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Marc Ecko: Mastering the Art of Authenticity

Fashion designer Marc Ecko talks to Inc.'s Scott Gerber about his best advice for entrepreneurs, his lowest moment in business and his new book, Unlabel.

Celebrity Chef Gets Back in the Market

Anthony Bourdain is planning to open a massive food market in New York City, with a little help from an entrepreneur.

Gary Vaynerchuk Shares the Keys to Twitter Success

The entrepreneur sat down with Inc. on Tuesday and offered his tips for gaining traction on the social network.

11 Questions for Neil Blumenthal

Why mission trumps all at Warby Parker, and more.

Warby Parker's Neil Blumenthal: A New Vision for E-Commerce

Before Warby Parker, customers were suspicious of buying glasses online and big businesses dominated the industry. Co-founder Neil Blumenthal talks to Scott Gerber about overcoming these challenges and going viral.

How to Master the 4 Big Social-Media Platforms

Most people think of social media as distribution and use the same messaging on every platform. That's not fully exploiting the tools.

9 Questions for Scott Belsky

What is your greatest strength as a leader? Scott Belsky, co-founder and head of the portfolio-showcase site Behance, says his is understanding his weaknesses benchmarks.

Building Your Brand Is a Process

Fashion designer and entrepreneur Marc Ecko talks about establishing your brand and refining it over time.

Behance's Scott Belsky: A Tech Startup Survival Guide

The founder talks to Inc's Scott Gerber about how he built his creative marketplace Behance and found a balance between metrics, tech and the creative process.

Marc Ecko on How to Succeed Without Selling Out

Five prescriptions for prosperity from a pharmacy school dropout.

10 Questions for Daymond John

If you know him as the tough guy from Shark Tank, you might be surprised to see his soft side.

Daymond John: Secrets From a Master Brand Builder

Inc.'s Scott Gerber goes one-on-one with FUBU creator Daymond John on building an effective pitch, a killer brand and a profitable business.

John Paul DeJoria: How Growing Up Poor Made Me an Entrepreneur

The co-founder of Paul Mitchell on his hardscrabble childhood

John Paul DeJoria: "When We Started, No One Wanted Us"

Raised in poverty, the co-founder of Paul Mitchell and Patron Spirits achieved a $4 billion net worth through sheer entrepreneurial guts. He tells his inspiring story to Inc.'s Scott Gerber.

Under Pressure: Inside Shutterstock's High Stakes Hackathon

What happens when you get 262 employees together to build a life-changing idea in 24-hours? Incredible things.

Give Me More Millennials

Joke about them all you want, but millennials care--about what's going on in the world and in our business. That's why we want more of them.

9 Questions for Angie Hicks

Yes, she's the public face of Angie's List, the $156 million review site she founded in 1995, but Angie Hicks still struggles to overcome her shyness.

This Is How You Ace an IPO

Jon Oringer, founder of Shutterstock, talks about how he solicited advice before taking his company public.

6 Questions for Silicon Alley's First Billionaire

A billionaire is born, but Shutterstock founder Jonathan Oringer says more money doesn't change a thing.

Why You Should Take Every Complaint to Heart

These days there is no good reason not to read your reviews, explains the Angie's List founder.

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