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Lessons from the Valley: How NC can move up the entrepreneurial ladder

Charlotte is home to two unicorns, companies valued at more than $1 billion. | Photo by Tedd Lane for Crain National.

July 14, 2017 - 1:16pm

Fintech startup expands to meet growing need for medical loans

LendingPoint CEO Tom Burnside is one of the company's four co-founders. | Photo submitted

July 2, 2017 - 12:55pm

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

Stephanie Alexander

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North Carolina businesses blazing the virtual reality trail

Mooresville-based Lowe's Home Improvement is leading the virtual reality charge through its disruptive innovation labs. | Photo by Mike Mozart via Creative Commons.

June 21, 2017 - 9:17am

Career Path: Former computer store owner turns T-shirt giant

Josh Kent, founder and CEO of SunFrog, launched the T-shirt company three years ago with a design intended for social sharing to boost profits. | Photo courtesy of SunFrog

June 7, 2017 - 5:54pm

Career Path: From grad school dropout to Hollywood acclaim

Photo courtesy of Eric Boulanger

June 6, 2017 - 1:27pm

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

Lynn Daniel

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

Scott Porter

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The nose knows: Specialty firm evaluates all things stinky

From left Chuck, Donna and Mike McGinley take a break in a gazebo overlooking Stillwater’s historic lift bridge on the St. Croix River. | Photo courtesy of Cami Enke, Hazel Brown and Blue Photography.

May 25, 2017 - 4:35pm

In-car entertainment startup takes a backseat ride to success

From left to right, CEO Rob Flessner, VP of Sales Michael Dillon and CTO Eugene Kurdzesau testing the Vugo experience. | Photo courtesy of Vugo.

May 9, 2017 - 1:08pm

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