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Steve Case's Revolution Growth Invests $22 Million to Help Sweetgreen Become 'Chipotle of Salads'
Entrepreneurs

Steve Case's Revolution Growth Invests $22 Million to Help Sweetgreen Become 'Chipotle of Salads'

Three college kids from Georgetown launched a salad shop on the cusp of the Great Recession. Having managed to thrive in the six years since, it is now poised for explosive growth.
Brian Patrick Eha
Alleged Creator of Silk Road Detained Without Bail
Entrepreneurs

Alleged Creator of Silk Road Detained Without Bail

At a bail hearing in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday, a federal prosecutor revealed that Ross William Ulbricht allegedly ordered the murders of six people, and that more than 450,000 bitcoins of his personal fortune are still unaccounted for.
Brian Patrick Eha
Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love
Entrepreneurs

Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love

A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing.
Brian Patrick Eha
20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg
Entrepreneurs

20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg

The Facebook founder's big sister opens up about her siblings' childhood business, what she learned from working with Sheryl Sandberg, the worst advice she ever got, and more.
Kathleen Davis
How The Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies Raised Major Money
Finance

How The Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies Raised Major Money

An inside look at how these entrepreneurs got the crowd to fund their businesses to the tune of some big bucks.
A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal
Entrepreneurs

A Year After Sandy, Business Owners Living a New Normal

Hurricane Sandy brought devastation to businesses in New York and New Jersey, in the process teaching business owners some valuable lessons. It even sparked a new startup.
Brian Patrick Eha
How a Workwear Business Grew to Support Women's Leadership
Entrepreneurs

How a Workwear Business Grew to Support Women's Leadership

Red Ants workwear for women has a heavy-duty impact.
Michelle Juergen
Mike Rowe From 'Dirty Jobs': Don't Follow Your Passion, Live It
Entrepreneurs

Mike Rowe From 'Dirty Jobs': Don't Follow Your Passion, Live It

The TV personality on the allure of being an entrepreneur and blazing your own path in business.
Bryan Elliott
How a Beastie Boy's Food Truck Helped the Rockaways Rebuild After Hurricane Sandy
Entrepreneurs

How a Beastie Boy's Food Truck Helped the Rockaways Rebuild After Hurricane Sandy

Mike Diamond (aka the Beastie Boys' Mike D), celebrity chef Sam Talbot and designer/hotelier Robert McKinley address the continuing needs of the economically devastated New York beach community by transitioning their Rockaway Plate Lunch Truck from a relief effort into a sustainable business and mentoring program.
Entrepreneur Joe Griffin Dishes on Company Culture
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Joe Griffin Dishes on Company Culture

In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren catches up with the CEO and co-founder of iAcquire, who discusses company culture and offers up advice for fellow entrepreneurs.
Adam Toren
The Unbeatable Rightness of Branson
Entrepreneurs

The Unbeatable Rightness of Branson

This Labor Day weekend, we're turning Entrepreneur.com over to Sir Richard Branson. Here is why we think he's one mogul worth learning from.
Brian Patrick Eha
A Dorm-Room Startup for Dorm Rooms?
Entrepreneurs

A Dorm-Room Startup for Dorm Rooms?

While the holidays are prime time for most U.S. businesses, back to school is this startup's sweet spot.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Inside Nerdist's Media Empire for the Internet Age
Entrepreneurs

Inside Nerdist's Media Empire for the Internet Age

Geek rebels Chris Hardwick and Peter Levin parlayed their passion for sci-fi, video games and superheroes into a new media empire for the Internet Age. All hail the Nerdist.
John Patrick Pullen
20 Questions With Ben Huh, Founder of Cheezburger
Entrepreneurs

20 Questions With Ben Huh, Founder of Cheezburger

The man behind the LOLcats phenomenon shares his first business idea, what he learned from his worst boss and why he hopes Momofuku's David Chang will invite him to dinner.
Kathleen Davis