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Pets, pests and wings: Franchises flock to growing Nashville

Currently in Franklin, Tenn., Buffalo Wings & Rings is seeking another three to five locations in the Nashville marketplace. | Photo courtesy of Buffalo Wings & Rings

January 26, 2017 - 6:39pm

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

Nashville craft brewery teams up with food truck for cheesier successes

Dan Stephenson discusses some of the finer points of high-level mac and cheese with some of his customers. | Photo courtesy of Dan's Gourmet Mac & Cheese

January 24, 2017 - 11:33am

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

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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

'Nashvillian of the Year' leads The Belcourt into the future

The Belcourt underwent a $4.5 million upgrade and renovation. | Photo courtesy of Cindy Wall

January 11, 2017 - 5:13pm

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

Sarah Scarborough

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

Armand Lauzon

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

David K. Williams

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