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Business news covering smaller companies and the industry.

Fashion city? How Nashville can compete with N.Y. and L.A.

Nashville Fashion Alliance CEO Van Tucker presents an industry study to the city's fashion community. | Photo courtesy of Matthew Paskert

January 30, 2017 - 11:07am

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.

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