Successful Online Business Pioneers of 2012 [Infographic] | Technological Sparks |

Successful entrepreneurs are able to convert a vision into reality, and they’re able to triumph over adversity. 2012 saw the rise of several such individuals who were able to leave a lasting mark in the online sphere.

Paul Sciarra and Ben Silbermann launched Pinterest in 2010, and the photo-sharing networking tool surged in popularity in 2012. Despite a difficult start, Sciarra and Silbermann refused to accept defeat—they continued to improve Pinterest, and the rest is history...

The minds behind Twitter, Turntable, and Rockmelt are also among the most successful online business pioneers of 2012. Do you use any of these social networking tools? Check out the infographic to learn more.

Via Lauren Moss