The startup world is being taken over by the millennial
generation, as many younger people are looking to start
their own companies. They live by the mantra 'do what
you love' and try to apply it to every facet of their work
The one thing that makes these entrepreneurs
different from others is their outlook and experience.
Both are different than those of any other generation.
The following are a few of these unique traits that
THEY GREW UP SEEING
Millennials have grown up in the time of Unicorn
companies. A lot of the success they have witnessed in
the business world has been from enterprising
endeavors. They look up to entrepreneurs, and stray
away from the corporate world.
THEY ARE VERY
Millennials are all about collaboration. While older
generations may be more hesitant to tell others
potential business ideas, Millennials offer up
information freely in order to obtain feedback.
Millennial entrepreneurship is usually a group effort.
ALL THINGS DIGITAL
Millennials grew up watching technology morph into the
digital revolution. They therefore had to figure out how
to use many pieces of technology through trial and
error, which gives them a unique perspective. This
perspective on changing technology gives them the
best mindset with which to start a business.
BY A SENSE OF
Millennials are notorious for wanting a job about which
they are passionate. This is a key part of what drives
them as entrepreneurs. Millennials want to have the
knowledge that their work is making a positive impact
on the world around them.
STRIVE TO LEARN AND
THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX
Millennials graduated into a dismal job market, with
large amounts of student loans. In order to get out of
this financial situation, millennials needed to be
creative and figure out new ways of making
money. Millennials also enjoy learning, which is what
motivates them to create their own companies.