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Entrepreneur Magazine's Entrepreneur of 2009 Award Winners The votes are in--now it's time to meet the top entrepreneurs and learn their secrets to success.

By Jennifer Wang

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It started back in March, when thousands of you entered our Entrepreneur of 2009 competition. We scrutinized the applications, reviewed the financials and winnowed the field down to 15 finalists. Then we turned it over to you, our readers.

You went to our website, watched the videos and cast your votes. And now, the results are in: Here are the winners of the Entrepreneur of 2009 awards.

There's Rick Alden, the Park City, Utah, founder of Skullcandy, maker of seriously rad headphones and the Entrepreneur of 2009. Kelly Giard, the Emerging Entrepreneur of 2009 from Fort Collins, Colo., is conquering pollution one franchise at a time with his sustainable lawn-care business. And, for the first time, we have a top College Entrepreneur: Bradley Ericson of Philadelphia, who at 19 is in the midst of implementing a digital receipt system for his first client.

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