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Feet First pulls corporate clients away from PowerPoints for team-building with a twist

Feet First Eventertainment enlivened the service-project kickoff of United Airlines’ 2017 Global Leadership Conference earlier this month.  | Photo courtesy of Feet First Eventertainment

February 23, 2017 - 11:52am

YouRent may prove short-term rental platforms aren't created equal

A peek inside one of YouRent's vacation rental units. Courtesy of YouRent.

February 15, 2017 - 6:34pm

Forensic accountant uncooks company books

Tiffany Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE, is a Washington-based forensic accountant who has spent the last 12 years operating as a “sleuth with an adding machine.” | Photo courtesy of Tiffany Couch.

February 12, 2017 - 6:16pm

Fashion city? How Nashville can compete with N.Y. and L.A.

Nashville Fashion Alliance CEO Van Tucker presents an industry study to the city's fashion community. | Photo courtesy of Matthew Paskert

January 30, 2017 - 11:07am

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

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

Alan Nevin

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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

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

Ashley Nell Tipton

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

Sean Pourteymour

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

Wendy Lane Stevens

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