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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

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

Dean A. Bundschu

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Career Path: Investigative mind, love of research forged path to success

Theckla Sterrett believes Charlotte is one of the best places in the nation to start a business based on its economic diversity and welcoming nature. | Photo courtesy of Saturday Brand Communications.​

September 21, 2017 - 12:36pm

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

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