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Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014
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Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Entrepreneur.com partnered with Social Media Week to come up with a list of startups that have potential for a breakout year.
Jason Fell
Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees
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Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees

A look at Facebook's early team, which you might have never seen before.
Alyson Shontell
'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think
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'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think

Mr. Tod's Pie Factory Owner Tod Wilson, who lived in his car before appearing on the first season of 'Shark Tank,' attributes his success to persistence.
Daniel Bukszpan
Richard Branson on What Makes a True Entrepreneur
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Richard Branson on What Makes a True Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur isn't just a label, it's a lifestyle.
Richard Branson
5 Takeaways From Michael Dell and Elon Musk's Power Pow-Wow
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5 Takeaways From Michael Dell and Elon Musk's Power Pow-Wow

Lessons from two of technology's greatest (if not controversial) entrepreneurs.
Rebekah Iliff
LISTEN: Tim Ferriss on the Rituals for Success
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LISTEN: Tim Ferriss on the Rituals for Success

The life-hacker, entrepreneur and author of 'The 4-Hour Chef' talks about his biggest fear, how to tackle them and how to cross items off a bucket list.
Lewis Howes
Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines
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Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines

Go Daddy founder and Vietnam War veteran Bob Parsons is working to help veterans transition to civilian life through business and charity.
Kate Taylor
What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football
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What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football

I was a practice-field hero, and football failure. What I was missing in the game and in business was the cerebral side.
Matt Garrett
Why Startups Launch in 'Stealth Mode' and Others Don't
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Why Startups Launch in 'Stealth Mode' and Others Don't

The pros and cons of operating under stealth mode before launching a company.
Matt Villano
How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business
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How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

Tim Haskell has transformed the first haunted house in New York City into a mix of theatre, audience participation and scares that won't stop evolving.
Kate Taylor
How Blind Smartphone Users Helped This Startup Test the Waters
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How Blind Smartphone Users Helped This Startup Test the Waters

The co-founder of Fleksy explains how focusing on a niche demographic prepared him for the mass market.
Sarah Green
How Kat Cole Went from Hooters Girl to President of Cinnabon by Age 32
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How Kat Cole Went from Hooters Girl to President of Cinnabon by Age 32

Cinnabon president Kat Cole skyrocketed through the corporate ranks and got her MBA without having a bachelor's degree. Her secret sauce, she says, is to see the positive and the possible.
Catherine Clifford
College Startup Offers a Creative Approach to Banish Boring Presentations
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College Startup Offers a Creative Approach to Banish Boring Presentations

Instead of boring slides with bullet points and clip art, Big Fish creates presentations that tell stories and resonate emotionally with viewers.
Jodi Helmer
Startup Wisdom From 3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs
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Startup Wisdom From 3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs

We've gathered advice from entrepreneurs who made millions on their first businesses and are applying that hard-won wisdom to their new startups.