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Business news covering the entrepreneurial culture and new business ventures.

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

Marcus Whitney

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Nashville music dreams set career stage for tech startup

James Fields is the owner and president of Concept Technology, a Nashville-based IT consulting and outsourcing firm. | Photo courtesy of James Fields

August 16, 2016 - 5:30pm

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

Nate Quigley

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

Emmitt Smith

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Refinery Nashville grows from founder’s humble roots

Trevor Burbank is the founder and executive director of Refinery Nashville. | Photo courtesy of Trevor Burbank

July 20, 2016 - 6:45pm

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

Chris Pierson

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Once-aspiring nun finds career calling with Nashville's StyleBlueprint

In 2009, Elizabeth Fox co-founded StyleBlueprint, an online guide designed to “connect busy women to all the great things happening in their town.” | Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Fox

June 23, 2016 - 4:46pm

Once-aspiring pastor launches Batch's best of Nashville

Sam Davidson and friends launched Batch, a subscription-based service that offers a la carte, on-demand gifts that showcase the best of Nashville.

May 26, 2016 - 6:09pm

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

Eric Grosse

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

Todd Marks

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