About Young Entrepreneur Council

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The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of the country’s most promising young entrepreneurs. The Young Entrepreneur membership gets access to tools, mentorship, and resources that support each stage of a business’s development and growth.


  • 11 Precautions to Take Before Selling Your Company

    Features, October 01, 2015

    If an offer seems to good to be true, it might just be. Do your research before accepting any offers for the company you put so much into. What are some clear warning signs that a deal could be one-sided?

  • 8 Things to Ask Your Employees Before They Leave for Vacation

    Features, August 07, 2014

    Summer vacations are a great time for employees to relax and recharge. However, it does leave your team in the office short staffed. Luckily, with the right systems in place your office can continue to run just as smoothly in their absence.

  • 13 Best Practices for Building Solid Small Business Operations

    Features, June 19, 2014

    Running and scaling a business will always be challenging. But having a solid foundation of smoothly operating practices underlying your company can make it much easier. To find out how successful entrepreneurs were building their operations, we asked 13 founders from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: “As a business owner, what do you feel is most important when it comes to building solid small business operations?”

  • 9 Things You Shouldn’t Overlook When Planning Your Next Event

    Features, June 04, 2014

    Business events are a great way to build relationships with potential partners, meet investors and network. But making sure your event goes well requires a lot of forethought and planning. There’s nothing worse than a lousy event. From location to food, there’s much to consider when picking the perfect venue for your event.

  • Ways to Succeed When Starting Up in a New Region

    Features, July 23, 2012

    Entrepreneurs usually sprout ideas from what they know best—current occupations, lifetime hobbies, subjects they’ve unknowingly studied for so long before starting up. Most of the time, they know who their target audience is. Which is why they feel so comfortable when taking such a big risk in order to serve them with something new.