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Hanky Panky: Building a Business on Empowering Women

How two friends created a multimillion-dollar lingerie business through the decades.

How a Personal Health Crisis Led to Small-Business Success

A homegrown company called Two Moms in the Raw carved its own health-food niche.

How a New Design Label Broke into Fashion Week

Porter Grey, a fashion line started by sisters Alexandra & Kristen O'Neill in 2006, is making its second appearance at Fashion Week. Find out how they learned the business and made it into one of the industry's biggest showcases.

Spanx's Sara Blakely on How She Created an Inspiring Work Environment

The inventor and founder of the body-shaping undergarment company talks about how the headquarters design motivates and inspires employees. Part of our Insights series.

Khu.sh's Prerna Gupta Pioneers High-Tech Music for the Masses

This 29-year-old CEO has her sights set on expansion with her apps LaDiDa and Songify and seed funding from angel investors. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.

From Grad Student to Social Media Millionaire

How twentysomething Shama Kabani of Marketing Zen Group wrote a master's thesis on Twitter and then went on to build a leading-edge marketing firm. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.

Camera+: An Apps to Riches Story

How Lisa Bettany went from struggling photographer to app evangelist.

The Innovators: Sweet Riot's Sarah Endline

The founder of an upstart chocolate-maker talks about how she's building a community around products with a social mission.

YouTube Star iJustine Talks About the Business Behind Her Videos

The video entrepreneur discusses what it takes to grow and monetize an audience of loyal followers on YouTube. (26:29)

A Mom Sees and Fills a Need in the Marketplace: Personal Hygiene Products for Boys

How an Atlanta entrepreneur launched Stinky Boyz, a line of sports-themed natural shampoos and body washes.

How Fast-Growing Companies Use Social-Media Marketing

Here's a sampling of how growth-minded businesses use social media to ring in sales.

Roaring Reinvention: How a Grandmother Started a Motorcycle Shop

A Florida woman is sharing her passion with other adventure-seekers.

The Innovators: Dannijo's Jodie & Danielle Snyder

The founders of a fashion jewelry collection talk about their journey as an upstart brand in the ever-changing fashion business.

The Innovators: Sweet Revenge's Marlo Scott

Entrepreneur Magazine's April Innovator and cover story profile shares her thoughts on inspiration, innovation and launching a business in a downturn.

How Marlo Scott Ditched the Big Office and Big Salary to Get Her Sweet Revenge

Marlo Scott transcended the whole sticky-sweet cupcake trend with a genius concept--serve them with booze!

The Innovators: Blackboard Eats' Maggie Nemser

The founder of the restaurant deal site on the challenges of launching an innovative startup.

An Interview with Theresa Kathryn

Founder and CEO Tammy Trenta talks about how she was inspired to create a line of fashionable laptop bags for professional women.

8 Mother-Daughter Businesses

Despite the occasional bumps, these mother-daughter teams cherish the time they get to spend together running successful businesses.

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