How This YouTube Star Turned Her Fans Into Customers

With Ipsy, vlogger Michelle Phan has plans to disrupt the not-so-small business of women's beauty.


Lending Club

How Lending Club Is Shaping the Future of Small-Business Loans

In just eight years, Lending Club has figured out how to provide a faster small-business loan--and paved the way for a growing group of financial disrupters.


Exit Interview

How This Founder Sold Out of Her Products in Two Weeks--and Kept Demand High

Ayah Bdeir started taking programming lessons at age 12. Two decades later, New York City-based littleBits sells miniature electronics in more than 70 countries.



The Rise (and Fall and Rise) of Shake Shack's Danny Meyer

When Danny Meyer opened Union Square Cafe in 1985, the then 27-year-old had no idea that he'd someday be at the helm of one of the most successful restaurant companies in New York City.