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Eventbrite: $1 Billion in Tickets and Counting
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Eventbrite: $1 Billion in Tickets and Counting

The event organization platform tickets everything from local cooking classes to stops on the Vans Warped Tour. The secret to its success? Tapping into the zeitgeist.
Meet Entrepreneur's Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists
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Meet Entrepreneur's Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

With just one week to go before the Entrepreneur of 2012 awards are announced, we spotlight the finalists for the emerging entrepreneur category.
Women to Watch 2013
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Women to Watch 2013

Zig Ziglar: A Life Lived at the Top
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Zig Ziglar: A Life Lived at the Top

A look back on the life one of the world's most famous salesmen -- a man who inspired millions with his straight-talking, positive words of wisdom.
How InstaEDU Is Tapping the Online Education Market
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How InstaEDU Is Tapping the Online Education Market

With $1.1 million in seed funding, a new startup is connecting students electronically with tutors from top universities.
John McAfee, From Tech Pioneer to Murder Suspect
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John McAfee, From Tech Pioneer to Murder Suspect

A timeline of the unique life and career of tech millionaire John McAfee, now wanted in connection with a murder in Central America.
Finding Inspiration in New York's Skyline
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Finding Inspiration in New York's Skyline

Serial entrepreneur Asheesh Advani takes in Empire State Building views while working on his latest startup, Covestor.
Papernomad Makes Biodegradable Sleeves for Mobile Devices
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Papernomad Makes Biodegradable Sleeves for Mobile Devices

A low-tech material protects high-tech products and reduces waste.
Smile Squared Donates Toothbrushes to Children in Need
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Smile Squared Donates Toothbrushes to Children in Need

A buy-one-give-one program brightens the smiles of kids in living in poverty around the world.
Shark Tank's Daymond John on Thinking Big
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Shark Tank's Daymond John on Thinking Big

The investor, reality show star and entrepreneur shares insight on making decisions, pitching investors and what drives his success.
Online Pioneer Steve Case on the Future of Entrepreneurship
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Online Pioneer Steve Case on the Future of Entrepreneurship

Steve Case emerged from the most maligned merger in American business history to become one of the nation's leading proponents of entrepreneurship.
How Two College Buddies Transformed CustomMade.com
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How Two College Buddies Transformed CustomMade.com

A site once reserved for woodworkers to advertise their services is today helping young-entrepreneur makers quit their jobs -- and still earn a living.
How a Pint-Size Entrepreneur Solved a Sticky Toy Dilemma
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How a Pint-Size Entrepreneur Solved a Sticky Toy Dilemma

When he was just 9 years old, Greyson Maclean discovered the key to his Lego frustrations on a pair of sunglasses.
A Beer Veteran Tries His Hand at Cider
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A Beer Veteran Tries His Hand at Cider

Brewmaster Gregory Hall brings 'advanced' cider to the U.S.
How Pre-Teen Entrepreneurs Cut Their Teeth in Book Publishing
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How Pre-Teen Entrepreneurs Cut Their Teeth in Book Publishing

From illustrated fantasy to business reality, see how these young treps learned stiff business lessons, care of their children's-book author dad.
Why Giant VCs Are Putting Trust -- and $1 Million -- into Cory Levy's One
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Why Giant VCs Are Putting Trust -- and $1 Million -- into Cory Levy's One

This social-discovery app co-founder may only be 20 years old, but he has the venture backing of someone twice his age. Here, we ask him to expand on his top entrepreneurial challenges and key drivers.
Rock The Post's Tanya Prive on the Future of Crowdfunding
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Rock The Post's Tanya Prive on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.
How a Bad Roommate Sparked a Dorm-Room Startup
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How a Bad Roommate Sparked a Dorm-Room Startup

RoommateFit, an online matching software modeled after online dating sites, grew out of Justin Mares' bad roommate experience his freshman year.
College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship
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College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

Picked the wrong major? Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit
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Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

University of Oregon grad Abraham Choe wanted more university-branded goods. So he launched a business to make it happen.
Spotlight: Justin's Nut Butter's Justin Gold, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist
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Spotlight: Justin's Nut Butter's Justin Gold, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Justin Gold founded his organic nut butter company after his roommates couldn't stop eating his homemade creations. His commitment to healthy foods makes him a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.
How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months
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How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
A Former Broker Taps Into His Passion for Vintage Guitars
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A Former Broker Taps Into His Passion for Vintage Guitars

A CEO's knack for buying low and selling high combined with his love of vintage musical instruments led him to revive Chicago Music Exchange.
Spotlight: Acucela's Ryo Kubota, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist
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Spotlight: Acucela's Ryo Kubota, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Ryo Kubora performed nearly a thousand eye surgeries and discovered the gene that causes glaucoma, before starting his biotech company, Acucela. His innovation in the field of eye diseases makes him a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.
Spotlight: Sentek Global's Eric Basu, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist
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Spotlight: Sentek Global's Eric Basu, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Former Navy Seal Eric Basu founded his cybersecurity company Sentek Global in 2001 while working from his living room. His determination makes him a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.
Spotlight: Adafruit Industries' Limor Fried, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist
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Spotlight: Adafruit Industries' Limor Fried, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Limor Fried created her open-source hardware and electronics company, Adafruit Industries, in her MIT dorm room. The story of how she grew her business makes her a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.
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