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Chemist's ice cream franchise has a 'scoop' on national expansion

Jerry and Naomi Hancock own the Utah-based Sub Zero Ice Cream store chain. | Mark A. Kellner/Crain's Utah

July 11, 2016 - 3:11pm

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

Jim Roberts

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Family chemistry set to pay dividends for enterprising sisters

RevoTek's Stripper Gel is a nontoxic paint remover that is being carried by Lowe's stores.

Photo courtesy of RevoTek

June 23, 2016 - 7:28pm

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

Paul Vaden

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Triangle tech company to join Microsoft, Dell at Red Hat Summit in San Francisco

Red Hat's corporate headquarters is a fixture on the downtown Raleigh skyline. Photo by James Willamor via Creative Commons. 

June 17, 2016 - 1:49pm

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

Robby Greene

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Oak City native re-invents the food truck game

Isaac Horton (center) waves amid a crowd of customers outside his highly popular Raleigh food truck. The entrepreneur now has three Oak City Fish & Chips trucks in operation, with even bigger plans for the future. Photo courtesy of Oak City Fish & Chips.

May 30, 2016 - 12:13pm

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

Todd Marks

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

Mary Gurganus

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

Ann-Cabell Baum Andersen

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