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A Car Guy Cashes in by Transforming Clunkers
Success Stories

A Car Guy Cashes in by Transforming Clunkers

Icon produces artisan-quality, custom-made rides out of scrapyard-bound vehicles.
Inside the Shutterstock Zeitgeist
Profiles

Inside the Shutterstock Zeitgeist

Here's how one 'trep went from amateur photographer to web mogul, serving up the visuals that enliven the way we work, study, purchase and play.
4 Secrets for Lifelong Success  From Martha Stewart
Leadership

4 Secrets for Lifelong Success From Martha Stewart

The celebrity entrepreneur discusses her philosophy on what it takes to lead a long and prosperous career.
College Startup Rethinks Laundry
Young Entrepreneurs

College Startup Rethinks Laundry

A prepaid campus laundry service offers a lesson in entrepreneurship.
'The Office' Actor Rainn Wilson Builds a Site for Life's Biggest Questions
Success Stories

'The Office' Actor Rainn Wilson Builds a Site for Life's Biggest Questions

Growing social networking site SoulPancake aims to be a 'question collective' where users discuss and debate their deepest philosophical quandaries.
3 Promising Green Startups Attracting Millions From Investors
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3 Promising Green Startups Attracting Millions From Investors

On Earth Day, we take a look at a crop of promising startups attempting to combat climate change.
How Mail-Order Chickens Became a Multimillion-Dollar Venture
Profiles

How Mail-Order Chickens Became a Multimillion-Dollar Venture

A husband and wife tap into the urban-farmer trend and build a $2 million operation.
Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries
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Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries

With a low-cost technology, 21-year-old Eden Full seeks to make solar energy more efficient and affordable.
From Elon Musk to Jay-Z, a Look at the Most Influential Entrepreneurs
Profiles

From Elon Musk to Jay-Z, a Look at the Most Influential Entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurial titans who made Time magazine's 2013 list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Tipping Its Hat to a Younger Generation, Pukka Headwear Finds Success in the Golf Industry
Success Stories

Tipping Its Hat to a Younger Generation, Pukka Headwear Finds Success in the Golf Industry

After years of struggle, the golf cap company stands out in a crowded market with a customized approach to selling.
A Young Entrepreneur's Quick Path to Profitability
Success Stories

A Young Entrepreneur's Quick Path to Profitability

A new spin on a tech necessity propeled Eastern Collective's quick success.
How ZinePak Built a Growing Publishing Empire on the Back of Bieber Fever
Grow Your Business

How ZinePak Built a Growing Publishing Empire on the Back of Bieber Fever

Here's how two young treps pooled their talents to create an entertainment publishing powerhouse.
How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent
Success Stories

How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent

A timeline of the life and career of Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter, who transformed himself into a $450-million brand.
World-Champion Skier Jeremy Bloom's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurship
Profiles

World-Champion Skier Jeremy Bloom's Unconventional Path to Entrepreneurship

He missed his shot at Olympic gold, his football career was sidelined by injuries. He has dabbled in modeling and TV presenting. Now, the golden boy may have finally found his footing, in what once would have seemed an unlikely arena: entrepreneurship.
How a Retired FedEx Exec Built a Mini Sandwich Empire
Franchises

How a Retired FedEx Exec Built a Mini Sandwich Empire

Edith Kelly-Green was ready to settle into a retirement when her family convinced her to open a Lenny's Sub Shop franchise.
Health-Tech Incubators See Influx of Startups
Success Stories

Health-Tech Incubators See Influx of Startups

A look at how incubators are affected by the new health-care law, often referred to as Obamacare, which provides financial incentives to providers that embrace technology.
Philip Romano, Restaurant Artist
Profiles

Philip Romano, Restaurant Artist

With his incubator in Dallas, longtime restaurateur Philip Romano is looking to usher in a new generation of restaurants.
Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming
Success Stories

Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming

How PodPonics transformed an unused lot in Atlanta into a productive farm.
Turning Passion Into Profits: An Investment Banker Goes to the Dogs
Success Stories

Turning Passion Into Profits: An Investment Banker Goes to the Dogs

She left a banking career in New York for a sunnier life in California. Now, Andrea Servadio is co-founder of Fitdog Sports Club, which must grow to stay ahead of the pack.
Overcoming Rejection: A Personal Journey
Growth Strategies

Overcoming Rejection: A Personal Journey

An entrepreneur shares his story about finding his own self-worth and creating success.
Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas
Starting a Business

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.
How YouTube Went From Startup to the World's Largest Video-Sharing Site
Success Stories

How YouTube Went From Startup to the World's Largest Video-Sharing Site

Twenty-two key turning points in the social media company's history.
A Family Business With an Open-Minded Hiring Policy
Profiles

A Family Business With an Open-Minded Hiring Policy

Dave's Killer Bread, a Milwaukie, Ore.-based family business, gives ex-cons a second chance.
5 Traits Top Entrepreneurs Have in Common
Starting a Business

5 Traits Top Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Want to know what you have in common with the world's top entrepreneurs? Look no further: Business coach Antonio Neves sums it up right here.
Couple Entrepreneurs Rekindle Romance by Starting Up
Success Stories

Couple Entrepreneurs Rekindle Romance by Starting Up

While it's not uncommon for married couples to go into business together, on this Valentine's Day we take a look at those who started a business inspired by their own love.
3 Decades of Dell: From Dorm Room Inspiration to Multi-Billion Dollar Acquisition
Office Tech

3 Decades of Dell: From Dorm Room Inspiration to Multi-Billion Dollar Acquisition

Following the announcement of a $24.4 billion acquisition deal, we take a look back at the tech company's history and accomplishments.
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