Car Dealership Start-Up by James Salinas

Growing up I had no idea what I wanted to accomplish as a young adult. I had no idea what to study for in college. I had many mixed emotions about whether or not to attend college for a better future. I ended up attending a two-year community college and earned my associate's degree in … Continue reading Car Dealership Start-Up by James Salinas

Interview With Robert Braathe

Robert Braathe, founder and owner of BE Your Start and Braathe Enterprises, has many years of experience from major American companies including GAP, Disney, and Apple. He has the special ability and unseen willingness to pass on his knowledge and experience from these companies to young people from all around the world, helping them start … Continue reading Interview With Robert Braathe

Rebecca Fankhanel’s ideas for Start-Ups

Recently, I watched my cousin start-up his own app/business during the pandemic. This has given me some inside knowledge on how to do so. Below, I will compile a list of statements that he made apparent would be very helpful to their success.  1. Businesses operate solely on the number of customers (visitors to websites)/ … Continue reading Rebecca Fankhanel’s ideas for Start-Ups

#Startup802 Update – Student Businesses Up and Running in Bennington, VT

We've had 5 classes of #Startup802 - The Entrepreneurial Mindset here in Bennington, VT in conjunction with CCV and The Lightning Jar, and here are some updates on some of the participants in our programs. Class #1 - Fall 2017 Michelle Marrocco is growing her practice offering voice and violin lessons. Check out her website … Continue reading #Startup802 Update – Student Businesses Up and Running in Bennington, VT

TrepCon at Fordham University

On Saturday, February 23, Robert Braathe traveled down to New York City to experience Fordham University 8th annual TrepCon. TrepCon is an event put on every year by the Fordham Entrepreneurship society and Fordham Gabelli School of Business, the day consisted of speakers and panels across many different fields discussing their successes in entrepreneurship and … Continue reading TrepCon at Fordham University

Startup Weekend at Ignite U NY

On March 30, during startup weekend at Ignite U NY founder and entrepreneurial advisors of BE Your Start Robert Braathe came into Ignite U to mentor the startup before the final day of startup weekend to talk to the teams about essential topics such as customer discovery and how properly network and survey for your … Continue reading Startup Weekend at Ignite U NY

Early Startup Community Tips

Startup Communities always start out small and become bigger well known communities. Many of these communities are outside of branded and popular startups such as Silicon Valley. There comes many tips on how to become a successful start up in your own community by effectively knowing how to recruit the right people and having planned … Continue reading Early Startup Community Tips