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A win-win: Advertising, digital merger bridges St. Louis, Nashville

Paramore founder Hannah Paramore Breen, left to right, with Osborn Barr COO Suzan Knese and Osborn Barr President Rhonda Ries. | Photo provided
February 1, 2017 - 5:02pm

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

Tamara Keefe

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

Devin Turner

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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

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.

Chuck Cohn

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

Sal Cincotta

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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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An $18.5M score: Blues, St. Louis businesses win in NHL's Winter Classic

Winter Classic-related activities at the Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium are expected to contribute millions of dollars to the St. Louis economy. | Photo by Jefferson National Expansion Memorial via Flickr

January 2, 2017 - 7:18pm

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

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