Dell, FedEx, Facebook, Microsoft: Some of today's biggest companies were born in college dormitories.
There are a lot of good reasons for young entrepreneurs to get an early jump and start their businesses in college. Some have a vision to change how things work. Others want to make a quick buck. And some just want to do what they love.
Not every business is built to succeed. A startup's founders may lose interest, leave when they graduate, or just need to grow up a little before embarking on a money-making venture. But then there are those visionaries. For them, age doesn't matter when it comes to great ideas.
Here are six companies that have a shot to become another household name that began in college.
No one's calling it a boom, but big business is back to mining for talent among recent graduates.
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