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How to Launch a Startup in College

May 3, 2016 | More Tips

BROWCO-16-0041 Inn Hub Startup Infographic Web (1)Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo all have one thing in common: they were college startups. Youth and great ideas can sometimes be the catalysts for industry-changing businesses. If you’re a budding entrepreneur, here are some important thought-provoking points to consider when thinking about launching a startup.

Step 1: Embrace Your Experience

Find something you’re passionate about creating, improving, or changing ­– use your experience to develop something that has meaning and provides a service.

Step 2: Gather Your Resources

Use the resources at your disposal to start your business. As a college student, professors who are highly skilled in their field are available to give advice and lead you in the right direction.

Step 3: Form a Built-in Network of Support

Depending on the service or product, your startup has a built-in network of potential customers and brand influencers that surround you. Consider joining various networking organizations to start forming those relationships early.

Step 4: Visit the Broward College Innovation Hub

The Innovation Hub is a one-stop shop business development center. This one-of-a-kind center houses a dynamic community of entrepreneurs, start-ups, mentors, advisors and investors, who all serve as a resource for business owners, innovators and committed individuals pursuing their entrepreneurial ambitions.

If you’re ready to take the first step towards launching your startup, Broward College is here to help. Visit our Innovation Hub or speak with Enrique Triay to get going. He can be reached at 954-201-7981

Good Luck in your new venture, and we wish you the best as you create your business!

Sources:

http://paulgraham.com/mit.html
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232649
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228285
http://www.degreelibrary.org/how-to-start-a-startup/

 

 

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