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Limor Fried on What's Ahead for Manufacturing

Limor Fried on What's Ahead for Manufacturing

This innovator predicts how maker technologies will change in years to come.
Investing in Infrastructure Helped Adafruit Industries Expand

Investing in Infrastructure Helped Adafruit Industries Expand

In this video, founder Limor Fried explains how organic growth helped the company invest and grow.
Time Management Tips From a College Entrepreneur

Time Management Tips From a College Entrepreneur

Our College Entrepreneur of 2012 explains how he juggles school and his company.
Remember: Customer Success is Easier Than Customer Acquisition

Remember: Customer Success is Easier Than Customer Acquisition

Our College Entrepreneur of 2012 explains what he's learned about business and himself since co-founding his company.
College Entrepreneur of 2012 Winner: 'We're Focusing on Our Next Step, Not the Last Step'

College Entrepreneur of 2012 Winner: 'We're Focusing on Our Next Step, Not the Last Step'

Bryan Silverman talks about life after winning our top award for college business owners.
Bryan Silverman on the Advantages and Disadvantages of Starting Up in College

Bryan Silverman on the Advantages and Disadvantages of Starting Up in College

As the College Entrepreneur of 2012, the co-founder of Star Toilet Paper discusses his top startup challenges and ways he's helped overcome them.
Jason Lucash on Why Humor Can Be an Entrepreneur's Best Resource

Jason Lucash on Why Humor Can Be an Entrepreneur's Best Resource

The co-founder of OrigAudio lets viewers in on the top business lessons he's learned along with key tips on how to stand out amid stiff competition.
Limor Fried on Making DIY Look Easy

Limor Fried on Making DIY Look Easy

The founder of Adafruit Industries offers insights into how she managed to build a small empire from castaway Altoid tins and other common household items -- and secure the title of Entrepreneur of 2012.
The Winners of Entrepreneur of 2012

The Winners of Entrepreneur of 2012

All three winners of our Entrepreneur of 2012 contest bring innovation and creativity to their industries.
Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012: Jason Lucash

Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012: Jason Lucash

OrigAudio, the maker of innovative folding speakers, has doubled its sales every year since 2009.
Entrepreneur of 2012: Limor Fried

Entrepreneur of 2012: Limor Fried

Adafruit's innovative DIY open-source electronic hardware kits make founder Limor Fried our Entrepreneur of 2012.
College Entrepreneur of 2012: Bryan Silverman

College Entrepreneur of 2012: Bryan Silverman

An enterprising young trep capitalizes on a captive audience with toilet paper you can read.
Spotlight: Justin's Nut Butter's Justin Gold, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

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.
Spotlight: Acucela's Ryo Kubota, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

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

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

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.
Spotlight: Fair Trade USA's Paul Rice, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Spotlight: Fair Trade USA's Paul Rice, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Paul Rice's Fair Trade USA has helped improve the lives of agricultural workers worldwide. His inspirational story makes him a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.
Meet the Finalists for 'Entrepreneur of 2012' and Watch Their Inspirational Stories

Meet the Finalists for 'Entrepreneur of 2012' and Watch Their Inspirational Stories

The finalists are in. Now it's your turn to vote for your choice for Entrepreneur of 2012.

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