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First in flight: North Carolina aims to lead the drone game

A six-rotor drone amid a test flight. | Photo by Richard Unten via Creative Commons.

April 10, 2017 - 11:23am

How GreenPal blossomed into 'Uber for lawn care'

Gene Caballero, pictured, CEO Bryan Clayton and CTO Zach Hendrix founded GreenPal in Nashville four years ago. | Photo courtesy of Gene Caballero

April 3, 2017 - 1:55pm

Innovation of the Week: Pokémon Go inspires new approach to buying and selling furniture online

Chairish’s mobile augmented-reality-enabled app was released on Thursday. | Photo by Chairish

March 8, 2017 - 11:38am

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

Gene Caballero

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

Lisa Braziel

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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.

Debbie Sterling

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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

Prove it: US DOT pushes NC into the driverless technology lane

An exit on the Triangle Expressway. Photo courtesy of N.C. Department of Transportation Communications.

January 24, 2017 - 5:51pm

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