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

16 Side Business Ideas

16 Side Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on December 4, 2022

Are you looking for ways to make some extra money? If so, there are numerous side businesses you can set up. More than 100 million other Americansar ...

10 Best Repair Business Ideas

10 Best Repair Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on December 1, 2022

It’s usually cheaper to have a corrupted hard drive or a defective battery replaced than buying a new laptop, which could be twice as expensive.Th ...

18 Elderly Care Business Ideas

18 Elderly Care Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on December 1, 2022

The number of older American adults is increasing and projected to reach 80 million by 2040. Among the noninstitutionalized senior citizens, moretha ...

8 Dump Trailer Business Ideas

8 Dump Trailer Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on December 1, 2022

A dump trailer is a truck with an open-box bed that can be lifted, allowing large quantities of materials in the bed to be dumped on the ground orat ...

22 Backyard Business Ideas

22 Backyard Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on December 1, 2022

Do you have a sizable backyard you’re not using? It’s an opportunity for you to start your own business and make some cash. Starting a businessa ...

14 Best Cannabis Business Ideas

14 Best Cannabis Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on December 1, 2022

Cannabis, also known as marijuana, has been legalized for recreational use in many states and for medical use in many more. If the trend continues,i ...

15 Profitable Retail Business Ideas

15 Profitable Retail Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on December 1, 2022

The world of retail is huge, and lucrative opportunities are many. Retail offers endless areas for a budding entrepreneur to explore ideas for newbu ...

15 Profitable Manufacturing Business Ideas

15 Profitable Manufacturing Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on December 1, 2022

If you’re thinking of starting a business, manufacturing may not be at the top of your list. It sounds daunting, and getting started is likely tor ...

11 Profitable Instagram Business Ideas

11 Profitable Instagram Business Ideas

Carolyn Young

Published on December 1, 2022

Instagram is a great app for sharing and connecting, showing off your photos, and keeping in touch with friends. With more than 1.4 billion users,it ...