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Business news covering the entrepreneurial culture and new business ventures.

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

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: 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

Raleigh-Durham firms take VR power to Duke, UNC, Amsterdam

Jason Cooper, left, is the director of multimedia and Jason McGuigan is the creative director at Horizon Productions. | Photo courtesy of Horizon Productions

June 16, 2017 - 3:45pm

Career Path: From grad school dropout to Hollywood acclaim

Photo courtesy of Eric Boulanger

June 6, 2017 - 1:27pm

Delivery on demand: Charlotte leading farm- and restaurant-delivery options

Visitors to the April 2017 version of Charlotte VegFest stop by the booth of Nourish, one of the event's major sponsors. The company specializes in delivering of prepared meals featuring nutritious, plant-based whole foods. | Photo courtesy of Nourish.

May 18, 2017 - 7:34am

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

Jim Koch


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

Career Path: From matchmaking to online puppy shopping

Greg Liberman with his dog Lucy | Photo courtesy of PuppySpot

May 2, 2017 - 4:34pm