When The Folks Give You The Biz

Watching fellow college students working for $7.50 an hour after graduation, Tana Walther, a fashion-design major at Kent State University in Ohio, snapped up an alternative offered by her father–to run a Pita Pit restaurant franchise he would buy. “I guess I bought her a job,” says her father, Jan Walther, of North Canton, Ohio. […]

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Sometimes An MBA Does Help Sakkijha says what she learned in the MBA she completed this past June at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management helped develop her business idea. “We learned about marketing, finance, strategy, human resources — all key things you need to know to start and grow a business,” Sakkijha says. “Also, being an entrepreneur

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Yale Students Pitching Businesses

The argument over college versus no college for entrepreneurs may rage on, but at Yale students are pitching their business ideas for the chance to receive funding, according to The New Haven Register. Called “Demo Day,” the annual event has grown into a major opportunity for young Yale start-ups to find the seed money they

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