With just one week to go before the Entrepreneur of 2012 awards are announced, we spotlight the finalists for the emerging entrepreneur category.
With $1.1 million in seed funding, a new startup is connecting students electronically with tutors from top universities.
A low-tech material protects high-tech products and reduces waste.
A buy-one-give-one program brightens the smiles of kids in living in poverty around the world.
Steve Case emerged from the most maligned merger in American business history to become one of the nation's leading proponents of entrepreneurship.
Grow Your Business
A site once reserved for woodworkers to advertise their services is today helping young-entrepreneur makers quit their jobs -- and still earn a living.
When he was just 9 years old, Greyson Maclean discovered the key to his Lego frustrations on a pair of sunglasses.
From illustrated fantasy to business reality, see how these young treps learned stiff business lessons, care of their children's-book author dad.
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.
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.
Picked the wrong major? Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
University of Oregon grad Abraham Choe wanted more university-branded goods. So he launched a business to make it happen.
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.
Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ads by Google
Most Shared Stories
How Reading Books Reduces Stress and Makes You Smarter at the Same Time
10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day
4 Free Must-Use Analytics Tools for Social-Media Marketers
If You Want to Succeed, Here Are 5 Things You Need to Do Differently
The 3 Secrets That Have Led Me to Success
Connect with Entrepreneur
Ads by Google