Brandi Temple, founder of the Lolly Wolly Doodle children's clothing line, does more sales on Facebook than any other brand. Here she tells the story of her first day selling on the site.
Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg was always reluctant to grow his staff, even as more and more people were using his WordPress.com software. Here's what changed his mind.
In 2010, Martin Keen left Keen Footwear to start a new business in ergonomic desk design. Here's why.
The 63-year-old fashion entrepreneur talks about how she decided to transfer ownership of her eponymous company to her employees, rather than go public or sell to a larger company.
When he appeared on ABC's 'Shark Tank,' Aviv Grill got a ton of publicity for his Miso Media guitar learning app. Here's what went wrong after that.
How Jake Burton Carpenter created an industry--and an Olympic sport.
HowAboutWe co-founder Aaron Schildkrout talks about all that went wrong when the dating site launched--and then what turned it around.
After years carefully building her fashion brand, Cynthia Rowley made a decision that would make or break her business.
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.