Category: College Start Up Stories

The story of basecamp.com

The Start Up Story Of Basecamp And Jason Fried

Basecamp is one of the coolest companies in the world. Its headquarter is in Chicago, but everyone working there is free to live and work from anywhere else in the world. This is how, not much surprising, many of the employees of Basecamp work from home and other convenient locations. The company has an amazing startup story, it’s really interesting and completely happy to place it on this site. If you come across this Basecampers, I wish you luck and successful business. What Is Basecamp? Basecamp is an on-line project management software, used by thousands of companies and individuals from...

Flappy Bird

The Incredible Story Of Flappy Bird And Its Creator Dong Nguyen

Today’s world is amazing, it totally is. We live in a time of opportunities and possibilities. This story is a bright example of how free market combined with some creativity and maybe luck can make you a multi-millionaire in a matter of months. This is the astonishing story of a young Vietnamese developer who, because of suffering from the ‘too much spare time’ syndrome, decided to write a very simple game with awful graphics… Eventually, that turned out to make him incredibly rich, because of one simple reason – people just liked it! I am talking about the fabulous story...

Talent Trail

Talent Trail’s Story – A College Start Up By Sydney Liu and Ryan Choi

Internships can be really helpful for the start of your career or learning about a business. Where to find the best internship for you? Talen Trail might be a good place to start. This brand new college start up allows companies publish branded and focused landing pages for finding the best interns they need. The site has a large database with candidates, which are automatically filtered by work experience, skills, knowledge, culture and many other factors. This way, businesses are provided with a short list with the most suitable people for their internship. This makes the process smooth and easy...

Peten Cashmore

10 Young Entrepreneurs Who Became Online Millionaires By Starting A Site

Pete Cashmore mashable.com Pete Cashmore was born in Banchory, a small town in Scotland, on the 18th of September 1985. When he was in high school he experienced some health issues, because of which he finished high school two years late. He couldn’t go out with friends and he had a lot of time all by himself. He was a teenager experiencing a big need for social contacts. This is how social media sites became an important part of his everyday life and he was amazed by the fact about how they were changing the way people communicate. He spent...

The Success Stories Of 3 Cool College Start Ups

Many of the greatest business ideas were generated by college students. This trend hasn’t changed so far. Here are the stories of 3 American students, who have built a successful business out of their ideas. Zac Workman – Punch Zac was an ordinary student at the Indiana University, who liked having energy drinks. But no matter how hard he tried, he wasn’t able to find such a drink entirely made of natural products. At this, he saw a good business opportunity and decided to grasp that niche. He found a family recipe for a fruit punch and used it to...