10/23/2012 10:09 am ET Updated Dec 23, 2012

Profiteers Of Pain: Obstacle Racing In America

It's a warm March night in New York City. The Wix Lounge, a cooperative work and event space just off Union Square, is packed with a motley crew of corporate MBAs, entrepreneurs, and dreamers. Tonight, Wix is hosting the first U.S. installment of a popular speaker series put on by a London-based group called Escape the City. Its mission is to guide restless professionals toward alternative career paths, and everyone in the room wants to know what the man with the microphone knows: "How to Build a $70 Million Company in Two Years."

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