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

Jason Stein

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

Trevor Dryer

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Portland attracts creators with a conscience

Oregon entrepreneurs pack a Starve Ups event. Starve Ups is the only startup "scalerator" for every stage, every industry, every market, but only for founders and their disruptive startups. | Photo courtesy of Starve Ups.

July 24, 2017 - 9:59am

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

Erik Olson

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

Melynda Retallack

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Blossom Brothers aims to put some sparkle in your summer wines

Blossom Brothers President Shawn Bavaresco and his partners have created a new botanical-infused wine spritzers to the Northwest. | Photo Courtesy of Blossom Brothers. 

June 29, 2017 - 11:53am

Career Path: From country singer to cupcake powerhouse

Gigi Butler, founder of Gigi's Cupcakes, opened her first bakery in Nashville but now has nearly 100 franchises. (Courtesy of Gigi's Cupcakes) 

June 26, 2017 - 11:08am

Career Path: From the seas to the bees, Navy vet turns beekeeper

Nathan Sheets started with one beehive and now has a honey-making empire. Photo courtesy of Nature Nate's. 

June 19, 2017 - 5:35pm

IdeaSuite blends VR capabilities with real-world research

IdeaSuite's large research space allows for testing full room-scale VR or a seated VR experience.  Photo courtesy of Guido Van Nispen/Flickr
 

June 15, 2017 - 9:36am

Career Path: 31 years of tinkering, work is still play for toy inventor

Morley has conceived an estimated 1,000 toys. | Photo courtesy Tony Morley

June 13, 2017 - 12:13pm

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