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.
By putting customers first, Ticket Cake co-founders Dylan Jorgensen, Jacqueline Jensen, and Joe Henriod are taking on industry incumbents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Catalina Girald founded her lingerie company Naja with two intentions: creating a global brand and helping to employ and inspire women.
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.
Priya Haji and Sammy Shreibati, co-founders of SaveUp, talk about creating a saving rewards model that's helped their customers rebuild over $1 billion in assets.
How Richard Klein grew dot429, the LGBT professional network he founded, to 70,000 U.S. members in three years.
The story of how Alejandro Vélez and Nikhil Arora, founders of Back to the Roots, are bringing their grow-at-home mushroom and produce kits to Whole Foods, Petco, Nordstrom, and beyond.
NFL Hall-of-Famer Marshall Faulk and co-founder Nicole Bradley talk about the challenges of launching their philanthropy-based branding agency.
Ever since Greg Pekarsky and Brad Robins founded Vesta Preferred Realty, the two have been working nonstop. Finding balance and a strong support network has helped them keep growing their Chicago-based start-up.
Since serial entrepreneur Scott Wilson launched Minimal, a product design studio, it has worked with Xbox, Apple, and Nike, and raised $1 million on Kickstarter.
Through her non-profit Bright Pink, Lindsay Avner has established herself as a leader in breast and ovarian cancer prevention. Her organization has affected over 5 million people worldwide.
Genevieve Thiers and Dan Ratner, who are married, talk about how they started and scaled--and everything in between--Sittercity, their babysitter matching site.
Social entrepreneur Eboo Patel talks about how he built his global organization, the Interfaith Youth Core, and how he maintains a meaningful personal life.
Creative services company CrowdSpring's founders Mike Samson and Ross Kimbarovsky talk about starting up, almost losing it all, and making a comeback.
From leadership to company culture, Mark Achler, an executive at video rental service Redbox, talks about the ups and downs of leading a game-changing start-up.