Entrepreneur of 2012

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Investing in Infrastructure Helped Adafruit Industries Expand
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Investing in Infrastructure Helped Adafruit Industries Expand

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

Our College Entrepreneur of 2012 explains how he juggles school and his company.
Linda Lacina
Remember: Customer Success is Easier Than Customer Acquisition
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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.
Linda Lacina
College Entrepreneur of 2012 Winner: 'We're Focusing on Our Next Step, Not the Last Step'
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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.
Linda Lacina
Bryan Silverman on the Advantages and Disadvantages of Starting Up in College
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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.
Diana Ransom
Jason Lucash on Why Humor Can Be an Entrepreneur's Best Resource
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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.
Diana Ransom
Limor Fried on Making DIY Look Easy
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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.
Diana Ransom
The Winners of Entrepreneur of 2012
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The Winners of Entrepreneur of 2012

All three winners of our Entrepreneur of 2012 contest bring innovation and creativity to their industries.
Entrepreneur Staff
Entrepreneur of 2012: Limor Fried
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Entrepreneur of 2012: Limor Fried

Adafruit's innovative DIY open-source electronic hardware kits make founder Limor Fried our Entrepreneur of 2012.
Jennifer Wang
Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012: Jason Lucash
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Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012: Jason Lucash

OrigAudio, the maker of innovative folding speakers, has doubled its sales every year since 2009.
Jenna Schnuer
College Entrepreneur of 2012: Bryan Silverman
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College Entrepreneur of 2012: Bryan Silverman

An enterprising young trep capitalizes on a captive audience with toilet paper you can read.
Margaret Littman
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.
Jane Porter
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.
Jane Porter
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.
Jane Porter