Mike DaSilva left his job in the tech industry a decade ago and followed his passion, making beautifully hand-crafted ukuleles that sell for thousands of dollars.
Peter Thum, founder of Ethos water, has a new socially conscious business venture, Liberty United, taking guns from cities like Philadelphia and Syracuse and turning them into jewelry.
Superstorm Sandy hit Susan Povich and Ralph Gorham with nearly half a million dollars in rebuilding costs. But one year later, Red Hook Lobster Pound is back on its feet and business is booming.
The Cronut, a croissant-doughnut hybrid filled with cream, is taking NYC by storm, with people waiting hours in line and paying as much as $40 to get one.
From undercover yoga, to frozen yogurt for dogs, small business owners trying out for the ABC series 'Shark Tank' give their quick pitches.
We visited Maplewood, N.J., and spoke to small business owners about what it's like to run a shop in today's economic climate.