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Schell: VR faces 'serious obstacles to growth'

A screen shot of the Schell Games VR game "I Expect You to Die." | Photo courtesy of Schell Games.

June 18, 2017 - 4:26pm

Career Path: Former computer store owner turns T-shirt giant

Josh Kent, founder and CEO of SunFrog, launched the T-shirt company three years ago with a design intended for social sharing to boost profits. | Photo courtesy of SunFrog

June 7, 2017 - 5:54pm

Career Path: From grad school dropout to Hollywood acclaim

Photo courtesy of Eric Boulanger

June 6, 2017 - 1:27pm

The nose knows: Specialty firm evaluates all things stinky

From left Chuck, Donna and Mike McGinley take a break in a gazebo overlooking Stillwater’s historic lift bridge on the St. Croix River. | Photo courtesy of Cami Enke, Hazel Brown and Blue Photography.

May 25, 2017 - 4:35pm

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

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

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Identified Technologies' drones save construction firms time, money

Dick Zhang is the CEO of East Liberty-based Identified Technologies. | Photo courtesy of Identified Technologies.

April 7, 2017 - 10:53am

Innovation of the Week: Pokémon Go inspires new approach to buying and selling furniture online

Chairish’s mobile augmented-reality-enabled app was released on Thursday. | Photo by Chairish

March 8, 2017 - 11:38am