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United By Blue and Its Vision for Clothing and Clean Waterways
Entrepreneurs

United By Blue and Its Vision for Clothing and Clean Waterways

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Brian Linton describes his vision for apparel that can help clean up the waterways.
Diana Ransom
Charity Water and Its Vision for Clean Water
Entrepreneurs

Charity Water and Its Vision for Clean Water

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Scott Harrison describes his vision for helping bring clean water to those in need.
Diana Ransom
DonorsChoose.org: A Vision for Supporting Teachers and Students
Entrepreneurs

DonorsChoose.org: A Vision for Supporting Teachers and Students

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneur Charles Best describes his vision for helping individuals fund unique opportunities for learning within the nation's public schools.
Diana Ransom
Warby Parker and Inspired Vision
Entrepreneurs

Warby Parker and Inspired Vision

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs David Gilboa and Neil Blumenthal describe their vision for sharp eyewear for the developed and the developing world.
Diana Ransom
Krochet Kids International: A Vision for Helping Women Help Themselves
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Krochet Kids International: A Vision for Helping Women Help Themselves

In this installment of Young Visionaries, social entrepreneurs Stewart Ramsey and Kohl Crecelius describe their vision for teaching women in the developing world skills so they can earn a living.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Entrepreneurs

Thrillist's Ben Lerer on his Success as a Young Trep

Despite his famous father, the Thrillist co-founder has managed to find massive success in business on his own. Here, we ask him about his victories -- and challenges.
Shira Lazar
Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy Nails
Entrepreneurs

Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy Nails

When Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett set out to rid nail polish of toxins, they found a flawed beauty industry in need of a makeover. See how they're making their mark.
Diana Ransom
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