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Enjoy articles from Forbes, a leading source for reliable business news, financial information, politics, and economics. Your host: Martin Grodt.

Current Forbes Magazine Podcasts
TitlePodcast DescriptionAuthor/ReaderDuration
America's Most Manipulative Billionaire- Feb/Mar, 2021The inside story of how Bob Brockman, the secretive billionaire who allegedly masterminded America's biggest tax-evasion scheme. by Chris Helman and Antoine GaraReader: Martin Grodt00:31:43
Can Instacart Deliver? - Feb/Mar, 2021The pandemic transformed Apoorva Mehta's grocery delivery service into an essential-and booming-business. by Chloe SorvinoReader: Martin Grodt00:21:09
Cheat for Profit - Feb/Mar, 2021Students have always cheated, but the COVID-19 driven shift to online learning into an epidemic. by Susan AdamsReader: Martin Grodt00:16:42
The Outsider - Feb/Mar, 2021No one in business history has a better track record of turning the ideas of others into jackpots than Frank Slootman. The $80 billion Snowflake software IPO is the biggest ever.Reader: Martin Grodt00:21:46
A Higher Calling - Feb/Mar, 2021Billionaire Beau Wrigley is building his cannabis company, Parallel, to be bigger than his family's chewing gum business.Reader: Martin Grodt00:11:50
Old Vulture - Feb/Mar, 2021Even if demand never recovers from Covid-19, billionaire John Goff sees this as an opportunity to invest in distressed frackers.Reader: Martin Grodt00:12:18
In With the Old - Feb/Mar, 2021Used clothing is the hottest trend in apparel, and big brands are happy to make the profits-but avoid the headaches-by outsourcing the grimy work to Tiny Trove.Reader: Martin Grodt00:10:03
Credit Card Killer - Feb/Mar, 2021Affirm's Max Levchin saw a way to repackage buying now and paying later for younger folks-and it's made him a billionaire.Reader: Martin Grodt00:12:06
Small Ball Biotech - Feb/Mar 2021Instead of blockbusters, AbCellera Biologics concentrates on base hits-a focus that has made founder Carl Hansen an overnight Covid multibillionaire.Reader: Martin Grodt00:05:50
Windfall - Dec, 2020Michael Polsky has dotted American landscapes with power-generating windmills. By driving his electricity costs below oil, he has made $1.5 billion dollars.Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:39
The Looming SPAC Meltdown - Dec, 2020What's driving SPAC mania on Wall Street? A mob of little-known hedge fund investors, the "SPAC Mafia". by Sergei KlebnikovReader: Martin Grodt00:19:03
Making Millions From Bezos' Billions - Jan, 2021Deep-pocketed investors are rushing to bet on Amazon's third-party sellers. The stampede will change retail forever. by Lauren DebterReader: Martin Grodt00:20:04
Travis Scott's Corporate Shadow - Jan, 2021Three years ago, the hip-hop superstar made the 30 under 30 based on his music credentials. Now he's helping major companies rethink their brands.Reader: Martin Grodt00:20:15
From Buffett, With Love - Dec, 2020The Oracle of Omaha famously detached his investment strategy from his civic pursuits. by Hank TuckerReader: Martin Grodt00:12:06
Junkyard Billionaires - Dec, 2020Advanced technology is not only making cars safer and easier to drive; it's also making them nearly impossible to repair. Cashing in? Two guys who pioneered selling wrecks on the internet.Reader: Martin Grodt00:12:06
Your Flying Car Is Finally Here - Dec, 2020Secretive JOBY Aviation, with nearly a billion dollars in funding promises to have its air taxis aloft by 2023. by Jeremy BogulskyReader: Martin Grodt00:09:00
Maximum Maverick - Nov, 2020Jared Isaacman flies MiGs to relax, but he just pulled his wildest maneuver yet: taking his restaurant-and-hotel-payments company public while his clients are flaming out.Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:37
The SAT Fails Its Biggest Test - Nov, 2020The College Board, owner of the SAT is: A billion-dollar monopoly, not connecting students to success and opportunity, facing an existential crisis, ALL OF THE ABOVEReader: Martin Grodt00:28:53
The Great Retail Reinvention - Nov, 2020Amid the Covid carnage, a handful of innovators have finally figured out how to compete against Amazon and sell in the 21st century.Reader: Martin Grodt00:14:40
Tory Burch's Survival Sketchbook - Nov, 2020One of the century's greatest entrepreneurial retailers (and one of America's richest self-made women) brought us deep inside the battle to save her brand.Reader: Martin Grodt00:20:28
Rewriting the Hollywood Script - Oct 2020Netflix's founder Reed Hastings used his unusual management style to make his juggernaut prosper like few companies ever have.Reader: Martin Grodt00:22:57
Biotech's Barnum and His Covid Cures - Oct 2020Patrick Soon-Shiong's cancer treatments made him wealthy. Now he believes his therapies could defeat COVID. By Alex KnappReader: Martin Grodt00:19:03
Just Keep Swimming - Oct 2020Amy Novogratz fought off a brain tumor to build the world's largest sustainable aquaculure investment fund. By Chloe SorvinoReader: Martin Grodt00:09:22
The Anti-Facebook - Oct 2020Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz spent 12 years working on ASANA team-management software for the new global workplace.Reader: Martin Grodt00:11:31
Various articles - Jun 9, 2020Better Healthcare at Bargain Prices! Intelligence Agents, software trains human customer-service reps. The Bureaucrat Wrestler; Navajo coal mining jobs.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:29:00
Various articles - Apr 25, 2020Larry's Laboratory. The fifth-richest person in the world has quietly turning the entire Hawaiian island into a wellness experiment. Advent Capital's was prepared for mayhem.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:25:56
Various articles - Mar 21, 2020President Trump denied a report from the Washington Post about knowing about pandemic in January. How Bad Is It? Stomachache and diarrhea may be first signs of COVID-19.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:11:11
Various articles - Mar, 2020Trust Your Gut, One of the bravest frontier in Human health, scientists are using bacteria for the digestive system for new medicines. Long live email.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:21:46
Various articles - Jan, 2020Larry Fink's Climate Change Message to Corporate Boards. How Super Amazingly Great Is Trump's Phase One China Deal? Dick Wolf's $300 million+ deal.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:22:39
Various articles - Dec 30, 2019International Trade is Good, by Steve Forbes; Once Upon a Dreamer, by Zack O'Malley Greenburg; Make the College Pay, by Alexandra Wilson and Susan AdamsReader: Alyssa Carlson00:15:46
Various articles - Dec 3, 2019Insights for healthcare innovator and leader-the late Bernard Tyson. Here's Why Wall Street Hit New Highs. British Monarchy in Transition.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:12:33
New Bomber & Tiger Woods - Nov 11, 2019Ten things we know about the Air Force's secret B-21 bomber, by Loren Thompson. Tiger Woods' golf course is awesome, by Larry Olmsted.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:19:14
Various articles - Sep, 2019New Billionaire: South Korean Kim Jung-woong has created a $1.3 billion skin-care mask company. Is College Worth It. First venture-backed hair-extension company.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:12:43
Various articles- Aug 30, 2019Real estate investors Thomas Bohjalian and Jason Yablon find bargains in luxury shopping centers. Fintech startups eye parents cash. Dick Stickler runs high tech steel maker.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:22:46
Various articles - Aug 11, 2019The Imitation Game. Zuru has wedged its way in with balloons and cheap knockoffs. United Talent Agency's Hana Tjia. Mark and Robyn Jones insurance empire.Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:15:08
Various articles - Jul 8, 2019"Apocalypse Soon"-Robert Gibb is betting climate change will change everything; "Oracle of Apopka"-Untold story of growing rich; "A Man, A Can' A Plan";-Crazy or ahead of his time?Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:19:41
Truth Behind Trump Tower Moscow - Jun, 2019An unprecedented look inside the Mueller investigation reveals a stunning degree of risk with Putin at the center...Reader: Alyssa Carlson00:18:11
The Price of Inspiration - Sep 5, 2017Vertex Pharmaceuticals' new $200,00-a-year cystic fibrosis drug could help 90% of patients breath. An amazing innovation, will they do it again?Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:54
Eyes on the Road - Sep 5, 2017How Velodyne's vision sensors are ushering in the self-driving-car revolution.Reader: Martin Grodt00:14:31
The Middleman of Middle America - Sep 5, 2017David Zalek never graduated from high school, but he could do the math: Making money from both sides of a home renovation loan.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:14
School of Quant - Sep 5, 2017As computers overtake investing, a small college in New Jersey is remaking itself as the preeminent training ground for Wall Street's financial engineers.Reader: Martin Grodt00:11:31
Puegot on the Go - Sep 5, 2017Carlos Tavares is taking on the global giants by gambling on bleeding-edge manufacturing techniques, that support other companies' cars.Reader: Martin Grodt00:09:20
Hoarder Control - Sep 5, 2017With Amazon-like logistics, Clutter is disrupting the $30 billion self-storage industry. Eventually it wants to let you ship, rent, and sell your stuff.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:00
The Emperor's New Coin - Jul 27, 2017We're in the middle of the greatest bubble of the decade; $100 billion worth of cryptocurrency with little intrinsic value. By Laura ShinReader: Martin Grodt00:20:18
Artificial Intelligence-Battling Giants - Jul 27, 2017Clarifai's image-recognition AI can go toe-to-toe with those of Google, IBM and Microsoft. Now the startup must fight to stay competitive.Reader: Martin Grodt00:11:57
Bad Ideas Gone Good - Jun 29, 2017Sleazy Image, Smart Play (reverse mortgages); Gold Is for Cranks?; Milking Your Stocks (trading in options); Divide Your Home; Shrink Your SalaryReader: Martin Grodt00:28:10
Streaming Grows Up - Jun 27, 2017A gusher of dollars for the entertainment industry. "Music Goes Freemium"; "Netflix Zombies"; "If You Build It They Will Come"Reader: Martin Grodt00:16:31
Dial-A-Carvan - Jun 29, 2017Ride-sharing startup Careem is outdistancing Uber in the Arab world with superior cultural knowledge, better maps and more drive. By Parmy OlsonReader: Martin Grodt00:08:54
The Toll Collector May 17, 2017Bruce Flatt built one of the world's largest portfolios of office buildings, power plants and infrastructure projects. By Antoine Gara.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:42
Mattress Missionaries - May 17, 2017The Pearces launched a startup to make and sell mattresses. In just a year, they had $50 million in revenue, By Amy Feldman.Reader: Martin Grodt00:09:43
Driven - May 17, 2017Brad Cordova started a company to combat distracted driving and tap into the new market for data-driven insurance. By Susan Adams.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:18
Killing Craigslist - May 17, 2017A smartphone-based alternative to Craigslist may replace the 22-year-old online dinosaur. By Ryan Mac.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:22
Salesman of the Subcontinent - Mar 28, 2017Indian luxury real estate is stalled, but Trump's partners are cashing in....slowly. By Naazneen KarmaliReader: Martin Grodt00:04:59
Locked In - Mar 28, 2017Trump's newest building, in left-leaning Vancouver, has been profitable for its Malaysian partners from the get-go. But they may already regret the deal.Reader: Martin Grodt00:05:15
The Donald of the Desert - Mar 28, 2017Master marketer Hussain Sajwani is betting he can still sell Trump in Dubai. By Abram BrownReader: Martin Grodt00:04:30
The President's Gambling Buddy - Mar 28, 2017Donald Trump famously failed in Atlantic City, but he's scored big in Vegas, courtesy of his partner, billionaire Phil Ruffin. By Dan AlexanderReader: Martin Grodt00:14:24
The Trump Clone - Mar 28, 2017Hary Tanosoedibjo shares more than luxury resorts with the 45th president. The Indonesian billionaire is laying groundwork to become his countrys president.Reader: Martin Grodt00:22:01
The World's Billionaires. In Trump They Trust - Mar 28, 2017Trumps network extends to a least 19 countries, and these guys (yes, they're all men) share a set of traits.Reader: Martin Grodt00:11:45
How To Cheat Death - Feb 28, 2017Craig Venter, the man who mapped the human genome, is back with a $25,000 physical he hopes can extend your life-and make him a billionaire.Reader: Martin Grodt00:18:42
Green Gas - Feb 28, 2017A revolutionary $150 million power plant promises to capture all its polluting carbon-and produce electricity at the same cost as a dirty facility.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:02
Yellon's Big Secret - Feb, 2017The CEO of one of the world's largest disaster-cleanup companies built a $320 million fortune with a helping hand from a reputed Mafia figures years ago.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:57
The Flip Turn - Jan 24, 2017By 30 he was the most decorated Olympian of all time. Now he seeks to translate his prodigious accomplishments into an everlasting brand.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:36
The Black Sheep - Jan 24, 2017At 25, James Proud has a quarter-billion riding on reinventing how you sleep. And this original Thiel Fellow is determined to do it his way.Reader: Martin Grodt00:18:17
A Bountiful Mind Jan 24, 2017If there were an 8 over 80, it would include Phillip Frost-doctor, investor, inventor-who globalized the generic-medicine and gives away billions.Reader: Martin Grodt00:20:29
Trash Tech - Jan 24, 2017Rubicon Global CEO Nate Morris is building the Uber of garbage collection, disrupting a $60 billion industry dominated by giants.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:39
Hardened Target - Jan 24, 2017Lockheed Martin will continue to thrive, because for the Pentagon and politicians alike, the world's biggest defense contractor well placed.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:10
Moderna's Mystery Medicines - Dec 30, 2016Backed by world-class science, a stealthy biotech has raised $1.9 billion by promising to change medicine forever.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:47
The Septuagenarian Whiz Kid - Dec 31, 2016Shaun McConnon has sold three tech startups for a total of $1 billion. Now he's building a cybersecurity business that could soon be worth a billion itself.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:50
Founder's Remorse - Dec 30, 2016Billionaire Chip Wilson, Lululemon's creator and largest individual shareholder, is also its loudest critic. By Abram BrownReader: Martin Grodt00:08:03
Trump the IRS - Dec 30, 2016The time to start positioning yourself for the coming tax cuts is right now. By William BaldwinReader: Martin Grodt00:10:46
Virtual Plan, Real Surgery - Dec 30, 2016Doctors in a New York hospital combine CT scans, MRI's and 3-D printing machines to map out and practice complex surgeries. By Leonard BrodyReader: Martin Grodt00:05:44
Uber's Bold Move - Dec 30, 2016While every startup compares itself to Uber, Travis Kalanick is positioning his $68 billion company more like Amazon. By Miguel HelftReader: Martin Grodt00:22:32
Big Bet Philanthropy - Dec, 2016As with venture capital, philanthropists are increasingly embracing an all-or-nothing ethos designed to solve-rather than chip away at social problems.Reader: Martin Grodt00:12:03
Home Shopping Networkers - Dec, 2016Open door bids for houses sight unseen and buys them fast. Sellers can get a fair price in cash for their property in as little as three days.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:24
Bitcoin's Blue Chip - Dec, 2016Four years ago the cryptocurrency startup Coinbase turned its back on the movement's anti-establishment mojo. No it has a $500 million valuation.Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:16
The New Intel - Dec, 2016Graphics-chip specialist Nvidia's almost accidental dominance of the market for artificial-intelligence processors propelled its stock to new heights.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:11
Ringmaster of the Universe - Dec, 2016By juggling the circus and a collection of other live-entertainment shows, Kenneth Feld has kept Ringling Bros. alive for the past 3 decades.Reader: Martin Grodt00:09:16
The Tesla of Buses - Dec, 2016Proterra is looking at a huge market opportunity for its electric buses, if only it can make them more quickly. By Alan OhnsmanReader: Martin Grodt00:07:20
The Son-in-Law Also Rises - Dec 20, 2016Trump son-in-law, Jared Kushner, created a stealth data machine that leveraged social media and ran like a Silicon Valley startup. By Steven BertoniReader: Martin Grodt00:27:55
Looking Into Peer-to-Peer Loans - Nov 29, 2016Mortgage trader Perry Rahbar had a front-row seat during Bear Stearns' collapse. Now he wants to help investors avoid the same disaster with loans.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:43
Disruption Machine - Nov 29, 2016Top-secret startup Magic Leap has raised a record-breaking amount of money in pursuit of a radical concept: blending the digital and the physical.Reader: Martin Grodt00:23:21
Body Parts on Demand - Nov 29, 2016With cheap 3-D bioprinters and free software, BioBots wants to democratize tissue-printing and spur a medical revolution. By Kathryn DillReader: Martin Grodt00:04:22
Oh, the Places You'll Go! - Nov 29, 2016Amy Norman and Stella Ma desperately wanted venture funding, so the pitched their kids'-travel-kit startup. Luckily they got zero offers.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:37
Biting the Hand That Feeds You - Nov 29, 2016Jim Musselman and Caelus Energy would be happy to help Alaska solve its fiscal crisis. If it would only let him. By Christopher HelmanReader: Martin Grodt00:06:22
Shark Tank's Toothless Deals - Nov 29, 2016ABC's hit business-pitch reality show, some entrepreneurs walk away with life-changing deals. But more often than not, those pacts don't stick.Reader: Martin Grodt00:05:55
The Alligator Wrestler and the Casino Boss - Nov 8, 2016How the Seminole Tribe of Florida went from being a band of outcasts living in the Everglades to the multibillionaire owners of an iconic brand.Reader: Martin Grodt00:22:01
Free Market Philanthropy - Nov 8, 2016GoFundMe is changing the way people give money to causes big and small, but it is not a charity or a foundation. It's a highly profitable company.Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:13
End of the Biological Clock - Nov 8, 2016Serial entrepreneur Martin Varavsky has a $200 million dollar war chest built around persuading women to freeze eggs while they're young.Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:25
Stepping Out of YouTube's Shadow - Nov 8, 2016Eric Huggers wants to make Vevo the top destination for online music videos. First he needs to outsmart the king of digital vider. By Shelby CarpenterReader: Martin Grodt00:08:14
A View From The Top - Oct 25, 2016As a child, Philip Anschutz had the mile-high ambition to own the lavish Broadmoor hotel in Colorado.Six decades later he bought it.Martin Grodt00:16:44
Bottle Royale - Oct 25, 2016Dick Yuengling built America's oldest brewery into a $550 million powerhouse, becoming a billionaire. Who will he pass the family business to.Martin Grodt00:18:24
Pain and Gain - Oct. 25, 2016John Kapoor companies sell an array of drugs, but now he has started selling one of the strongest narcotics in the world.Martin Grodt00:21:12
The American Dream Is Alive and Well...on the Forbes 400 - Oct 25, 2016Immigrants are taking a beating on tv, at political rallies, even on capitol hill. But on the Forbes 400 is a love story-over 10% born outside the US.Martin Grodt00:19:28
Glaxo Takes Its Medicine - Oct. 4, 2016Andrew Witty inherited a drugmaker sick with scandal and spent the next eight years patching up his patient they may finally be well again.Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:42
The Wizard of Apps - Oct 4, 2016The hottest stock in America, Twilio, is a company you've never heard of. It uses the cloud to put communications everywhere. By Miguel HelftReader: Martin Grodt00:22:08
Blade Runners - Oct 4, 2016Harry’s built an old-school shaving brand through online subscription boxes. Now it’s targeting a bigger market. By Steven BertoniReader: Martin Grodt00:07:15
Map Quest - Oct 4, 2016Smartphone navigation apps threatened to push Garmin off the road. It is catching up using wearables and decades of experience. By Alex KnappReader: Martin Grodt00:09:14
Rethinking Recycling - Oct 4, 2016Not all of your trash has value. By Christopher HelmanReader: Martin Grodt00:07:00
The Reinvention Factory - Sep 13, 2016James Dyson has built one of the world's most innovative companies by wooing young, talented engineers to the picturesque English countryside.Reader: Martin Grodt00:18:05
Nonstop Benioff - Sep 13, 2016In an age that celebrates manic entrepreneurs, none is more frenetic than the Salesforce founder, whom we rate as Americas most innovative CEO.Reader: Martin Grodt00:23:15
The Two-Wheeled Commuter Car? - Sep 13, 2016Already massive in China and popular in Europe, electric bikes are making inroads in the U.S. By Shelby Carpenter and Susan AdamsReader: Martin Grodt00:08:21
Solar Survivor - Sep 13, 2016Sungevity's asset-light, customizble approach is a lone ray of hope in a dreary industry. By Christopher HelmanReader: Martin Grodt00:08:06
From Rare To Great - Aug 23, 2016Biomarin became one of the world's most valuable biotechs by jettisoning costly distractions and focusing on the rarest diseases on the planet.Reader: Martin Grodt00:15:26
The Great Re-Write - Aug 23, 2016A profit motive for saving the world. By Leonard BrodyReader: Martin Grodt00:06:00
Instagram's Big Picture - Aug 23, 2016Instagram is emerging as Facebook's growth engine, turning Mark Zuckerberg's purchase into one of the greatest tech deals of all time.Reader: Martin Grodt00:20:19
The Fraud Detective - Aug 23, 2016Alex Algard risked everything he owned to turn his struggling business, Whitepages, into a fast-growing tech company.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:03
Find Me Here - Aug 23, 2016Billions more people could finally get home deliveries if the world adopts What3Words' clever address system. By Parmy OlsonReader: Martin Grodt00:07:09
Monster Game - Aug 23, 2016The inside story of how Pokemon Go was created by a Google exec who got lost within the giant search company and persuaded to let him go.Reader: Martin Grodt00:09:03
Cannabis Capitalist - Jul 26, 2016Scotts Miracle-Gro has been helping gardeners keep their lawns green and pristine for decades. Now it is gambling $400 million on pot growers.Reader: Martin Grodt00:21:17
The Trillion Dollar Tech War - Jul 26, 2016As the data-intensive internet of things becomes a reality, the cloud is shaping up to be the biggest opportunity in a generation.Reader: Martin Grodt00:22:00
Digital Door-to-Door - Jul 26, 2016The house of the future is being sold in the most old-fashioned way imaginable; by pounding the pavement and working the phones.Reader: Martin Grodt00:16:28
Korea's Pop Export - Jul 26, 2016Bigbang, the first Korean act to land on our celeb 100, pulled in $44 million this year, offering a window into campy K-Pop genreReader: Martin Grodt00:07:56
Mr. Big Time - Jul 26, 2016Bob's Watches brought transparency to the fraud-filled market for used and vintage Rolexes-and is making millions. By Susan AdamsReader: Martin Grodt00:07:16
New Frame of Mind - Jul 26, 2016Michaels, the venerable arts-supplies store, has crafted one of retail's most unlikely comebacks by transforming its stores-ignoring e-commerce.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:15
Game Changers - Jul 26, 2016Thanks to cellphones and the app store, there's a new way to monetize fame. Meet the new moguls of gaming: Kim Kardashian, Ellen Degeneres, etc.Reader: Martin Grodt00:18:21
The Great Green Way? - Jun 29, 2016Hamilton may be a Broadway blockbuster, but most theater investors lose a lot of Benjamins. By Zack O'Malley Greenburg, Lee Seymour, Madeline HamiltonReader: Martin Grodt00:07:50
When You're 91 - Jun 29, 2016You're sharp enough now to follow Warren Buffett's advice, but someday you might not be. Here's how to protect yourself-or your parents.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:51
Google Is About To Change Everything-Again - Jun 29, 2016New CEO Sundhar is a brainy product guy who aims to reinvent the world's second-most valuable company-and pretty much every digital experience.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:48
Speeding Past Google - Jun 29, 2016Israel's Mobileye plans to leapfrog the tech giant and bring self-driving cars to the masses. By Joann MullerReader: Martin Grodt00:08:18
Skype Meets Cash - Jun 21, 2016The latest salvo in the war for the future of money: person-to-person currency transfers. A $1 billion startup, Transferwire can do it now.Reader: Martin Grodt00:14:44
Fashionista Moneyball - Jun 21, 2016Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake has turned her startup into a profitable $250 million retail disruptor by layering big data on high style.Reader: Martin Grodt00:18:52
War of Words - Jun 21, 2016Liz Elting founded one of America's leading translation companies with her boyfriend from business school. 20 years later an ugly fight.Reader: Martin Grodt00:24:53
How to Make $1 Billion in Your Spare Time - Jun 22, 2016Practicing dermatologists Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields have built a remarkable fortune with two hugely successful skin care brands. By Kate VintonReader: Martin Grodt00:19:12
The New Liquid Asset - Jun 21, 2016Three years ago HYT introduced innovative hydromechanical watches that were prized by collectors and disrupted the industry. By Roberta HaasReader: Martin Grodt00:06:39
Billions of New Connections - Jun 21, 2016Sigfox has developed a new kind of wireless technology that promises to finally make the internet of Things a reality. By Aaron TilleyReader: Martin Grodt00:08:10
Oil for Sale, Cheap - Jun 21, 2016How online autioneer EnergyNet helps bring liquidity, and recovery to America's busted oil patch, By Chris HelmanReader: Martin Grodt00:10:01
Vaporized - May 31, 2016E-cigarettes were supposed to save lives and revitalize the smoking industry. But anti-smoking zealots, regulators determined to snuff it out.Reader: Martin Grodt00:16:36
Inside Israel's Secret Startup Machine - May 31, 2016The Israel Defense Forces' clandestine Unit 8200 isn't just the mythical cyber-security and spy squad. It a great source of tech startups.Reader: Martin Grodt00:23:25
Wall Street's Unstoppable Force - May 31, 2016After every crisis for the past three decades, Blackstone's Stephen Schwarzman has come out a winner. Inside the mind of a market master.Reader: Martin Grodt00:20:59
Rx for Success - May 31, 2016Want to succeed in biotech? Donâ??t be incremental. Try to change everything. By Matthew HerperReader: Martin Grodt00:11:44
Toyota Recharges - May 31, 2016Two decades after the Prius jump-started the green car revolution, Toyota lost its eco-mojo to Tesla. Now they will roll out the Mirai.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:10
Prescription for Disaster - May 10, 2016In less tha a year, Valean Pharmaceuticals has lost 87% of it value-some $80 billion. The story reveals a pressure cooker that was ready to explode.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:15
How To Beat Amazon - May 10, 2016Coupang's blitz into same-day online retail is all but keeping Jeff Bezos out of South Korea-and making CEO, Bom Kim, a very rich man.Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:02
The Prince of Podcasting - May 10, 2016Norm Pattiz founded radio giant Westwood One and turned it into a $4 billion company. Now he's dialing up the same formula for podcasting.Reader: Martin Grodt00:10:24
Manna From Heaven - May 10, 2016How D.E. Shaw and a politically connected attorney persuaded Rhode Island to build America's first-ever offshore wind farm.Reader: Martin Grodt00:10:15
The God Pill - May 10, 2016A brilliant Turkish-American billionaire thinks he can heal arthritis, cure baldness and erase wrinkles. And that�s just the start.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:43
First, Don't Kill Your Employees - Apr 19, 2016America's best employer isn't a left coast tech firm with a climbing wall and beanbag chairs but an old-line energy giant facing real problems.Reader: Martin Grodt00:12:54
Eight And A Half X - Apr 19, 2016Along with Madonna manager Guy Oseary, Ashton Kutcher he's backed by some of the world's best known billionaires. Funded Uber, Airbnb, Skype.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:07
The World's Most Audacious Real Estate Project - Apr 19, 2016Columbian businessman Jaime Gilinski is turning the former Howard Air Force Base into a brand new city. He has already made $1.4 billion.Reader: Martin Grodt00:23:13
The Lone Prospector - Apr 19, 2016Steve Anderson works alone out of a former children's photo studio. He's become the second-best venture capitalist in the world.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:39
Saving America From Hacker Blackouts - Apr 19, 2016Robert Lee spent years watching nations attack one another online. His startup aims to be a new line of defense. By Thomas Fox-BrewsterReader: Martin Grodt00:08:30
Dashboard Wars - Apr 19, 2016Would you rather plug your smartphone into your car or have your car be the smartphone? Harman is betting billions on the latter. By Joann MullerReader: Martin Grodt00:07:59
The Donald of Dubai - Mar 21, 2016Hussain Sajwani has transformed the desert skyline with luxury apartments and lavish mansions using outrageous marketing strategies.Reader: Martin Grodt00:14:31
Africa's Sam Walton - Mar 21, 2016From shirts to furniture to groceries, Christo Wiese sells billions in low-cost goods to a continent clamoring for them. America could be next.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:45
Shadow Banker - Mar 21, 2016Secretive John Grayken debuts on the Forbes billionaire's list with the second-biggest fortune in private equity. He is ruthless and selfish.Reader: Martin Grodt00:21:27
The President of Coffee Nation - Mar 21, 2016Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz doesn't want to run for the white house. However, the billionaire wants to use his perch to change American discourse.Reader: Martin Grodt00:24:46
Moving Saga - Feb 29, 2016Joe Shoen grabbed control of U-Haul from his father, escalating a family feud into all-out civil war. By Luisa Kroll and Alex MorrellReader: Martin Grodt00:23:47
The Robot-Powered Internet - Feb 29, 2016Kik Messenger is a huge hit with teens-and a sudden threat to Facebook in the race to create the world's mobile operating system.Reader: Martin Grodt00:12:05
Gap Year For Boomers - Feb 29, 2016Harvard and Stanford are helping high-powered retirees find themselves-new social impact careers. How you can find a new vocation after retiring.Reader: Martin Grodt00:12:05
Richie Rich Roths - Feb 29, 2016Too wealthy to contribute directly to a Roth IRA? Here are six other ways to build a tax-free kitty. By Ashlea EbelingReader: Martin Grodt00:09:03
Rev Up Your Retirement - Feb 29, 201611-step guide to drawing income in retirement could save you a bundle on taxes. By William Baldwin, 10 Rules For The New RetirementReader: Martin Grodt00:19:27
The Global Mogul - Feb 29, 2016Billionaire Thomas Tull is about to sell his comic-driven movie studio to China's richest man. By Natalie RobehmedReader: Martin Grodt00:19:56
Building A Better Startup - Feb 8, 2016Cue Ball Group went looking for the next Starbucks and found a fresh approach to venture capital-one that emphasizes entrepreneurs over exits.Reader: Martin Grodt00:16:54
Solving Pharma's Shkreli Problem - Feb 8, 2016The most hated entrepeneur in America did a public service in some ways: He revealed a flawed system that threatens the entire industry.Reader: Martin Grodt00:20:24
Doubling Down - Feb 8, 2016Lawrence Ho is betting $3.2 billion that he can make Macau more like Las Vegas, By Muhammad CohenReader: Martin Grodt00:12:38
Land of Opportunity - Feb 8, 2016Deals in 7 years for $7 billion, press-shy wildcatter Trevor Rees-Jones is better equipped than anyone to pick through the oil and gas bust.Reader: Martin Grodt00:22:21
Nothing Happens Until Somebody Cries - Feb 8, 2016Tor George Cloutier and his team of turnaround counsultants, the problem is rarely the diagnosis; it's getting the owner to take action.Reader: Martin Grodt00:09:00
The Digital Money Changer - Feb 16, 2016Amsterdam's Adyen has found a $50 billion opening in the thicket of online international transactions. By Steven BertoniReader: Martin Grodt00:08:00
Technology: He Solved Facebook - Feb 16, 2016Sprinklr is cleaning up by helping big brands make sense of the maelstrom in social media. By Alex KonradReader: Martin Grodt00:10:46
Cashiers of the Internet - Jan 18, 201630 Under 30 alums John and Patrick Collison have built Stripe into a $5 billion mobile payment juggernaut. By Miguel HelftReader: Martin Grodt00:12:53
The Revivalist - Jan 18, 2016Having breathed new life into classic properties in the Midwest and the Caribbean, hip hotleier Ben Weprin has a new vision for New Orleans.Reader: Martin Grodt00:15:07
Rebel In Chief - Jan 18, 2016Chris Fiedland bases his online retailer out of sleepy Chico, California. He hires at Burning Man. He has turned Build.com into a success story.Reader: Martin Grodt00:15:07
The New Hedge Fund King - Jan 18, 2016Amid a sea of dismal performances, a surfer dude with Einstein smarts is redefining the terms of quant trading. By Narthan VardiReader: Martin Grodt00:17:27
Kickstarting A Business Model - Jan 18, 2016Peak Design, a creative maker of outdoor gear, uses crowdfunding not just to finance its products but also to market them. By Robb MendelbaumReader: Martin Grodt00:06:22
Strategies-Autos: The Future Is the Past - Jan 18, 2016The entire auto industry is betting on self-driving cars-except Mazda's Masamichi Kogai, who believes lots of people love to get behind the wheel.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:20
Real Estate of the Ages - Dec 28, 2015Life-stage investing is the latest buzz phrase on financial marketers' lips. Harris Street Capital is proving that it really works.Reader: Martin Grodt00:09:47
Pay Less Tax - Dec 28, 2015Five (legal) ways opportunities to end-run the IRS. Tax-Free Transfer-Move wealth to the next generation before interest rates rise.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:04
Cloudy Security - Dec 28, 2015Your financial planner, CPA and lawyer are joining the tech revolution. Be afraid. Are they keeping your data secure? By Kelly Phillips ErbReader: Martin Grodt00:04:16
Financial Nagging - Dec 28, 2015Pensions are out. Employee financial wellness advice is in. Hellowallet provides it on the cheap. By Samantha SharfReader: Martin Grodt00:08:00
2016's Boldest Bet - Dec 28, 2015Russia is an economic basket case, but a few brave investors think this will be the year of the Russian bear turns to a raging bull.Reader: Martin Grodt00:10:07
Retirement Bogeyman - Dec 28, 2015It may seem dead now, but inflation could wreck your golden years. What's your insurance policy? By William BaldwinReader: Martin Grodt00:09:00
High on the Hog - Dec 28, 2015Once Michael Milken's buddy at Drexel, Chris Andersen has thrown himself into raising the kobe beef of swine. By Susan AdamsReader: Martin Grodt00:11:11
Subprime Supremo - Dec 14, 2015Don Hankey has become a billionaire charging sky-high interest on subprime car loans. Now he's moving into partnering with Uber.Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:17
The Last Days of Marissa Mayer - Dec 14, 2015The Yahoo CEO was viewed as a savior back in 2012. But insiders say she now leads a company without a vision. Are her days numbered?Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:37
The First Woman of Women - Dec 14, 2015Melinda Gates is exerting her influence over the richest charity foundation. She is also becoming the most powerful advocate for women and girls.Reader: Martin Grodt00:22:08
America's Nuttiest Power Couple - Nov 22, 2015Stewart and Lynda Resnick, the billionaire couple behind Fiji Water and POM Wonderful, are profiting off pistachios and almonds. By Chloe SorvinoReader: Martin Grodt00:18:29
The Coors Family Branches Out - Nov 23, 2015But more of its wealth now comes from a secretive ceramics company that is redefining how a family business operates. By Dan AlexanderReader: Martin Grodt00:16:00
Sturdy Boots on Unsteady Ground - Nov 23, 2015Political turmoil? Corruption? Civil unrest? Meet the honey badger of global private equity, Dubai's Abraaj Group. By Elizabeth MacbrideReader: Martin Grodt00:12:41
Master Chief - Nov 23, 2015How Master Chief Became Microsoft's R&D Chief. The games business doesn't make a lot of profit, but that's not the point. By David M. EwaltReader: Martin Grodt00:07:34
Shape of Things to Comes - Nov 23, 2015Carbon 3D is the latest hype-beast in 3-D printing, but it has the best chance yet to to reinvent manufacturing. By Aaron TilleyReader: Martin Grodt00:07:31
Everyday Renewable Energy - Nov 23, 2015Wal-Mart, is making one of their long-held dreams a reality: affordable green energy deployed on an industrial scale. By Chistopher HelmanReader: Martin Grodt00:06:59
The Cold Warrior - Nov 23, 2015Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle brought his company out of a deep freeze thanks to new high-tech outerwear - and one tough mother.Reader: Martin Grodt00:09:28
Alibaba and the 40,000 Thieves - Nov 23, 2015The world's biggest online retailer courses with an unprecedented torrent of counterfeit and sham goods, the brands, U.S., and China can't do much.Reader: Martin Grodt00:25:38
The $8 Million Pocket Watch - Nov 2, 2015It weighs 2 pounds, contains 57 separate functions and took Vacheron Constantin eight years to create. Meet the world's most complicated timepiece.Reader: Martin Grodt00:05:56
Ford's Fresh Face - Nov 2, 2015The new CEO of America's most successful car company must navigate a hypercompetitive future with threats from reinvigorated traditional rivalsReader: Martin Grodt00:19:46
Food Fight - Nov 2, 2015Blue Apron is selling dinner kits at a rate of $40 million a month and is valued at $2 billion. And others even more. Here are the details.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:50
The Unicorn Boom Has Begun? Hardly. - Friday Nov 6, 2015Yes, many $1 billion startups are overvalued. But there are still many substantial opportunities. By Miguel HelftReader: Martin Grodt00:11:31
Math-Sters of the Universe - Oct 19, 2015A mathematician and a computer scientist are quietly translating these secrets - into the newest great hedge fund fortune.Reader: Martin Grodt00:23:02
Main Street Mogul - Oct 19, 2015Rather than let Cox Enterprises succumb to extinction or sell it, Jim Kennedy reshaped this sleepy Atlanta newspaper into a $30 billion business.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:33
The Jock Versus the Geeks - Oct 19, 2015Under Armour's Kevin Plank spent almost $1 billion on fitness apps to outdo silicon valley. He's under a lot less pressure than they are.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:02
Koch on KIoch - Oct 19, 2015As he approaches 80, Charles Koch still wants to "change the trajectory" of U.S. politics away from welfare, subsidies and crony capitalismReader: Martin Grodt00:14:37
What the 2016 Candidates Are Really Worth - Oct 19, 2015The Mystery of Hillary's Mission Millions. What the 2016 Presidential Candidates are Worth. By Dan Alexander and Augustino FontevecchiaReader: Martin Grodt00:07:00
For Friends and Family - Oct 19, 2015A unique window into what makes the most paradoxical presidential candidate in a generation tick. By Randall LaneReader: Martin Grodt00:22:46
World War Uber - Sep 26, 2015The ride-hailing app steamrolled America, but the easy-win days are over. Well-financed and battle-hardened rivals know how to beat it.Reader: Martin Grodt00:10:17
Boy in the Bubble (Cover story) - Sep 26, 2015As the biotech market boils over, prodigy Vivek Ramaswamy is engineering a flurry of deals that rescue drugs forgotten by the big firms.Reader: Martin Grodt00:20:13
Money's New Operating System -Sep 26, 2015Bitcoin isn't about enabling libertarian techno-hippies to buy weed online. It may be better way to move money around the world, By Laura ShinReader: Martin Grodt00:25:35
Black Arts - Sep 7, 2015Elisa Stephens and her family built an $800 million fortune converting student loans into questionably valuable art degrees.Reader: Martin Grodt00:22:43
The Man vs. The Machines - Sep 7, 2015A bestseller about predatory high-speed trading made Brad Katsuyama a folk hero. His new platform, IEX, is poised to make him millions.Reader: Martin Grodt00:14:08
Tesla's Secret Formula - Sep 7, 2015Elon Musk has inherited Steve Jobs' mantle as the cult favorite CEO. An inside look at how his electric car company has grabbed Apple's creative crown.Reader: Martin Grodt00:18:35
NIMBY Nation - Aug 17, 2015Cries of "not in my backyard" are quietly costing the United States economy trillions. The ability for America to flourish is at stake.Reader: Martin Grodt00:18:09
Sharing That Song Inside Your Head - Aug 17, 2015As app development explodes on campuses, three Tufts undergrads may have just created an Instagram for music lovers. By Denali TietjenReader: Martin Grodt00:08:11
Debt and Deceit - Aug 17, 2015The hucksters who once preyed on underwater mortgage holders have a new set of victims - those sinking under student loans.Reader: Martin Grodt00:13:30
The $48,000 Oven - Aug 17, 2015Fast-growing retailer Pirch leverages gimmicks like in-store showers, gourmet chefs and secret entrances to sell high-end appliances. By L ChenReader: Martin Grodt00:09:02
Megabyte Mogul - Aug 17, 2015Millions of smartphone owners in poor countries can't afford to get online, so Nathan Eagle gives them data for free. By Parmy OlsonReader: Martin Grodt00:10:57
Thanks, Jeff Bezos! - Aug 17, 2015Turning an endless supply of trash into an endless supply of boxes, billionaire Anthony Pratt is the beneficiary of online retailing.Reader: Martin Grodt00:06:17
Revenge of the Philosophy Majors - Aug 17, 2015In silicon Valley brilliant coding and engineering is a given The real value added, comes from the people who can sell and humanize.Reader: Martin Grodt00:21:19
Guess How To Blow $1.5 Billion? - Jul 20, 2015The Marciano brothers made Guess the sexiest name in jeans and themselves a $2.7 billion fortune. Today the family and business are in tatters.Reader: Martin Grodt00:15:33
Cuba's Tech Revolutionaries - Jul 20, 2015There's virtually no internet access in Cuba, but that isn't stopping young entrepreneurs (and U.S. companies like AIRBNB and GOOGLE).Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:02
Film's Future Face - Jul, 2015Brawny, brainy and racially ambiguous, Vin Diesel is exactly what global movie audiences want to see these days. By Natalie RobehmedReader: Martin Grodt00:05:32
Ramsay's Rule - Jul 20, 2015Vituperative British chef Gordon Ramsay has become Fox's biggest reality star - the best marketing plan ever for a global restaurant empire.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:15
Big Bucks for Big Brother - Jul 20, 2015Jackie Chan is the most powerful person in the Chinese film industry. By Zack O'Malley GreenburgReader: Martin Grodt00:11:06
Woman of the World - Jul 20, 2015Katy Perry earned $135 million this year - more than any other entertainer on Earth. By Zack O'Malley GreenburgReader: Martin Grodt00:16:55
Investing - Real Estate - Land Rush - Jul 20, 2015Wild, Wild West. You could get rich, or enter the wrong saloon and lose your shirt. By Stephanie FitchReader: Martin Grodt00:07:51
The Lionness of Brazil - Jul 20, 2015One of its savviest financiers, Fernanda de Lima, thing a real comeback is in the making. By Kenneth RapozaReader: Martin Grodt00:10:06
Entrepreneurs - From Farm to Dog Bowl - Jul 20, 2015Lucy Postins' human-grade dog food proves there's no limit to what Americans will spend on their pets. By Brian SolomonReader: Martin Grodt00:07:14
The Guru and the Felons - Jun 29, 2015A prominent life coach in America, Lee Brower, raised $60 million to play the investment game, it devolved into a fiasco. By Nathan VardiReader: Martin Grodt00:13:24
Is Quiznos Toast? - June 29, 2015The sandwich chain is attempting yet another turnaround, but it may be too late. By Karsten StraussReader: Martin Grodt00:08:32
Trouble Brewing - Jun 29, 2015As crowdfunding has exploded, the IRS has remained mum on its tax consequences, leaving entrepreneurs to guess and worry. By Phillips ErbReader: Martin Grodt00:07:03
Stop! Thief! - Jun 29, 2015Revenue-hungry states are grabbing CDs, IRAs and other accounts that aren't really abandoned. Watch your mail. By Kelly Phillips ErbReader: Martin Grodt00:05:18
Various articles - Jun 29, 2015What to Do With A $100,000 Windfall. Here are five better ways to get your hands on $100,000. By William BaldwinReader: Martin Grodt00:16:58
The Great American Supercar - Jun 15, 2015With a rich racing history and classic design, the Ford GT has been steadily increasing in value - and a new model is on track for 2017.Reader: Martin Grodt00:06:37
Painting Silicon Valley Red - Jun 15, 2015China's three tech giants are plowing billions into America's hottest startups. Their goal: slit each other's throats back home...Reader: Martin Grodt00:10:25
The Modest Tycoon - Jun 15, 2015SHI International, the largest woman-owned business in America, has made Thai Lee a billionaire. She'd rather you not call her that.Reader: Martin Grodt00:15:53
Natural Woman - Jun 15, 2015Jessica Alba has built a personal $200 million fortune, and she's done it the hard way, in a field that has nothing to do with showbiz.Reader: Martin Grodt00:15:26
Pondemonium! - Jun 15, 2015Greg Wittstock pretty much invented the backyard-pond industry, but with family conflicts and poor sales, his life sounds like reality TV.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:22
Merchants of Parallel Worlds - Jun 15, 2015They invented a new way to simulate almost any complex system in software. Warriors, gamers and economists are extremely interested.Reader: Martin Grodt00:06:59
Drone Wars - May 25, 2015At 34 Frank Wang has turned his dream of flying robots into the world's biggest drone company. Now a colleague is competing.Reader: Martin Grodt00:21:30
OK Robot - May 25, 2015Here are six companies where robot training is well under way and the humans are getting valuable tech skills in the bargain.Reader: Martin Grodt00:06:27
Moving At The Speed of Money - May 25, 2015While overhyped Bitcoin grabs all the attention, Visa CEO Charlie Scharf has put a $6.8 trillion stranglehold on commercial transactions.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:47
Ready For Takeoff - May 25, 2015A revolutionary Honda engineer named Michimasa Fujino is making his 29-year dream of a new kind of business jet a reality in North Carolina.Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:32
An Imminent Disaster For Bondholders? - May 25, 2015Loomis, Sayles' Dan Fuss has almost $5 billion positioned for a credit market tornado. Read this before putting money into bonds.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:35
The Six-Minute Loan - May 25,, 2015Banks still aren't making enough small-business loans, so Kabbage is quickly filling the void - at crazy high interest rates. By Darren DahlReader: Martin Grodt00:09:45
The Google for the Broken Web - May 25, 2015If you could expose every flaw on every website, all at once, wouldn't that be a good thing? Not everyone agrees. By Thomas Fox-BrewsterReader: Martin Grodt00:07:27
Magic Touch - May 25, 2015A dozen years ago touchscreen pioneer David Caldwell missed a chance to revolutionize consumer electronics. Can his latest bring redemption?Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:50
Bill Ackman 2.0 - May 25, 2015Activism gets the headlines on Wall Street, but its boldest practitioner, Bill Ackman, is quietly pivoting to a second act.Reader: Martin Grodt00:22:37
Revenge of the Record Labels - May 4, 2015While Jay Z's streaming service grabs headlines, music's majors are quietly hijacking the multibillion-dollar digital revolution.Reader: Martin Grodt00:13:56
The All-Seeing Eye - May 4, 2015A father-son duo came from out of nowhere with a more clever idea to protect networks from hackers-and now have a $1.75 billion startupReader: Martin Grodt00:11:04
Manufacturing Innovation - May 4, 2015To spur breakthroughs, industrial giant Parker Hannifin let a maverick boss unleash his own brand of Silicon Valley startup culture.Reader: Martin Grodt00:18:34
All-In on Oil - May 4, 2015America's richest and most successful banker, Andy Beal, is flush and ready to pounce on distressed oil and gas frackers. By Nathan VardiReader: Martin Grodt00:09:26
Going Nuts - May 4, 2015For Jeff Braverman, doubling the sales of his family's nut business isn't enough. Can he turn Nuts.com into a household name? By Ian MountReader: Martin Grodt00:10:11
Tesla Meets Vespa - May 4, 2015A startup is selling Asia's urban millions on a smartphone-sleek electric scooter to replace an ocean of dirty motorbikes. By Aaron TilleyReader: Martin Grodt00:10:26
Pill Pusher - May 4, 2015A New Hampshire startup is revolutionizing the way millions of patients take their daily medicines. By Sarah HedgecockReader: Martin Grodt00:06:39
The Twinkie Miracle - May 4, 2015Billionaire C. Dean Metropoulos and Apollo Global's Andy Jhawar rescued one of America's most beloved snacks. By Steven BertoniReader: Martin Grodt00:21:34
Fashion's Hottest Company...is Based in Maine - Apr 13, 2015While Lands' End and other rivals struggle, 102-year old L.L. Bean is thriving, thanks to a trendy boot - and doesn't cut corners.Reader: Martin Grodt00:13:52
Apple. Google. Cyanogen? - Apr 13, 2015A brazen startup has a very real shot at busting up the world's smartphone duopoly. By Miguel HelftReader: Martin Grodt00:17:13
Fan Boy - Apr 13, 2015Having created the market for Big Ass industrial fans, Carey Smith tries to go small ass. By Karsten StraussReader: Martin Grodt00:08:00
The Blame Game - Apr 13, 2015Asbestos lawyers were milking billions from American industry by allowing clients to misrepresent their exposure.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:02
Venture Cowboy - April 13, 2015Chris Sacca came from nowhere to assemble a great portfolio - Twitter, Uber, Instagram - and he's ticked off a lot of people along the way.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:32
The Face of France's Future - Mar 23, 2015As the world's biggest scaffolding mogul, new billionaire Mohed Altrad frames Europe's skylines.Reader: Martin Grodt00:15:22
Beat At His Own Game - Mar 23, 2015Korea's greatest entrepreneur started the global mobile-messaging gold rush five years ago. Now he's a surrounded underdog. What happened?Reader: Martin Grodt00:17:26
Back From The Dead - Mar 23, 2015Iceland's richest person, Thor Bjorgolfsson, was fingered as the man who wrecked the economy. A case study on a turn around.Reader: Martin Grodt00:16:15
The Gatekeeper of Growth - Mar 23, 2015Nigeria is Africa's emerging economic giant. And Aliko Dangote, the continent's richest person, is the key to unlocking Nigeria.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:01
Life After God - Mar 23, 2015With Minecraft, Markus Persson became a deity to millions in his virtual world. Then he abruptly took $2.5 billion and walked away.Reader: Martin Grodt00:22:11
Daughter Knows Best - Feb 9, 2015Every family goes through messy moments. Few do so with billions on the line. The saga surrounding 84 Lumber stars a reformed party girl.Reader: Martin Grodt00:19:47
The Four Horsemen of Russia's Apocalypse - Feb 9, 2015Not all Russians are reeling from the effects of plummeting oil, rampant inflation and Vladimir Putin's grand strategy in Ukraine.Reader: Martin Grodt00:12:29
Is Vanguard Too Successful? - Feb 9, 2015A provocateur says that passive investing has become too much of a fad. By William BaldwinReader: Martin Grodt00:14:13
The Next Cult Cabernet Is...Beef Jerky? - Feb 9, 2015Inspired by his parents' experience in the wine business, Jon Sebastiani is giving a downscale snack a makeover. By Karsten StraussReader: Martin Grodt00:07:51
The Guinea Pig Economy - Feb 9, 2015Websites, wearables and apps are running experiments on us every day to make them more money and make us healthier, happier and smarter.Reader: Martin Grodt00:24:08
Wall Street's Drug Dealer - Feb 9, 2015Brent Saunders generated $25 billion in value for investors by flipping drug companies rather than discovering new drugs. Is this the future?Reader: Martin Grodt00:18:53
Saving Us From the Snoops - Feb 9, 2015Stealthy startup Ionic Security has attracted large sums and praise for its software, which can encrypt data against hackers and the NSA.Reader: Martin Grodt00:06:58
Jet Fooled - Feb 9, 2015Delta Air Lines, the smartest carrier in the business, thought it could cut costs by buying its own oil refinery. Boy, was it wrong.Reader: Martin Grodt00:09:24
The Steve Jobs of China - Jan 19, 2015Xiaomi's Lei Jun built one of the most valuable private tech companies by mimicking the iPhone. Now he's going directly after Apple itself.Reader: Martin Grodt00:12:38
Defying Reality - Jan 19, 2015Palmer Luckey's Oculus Rift has legitimized virtual reality. Palmer Luckey sold his company to Facebook for $2 billion. By David M. EwaltReader: Martin Grodt00:24:15
Reinventing the Pizza - Jan 19, 2015Sometimes even the most saturated industries are ripe for disruption. Especially when a nuclear submarine commander focuses on comfort food.Reader: Martin Grodt00:07:40
No Truck? No Luck - Jan 19, 2015Plunging gas prices have pickups and SUV's flying out of U.S. dealerships again, creating a boom for automakers. Well, not all automakers.Reader: Martin Grodt00:08:45
Fantasy Sports, Real Money - Jan 19, 2015Nigel Eccles used a loophole in online sports gambling laws to build a billion dollar startup. FanDuel. By Steven BertoniReader: Martin Grodt00:07:53

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