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Entrepreneur Joe Griffin Dishes on Company Culture

In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren catches up with the CEO and co-founder of iAcquire, who discusses company culture and offers up advice for fellow entrepreneurs.
The Unbeatable Rightness of Branson
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The Unbeatable Rightness of Branson

This Labor Day weekend, we're turning Entrepreneur.com over to Sir Richard Branson. Here is why we think he's one mogul worth learning from.
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A Dorm-Room Startup for Dorm Rooms?

While the holidays are prime time for most U.S. businesses, back to school is this startup's sweet spot.
Inside Nerdist's Media Empire for the Internet Age
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Inside Nerdist's Media Empire for the Internet Age

Geek rebels Chris Hardwick and Peter Levin parlayed their passion for sci-fi, video games and superheroes into a new media empire for the Internet Age. All hail the Nerdist.
20 Questions With Ben Huh, Founder of Cheezburger
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20 Questions With Ben Huh, Founder of Cheezburger

The man behind the LOLcats phenomenon shares his first business idea, what he learned from his worst boss and why he hopes Momofuku's David Chang will invite him to dinner.
How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future
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How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future

A look at three new companies that are pushing their ways to the forefront of 3-D printing.
10 Amusing Twitter Reactions to 'Jobs' So Far
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10 Amusing Twitter Reactions to 'Jobs' So Far

Reaction to the Steve Jobs biopic has been decidedly mixed, with most critics panning the film. Here's what Twitter users had to say on the day of the 'Jobs' premiere.
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How This Car-Sharing Company Is Growing Up, Fast

In the sharing economy, customers are your sellers, buyers and inventory. While efficient, the model may attract unwanted questions from regulators, as many startups are beginning to learn firsthand.
The Flip-Flops That Help Pay Medical Bills
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The Flip-Flops That Help Pay Medical Bills

Hari Mari donates $3 from each pair of flip-flops they sell to hospital units that accept uninsured patients.
Hot or Not: Social Polling Startups Take the Temperature of the Masses
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Hot or Not: Social Polling Startups Take the Temperature of the Masses

Although traditional scientific polling isn't going anywhere, a new method of gauging consumer sentiment has arrived.
Help Select Our College Entrepreneur of 2013
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Help Select Our College Entrepreneur of 2013

Get to know the five young finalists for our College Entrepreneur of 2013 contest and vote for your favorite.
Who Will Win Our Emerging Entrepreneur of 2013 Contest? Help Decide
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Who Will Win Our Emerging Entrepreneur of 2013 Contest? Help Decide

Get to know the five finalists for our Emerging Entrepreneur of 2013 award competition and cast your vote now.
Vote Now for Your Pick for Entrepreneur of 2013
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Vote Now for Your Pick for Entrepreneur of 2013

Get to know the five finalists for Entrepreneur's annual contest and help us choose this year's winner.
'Jobs' Director on Capturing the Complicated Life of Steve Jobs
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'Jobs' Director on Capturing the Complicated Life of Steve Jobs

Joshua Michael Stern discusses the challenges of portraying the late tech innovator in the new biopic starring Ashton Kutcher.
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Overcoming Your Kryptonite and Making the Leap into Entrepreneurship

When it comes to starting up, our insecurities can become our own worst enemy. Here's how one young entrepreneur overcame his inner demons.
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If I Knew Then: CEO of Kid-App Maker Toca Boca on Finding Intrapreneurial Success

Bjorn Jeffery delves into why serendipity led to his success in innovation.
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Video-Game Designer Ben Ruiz on Doing What You Love

In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren chats with Team Colorblind co-founder Ben Ruiz, who opens up about what helped him launch and advice he’d like to share with fellow entrepreneurs.
Designer Tents Bring Cool to the Campsite
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Designer Tents Bring Cool to the Campsite

FieldCandy tents have offbeat graphics such as a block of cheese, leopard print and bubble wrap.
How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company
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How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company

When their border collie had trouble seeing during a game of fetch, Roni and Ken Di Lullo invented Doggles, tinted sport goggles for dogs.
Former Marine Starts International Franchise Helping Stranded Boats
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Former Marine Starts International Franchise Helping Stranded Boats

Sea Tow is a family-run company with nearly 200,000 members and 100 U.S. and international franchise locations, helping seafarers in lakes and oceans across the world.
How a First-Time Entrepreneur's Kickstarter Project Landed on Toys 'R' Us Shelves in Less Than a Year
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How a First-Time Entrepreneur's Kickstarter Project Landed on Toys 'R' Us Shelves in Less Than a Year

Industry insiders laughed at the engineering toy for girls, but its inventor was determined to change the landscape of the 'pink aisle.' Entrepreneur Debbie Sterling shares how she transformed her idea into a million-dollar company.
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Entrepreneur Who Led the Pack in the Dog-Walking Business Dies

The New Yorker is credited for making dog-walking a professional business. The easy-entry niche has since boomed along with soaring demand from busy families.
How Software Is Helping Yoga Studios Keep Their Balance
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How Software Is Helping Yoga Studios Keep Their Balance

Silicon Valley's BizeeBee is a simple management and billing tool that aims to keep yogis on their mats and not their laptops.
How One Young Entrepreneur Built a Credit Card Processing Empire at 16
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How One Young Entrepreneur Built a Credit Card Processing Empire at 16

You know what they say about one man's trash? It's another man's goldmine. Here's the story of how Harbortouch's Jared Isaacman saw an opportunity and grabbed.
Website That Benefits Both Musicians and Fans
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Website That Benefits Both Musicians and Fans

Bandcamp simplifies music sales by handling all the back-end functions that enable artists to sell online without being forced into pricing structures.
Why Steve Case Is Betting Millions on Lolly Wolly Doodle
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Why Steve Case Is Betting Millions on Lolly Wolly Doodle

How a children's clothing company stood out in social commerce, catching the eye of prominent investors.
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