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How 5 Successful Entrepreneurs Bounced Back After Failure From stolen inventory to legal woes these five fearless 'treps clawed their way back from disaster.

By Jennifer Wang

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Failure is a part of life, and maybe even a bigger part of business. If fear of failure is holding you back, take inspiration from the stories of these successful entrepreneurs who have bounced back after major failures.

From I Can Haz Cheezburger's Ben Huh's first failed dot com to Frank Jadhavji of electronic deal site Just Deals.com dealing with $300,000 in stolen merchandise, these five entrepreneurs had the guts to get up and try again.

Ben Huh, founder of Seattle-based Cheezburger
Ben Huh
Founder of Seattle-based Cheezburger
Rob Kramer, co-founder and CEO of HipSwap
Rob Kramer
Co-founder and CEO of HipSwap
Nihal Mehta, CEO and co-founder of LocalResponse
Nihal Mehta
CEO and co-founder of LocalResponse
Kathryn Minshew, CEO and co-founder of The Muse
Kathryn Minshew
CEO and co-founder of The Muse
Frank Jadhavji, co-founder and interim CEO of JustDeals.com
Frank Jadhavji
Co-founder and interim CEO of JustDeals.com