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A Former Broker Taps Into His Passion for Vintage Guitars
A CEO's knack for buying low and selling high combined with his love of vintage musical instruments led him to revive Chicago Music Exchange.
How a Surf Vacation Led to a New Niche in Women's Swimwear
An investment-banker-turned-entrepreneur finds success in a line of bikinis designed to stay on, no matter how rough the surf.
How the Museum of Sex Turned a Nonprofit Snub into an Asset
The entrepreneur behind this unconventional attraction went all the way.
A Dad's Cautionary Advice Led to a Growing Family Business
After a near-accident while training for a marathon, an entrepreneur develops a line of identification gear for outdoor athletes.
Brewing Up a New Business Idea from a Coffee Castoff
KonaRed squeezes a smart business out of coffee production leftovers.
Idea for an Organic Potting Soil Business Hits Pay Dirt
Mark Highland's Organic Mechanics is blooming.
How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business
A former Duke University All-American basketball player hit on a business idea for building and managing online photo stores for college athletic departments and sports teams.
How a Craftsman Turned His Handiwork into a Cutting-Edge Business
He was definitely cut out for this business: Quintin Middleton shows off his chops with high-quality culinary cutware.