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Anti-gentrification movements signify deeper issues for cities

Downtown, Austin TX | Photo via flickr

August 28, 2017 - 7:11pm

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

Michael Tubridy

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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

Career Path: From country singer to cupcake powerhouse

Gigi Butler, founder of Gigi's Cupcakes, opened her first bakery in Nashville but now has nearly 100 franchises. (Courtesy of Gigi's Cupcakes) 

June 26, 2017 - 11:08am

Career Path: From ‘a galaxy far, far away’ to a Raleigh craft beer bar

Will Clay, left, and Eric Roth recently opened Dailypint in Raleigh. | Photo courtesy of Dailypint

June 22, 2017 - 11:18am

Career Path: From the seas to the bees, Navy vet turns beekeeper

Nathan Sheets started with one beehive and now has a honey-making empire. Photo courtesy of Nature Nate's. 

June 19, 2017 - 5:35pm

Career Path: 31 years of tinkering, work is still play for toy inventor

Morley has conceived an estimated 1,000 toys. | Photo courtesy Tony Morley

June 13, 2017 - 12:13pm

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

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