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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

Career Path: From matchmaking to online puppy shopping

Greg Liberman with his dog Lucy | Photo courtesy of PuppySpot

May 2, 2017 - 4:34pm

Startup flips the switch by plugging Texans into the wholesale market

Griddy connects customers directly into the wholesale electricity market and sends alerts when electricity is cheapest. (Courtesy of Griddy)

April 26, 2017 - 11:38am

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

Brenda Stoner

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Texas Legislature may finally have a different outcome for Tesla

For the time being, Tesla has galleries in Texas that showcase its vehicles, but the employees in the stores aren’t able to talk price or actual sale information. | Photo courtesy of Tesla.

April 10, 2017 - 10:16am

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

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

Kash Bantawala

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

Paul Taskalos

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