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New drone rules lift spirits of nascent industry

CharlotteUAV was an early entrant in the field of commecial use of drones, and now the company expects a surge in demand. The three principals are (from left) Erik Shaw, director of business development; Walter Lappert, co-owner; and Brett Smith, co-owner. Crain National photo by Steve Cranford.

September 2, 2016 - 6:03pm

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

Alex Barrotti

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

Eric Dunn

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

Michael Pittman

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

Rachit Shukla

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Raleigh launches pilot program for food trucks downtown

The Durham-based Sympathy for the Deli food truck participates in a prior City of Raleigh food truck rodeo. Photo by Chris Short via Creative Commons.

August 8, 2016 - 9:05pm

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

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Will North Carolina’s new crowdfunding law attract promised crowds?

Wall Street funding comes to Main Street under new crowdfunding laws.

Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

August 5, 2016 - 3:54pm

Novel crowdfunding law becomes a reality in North Carolina

N.C. State University served as the backdrop for last week's bill signing. Photo by John Teague via Crain National.

July 27, 2016 - 12:11pm

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

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