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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

Austin's economy showing signs of mild slowdown

Austin job growth was weaker than expected in 2016 as a tight labor market continued to constrain hiring, ​| Photo by B via Flickr.

December 23, 2016 - 12:07am

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

Ethan Parker

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

David K. Williams

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

Alicia Grande

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Can Austin's film industry survive the cut in incentives?

Austin-based filmmaker Clay Liford says he loves making movies in Austin, and hopes that the state cut in film industry incentives won't force him to consider other cities. | Photo courtesy of Clay Liford.

December 16, 2016 - 9:05pm

Blowout: How some workers saw opportunity in the energy downturn

Houston entrepreneurs got creative during the downturn in oil prices. Photo courtesy of Haymarketrebel via Flickr.

December 16, 2016 - 3:10pm

Workplace holiday parties: Not the time to overindulge

Your behavior at the company's holiday party can advance, hinder, or potentially even end your career with that particular employer. | Photo by Heather Williams via Flickr. 

December 12, 2016 - 12:50pm

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

Neema Amini

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

Dave Duke

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

Marty Cherrie

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