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Matt Lehrer: 'Solve a Problem That Has Never Been Solved Before'

The founder of Teamwork Athletic Apparel says he has to work harder and smarter than ever before to keep his new products ahead of the competition's.

Matt Lehrer: Being an Entrepreneur Means Bringing Ideas to Life

The CEO of Teamwork Athletic Apparel talks about the value of being free to champion ideas he believes in.

How Running a Business Is Like Flying a Plane

CEO Matt Lehrer has bootstrapped his customized athletic apparel business to 400 employees and growing--all while finding a way to incorporate his passion for flying and time with his family. Here's how he does it.

Gary Hirshberg: The Grind of Owning a Business Never Stops

The co-founder of organic yogurt company Stonyfield Farm says entrepreneurship is a perpetual challenge.

Entrepreneurship Is Like a 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Book

Tracy Sun, co-founder of clothing-sale app Poshmark, talks about how every business owner encounters her own unique set of challenges.

Poshmark's Tracy Sun: 'Startups Die of Indigestion'

The co-founder of Poshmark, an app that enables users to sell clothes from their closets, shares the best entrepreneurial advice she ever received.

Meet Poshmark, the App That's Turning Every Closet Into a Store

With more than 350,000 closets in the growing Poshmark community, founders Tracy Sun and Manish Chandra are transforming shopping--and reselling--into a mobile, social experience.

How Poshmark's Founders Persuaded VCs to Invest $15 Million

The founders of Poshmark, an app that enables users to sell clothes from their closet, faced a daunting task when they sought funding from the male-dominated venture capital world.

Gary Hirshberg's Sacred Rule: Don't Compromise on Vacation

The co-founder of Stonyfield Organic says that even if your company can't afford the time without you, you must take breaks away from it.

Gary Hirshberg on the Most Important Thing Founders Must Do

The co-founder of Stonyfield says being an entrepreneur is about growing, developing, and evolving. If you think it gets easier, you chose the wrong career.

How Stonyfield Farm Created a Market Hungry for Organic Yogurt

When Gary Hirshberg started Stonyfield Farm, he had "no supply and no demand." Here's how he reinvented the most important meal of the day (organically).

FlatBread Grill: Tackling the 300-Franchise Challenge

Co-founders and sisters Arzu, Fusun, and Gonca Esendemir launched their business during the recession. Now they're aiming to open 300 FlatBread Grill locations around the world over the next 5 years.

Ticket Cake's Recipe for Disruption: Amazing Customer Service

By putting customers first, Ticket Cake co-founders Dylan Jorgensen, Jacqueline Jensen, and Joe Henriod are taking on industry incumbents.

The Future Looks Bright

A sunny disposition is a must when you're a solar entrepreneur. Here, Danny Kennedy, co-founder of Oakland-based Sungevity, shows how it's done.

Go Behind the Scenes at Cheek'd, a Dating Site That Made a 'Shark Tank' Pitch

Lori Cheek, founder of dating site Cheek'd, tells the startup's story--and why you just might find a business card in your underwear.

Feel-Good Fashion: Stretching the Limits of Socially Conscious Business

Since 1993, Indigenous co-founders Matt Reynolds and Scott Leonard have been building their fair trade and organic fashion line, which now employs more than 1,500 artisans around the world.

Turning the Truck Industry Green

Since its launch in 2009, Motiv Power Systems has grown 50x--and it isn't slowing down. Co-founder Jim Castelaz talks about the grind, hustle, and payoff of transforming gas-powered vehicles into clean tech.

How a Navy SEAL Builds a Marketing Business

IMI started as a spin-off, but former Navy SEAL Brent Gleeson and co-founder Brandon Fishman have turned it into one of the fastest-growing internet marketing companies in the country.

Disrupting the Lingerie Industry and Empowering Women

Catalina Girald founded her lingerie company Naja with two intentions: creating a global brand and helping to employ and inspire women.

At Full Speed: How Box's Aaron Levie Became Entrepreneur of the Year

Aaron Levie was just 20 years old when he co-founded Box. Today he has raised more than $300 million in funding and serves 20 million global users.


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