These 2 Franchisee-Moms Aim to Fill the Gaps in STEM Education

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Image credit:Zaniac Learning Franchise Players is Entrepreneur's Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email ktaylor@entrepreneur.com. Women in the U.S. make up half the national workforce, but when it comes to careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), men outnumber women, 3 to 1.  Camilla Gazal and Flavia Naslausky are two Brazilian-American moms in Connecticut on a mission…

11 Money Lessons Entrepreneurial Parents Can Teach Their Kids Over Summer Break

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Image credit:alanclark18 | Foap.com Reader Resource Get the working capital your business needs–learn more about Entrepreneur Lending, powered by CAN Capital » It’s that time of year again: The kids are home from school for the summer, and parents are sorting out how to occupy them. Ideally, kids should continue to learn during this down time, so why not offer them some valuable life lessons about money and responsibility? As the author of…

6 Business Books That Will Revolutionize Your Business and Change Your Life

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Image credit:Pixabay Books have the power to change lives. We live in a time when books are more affordable and accessible. Yet, fewer entrepreneurs read books, using the excuse of a lack of time. If you can’t find time to read, you as an entrepreneur will not grow, which will have an effect on your business. If you study any successful entrepreneur, you’ll see one of the keys to their…

10 Profitable Reasons to Major in Math or Science

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Image credit:Shutterstock Good news for all you math and science whizzes out there: You sort of own the job market. Most of the top 10 best jobs—based on work environment, income, job outlook, stress and other factors—call for backgrounds in those two fields, according to a recent report released by career website CareerCast.com. "We see every year that STEM [science, technology, engineering and math] jobs are rising on the list…

How a Developer Boot Camp Marched Its Way to Millions

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This story appears in the July 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Roshan Choxi was surprised that he learned more about software development during a 2010 summer internship at an early-stage web startup than during the four years he spent at a top-five engineering school.  “Even at a high-caliber engineering program like that, what you learn is so divorced from anything pragmatic or related to the type of skills you need to…

5 Challenges Facing Education-Tech Startups

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Image credit:Kim Cofino | Flickr Education technology is a super-fast growing industry. From content-management platforms to interactivity apps and everything in between, edtech startups are popping up frequently — and finding success. But getting started in edtech isn’t all that easy. There are serious challenges startups must overcome to be successful, as in any industry. Below are five challenges facing edtech startups and how they can be overcome: 1. The edtech industry…

12 Newsletters That Every Entrepreneur Should Sign Up for Today

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Image credit:Damien RouĂ© | Flickr What is one of the most powerful tools an entrepreneur can leverage to provide him or her with a competitive advantage? Knowledge, which is driven by our willingness to constantly learn, adapt and change. In today's content driven world, there is no shortage of information, resources and inspiration available every day to equip entrepreneurs with the knowledge they need to be successful. Unfortunately, all of…

4 Business Principles Learned Getting Rich in Real Estate by Age 30

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Last week I turned 30 years old. For many people, it’s a depressing birthday filled with constant reminders that one is getting old. But for me, it was a joyful milestone and a day of reflection, allowing myself to look back at how epic my 20s were, reflect on the mistakes I made along the way, and respect the journey I have been on — and it all started in…