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Emerging tech seen at forefront of holiday spending

“Smart Home powered by b8ta” is available at 70 Lowe's Home Improvement stores nationwide, including at stores in Charlotte and Raleigh. | Photo courtesy of Lowe's Companies, Inc.

November 15, 2017 - 10:27am

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

Kimbal Musk

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Career Path: Couple leads Charlotte company to remarkable growth

Melinda and Mike Durkee play off each other's strengths, and offset weaknesses with some outside help, in running a successful marketing and consulting business in the Tar Heel State. | Photo courtesy of Proforma Durkee.

September 6, 2017 - 1:40pm

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

Michael Fox

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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

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