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27 Million and Counting: George Powell, The Renewed Group

4/15/11 at 8:00 PM

Meet George Powell, the founder and CEO of The Renewed Group, a Dallas-based manufacturer of REUSE Jeans, which are made with 80 percent recycled materials. Continue Reading

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27 Million and Counting: Frank Speiser, SocialFlow

4/06/11 at 6:00 PM

Meet Frank Speiser, the co-founder of SocialFlow, a New York-based service that helps companies increase their engagement on Twitter, Facebook and other social media. Continue Reading

Adelaida Sofia Roa, Villy Customs
Adelaida Sofia Roa, Villy Customs

Villy Customs' Fleetwood Hicks: Cruising to Success, On Two Wheels

3/07/11 at 10:30 PM

With thousands of possible combinations, including add-ons like Swarovski crystals, Villy Customs lets bike enthusiasts design their own cruisers. Continue Reading

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27 Million and Counting: Bartek Ringwelski and Brian Rothenberg, SkillSlate

3/07/11 at 3:00 PM

Meet Bartek Ringwelski and Brian Rothenberg, the co-founders of SkillSlate, a New York-based directory that helps people find individual service providers such as handymen, tutors and dog walkers. Continue Reading

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27 Million and Counting: Suraj Patel and Shawn Pelsinger, imup4

2/28/11 at 11:30 PM

Meet Suraj Patel and Shawn Pelsinger, the co-founders of imup4, a New York-based website that helps friends coordinate plans using their social networks. Continue Reading

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Getty Images

Digital Photo Academy's Richard Rabinowitz: Helping America Take Better Snapshots

2/27/11 at 9:00 PM

Richard Rabinowitz helps thousands of students across the country learn the ins and outs of digital photography -- all from the comfort of his New York apartment. Continue Reading

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Uscoop

27 Million and Counting: The Founders of Uscoop

2/25/11 at 12:30 PM

Meet Maddy Moore, Jocelyn Moore Gailliot and September Rinnier, the founders of Uscoop, a Washington, D.C.-based lifestyle and shopping site for college students. Continue Reading

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AP

My First Million: Jim McCann, 1-800-FLOWERS.com

2/24/11 at 5:00 PM

Jim McCann began with a single flower shop on New York's Upper East Side. By embracing technology in a historically low-tech industry -- first 800 calling, then the Web -- he transformed it into a global flower empire. Continue Reading

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Omhu

Omhu: Bringing Style to Senior Citizens

2/23/11 at 2:00 PM

We all have to get older. But our golden years don't have to be boring. That's why Rie Nørregaard, Susy Korb and Susan Towers started Omhu, a company that sells fashionable canes, walkers and other living aids. Continue Reading

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27 Million and Counting: Cheryl Fudge, Cheryl Fudge Fashion Camp

2/22/11 at 12:30 PM

Meet Cheryl Fudge, the founder of Cheryl Fudge Fashion Camp, a chain of "experiential" clothing stores with locations in Santa Monica, Calif., Malibu, Calif., and Nantucket, Mass. Continue Reading

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27 Million and Counting: Gary Krane, CoupleSpace

2/19/11 at 10:00 AM

Meet Gary Krane, the founder and CEO of CoupleSpace, a New York-based website that offers tools and advice for couples. Continue Reading

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DNA11

Made in the USA: The End of 'One Size Fits All'

2/17/11 at 1:00 PM

Thanks to the Web and manufacturing technology, consumers can now customize virtually anything -- from dress shirts to cereal. A look at the innovative startups that are quite literally giving the people what they want. Continue Reading

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27 Million and Counting: Colin Hunter and Peyton Jenkins, Alton Lane

2/16/11 at 6:00 PM

Meet Colin Hunter and Peyton Jenkins, the co-founders of Alton Lane, a New York-based custom menswear brand. Continue Reading

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Treesje

Treesje's Laura Darrah and Sheila Nazarian: From Bridesmaids to Business Partners

2/15/11 at 5:00 PM

Laura Darrah and Sheila Nazarian met at a mutual friend's wedding and discovered a mutual love of fashion. Today, their line of handbags can be found on the arms of Heidi Klum, Lauren Conrad and other celebrities. Continue Reading

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27 Million and Counting: Matt Wilson, Under30CEO.com

2/14/11 at 2:00 PM

Meet Matt Wilson, the co-founder of Under30CEO.com, a New York-based advisory group and online resource for young entrepreneurs. Continue Reading

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