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Innovator: DeviantART's Angelo Sotira
Profiles

Innovator: DeviantART's Angelo Sotira

How Angelo Sotira turned 14 million independent artists into a groundbreaking social network.
Tech-Gear Company Makes Traditional Trendy
Starting a Business

Tech-Gear Company Makes Traditional Trendy

How DODOcase leveraged social media, and the skill of a master bookbinder, to catapult its iPad cases onto the market.
Magnolia Bakery's Sweet Success
Profiles

Magnolia Bakery's Sweet Success

How Steve Abrams built a fast-rising cupcake chain.
Success Stories

Philanthropy as a Business Model?

Dancing Deer Baking Co. has made philanthropy an integral part of its business -- and it's still coming out on top.
OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans
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OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans

How crowdfunding financed a startup to help filmmakers flourish.
A Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding
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A Site to Fight Cyber Bullying Gets Funding

SocialShield's platform for monitoring kids' online activity attracts $10 million in funding.
Making a Fermented Tea Trendy
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Making a Fermented Tea Trendy

Two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs give kombucha a champagne-colored makeover.
It Passes the Mom Test
Success Stories

It Passes the Mom Test

A former law student develops an online business that lets anyone -- even his tech-challenged mother -- create a website.
Entrepreneur of 2010: Daniel Lubetzky
Success Stories

Entrepreneur of 2010: Daniel Lubetzky

Find out why the founder of KIND Healthy Snacks took top honors in our contest.
Social Media Tactics to Boost Holiday Sales
Success Stories

Social Media Tactics to Boost Holiday Sales

A look at how three online businesses are using the social web to drive revenues.
From the Trash Heap to Holiday Fashion Chic
Business Ideas

From the Trash Heap to Holiday Fashion Chic

How startups are cashing in on the ugly sweater trend this holiday season.
Trend-Spotter: The Man Behind Silly Bandz
Success Stories

Trend-Spotter: The Man Behind Silly Bandz

How Robert Croak turned rubber bands into a craze and his plans for the next big thing.
Tony Dow in his Topanga Canyon Studio
Success Stories

Tony Dow in his Topanga Canyon Studio

Tony Dow in his Topanga Canyon Studio
The Giving Spirit
Magazine

The Giving Spirit

From sustainable farming to reforestation, VeeV is turning happy hour into a charitable act.
The Pub Hits the Road
Success Stories

The Pub Hits the Road

It sounds like the wackiest idea ever: A bar on wheels powered by brew-pounding pedalers.
An Investment for Healthy Living
Venture and Angel Investors

An Investment for Healthy Living

A social network that promotes healthier living through group support and motivation attracts a $5 million VC investment.
A Whale of an Idea
Magazine

A Whale of an Idea

How one mammal spawned an entire industry
The No-Exit Strategy
Young Entrepreneurs

The No-Exit Strategy

Sure, Duke Chung was tempted by a buyout offer. But he knew that he was worth much more. (He was right.)
How I Survived My First Year Without Any Venture Capital
Success Stories

How I Survived My First Year Without Any Venture Capital

Brooke Moreland, of Fashism.com, worked two jobs and ran her business on a shoe-string budget until she got her big-break.
When You Can't Go Big, Go Niche
Success Stories

When You Can't Go Big, Go Niche

Wild Planet Toys CEO Danny Grossman has made a career of thoughtful, deliberate decision-making.
Flick of Fate
Success Stories

Flick of Fate

Entrepreneur scores with low-tech game in high-tech world.
E-Commerce in Reverse
Success Stories

E-Commerce in Reverse

Milo bridges online and in-store selling with a site that lets consumers search for products offered by local merchants.
Acrobat of Pizza
Success Stories

Acrobat of Pizza

Siler Chapman picked up a ball of dough and found fame, fortune and franchising.
Finding a Business in Jumping the Line
Success Stories

Finding a Business in Jumping the Line

Hate standing in line? So did two Babson College roommates -- until they built a business on how to avoid them.
Get a Whiff of These Walls
Success Stories

Get a Whiff of These Walls

Scratch-and-sniff wallpaper is just the beginning for Jon Sherman's fantastically eccentric company, Flavor Paper.
Pouring Bottled-Water Profits into Developing Countries
Going Green

Pouring Bottled-Water Profits into Developing Countries

Two entrepreneurs help tackle the clean-water crisis in impoverished communities around the world.
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