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Fatheadz
Fatheadz

Rico Elmore, Fatheadz: When Regular Glasses Just Won't Fit

7/29/11 at 1:00 PM

At 6-foot-3, 300 pounds, Rico Elmore always had trouble finding a pair of sunglasses. Turns out, he wasn't alone. Continue Reading

Telebrands
Telebrands

My First Million: A.J. Khubani, TeleBrands

7/26/11 at 6:00 PM

How a part-time pizza-delivery guy took $7,000 and turned it into a $1 billion "As Seen on TV" infomercial empire. Continue Reading

AOL
AOL

27 Million and Counting: Jayant Kulkarni, Quartzy

7/25/11 at 5:30 PM

Meet Jayant Kulkarni, the co-founder and CEO of Quartzy, a New York-based provider of online management tools for life-sciences labs. Continue Reading

AOL
AOL

Loyal Pennings: Life of the Party

7/18/11 at 9:30 PM

During his two decades in the Los Angeles nightclub business, Loyal Pennings has hosted just about every A-lister in Hollywood. But all that partying can be a lot of hard work. Continue Reading

AOL
AOL

27 Million and Counting: Jeff Fernandez, Grovo

7/15/11 at 1:30 PM

Meet Jeff Fernandez, the co-founder and CEO of Grovo, a New York-based online education platform. Continue Reading

MTV
MTV

Chris 'Drama' Pfaff: Taking a 'Young & Reckless' Approach to Business

7/14/11 at 6:30 PM

A lucky break and a famous cousin helped make Chris "Drama" Pfaff a reality TV star. A tireless work ethic and knack for marketing made him a successful CEO. All before his 25th birthday. Continue Reading

Nichole Bentley
Nichole Bentley

Mom of Four Wins Verizon's Hardest Working Small Biz Mom Contest

7/14/11 at 3:00 PM

Nichole Bentley, a mom of four sons who runs a consulting business, will win $5,000, a year's worth of cleaning services and a website revamp. Continue Reading

AOL
AOL

27 Million and Counting: Ann Dorsey, End 2 End Business Solutions

7/12/11 at 4:00 PM

Meet Ann Dorsey, the president of End 2 End Business Solutions, a Little Rock, Ark.-based provider of business technology services. Continue Reading

Pump Wear
Pump Wear

Pump Wear's Julie DeFruscio: Helping Kids Battle Diabetes in Style

7/07/11 at 12:30 PM

Like the millions of people with Type 1 diabetes, Julie DeFruscio's three kids are forced to wear insulin pumps 24 hours a day. So she set out to design a line of clothing and accessories that make the task a little more fashionable. Continue Reading

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AFP/Getty Images

Survey Says: Americans Would Give Up Sex to Avoid PowerPoint Presentations

7/05/11 at 7:00 PM

A new survey reveals just how much people hate sitting through boring work presentations. Continue Reading

Tombolo
Tombolo

Made in the USA: When the Beach Beckons

7/01/11 at 1:30 PM

For generations, entrepreneurs have found inspiration at the beach. A look at how today's business beach bums are putting their own spin on products designed to improve our annual summer exodus. Continue Reading

AOL
AOL

27 Million and Counting: Tom Cannon, BungoBox

6/30/11 at 4:30 PM

Meet Tom Cannon, co-founder of BungoBox, an Orlando-based maker of stackable, reusable plastic moving containers. Continue Reading

Getty Images
Getty Images

Bill Clinton Hosts First CGI America Event to Boost Small Businesses, Jobs

6/29/11 at 1:30 PM

The forum will bring startups together with business-growth organizations, and will secure commitments for everything from mentoring to small-business loans. Continue Reading

Bee's Knees
Bee's Knees

Bee's Knees' Tammany Atkinson: Protecting Babies on Their Very First Journey

6/27/11 at 6:00 PM

When Tammany Atkinson's first son started to crawl, she noticed all that stumbling around was taking a toll on his little knees. That spawned the idea for Bee's Knees, infant pants with built-in knee pads, now sold around the world. Continue Reading

AOL
AOL

27 Million and Counting: Larry Fishelson, DynaLink

6/27/11 at 3:00 PM

Meet Larry Fishelson, the CEO of DynaLink, a New York-based provider of voice and data solutions. Continue Reading

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