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From Business Failure to Multimillion-Dollar 'Green' Niche

From Business Failure to Multimillion-Dollar 'Green' Niche

How entrepreneur Marty Metro created technology that turned used boxes into a $10 million eco-friendly business.
Startup Turns Your Tablet Into a Point-of-Sale System

Startup Turns Your Tablet Into a Point-of-Sale System

Own Point of Sale offers cafes and coffee shops a way to ring up sales in the cloud.
How SocialGuide Helps Drives Social TV

How SocialGuide Helps Drives Social TV

This new website to watch aggregates social media comments about TV shows as they air and links them to program listings in real time.
From Modest Roots to a 3,000-Salon Franchise

From Modest Roots to a 3,000-Salon Franchise

How the founders of Great Clips haircutting company built a thriving business.
High Stakes: Launching a Startup at Harvard B-School

High Stakes: Launching a Startup at Harvard B-School

Going to business school is a job in itself. Trying to start a company at the same time can be even more daunting. Daniel Gulati of FashionStake did both.
How to Become Your Own Boss

How to Become Your Own Boss

The creators of natural sleep aid Dream Water share how they ditched corporate life and gained national success.
The Making of a 20-Something Multimillionaire Serial Entrepreneur

The Making of a 20-Something Multimillionaire Serial Entrepreneur

Gurbaksh Chahal shares insight on staying competitive and why his $300 million sale to Yahoo wasn't what changed his outlook on business and life.
Hanky Panky: Building a Business on Empowering Women

Hanky Panky: Building a Business on Empowering Women

How two friends created a multimillion-dollar lingerie business through the decades.
GumGum's Ophir Tanz Spins Gold from Ads on Images Online

GumGum's Ophir Tanz Spins Gold from Ads on Images Online

This twentysomething innovator created a successful digital ad network for Web images. Learn how he did it. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
Finding Business Success in a Recession

Finding Business Success in a Recession

How Milk Street Cafe stepped back from the brink.
Cheap Jack's Finds Decades-Long Success in Vintage Fashion

Cheap Jack's Finds Decades-Long Success in Vintage Fashion

How an old-school New York entrepreneur is still standing strong in the fickle fashion industry.
Savvy Marketing Turns a Hobby into a Successful Business

Savvy Marketing Turns a Hobby into a Successful Business

How the founders of the YOLO Board have glided to the front of the stand-up paddling crowd.
Why Entrepreneurs Celebrate 'Independent's Day'

Why Entrepreneurs Celebrate 'Independent's Day'

On this Fourth of July holiday, small business owners share why they're grateful to be calling their own shots.
The Spark That Fuels Wildfire Interactive

The Spark That Fuels Wildfire Interactive

The adventurous couple looking to shake up the social-media marketing industry.
Finding a Niche in Aquariums for the Rich

Finding a Niche in Aquariums for the Rich

How New York entrepreneur Justin Muir built a lucrative and splashy business.
How Pricing Can Power a Turnaround

How Pricing Can Power a Turnaround

A small business overhauls its fee model to woo customers and make a comeback.
How a Microbusiness Rebounded from the Recession

How a Microbusiness Rebounded from the Recession

A fashion startup survives cash-flow problems and redesigns itself for a comeback.
Lessons Learned From Mom Inventors

Lessons Learned From Mom Inventors

How three moms started small businesses around solutions to parenting challenges.
Magnolia Bakery's Sweet Success

Magnolia Bakery's Sweet Success

How Steve Abrams built a fast-rising cupcake chain.
Making a Fermented Tea Trendy

Making a Fermented Tea Trendy

Two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs give kombucha a champagne-colored makeover.
How Gaming's Upstarts Stay Ahead in a Changing Market

How Gaming's Upstarts Stay Ahead in a Changing Market

Despite the latest Halo hype, an army of entrepreneurs is aiming to take over the video-game industry. Some leading startups share their tips for surviving any high-tech market reinvention.
10 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand

10 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand

No matter what industry you're in, a strong identity will help you stand out with customers.

Powerful, Youthful and Upwardly Mobile

The young and entrepreneurial demographic represents a market rich with potential.

Casual Games Get Serious

The $2.25 billion casual gaming industry is on the brink of explosive success. How can you join the game?

Time for Change

Meet our e-commerce makeover winners, whose online sales are set to soar.
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