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

Ken Cheney

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Innovation of the Week: Pokémon Go inspires new approach to buying and selling furniture online

Chairish’s mobile augmented-reality-enabled app was released on Thursday. | Photo by Chairish

March 8, 2017 - 11:38am

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

Matthew Schiltz

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Cascade Locks company aims to turn potential trash into closet treasures

Since the fall, The Renewal Workshop has been taking damaged and defective clothing from partner apparel manufacturers – otherwise destined for a landfill – then cleaning, repairing and readying the items for sale. | Photo courtesy of The Renewal Workshop

February 19, 2017 - 10:59am

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

Kelley Picasso

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

Avni Patel Thompson

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

Sonita Lontoh

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Women business owners explain special set of challenges

Holly Tachovsky, CEO and co-founder of Austin-based BuildFax, believes that the quality of a company's idea and management team are more important than whether it is run by a woman. | Photo courtesy of BuildFax.

January 26, 2017 - 1:55pm

Plan for autonomous cars on Cascadia Corridor stresses foresight

The ultimate goal would be banning human drivers altogether from the 150-mile stretch of Interstate 5 during peak travel times. | Photo courtesy of Steve Jurvetson via Flickr. 

 
January 24, 2017 - 6:55pm

Children’s book may push autonomous cars from fiction to fact for multiple generations

Where Do Cars Go at Night is a book written by the Moovel Group to help educate people on self-driving cars. | Photo courtesy of Moovel Group

January 24, 2017 - 5:29pm

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