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Young Millionaires 2010

Here's how four ultra-successful twentysomethings leveraged their brilliant ideas into major businesses online. And how you can, too.

This story appears in the September 2010 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Out of Her Closet, a $50 Million Business

Susan Gregg was 17 and heading off to Carnegie Mellon University, and she had a problem: a closet overstuffed with one-of-a-kind vintage shoes and dresses. The solution? Open an online boutique.

Susan GreggModCloth.com was headquartered in her dorm room and run with the help of her high school sweetheart, Eric Koger. The two drove from Pittsburgh to their South Florida hometown several times throughout college to haul up stock. By the end of their senior year in 2006, ModCloth was getting 60,000 visitors a month, and plenty of them were asking for more.

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