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Success stories such as YouTube and Chipotle Mexican Grill get plenty of media attention. With our new ongoing series, America's Most Promising Startups, the aim is to locate others that might hit the big leagues, too, before they become household names. Our interest is as broad as the U.S. economy but we do insist companies that warrant coverage be new, small, and interesting.
Our reporters and editors are already scouring the country for promising new businesses that found a niche, landed financing, and managed to get up and running, but we need your help, too. If you know of a great example in your area, use the suggestion form. We'll follow up on your best suggestions.