Ben Kaufman took the tech world by storm with his line of iPod accessories -- by allowing customers to design them. But his real plan is to revolutionize the way consumer products are developed. Did we mention he's only 20 years old?
Bo Menkiti was tired of seeing all the boarded-up, abandoned buildings in his Washington neighborhood. So he got a real estate license, founded an agency, and started developing homes for teachers, firefighters, and other first-time buyers in the neglected middle market.
As a former college basketball player, Katie Kerrigan knew all too well how difficult it was for tall women to find shoes that fit. So she created a trendy footwear line of her own. Now, women of all sizes are snatching up her heels at boutiques across the nation.