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How This 'Shark Tank' Contestant Found Love -- and Wealth -- By Spray Painting His Dog

When Abe Geary proposed to his girlfriend by painting the words 'Marry me?' on the side of his brother's white boxer, a venture now known as PetPaint was born.

Geoff Weiss

· 3 min read

Alleged Founder of Silk Road Pleads Not Guilty, Will Stand Trial in November

No plea bargain here: Ross William Ulbricht is expected to get his day in court before Thanksgiving.

Brian Patrick Eha

· 4 min read

Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire

The Holder family has turned the Parisian bakery Ladurée -- famous for its macarons -- into a global brand that's about to open its first American flagship and venture into ecommerce.

Geoff Weiss

· 5 min read

The Business of Nudity: The Unlikely Success of Mr. Skin

The founder of the popular website talks about how he turned his passion into profit.

Jeff Haden

· 8 min read

How 3 Franchisees Beat the Odds

Cancer, severe weather, economic uncertainty -- three franchise owners share their personal stories of overcoming obstacles to achieve success.

Gwen Moran

· 7 min read

The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. We've got our eye on these powerful women. You should, too.

Entrepreneur Staff

· 15+ min read

Meet the Innovative Entrepreneurs Who Won Our Top Awards for 2013

From thousands of entries we selected 15 finalists. then readers voted on their favorites. We hope you're as inspired by them as we are!

Jenna Schnuer

· 12 min read

The Man Behind the 'Bible of Bro Culture'

Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy?

Jason Ankeny

· 15+ min read

Steve Case's Revolution Growth Invests $22 Million to Help Sweetgreen Become 'Chipotle of Salads'

Three college kids from Georgetown launched a salad shop on the cusp of the Great Recession. Having managed to thrive in the six years since, it is now poised for explosive growth.

Brian Patrick Eha

· 4 min read

Alleged Creator of Silk Road Detained Without Bail

At a bail hearing in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday, a federal prosecutor revealed that Ross William Ulbricht allegedly ordered the murders of six people, and that more than 450,000 bitcoins of his personal fortune are still unaccounted for.

Brian Patrick Eha

· 6 min read

Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love

A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing.

Brian Patrick Eha

· 6 min read

20 Questions With Randi Zuckerberg

The Facebook founder's big sister opens up about her siblings' childhood business, what she learned from working with Sheryl Sandberg, the worst advice she ever got, and more.

Kathleen Davis

· 6 min read