Here are a couple references for those interested in making extra money with your side gig or pursuing entrepreneurial endeavors as an alternative to or alongside a career in academia. Some of you have told me about your hobbies or side gigs which include photography, building websites, editing, a business idea with a social mission, and more. These resources will help familiarize you with cutting edge approaches in taking your idea and turning it into a reality even if you have little resources. You’ll notice that new technologies are at the core of how these people work in their entrepreneurial projects. Check them out and let me know what you think!
Young Entrepreneurs Council
The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only membership organization comprised of hundreds of the world’s most elite and successful young entrepreneurs. Our goal is to provide entrepreneurs with access to everything they need to succeed — today, and in the future. theyec.org
For entrepreneurial employees creating coaching and consulting businesses on the side.
Young Female Entrepreneurs
YFE is an online network connecting entrepreneurial women in their 20s and 30s with new people, brands, and headlines that help them start and grow businesses.