About Carolyn Young

Carolyn Young

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 by Carolyn Young

How to Start an Outfitting Business

How to Start an Outfitting Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 18, 2022

Countless Americans love the great outdoors — hiking, hunting, fishing, camping, boating, horseback riding and more. Outfitters provide gear and guidance for all sorts of excursions, and…

How to Start a Composting Business

How to Start a Composting Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 18, 2022

Composting is the eco-friendly process of taking organic waste, such as banana peels and bread crusts, and recycling them to be used as fertilizer. It’s green and…

How to Start a Go-kart Business

How to Start a Go-kart Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 18, 2022

Who doesn’t love go-karts?! You feel like a race car driver, hitting the gas and hugging those turns — but in a controlled environment. Go-karts were booming…