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ZestFinance takes on the millennial credit crisis

Douglas Merrill, former CIO at Google, says he wants to "help this group of people who are getting bad service even though objectively they don’t deserve bad service.” | Courtesy of ZestFinance 

March 7, 2017 - 12:54pm

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

Christopher Mercier

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

Navjot Singh

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Career Path: Motev black-car service founder Robert Gaskill

Robert Gaskill runs the boutique black car company Motev, which operates the largest Tesla model X fleet in the US. | Photo courtesy of Carlos Coll

February 28, 2017 - 6:45am

Nominations open for Oscars of entrepreneurship in LA

Michael Dubin, founder & CEO of Dollar Shave Club, won an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the e-commerce category in 2016. | EY 

February 27, 2017 - 2:40pm

Career Path: From venture capital and fashion to cupcakes on TLC

Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne (Left) and Katherine Kallinis Berman (Right) / Photo credit: Rebecca Yale

February 27, 2017 - 11:24am

My First Job: Starting my first company at age 15

February 16, 2017 - 5:57pm

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

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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