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Career Path: From grad school dropout to Hollywood acclaim

Photo courtesy of Eric Boulanger

June 6, 2017 - 1:27pm

St. Louis franchises go mobile to deliver bikes, bubbles, biceps

Francesca DeRanzo launched the St. Louis area’s first velofix, a franchise of a mobile bike business based in Canada, in February 2016. | Photo courtesy of velofix owner-operator Francesca DeRanzo
May 19, 2017 - 8:44am

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

Jim Koch

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In-car entertainment startup takes a backseat ride to success

From left to right, CEO Rob Flessner, VP of Sales Michael Dillon and CTO Eugene Kurdzesau testing the Vugo experience. | Photo courtesy of Vugo.

May 9, 2017 - 1:08pm

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

David Dresner

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Career Path: From matchmaking to online puppy shopping

Greg Liberman with his dog Lucy | Photo courtesy of PuppySpot

May 2, 2017 - 4:34pm

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

Cabanne Howard

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Startups, universities bring drone technology to old-school industries

Kansas State University's Polytechnic UAS Program graduates 20 to 30 students each year. | Photos courtesy of the Kansas State Polytechnic Communications and Marketing team

April 5, 2017 - 9:23am

How GreenPal blossomed into 'Uber for lawn care'

Gene Caballero, pictured, CEO Bryan Clayton and CTO Zach Hendrix founded GreenPal in Nashville four years ago. | Photo courtesy of Gene Caballero

April 3, 2017 - 1:55pm

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