Michelle Prather

Gem Dandy

Making it in the highly competitive jewelry industry

Taking A Ribbing

Birth of a food-chain mogul: a childhood love of barbecue, a few of life's lessons and a little divine guidance to shrink the ego.

2nd Annual Hot List

For these nine young millionaires, the big bucks didn't just happen. They made it happen--and you can, too.

For Better Or Worse

Profile of The Knot Inc.

C'Mon, Feel The Noise

Profile of CoolAudio.com

. . . And In Health

Despite an industry upheaval and two gravely ill sons, this health-care entrepreneur discovered the prescription for perseverance.

Hire Power

No experience, no money and lots of competition. So why take the chance?
Starting a Business

For Love Or Money?

Could The Beatles' "Money (That's All I Want)" be the theme song for today's young entrepreneurs? You be the judge.

That's How

Profile of eHow.com

The Gamblers

Profile of Las Vegas Reservation Systems

X Marks The Spot

X Startup.Com

Once Upon A Time

They used to work for Disney. Now they're the happiest corporate dropouts on earth.

Holey War

It's doughnut against doughnut in the battle for your bulge.

Street Smarts

They'd never turned on a Mac and had no clue how to raise money . . . but they started an international magazine in their living room.

The Daily Grind

In an industry of high-visibility brand names, they don't have one. So how does this family's coffee company stay in business?