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

Sonita Lontoh

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

Gary Shapiro

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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

Rubber meets the RoadBotics in Pittsburgh

The team behind RoadBotics stand left to right: CEO Mark DeSantis; CCO Courtney Ehrlichman; Christoph Mertz, chief scientist; and CTO Benjamin Schmidt. | Photo courtesy of RoadBotics

December 23, 2016 - 2:22pm

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.

Don Charlton

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Food innovations sprout in Pittsburgh's tech world

The team behind RoBotany, a farming startup that uses automated robotics, stands from left to right: Austin Lawrence, Austin Webb, Brac Webb and Danny Seim. | Photo courtesy of RoBotany

December 16, 2016 - 4:32pm

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

Ross Toohey

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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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