Carolyn Young

Carolyn Young

Carolyn Young

Expertise

Entrepreneurship education, business management, business strategy

Currently

Senior Business Writer

Education

Bachelor's degree in Finance, The Ohio State University

Carolyn Young has over 25 years of experience in business in various roles, including bank management, marketing management, and business education.

She has written business plans for companies with complex products and business models, including a technology company that built a search engine optimization tool, a biotechnology company, and an online marketplace. She has helped several startup companies get off the ground.

She is the author of several entrepreneurship textbooks, and she created related entrepreneurship curriculum that has been taught in universities internationally. Titles include Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Lean Accelerator. The textbooks were part of an online learning platform designed for high school and college students. She was the Direct of Product Development for the company, Venture Highway, that launched the platform.

Carolyn also has expertise in financial business writing, with numerous financial whitepapers under her belt, as well as a technical manual for Chief Financial Officers.

She has been a freelance business writer for over ten years and has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from The Ohio State University. She is also the author of a novel, The Perfect View.

Recent articles

14 Business Ideas for Vacant Land

14 Business Ideas for Vacant Land

Carolyn Young

Published on September 8, 2022

How can you put a vacant property you’re not using into good use? There are plenty of ways and you could even make bigprofits.  For one,y ...

23 Best Business Ideas in Las Vegas

23 Best Business Ideas in Las Vegas

Carolyn Young

Published on September 8, 2022

Las Vegas is a highly populous city in the Mojave Desert in the state of Nevada. It is a major tourist destination known internationally forgambling ...

15 Recession Proof Business Ideas

15 Recession Proof Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on August 26, 2022

It takes a bit of courage, but many entrepreneurs believe that one of the best times to start a business is during a recession, when costs arelower. ...

26 Business Ideas to Start Under $1000

26 Business Ideas to Start Under $1000

Carolyn Young

Published on August 26, 2022

It might seem hard to believe, but it’s totally possible to start a business for less than $1,000 and build a successful company. If you have aski ...

36 Online Business Ideas

36 Online Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on August 12, 2022

From selling on Poshmark to operating an online gambling casino, the list of online businesses is endless. The pandemic has caused manyentrepreneurs ...

12 Cash Cow Business Ideas

12 Cash Cow Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on August 11, 2022

All entrepreneurs want their business to become a cash cow, but of course they cannot all get their wish. There are certain steps you can take,howev ...

16 New Age Business Ideas

16 New Age Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on August 11, 2022

What exactly is New Age? It’s spiritual and post-modern, full of good energy and maybe a glimpse into the future. A yoga business would be NewAge, ...

10 Drive Thru Business Ideas

10 Drive Thru Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on August 11, 2022

People are always on the go, so the more you’re able to provide convenience, the more customers you are likely to attract. Many businesses outther ...

13 B2B Business Ideas

13 B2B Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on August 11, 2022

Consumers aren’t the only ones who need goods and services – businesses have needs too. That’s why B2B, or business-to-business, is a vast and ...