A well-honed founding story can help you connect with investors, employees, and consumers -- and, with any luck, keep them listening.
How Joe Fernandez built a brand.
Asana's founders on how to build better teams.
Why keeping your idea to yourself at first, might be the best way to go.
Jerry Murrell, the founder of Five Guys says it has to be about quality of food.
Vision + Flexibility = Success.
"Inspiration is much more effective than delegation," says the eBay founder
The Rent the Runway co-founder explains how difficult it was to hire and retain engineers, until she changed her approach.
The former Van Halen frontman is actually quite the entrepreneur, with a business empire based on his passions: the beach, booze, and bikes.
The 1-800-Flowers founder explains what he did when sales suddenly plunged during the financial crisis.
Tim Westergren tells how loyal Pandora customers became a spontaneous grassroots lobbying force in 2007, when a federal panel doubled the royalty rates the company had to pay music labels.
Caterina Fake tells the story of how, when Flickr was out of money in 2004, she landed a seat at Esther Dyson's influential PC Forum, raised funding, and met Yahoo's Jerry Yang.
Founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger talk about keeping their identity after being bought by Facebook for $1 billion.
Remember that Dennis Rodman/North Korea incident? Shane Smith, founder of Vice Media, owns the company that sent him overseas.
Alexa von Tobel, CEO of LearnVest, is a huge fan of Richard Branson. So here's what happened when she met him for the first time.
Andrew Berlin, CEO of Berlin Packaging, bought the Single-A baseball team a few years back. Here's how he turned around the organization.
Roland Swenson talks about scaling this signature event.
Ben Huh, founder of Cheezburger, talks about the most difficult week he's ever experienced.
The founder of Reserveage Organics reveals how she aced this crucial moment in her company's life.
The Boston marathon bombings deeply affected Life Is Good founder Bert Jacobs and his t-shirt company. Here's how they stepped up and are moving on.