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How Two College Buddies Transformed CustomMade.com

A site once reserved for woodworkers to advertise their services is today helping young-entrepreneur makers quit their jobs -- and still earn a living.

How a Pint-Size Entrepreneur Solved a Sticky Toy Dilemma

When he was just 9 years old, Greyson Maclean discovered the key to his Lego frustrations on a pair of sunglasses.

A Beer Veteran Tries His Hand at Cider

Brewmaster Gregory Hall brings 'advanced' cider to the U.S.

How a Bad Roommate Sparked a Dorm-Room Startup

RoommateFit, an online matching software modeled after online dating sites, grew out of Justin Mares' bad roommate experience his freshman year.

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

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

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.

Rock The Post's Tanya Privé on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.

Two Medical Pros Change Course With an Urgent-Care Franchise

A doctor and nurse team up to open the first Doctors Express urgent-care franchise in Florida.

Meet Entrepreneur's College Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalists

Each year, Entrepreneur looks to spotlight a young entrepreneur in its annual College Entrepreneur contest. Meet the finalists in the running for College Entrepreneur of 2012 and vote for your favorite to win.

Storm Chaser Turns Entrepreneur

Weather buff Martin Lisius founded Tempest Tours after years of chasing storms himself.

How Two Entrepreneurs Created an Environmentally Friendly Camp Stove

BioLite CampStove could be a force in reducing air pollution and deforestation all while charging your cellphone and toasting s'mores.

How ADstruc Aims to Reinvent the Billboard Business

The web-based exchange connects advertisers with billboard owners without the need for document swaps and epic location-scouting.

From Starving Artist to Young Entrepreneur: Conor McCreedy on Making Creativity Pay

From artists to chefs to designers, making money is still considered taboo. But when you want to make it big in fashionable industries, being able to earn a buck is often key.

Success in a Flash: How One Young Trep Turned DIY into ROI

How Flash Pals is gaining traction with its fuzzy animal-themed storage devices.

Pixelmags Takes a Unique Approach to Digitizing Magazines

When Apple introduced its Newsstand feature last October, this startup was poised to provide much of the digital content magazine subscribers wanted.

Food Trucks Need Love, Too

When one young entrepreneur witnessed a line forming at her favorite food truck in New York City, she also saw a business opportunity.

Teen Inventor Asks the Question 'Wouldn't It Be Cool If...'

Sixteen-year-old contest winner Greyson McCluskey gets the rare opportunity to work with a team of innovation pros to help him turn his big idea into a reality.

Are Young Treps Nurtured or Born?

Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry talks about his family of entrepreneurs and asks the question: Can young entrepreneurs be cultivated?

Will Allen's 'Good Food Revolution'

His new autobiography chronicles Allen's unexpected journey from professional basketball player to urban farming pioneer.

Tumblr's David Karp on Why NYC Beats Silicon Valley

The microblogging-site founder dishes about the evolution of Tumblr and why he loves the Big Apple.

Skillshare and Changing the Way We Learn

Learning doesn't have to end at graduation. Here's how Malcolm Ong and Michael Karnjanaprakorn built a business that aims to put learning first.

Art Entrepreneur Wins $100,000 Pittsburgh Prize

Artist Tess Lojacono talks about winning the "Experienced Dreamers" contest designed to lure middle-aged entrepreneurs to Pittsburgh.

Reinvention 101: 5 Lessons From Robert Downey, Jr.

The 'Avengers' star is a great case study for anyone launching a new venture or attempting a midlife comeback.

At Grubwithus You Never Have to Dine Alone

Former college buddies find fast-track growth with a business that makes meals more social.

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