BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti talks about how an e-mail exchange with Nike led to his idea for promoting social content across the Web.
DynamicVideo founder and COO Jack Cohen-Martin discusses how he evolved his core customer base during the recession.
After Hotels.com founder Bob Diener sold to IAC in 2003, he went to kite-surf camp in Costa Rica. And when his five-year non-compete was up he launched getaroom.com.
n-Link Corporation founder Sandra Green discusses how creating an employee stock ownership plan gave her employees more incentive to stay at their current jobs.
WAKA Kickball co-founder Johnny LeHane talks about building longer term relationships with his customers--and learning to ask for help.
Barry Hartzberg, describes how he created a comfortable family feeling at Satory Global, the management and consulting IT firm he co-founded.
Tom Gimbel, CEO and founder of The LaSalle Network, talks about how he successfully led his staffing firm through the recession.
Rob McGovern is the same driven entrepreneur he was before his horrific car accident. Except that now his brain works differently.
Drew Houston literally didn’t know what to do with his first million dollars.
Robert Croak, creator of Silly Bandz, remembers life at the center of a craze.
Bethenny Frankel has 120 million reasons to feel vindicated.
Niklas Hed is a little intimidated by his own success.
Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder of Seventh Generation, says he wasn’t just cut loose; he was set free.
Cal McAllister’s staff was unhappy and confused, and he had to take responsibility.
Corey Russ’s business was nearly destroyed by a tornado--but that didn’t mean he couldn’t help his neighbors.
Everything that could go wrong for Greg Nemeth did. He and his company survived.
Sam Yagan sold OkCupid to Match.com for a ton of money. Why is he feeling so antsy?
Andrey Ternovskiy founded Chatroulette from his bedroom in Moscow. It became infamous; he became suspicious.
Being owned by eBay was making StumbleUpon sleepy, Garrett Camp concluded. He knew how to fix that.
Dale Ball took his company public, lost control of it, then was shown the door. He talks about his lessons learned.