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Business news covering the entrepreneurial culture and new business ventures.

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

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Wrench sells hassle-free car repair by bringing mechanics to the consumer

The on-site car maintenance startup called Wrench has serviced more than 2,000 vehicles since launching this summer. I Photo courtesy of Wrench.

December 9, 2016 - 4:11pm

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

Mollie Spilman

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

Anna Zornosa

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

Matthew "Griff" Griffin

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Women-owned businesses are growing, but still face challenges

Teresa Meares, chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners, is also president of DGG Uniform and Work Apparel in Jacksonville, Fla. | Photo courtesy of NAWBO.

November 22, 2016 - 5:04pm

PDX Pop Up Shops launch Downtown retailers

Now in its seventh year, the PDX Pop Up Shops program continues to welcome seasonal shoppers as it strives to boost the energy of retailers in Downtown Portland. | Photo courtesy of PDX Pop Up Shops.

November 22, 2016 - 2:03pm

MBDA Business Center in Tacoma helps minority-owned enterprises flourish

The MBDA is connecting Cassandra Williams to the right resources to grow her Love by the Slice Baking and Catering Company. I Photo by Georgena Frazier.

November 22, 2016 - 12:43pm

‘Employee engagement’ a hot topic but experts say you need a plan

As the labor market continues to evolve into an employee market, job seekers have more latitude and control on selecting employers where the chances for greater engagement is possible, says management trainer Darryl Warren. | Photo courtesy of Darryl Warren

November 17, 2016 - 12:31pm

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

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