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North Carolina wants to hear your views on crowdfunding rules

The North Carolina General Assembly meets in downtown Raleigh, where lawmakers are seeking input on the state's crowdfunding measure throughout February. | Crain National photo by John Teague. 

February 3, 2017 - 7:27am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Brooks Bell

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Michael Elder

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Women business owners explain special set of challenges

Holly Tachovsky, CEO and co-founder of Austin-based BuildFax, believes that the quality of a company's idea and management team are more important than whether it is run by a woman. | Photo courtesy of BuildFax.

January 26, 2017 - 1:55pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ross Saldarini

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Do female-led businesses have more challenges in raising capital?

As a partner & co-founder of Foster City, Calif.-based Scale Venture Partners and the co-chair of the National Venture Capital Association Inclusion & Diversity Task Force, Kate Mitchell believes the venture capital industry needs to get practical about solutions to help women-led businesses connect with investors, and vice versa.|Photo courtesy of Scale Venture Partners.

 
January 16, 2017 - 11:59am

Healthcare firm pins hopes on equity investment

Caregivers review a patient's condition using PeraHealth technology. |  Photo courtest of PeraHealth.

January 13, 2017 - 4:27pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Talitha Batts

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Tech, life sciences continue to propel Triangle economy

A Wells Fargo senior economist recently offered his economic predictions for the year ahead. | Photo by James Willamor via Creative Commons.

January 12, 2017 - 5:33pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ashley Nell Tipton

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