you have an awesome idea for a startup, something with real potential. There is, however, a pretty big problem: launching a business isn’t cheap, and as a student or recent graduate, it’s difficult to finance a business on your own. But, your idea is good. So what happens next? We’ve compiled a list of […]

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How to be a Student Entrepreneur Without Losing Your Mind

Entrepreneurship across college campuses has grown in the past decade. Now more than ever, students around the world are trying to put their ideas in motion. Even with the boom, college is still a tumultuous time on it’s own, and many of the challenges you’ll face as a student entrepreneur are often compounded. Four students, […]

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Checklist for Starting Your E-commerce Business

There are so many benefits with selling products or services online. Relatively easy to start, flexibility, scaling, data-tracking, working remotely and so much more. With that being said, it may be easy relative to starting a physical brick and mortar business, but there is still a lot to learn and it is definitely still hard […]

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How to Choose from Product-Sourcing Options

What things did my startup CloviTek consider for our CloviFi product sourcing? There is no right or wrong solution to this question. However, putting the goal that CloviTek was trying to achieve and then looking at different options available for sourcing its product CloviFi Wi-Fi audio transmitter, it was a good start. As the result, […]

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