Times Square is crawling with entrepreneurs who dress up as pop-culture characters and try to make a few bucks posing for photos with visitors to the big city. But some of these characters are unlike anything you've seen on "Sesame Street" or at Disney World.
More than 500 vied to become WSJ's Startup of the Year. Only 24 remain. Check out the entrepreneurs, their business plans, and the celebrity mentors who will help them launch. And vote for the idea you'd like a chance to back.