News and Articles About Young Visionaries

Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful Invites
Entrepreneurs

Paperless Post and Its Vision for Artful Invites

Upending the paper invite isn't the only goal for this company. Changing the way people communicate is the larger challenge for young visionaries Alexa and James Hirschfeld.
Diana Ransom
People's Pops and Its Vision for the Way We Eat
Starting a Business

People's Pops and Its Vision for the Way We Eat

The U.S. may be awash with sweet treats, but these ice-pop makers have given the tired category a makeover.
Diana Ransom
How Loosecubes Aims to Change Where We Work
Starting a Business

How Loosecubes Aims to Change Where We Work

Campbell McKellar describes her vision for a different kind of co-working space -- one where individuals get to choose where they work.
Diana Ransom
Artsicle: On a Mission to Change the Art World
Starting a Business

Artsicle: On a Mission to Change the Art World

Changing the age-old art business is no easy task. But entrepreneurs Alexis Tryon and Scott Carleton explain how they're trying to do just that.
Diana Ransom
Crowdtilt and Its Vision for a More Collaborative World
Entrepreneurs

Crowdtilt and Its Vision for a More Collaborative World

We speak with James Beshara the co-founder of the group-funding site Crowdtilt about what it's like to run a fast-moving young company with major investors watching.
Diana Ransom
Gtrot and a Vision for Local Discovery
Starting a Business

Gtrot and a Vision for Local Discovery

Zach Smith of Gtrot talks about the company's changing vision and how the founders keep their eyes on the prize.
Diana Ransom
How JackThreads Plans to Own the Male Demographic
Entrepreneurs

How JackThreads Plans to Own the Male Demographic

Other than dispel the idea that men don't like shopping, flash-sale site founder Jason Ross is hoping to train his company's energy on making a one-stop-lifestyle-shop for men.
Diana Ransom
Birchbox and Changing the Way We Shop
Entrepreneurs

Birchbox and Changing the Way We Shop

When Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna realized the flaws in the way women buy cosmetics, they started a company to revamp the system. Here, the Birchbox founders chat about their vision for the future of buying beauty and grooming products.
Diana Ransom
Skillshare and Changing the Way We Learn
Entrepreneurs

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.
Diana Ransom
From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurs

From Pinterest to Gumroad, 19-Year-Old Sahil Lavingia on His Trek Through Silicon Valley

We spoke with the young entrepreneur about his experience as a founding team member at Pinterest and his new company Gumroad.
Lyneka Little
Lessons Learned: How Tumblr Recovered from a Business Crisis
Starting a Business

Lessons Learned: How Tumblr Recovered from a Business Crisis

David Karp's blog platform has seen hockey-stick growth, and so has his learning curve as entrepreneur. He shares how his company bounced back from the tech tumble that brought down millions of blogs last year.
Teri Evans