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

Landy Labadie

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Pittsburgh companies help revelers get into the 'spirit' of Groundhog Day

A.J. Dereume, a member of the Groundhog Club’s Inner Circle and co-handler of Punxsutawney Phil, visits Phil-a-Palooza, sponsored by Wigle Whiskey. The Pittsburgh-based distiller produces a rye whiskey called Phil’s Shadow, in honor of the weather-predicting groundhog. | Photo by Benjamin Filio. Courtesy of Wigle Wiskey.

January 30, 2018 - 11:57am

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

Joah Spearman

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

Audrey Padgett

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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

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

Chris Salerno

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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.

Walter Isenberg

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