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What You Can Learn From the Great Gatsby and 9 Other Fictional Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

What You Can Learn From the Great Gatsby and 9 Other Fictional Entrepreneurs

From Jay Gatsby to J.C. Wiatt, we look at several of the most popular entrepreneurs from books, movies and TV shows.
Brian Patrick Eha
A Car Guy Cashes in by Transforming Clunkers
Starting a Business

A Car Guy Cashes in by Transforming Clunkers

Icon produces artisan-quality, custom-made rides out of scrapyard-bound vehicles.
Jennifer Wang
Inside the Shutterstock Zeitgeist
Starting a Business

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.
Jennifer Wang
How One Young Trep's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox
Entrepreneurs

How One Young Trep's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox

Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes
Entrepreneurs

How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes

Running expert Eric Orton developed a new shoe to help athletes put their best foot forward.
John Patrick Pullen
How Mail-Order Chickens Became a Multimillion-Dollar Venture
Entrepreneurs

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

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
How a Breakup Led to an Online Marketplace for Used Engagement Rings
Starting a Business

How a Breakup Led to an Online Marketplace for Used Engagement Rings

After getting dumped, one entrepreneur founded I Do Now I Don't, an e-commerce site that turns heartbreak into cold hard cash.
Michelle Juergen
How ZinePak Built a Growing Publishing Empire on the Back of Bieber Fever
Growth Strategies

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.
Kara Ohngren Prior
A Startup Aims to Fill a Hole in the Housekeeping Market
Starting a Business

A Startup Aims to Fill a Hole in the Housekeeping Market

A trio of ad execs launches a line of air fresheners for modern men.
What's Trending With…Yael Cohen? The F%#@ Cancer Founder on Starting a Movement
Entrepreneurs

What's Trending With…Yael Cohen? The F%#@ Cancer Founder on Starting a Movement

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.
Shira Lazar
What's Trending With… Jason Silva? The Former Current TV Host Turned YouTube Star on Big Ideas
Next Big Thing

What's Trending With… Jason Silva? The Former Current TV Host Turned YouTube Star on Big Ideas

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.
Shira Lazar
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Franchise Brings a Fresh Take on Beef Jerky
Franchises

Franchise Brings a Fresh Take on Beef Jerky

The Beef Jerky Outlet, a 13-unit franchise sells over 200 varieties of small-batch jerky, including alligator, kangaroo and pheasant.
What's Trending With...Randi Zuckerberg? The Facebook Founder's Sister Talks About What's Next
Entrepreneurs

What's Trending With...Randi Zuckerberg? The Facebook Founder's Sister Talks About What's Next

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.
Shira Lazar