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Trend-Spotter: The Man Behind Silly Bandz

How Robert Croak turned rubber bands into a craze and his plans for the next big thing.

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Young Millionaires 2010

…To make a million. Here's how four ultra-successful young entrepreneurs leveraged their brilliant ideas into major businesses online. And how...

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When the World Is Your Office

These globetrotting entrepreneurs are turning their passion for travel into successful businesses. Here is how one entrepreneur took her passion and...

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Making Millions on Crowdsourced Homework

How skipping high school helped Student of Fortune founder Sean McCleese find success in the tutoring business

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Luxury on Loan

High-fashion rental entrepreneurs are giving couture-hungry consumers a small--and affordable--taste of the good life.

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Selling the Great Outdoors--Online

John Laramie and his cohorts at ADstruc are taking the multibillion-dollar industry of outdoor advertising where, inexplicably, it's never gone...

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A High-Tech Velvet Rope for High Fashion

Eddie Mullon and his software firm, Fashion GPS, are helping some of the biggest names in the industry cut through the chaos of Fashion Week.

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Drinking and Drying

Drybar will style your mane (and pour your champagne) for $35. No wonder business is booming.

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Feelgoodz: Unbridled Passion in a Laid-Back Market

Kyle Berner's eco-friendly flip-flops are creating sustainable growth in Thailand, the country that inspired them.

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How Gaming's Upstarts Stay Ahead in a Changing Market

Despite the latest Halo hype, an army of entrepreneurs is aiming to take over the video-game industry. Some leading startups share their tips for...

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Two-Wheeled Philanthropy

An unlikely alliance between a good citizen and a bike shop owner has helped more than 12,000 people get around.

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The Rise of the Virtual Classroom

Three Washington University alumni create a social-media platform for online educational resources and learn how to attract investor interest.

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How to Make a Scene

Ace Hotel founder Alex Calderwood did it by transforming his company into a lifestyle brand. Meet the man who set a new industry standard with the...

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A Niche Social Site That's More Than Skin Deep

How Tom Seery is trying to change the world, one nip and tuck at a time -- and what Web startups can learn from his business

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Chicken Diapers Pay Off

When Americans went crazy over pet chickens, one entrepreneur seized the inevitable opportunity.

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Pouring Bottled-Water Profits into Developing Countries

Two entrepreneurs help tackle the clean-water crisis in impoverished communities around the world.

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Online Network for Local Farmers Hits Pay Dirt

An online effort to connect farmers with consumers trying to buy local gets a million-dollar VC infusion.

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A Retail Spin on the Food-Truck Model

A new fleet of entrepreneurs are creating their own spin on the food-truck model some with seriously cool mobile retail.

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Acrobat of Pizza

Siler Chapman picked up a ball of dough and found fame, fortune and franchising.

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E-Commerce in Reverse

Milo bridges online and in-store selling with a site that lets consumers search for products offered by local merchants.

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Finding a Business in Jumping the Line

Hate standing in line? So did two Babson College roommates -- until they built a business on how to avoid them.

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Get a Whiff of These Walls

Scratch-and-sniff wallpaper is just the beginning for Jon Sherman's fantastically eccentric company, Flavor Paper.

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Flick of Fate

Entrepreneur scores with low-tech game in high-tech world.

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How I Survived My First Year Without Any Venture Capital

Brooke Moreland, of Fashism.com, worked two jobs and ran her business on a shoe-string budget until she got her big-break.

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When You Can't Go Big, Go Niche

Wild Planet Toys CEO Danny Grossman has made a career of thoughtful, deliberate decision-making.

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The No-Exit Strategy

Sure, Duke Chung was tempted by a buyout offer. But he knew that he was worth much more. (He was right.)

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A Whale of an Idea

How one mammal spawned an entire industry

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An Investment for Healthy Living

A social network that promotes healthier living through group support and motivation attracts a $5 million VC investment.

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