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Business news covering the entrepreneurial culture and new business ventures.

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

Business group seeks a prosperous Portland for everyone

Mara Zepeda, co-founder of Business for a Better Portland, believes that advancing a message of prosperity for all segments of the community has clear benefits for businesses. | Photo courtesy of Mara Zepeda

July 10, 2017 - 10:58am

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

James Billmaier

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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

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

Manuel Medina

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

Todd Humphrey

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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

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

Joy Rubey

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Career Path: From grad school dropout to Hollywood acclaim

Photo courtesy of Eric Boulanger

June 6, 2017 - 1:27pm

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