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Meet the Finalists for 'Entrepreneur of 2012' and Watch Their Inspirational Stories

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Each year, we look to spotlight a top entrepreneur in our annual Entrepreneur contest. Meet the finalists in the running for Entrepreneur of 2012.

Ryo Kubota - Acucela Inc.

Ryo Kubota

Acucela Inc.

Seattle, WA

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Paul Rice - Fair Trade USA

Paul Rice

Fair Trade USA

Oakland, CA

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Limor Fried - Adafruit Industries

Limor Fried

Adafruit Industries

New York, NY

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Justin Gold

Justin Gold

Justin's Nut Butter

Boulder, CO

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Eric Basu - Sentek Global

Eric Basu

Sentek Global

San Diego, CA

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