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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

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

CEO of expanding music startup is the 'epitome of an underdog'

Marcus Cobb came to Music City from Chicago to build music industry startup Jammber. | Photo by Sonia Ulrich. 

March 13, 2017 - 11:41am

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

Laura Hutfless

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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.

Gene Caballero

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Young Nashville entrepreneur seeks to fill gap in the music industry

Garrison Snell works constantly  to find a better way to connect independent songwriters, artists and musicians with their audiences. | Photo courtesy of Crosshair.

February 27, 2017 - 12:38pm

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

Michael Dolan

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YouRent may prove short-term rental platforms aren't created equal

A peek inside one of YouRent's vacation rental units. Courtesy of YouRent.

February 15, 2017 - 6:34pm

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