Start-up founders should avoid making these four basic mistakes, investor says

In an interview with CNBC, Magnus Grimeland, founder and CEO of VC fund Antler, outlined the four most common mistakes start-ups make.

ReUp Education Raises $6 Million Series A to Help College Dropouts Return

Sarah Horn wants to correct a myth about students who stop college before graduating.

Students don’t always leave college because they can’t handle the academic rigor. Often, she says, a life event usually interrupts their studies—starting a family or a parent becomes ill, for example—and the CEO of ReUp Education says students shouldn’t suffer for it.

Karnataka looks to cement its Silicon Valley tag; wants students to launch startups through this programme

The startup cell of the state government’s Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology, and Science & Technology has set up an initiative — E-Step to encourage and support entrepreneurship among students.

Incubator helps students advance businesses over summer

Nine student teams stayed in Ithaca this summer to continue working on their business ideas, in areas such as machine learning and solar energy, through the Life Changing Labs summer incubator.

How this student startup landed in a space accelerator

Pixxel, aiming to launch microsatellites to beam data for AI analytics, is the only one from Asia in US’ Techstars Starburst.The young entrepreneurs are getting a glimpse of business use cases for their work as well as validation from top space scientists

Silicon Canals

Young founders and entrepreneurs aspiring to start companies while at school or college have considerably more resources that exist for them. Students willing to learn how to build companies from scratch can get necessary training

Masterclass Founder launches, an online Education Platform to better University Education, and partners with University of Pittsburgh.

Aaron Rasmussen, co-founder and former creative director of MasterClass, has a new startup called Like MasterClass, Outlier is bringing education online, but with a key difference — these are college classes offering real college credit.

How to Plan a Professional Photoshoot on Your Next Vacation

Flytographer makes it easy to get gorgeous professional photos while you’re on vacation anywhere in world. We spoke to founder Nicole Smith to learn more

From fire safety to lending money, FastTrack startup teams pursue solutions

Several new startups launched by community and student entrepreneurs recently graduated from the Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank FastTrack Accelerator. Their ideas spanned acne treatment; a better way to find a tech dream job or sublet an apartment; and a Smoke Shield System that increases the amount of time someone trapped in a fire can survive while waiting to be rescued.

University of Akron trademark clinic helps startups, students alike

From Crain’s Akron Business: The University of Akron School of Law’s trademark clinic is one of several classes that enables students to work with real clients under the supervision of a law professor or practicing attorney. Over three-plus years, the clinic has filed 100 trademark applications and obtained 48 registrations so far. Startup clients of the clinic only pay the filing fee.