Limor Fried: Pink Hair, Managing Growth and Keeping It Real

Reader Resource

Position yourself for growth in 2017—join us live at the Entrepreneur 360 Conference in Long Beach, Calif. on Nov. 16. Secure Your Seat »

Some things - like her pink hair - haven't changed. But how does Limor Fried, founder of Adafruit Industries, stay grounded at the helm of a multi-million dollar company whose sales, year-over-year, recently tripled and whose staff has quadrupled in two years. Our Entrepreneur of 2012 and maker of DIY open source hardware kits shares her secrets (ones that include not straying from her mission and grooming a team it can later promote into leadership positions.)


Entrepreneur of 2012 Winner: Creating a Quality Product? 'That's Your Responsibility.' 

Entreprener of 2012: Limor Fried

Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012: Jason Lucash 

College Entrepreneur of 2012: Bryan Silverman 

The Innovators: Adafruit's Limor Fried 

Edition: November 2016

Get the Magazine

Limited-Time Offer: 1 Year Print + Digital Edition and 2 Gifts only $9.99
Subscribe Now