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How Gigmark Turned the Mundane Flash Drive into a $10 Million Business

Founders of this tech startup transformed the flash drive into an intelligent interactive marketing platform that produces real analytics.

Startup Helps Fend Off Car Repair Ripoffs

BodyShopBids clears the confusion around disparate car-repair quotes

Startup Offers A New High-Tech Way to Pay on the Go

Vitaband gives exercisers a comfortable alternative to carrying cash or cards

How the Museum of Sex Turned a Nonprofit Snub into an Asset

The entrepreneur behind this unconventional attraction went all the way.

Celebrated Social Entrepreneur Luma Mufleh and Her 4 Guiding Principles

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Luma Mufleh's top tips for a life well lived.

Former Google CEO, Eric Schmidt and His Top 5 Tips for Excellence

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Eric Schmidt's top tips for young treps.

Salman Khan to Rice University Grads: 'Be a Source of Positivity'

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are three tips from the Khan Academy's Salman Khan.

Michael Bloomberg's 7 Steps to the Top

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Mike Bloomberg's seven ways to the top.

Oprah Winfrey's 3 Steps for Success

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. See if you can spot an inspiring tip or two.

How Limos.com Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

T.J. Clark took the fragmented town-car industry for a spin and ended up riding high.

Chobani Yogurt's Success Starts Where a Giant Left Off

Chobani's founder Hamdi Ulukaya tells the story of his company's modest beginnings and current growing pains.

Mom's Startup Success Story: 'Open Table' Reservation Service for Babysitters

A social media answer for helping parents find reliable, trusted babysitters -- fast

Leaving Wall Street for Wine Country

Jamie Kutch chucked a lucrative job to pursue his dream, becoming one of California's most respected vintners. Here's how one entrepreneur changed careers in midstream.

Fresh Founders on Partnering, Branding and Bringing a Vision to Life

In 'Trep Talk, Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg share the personal journey of a global brand.

An Inventor Reinvents His Business

Christopher Hawker was thrilled when his invention hit it big. But just a few years later, his company was on the brink of bankruptcy -- until he reinvented his business model.

Embracing Failure on the Path to Success

Leading entrepreneurs and innovators learn from their mistakes and accept that failures are inevitable in finding success.

From Intern to Venture-Backed Entrepreneur With a Little Help From Big Data

Competition site Kaggle makes predictive modeling more effective and efficient--and a lot more fun.

A Not-So-Nutty Business Idea

Justin Gold put the squeeze on his product and found success in natural foods.

A Platform for Stylepreneurs: Pinterest Meets Online Department Store

With StyleOwner, fashionistas can help style-challenged friends and monetize their social networks

Does Your Small Business Need to Pivot?

Young entrepreneur Peter Crabtree became an upscale chocolatier in 2005. When that didn't take off, he changed the business to an entirely new concept.

A Hot Business Idea -- Between the Sheets

Inspired by athletic wear, two former coaches develop high-performance bedsheets.

How Signal Stands Out in the Crowded Text-Message Marketing Space

Learn how two friends built their SMS-marketing startup into a web success story -- without a dime from outside investors.

Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit

How Joe Reynolds and Ryan Kunkel parlayed their love of extreme adventure into a $30 million enterprise.

How Do You Define Business Success?

After five grueling months mining for gold, Hoffman's crew from 'Gold Rush Alaska' fell short. Here's why setting business goals -- even small ones -- can leave you feeling like a winner.

A Tech Entrepreneur Finds a Niche in Pouncing on Law-Breaking Pet Owners

PooPrints uses DNA samples to track down dumping doggies and the scofflaws who don't pick up after them

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