Anne Dowling of Breckenridge, Colo., runs a pair of wine and cheese shops — and gets some good skiing in on powder days.
The San Francisco native says she was inspired by her small-business-owner parents to create the crowdfunding platform.
Delia Viader finds a better business model after losing her 2003 vintage in a warehouse fire.
Scientist Amy Sheng of CellScope is designing a device to help moms diagnose kids’ ear infections.
AP Computer Science nearly derailed Melody McCloskey’s career in tech. Today she’s running StyleSeat in San Francisco.
Shaan Kandawalla pushed gender norms in her native Pakistan. Now, she’s ready to take on the U.S. tech scene.
Elizabeth Rees, whose family owns a printing company, finds her own path with Chasing Paper.
Kristine Jones, who provides “flaggers” to manage traffic at work sites, figured out a way to land big utility companies as clients.
Jan Erickson of Janska is trying a lean manufacturing strategy to produce her American-made apparel.
Seven years after a corporate sabbatical inspired Simple Squares, Dobbins is close to turning a profit.
Business: Health Food Products
A dramatic family crisis led Pat to quit her job in advertising and strike out on her own.
Business: Social Media Marketing
Using innovative technology, Lysanne Tusar’s winery produces local wine thousands of miles from the nearest vineyard.
Business: Urban Winery
Ana Sortun, who owns three restaurants in greater Boston, discusses her rise in the kitchen.
Chef Jody Adams counts Julia Child as her mentor. She talks about rising to the top of the male-dominated restaurant business.
The San Diego entrepreneur sells “human-grade” pet food, meaning you could grab a spoon and eat it with your pooch.