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Business news covering the entrepreneurial culture and new business ventures.

Q&A: Cannabis chain ShowGrow cultivates clientele

ShowGrow’s diverse product mix includes chocolate, biscuits and other snacks. | Photo Courtesy ShowGrow

June 20, 2017 - 4:42pm

Career Path: From grad school dropout to Hollywood acclaim

Photo courtesy of Eric Boulanger

June 6, 2017 - 1:27pm

Finding connections: LA's networking groups by and for women

Levo League co-lead Victoria Green at work with Habitat for Humanity. | Photo courtesy of Victoria Green.

May 25, 2017 - 4:24pm

2 LA-area flower companies uproot status quo

John Tabis co-founded the Bouqs Company to deliver fresher flowers faster. 

May 17, 2017 - 6:32am

Sports Crate poised to conquer the sports fan universe

Chris Davis | Loot Crate CEO

May 15, 2017 - 5:35pm

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

Innovation of the Week: Shift drives its online used-car marketplace to San Diego

Shift Technologies CEO George Arison. | Photo by Shift

March 22, 2017 - 8:50pm