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Fresh out of college with an enviable consultant job, Andrea Lo decided to quit so she could create Piggybackr, an online platform that helps kids raise money for causes.
Kelly Saxton has spent over 30 years running restaurant franchises, and one thing he's learned is that good employees are crucial to success and should be rewarded.
Robert Deluce's Porter Airlines put a secondary airport back on the map and brought civility back to flying.
Eco-friendly skateboard and apparel business has a mission to help rescue animals. Hendrick Boards donates as much as 40 percent of its revenue to 200 animal shelters, rescues and sanctuaries.
From Jay Gatsby to J.C. Wiatt, we look at several of the most popular entrepreneurs from books, movies and TV shows.
Icon produces artisan-quality, custom-made rides out of scrapyard-bound vehicles.
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.
Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
Running expert Eric Orton developed a new shoe to help athletes put their best foot forward.
A husband and wife tap into the urban-farmer trend and build a $2 million operation.
The entrepreneurial titans who made Time magazine's 2013 list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
After getting dumped, one entrepreneur founded I Do Now I Don't, an e-commerce site that turns heartbreak into cold hard cash.
Here's how two young treps pooled their talents to create an entertainment publishing powerhouse.
A trio of ad execs launches a line of air fresheners for modern men.
YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Yael Cohen at this year's SXSW. Here, she describes her startup story and offers advice to other young entrepreneurs.
YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with the ever inspiring Jason Silva. Here, he dishes on where the best ideas come from and how to cultivate them.
The Beef Jerky Outlet, a 13-unit franchise sells over 200 varieties of small-batch jerky, including alligator, kangaroo and pheasant.
YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with Randi Zuckerberg at this year's SXSW. Beyond her uber famous brother, she talks about her own growing media empire.
When the grooming-products subscription service went looking for funding, it may have been too soon, says co-founder Katia Beauchamp. Heres a better strategy.
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.
Yumani lets vendors duke it out to give you the best price.
Edith Kelly-Green was ready to settle into a retirement when her family convinced her to open a Lenny's Sub Shop franchise.
Here's how two young treps found their co-founder on the street, and went on to launch a successful venture-backed startup.
With his incubator in Dallas, longtime restaurateur Philip Romano is looking to usher in a new generation of restaurants.
When the nail-polish making duo Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett began their production efforts, finding the right vendors to work with was easier said than done. Heres why having a plan B can mean all the difference.