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Tony's Chocolonely cooks up chocolate with passion and purpose

Tony's Chocolonely makes six types of chocolate bars, and is on a mission to rid the industry of child slavery. | Photo courtesy of Tony's Chocolonely.

February 8, 2017 - 1:35pm

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

Chris Knox

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Few are more over the snow than Portland’s small businesses

It's been fun, Mother Nature. Every snowman, snow angel and snowshoe run. But small shops are ready to get back to business. | Photo by James Schumacher via Flickr.

January 17, 2017 - 6:44pm

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.

Ashley Nell Tipton

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