Entrepreneur Profiles

9 Entrepreneurs Tell Their Stories of Pivoting 180 Degrees to Start New Careers

Follow your gut and your heart, these nine men and women say, and good things will follow.

Darrah Brustein

The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014

Read about the business leaders who dominated headlines in 2014 and set the stage for the year ahead -- for better or for worse.

Jason Ankeny

Everfan's Custom Capes Take Off Among Superhero Worshipers

Meet the man who built a grown-up business from a childhood love of superheroes.

Jodi Helmer

How to Raise Cash With Crowdfunding

Sites like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo attract hobbyists and wannabes, but they can also help aspiring raise up to the five or six figures.

Gwen Moran

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.

My Top 10 List: Online Entrepreneur Craig Newmark

The Craigslist founder shares his latest projects, plus his picks for browsing, reading and TV watching, too.

Donna Wares

The Kickoff: Three Startups Born from the NFL

After the Super Bowl and the end of the season, some football stars learn business skills and start their own companies.

Jason Fell

Marathon Man: The Driving Force Behind a Community Revival

How one determined developer is helping restore the creative spirit of Nashville's downtown scene.

Jason Ankeny

The Dailies at SXSW, Part One

Can't make it to Austin this week? Here's a sampling of happenings at the Interactive Conference.

Prentice Howe