Next Little Thing 2008

9 companies to watch
Sir Richard will help fund U.S. entrepreneurs, jetpacks will finally fly, and GPS devices will show the cheapest gas nearby - plus much more! (more)
Our fearless forecast
Read the full stories behind our 8 picks for 2008. (more)
Branson unbound
Behind the scenes at the Boston launch of Virgin Money, Richard Branson's new peer-to-peer lending service. (more)
2006 NLT: Where are they now?
Watch out, Detroit. A new crop of electric-vehicle startups aims to put a dent in the Big Three by applying the latest in high-technology engineering and design. (more)
2007 NLT: Where are they now?
Looking back at Moller International, Organic Bouquet, and Xethanol. Plus: 15 additional companies we've previously profiled as the Next Little Thing. (more)
Inside the mind of Virgin
Richard Branson gives Fortune Small Business a behind-the-scenes look at how he got his start as an entrepreneur. (more)
Talk back on our forum to let us know what upcoming trends and technologies we missed. (more)

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Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer.

Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved.

Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved.

Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC and Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC. All content of the Dow Jones branded indices © S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2014 and/or its affiliates.