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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

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

Can fintech keep up with Charlotte's big banks?

Participants in the Charlotte Chamber's recent panel discussion of the fintech industry include (from right) Mike Duke, chief innovation architect at Wells Fargo; Carl Ryden, CEO of PrecisionLender; Greg Michaelson, vice president at Data Robot; and moderator Richard Buttimer, professor of finance at UNC Charlotte. | ​Photo courtesy of Charlotte Chamber.

January 5, 2017 - 2:39pm

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

Michal Bay

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

Scott Moody

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

Jim Tobin

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

David K. Williams

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

Jordan Cram

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

Dave Duke

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