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Career Path: Home Depot exec makes 'crazy good turn' to podcasts

Brad Shaw works on his podcast, "Crazy Good Turns." | ​Photo courtesy of Crazy Good Turns

March 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

Innovation of the Week: Pokémon Go inspires new approach to buying and selling furniture online

Chairish’s mobile augmented-reality-enabled app was released on Thursday. | Photo by Chairish

March 8, 2017 - 11:38am

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

Doug Kaufman

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

Lisa Braziel

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North Carolina wants to hear your views on crowdfunding rules

The North Carolina General Assembly meets in downtown Raleigh, where lawmakers are seeking input on the state's crowdfunding measure throughout February. | Crain National photo by John Teague. 

February 3, 2017 - 7:27am

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

Debbie Sterling

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Women business owners explain special set of challenges

Holly Tachovsky, CEO and co-founder of Austin-based BuildFax, believes that the quality of a company's idea and management team are more important than whether it is run by a woman. | Photo courtesy of BuildFax.

January 26, 2017 - 1:55pm

Prove it: US DOT pushes NC into the driverless technology lane

An exit on the Triangle Expressway. Photo courtesy of N.C. Department of Transportation Communications.

January 24, 2017 - 5:51pm

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

Ross Saldarini

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Do female-led businesses have more challenges in raising capital?

As a partner & co-founder of Foster City, Calif.-based Scale Venture Partners and the co-chair of the National Venture Capital Association Inclusion & Diversity Task Force, Kate Mitchell believes the venture capital industry needs to get practical about solutions to help women-led businesses connect with investors, and vice versa.|Photo courtesy of Scale Venture Partners.

 
January 16, 2017 - 11:59am

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