Welcome to Forbes for October 25th, 2010 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.
In the cover story, we'll tell you about, "America's Best Small Companies In 2010" - Meet the top 20 on our list of publicly traded firms with sales under $1 billion.
Also, "The Disruptor In The Valley" - Paul Graham's Y Combinator has stormed Silicon Valley and pioneered a better way to build a company.
Next, "What It Takes" - Most investors scrutinize the strengths and weaknesses of business plans before writing checks. Y Combinator founder Paul Graham focuses on the people behind the ideas. Here are four characteristics he looks for in winning entrepreneurs.
We'll also tell you about, "The 3-D Evangelist" - DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg fires back at his critics and insists 3-D is here to stay.
Then, "The Man Behind the Curtain" - Phil Anschutz has created fortunes in oil, railroads, telecom and entertainment. You didn't hear that from him.
Followed by, "Enphase's Rooftop Solar Revolution" - Enphase Energy rethought the way solar power gets into your home. Now it faces a pack of hungry competitors.
And in our final story, "You Can't Be Too Thin" - The little guy rarely has the edge on Wall Street. Roger Ibbotson says thinly traded stocks are an exception.