While Social Smoke still sources some of its hookahs from Middle Eastern artisans, 75% of them now come from China. Sayyid spends about a third of each year in the country and owns a condo in Guangzhou.
From a science camp for girls to a kombucha brewer, communities around the country voted on their favorite small businesses. These 12 came out on top, each scoring a $250,000 grant from Chase and a trip to Google's headquarters. More