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

Danny Chu

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

Sara Brand

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

Nick Weynand

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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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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

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.

Rob Lynch

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Curb aims to make your home smarter – much smarter

Austin-based home energy monitoring startup Curb CEO Erik Norwood says his company's hardware and software solution can pinpoint a home's energy usage in real-time, down to the source. | Photo courtesy of Curb.

January 5, 2017 - 1:46pm

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

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