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The Botox Bar!

Nicci Levy had a great idea: Create a luxury day spa focused on medical micro treatments like Botox. But how do you actually build something like that?

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Entrepreneur
September 2019

How Do I Find Talent?

Recruiting staff is no easy feat. Six entrepreneurs share where they look—and what they look for.

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Entrepreneur
September 2019

How To Make A $1 Billion Industry

How did a handful of founders create a $1 billion aftermarket for shoes that no one wears? It’s a tale of hoops, hype, head-spinning colorways—and an object lesson in how entrepreneurs can spot opportunity in the chaos.

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Entrepreneur
September 2019

Kevin Murphy - The $3.4 Billion Man

Kevin Murphy left Wall Street for cannabis in 2011, grew his company, Acreage Holdings, and sold it this spring for billions. And he says there’s plenty more room for growth.

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Entrepreneur
September 2019

How Do You Reboot A Brand?

What happens when you have a recognizable brand but a declining business? Here’s how Sun-Maid raisins’ new CEO tackles the challenge.

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Entrepreneur
June 2019

TheChildhood Ideas That Stuck

As a kid, I helped my father reformat computers for a lab he started at Ontario’s University of Guelph.

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Entrepreneur
November 2018

From The Front Lines To Franchising With Inxpress

Chris Lopez is no stranger to being on the front lines, with ten years of military service in the United States Marine Corps and a number of professional leadership positions to his credit.

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Entrepreneur
November 2018

50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship isn’t easy. It requires bold action. On the following pages, we spotlight 50 entrepreneurs who dared to go big in the past year—and who can inspire us all to dare even bigger.

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Entrepreneur
November 2018

Mastering The Remote Workforce

Maintaining an all-remote workforce is no longer a fringe notion. But you have to do it thoughtfully. Meet the entrepreneurs who have gone completely remote and seen growth and productivity soar.

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Entrepreneur
September 2018

Meet The New Bosses

Where will the next wave of innovation come from? Trick question: It’s already here. Meet nine entrepreneurs aged 20 and under who are making gains in giant industries.

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Entrepreneur
September 2018

The Solutions Factory

KAIROS is a company that makes companies. And those companies have a mission: Identify unsexy, overlooked, challenging industries, and then fix them like nobody else ever has.

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Entrepreneur
September 2018

Maria Sharapova And The Art Of Brand Building

We’ve watched her bag five Grand Slams and an Olympic medal in tennis. But now she’s winning with her candy company, a mentorship program, and soon, hotel gyms. What’s her secret? Meet Team Maria.

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Entrepreneur
December 2018

Leadership With A Twist

What happens when a company outgrows its founders? Painting with a Twist is in the process of finding out. The women who launched the business, which popularized the paint-and-sip concept (wine + paint = fun!), no longer felt they could lead it. So they set out to find someone who could.

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Entrepreneur
July - August 2019

Leaving Corporate Life

Lisa Locker built a high-powered corporate career. But when she ditched the suits and became a CycleBar franchisee, she found a whole new challenge.

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Entrepreneur
July - August 2019

The Reinvention Of Minted

Mariam Naficy had a vision for her company, Minted, the artists’ platform and marketplace. But the business took on a life of its own, leading to unforeseen challenges—and profit.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Summer 2019

'How I Found My Business'

The internet seemed to destroy the once-booming travel agency industry. But the industry has evolved, and for one U.S. military veteran, it provided the perfect opportunity.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Spring 2019

Run Two Companies At Once!

Starting a business is hard enough. So why are some entrepreneurs launching two companies at the same time? Because it can be a great way to test ideas.

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Entrepreneur
Startups Spring 2019

From Football Star To Franchisee

After retiring from the NFL, Jason Avant set out to build a new career in franchising that would bring him (and his customers) plenty of joy.

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Entrepreneur
April - May 2019

My Instant Hit Was A Total Failure

I had a great product. An immediate financial winner. But you know that gut feeling? Here’s what I found out. (Trust me, it was painful.)

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Entrepreneur
June 2019

What VCs Want

Kirsten Green, the founder and managing partner of Forerunner Ventures— whose portfolio includes Glossier, Hims, and Away—details what makes her want to invest in a brand, today’s biggest opportunities, and how the tech world is about so much more than technology.

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Entrepreneur
June 2019

Fight For Your Vision

Melissa Butler knew her line of brightly colored lipsticks would be a hit—so when the beauty industry ignored and even rejected her, she kept moving forward.

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Entrepreneur
June 2019

Serving Double Duty

Kiesha Haggerty splits her time between life as an Oakland cop and as a Subway franchisee—but she’s found the two worlds to be surprisingly complementary.

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Entrepreneur
June 2019

Learning To Fail

What can adult founders learn from fearless teenagers? Plenty.

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Entrepreneur
June 2019

Whom Do I Hire First?

I’m starting to hire, and, frankly, I need more help than I can afford. How do I prioritize what roles need to be filled?

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Entrepreneur
June 2019

No Meetings? No Late Nights? No Work Insanity?

What if working long hours, living on Slack, and growing as fast as possible isn’t the best way to run a business? The founders of Basecamp are pretty sure they have the answer.

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Entrepreneur
June 2019

Michelle Pfeiffer: "Follow Your Own Rules"

Michelle Pfeiffer wanted the fragrance industry to change its ways. The fragrance industry said no. That’s when she discovered what it really means to be an entrepreneur: If you want something done, you do it yourself.

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Entrepreneur
June 2019

Jon Taffer

THE HOSPITALITY LEGEND AND BRASH, IMPOSING STAR OF THE HIT SHOW

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Entrepreneur
March 2018

From Owner To Employee

Rik Nonelle founded Window Genie, grew it for 22 years, and then sold it—but stayed on as president. He says that’s made everyone better.

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Entrepreneur
March 2018

The Cure For Burnout

When my once-beloved business became the bane of my existence, I got out—out of the game, and out of the country.

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Entrepreneur
September 2017

​Imperfect Is Perfect

HelloFresh thought people wanted beautiful food. They didn’t.

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Entrepreneur
September 2017