40 Under 40
October 07, 2013
Cover Story

Meet the most important young iconoclasts, risk-takers, and rule breakers in business.

40 UNDER 40
  • HeâÄôll do it ... his way

    HeâÄôll do it ... his way

    How YelpâÄôs CEO is succeeding -- despite ignoring the advice of some very high-profile mentors. By Daniel Roberts

  • Hey, taxi company, you talking to me?

    Hey, taxi company, you talking to me?

    The founder of Uber is Silicon ValleyâÄôs rebel-hero, fighting the evils imposed by the taxi lobby as he grows his ride-service app into something much bigger. He just might have the audacity to pull it off. By Jessi Hempel

  • How they zoomed

    How they zoomed

    A new book reveals the secrets, strategies, and insights of five years of Fortune's 40 Under 40.

  • Sheila Bair

    Sheila Bair

    Interest rates are rising. Can the economy handle the shock?

  • John Cassidy

    John Cassidy

    Can Jeff Bezos defy BuffettâÄôs law and save the Washington Post?

  • Nina Easton

    Nina Easton

    A message to D.C. on fixing joblessness in the U.S.: Just do it!

  • Allan Sloan

    Allan Sloan

    Investors might regret taking a bite of VerizonâÄôs big bond deal.

  • Closer look

    Closer look

    Inside the U.S. repository of livestock sperm. By Anne VanderMey

  • Game Changers

    Game Changers

    The amazing low-cost program to curb diabetes. By Ryan Bradley

  • Face to Face

    Face to Face

    Warren Buffett's grandson and grandnephew rethink how to teach giving. By Beth Kowitt

  • New Energy

    New Energy

    After years of resistance, wind farms may soon appear off the U.S. coast. By Brian Dumaine

  • Tech star

    Tech star

    Jack Dorsey talks to Fortune about Twitter, Square, and his beloved hometown, St. Louis. By Michal Lev-Ram

  • Startups


    Anki aims to make robots mainstream. By JP Mangalindan

  • The Fortune 500 series

    The Fortune 500 series

    Hotel company Starwood hopes to use software to unlock new business. By Catherine Dunn

  • Interview


    Is the epic boom in commodities over? Not according to investor Jim Rogers. By Brian OâÄôKeefe

  • Comebacks


    Shares of U.S. carmakers are racing ahead. Can they keep up the pace? By Katie Benner

  • Accelerating to the future

    Accelerating to the future

    If you think the world is transforming fast now, just wait. Soon it'll be happening faster. By Andy Serwer