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Now-mogul Elon Musk managed to survive on a mere $1 per day when he immigrated from South Africa to Canada. He later became a US citizen in 2002.

13 successful tech leaders who struggled as immigrants before making it in America

Before these tech industry leaders hit the big time, they were immigrants trying to make it in the United States.
Fashion designer Alexander Wang.

Alexander Wang explains how bucking the fashion industry by building catwalks on busy streets and tourist hot spots is helping his brand

Alexander Wang has built a strong reputation over the last 15 years, and sees his fashion label's future in consumers, not industry gatekeepers.
Fashion designer Alexander Wang.

How Alexander Wang went from 20-year-old college dropout to head of a global fashion empire beloved by Rihanna, Kanye, and the Kardashians

Fifteen years into his career, Alexander Wang is one of the world's best known designers, and is now looking for longevity.
Chief's cofounders, Carolyn Childers and Lindsay Kaplan.

I got a tour of a swanky clubhouse in NYC’s Tribeca, where members pay up to $8,000 a year to network with high-level execs. The space was beaut...

Chief is a new private network that focuses on mentorship for aspiring or current women executives. Take a look inside its Tribeca clubhouse.
Banana Guy (Brandon Vassallo), Renee Heath, and Bechara Jaoudeh pitching to the "Shark Tank" casting team.

A small business trying to get on ‘Shark Tank’ took a man dressed as a banana to an NYC open casting call. Here’s how it went.

We followed one small business and their banana mascot at a "Shark Tank" open casting call to see what it was like making a pitch for the show.
Marius Morariu is the cofounder of Tracie Martyn.

I’m a ‘Shark Tank’ superfan who’s always dreamed of being on the show. Here’s what it’s like to join 600 hopefuls ...

At the "Shark Tank" casting call, I felt as if I were rubbing elbows with 600 near-celebrities. I saw pitches as varied as doughnuts and buttons.
Kristin Bachman started selling her own clothing on Poshmark in 2013.

Poshmark, the popular app that helps users sell unwanted clothing, is reportedly planning an IPO. Here are top sellers’ secrets to making thousa...

Poshmark is an online-only marketplace that allows people to buy and sell clothing from their own closets or boutiques.
Tyler Shultz and Erika Cheung, two of the Theranos whistleblowers.

Two Theranos whistleblowers created a company to help tech entrepreneurs avoid becoming the next Elizabeth Holmes

The organization, called Ethics in Entrepreneurship, focuses on young entrepreneurs who are just starting their businesses.

PRESENTING: The first-time founder’s ultimate guide to pitching a VC

Entrepreneurship can be tough to navigate. We're introducing a new guide to help newbie startup founders craft a compelling investor pitch.

10 teenagers who are probably making more money than you

You don't need to be an "adult" to turn a profit — some teens are already building and running their own businesses and making money.