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Texas Women's Conference focuses on empowerment

Diane von Furstenberg speaks onstage at the keynote luncheon during the 2016 Texas Conference For Women at the Austin Convention Center on Nov. 15. in Austin. | Photo by Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Texas Conference for Women

 

November 15, 2016 - 11:08pm

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

Amar Hanspal

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

Jordan Monroe

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Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Licensing fees soar under proposed Texas medical marijuana legislation

Kayla Brown, executive director for the Texas Cannabis Industry Association, said the state's revised regulations would make it harder for small businesses to break into the industry. | Photo courtesy of the Texas Cannabis Industry Association.

October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

Attendance doubles at Texas Venture Summit

Edgecase CEO Susanne Bowen talks with a potential investor during one of the more than 200 one-on-one meetings held at the Texas Venture Summit at Brazos Hall in downtown Austin on Thursday. Photo for Crain's by Mary Ann Azevedo.

October 6, 2016 - 5:32pm

Doc, doc, who's there? A physician making house calls

Dr. Jeremy Gabrysch, founder and CEO of Austin-based Remedy Urgent Care, plays the patient during a recent house call. Photo courtesy of Remedy Urgent Care.

September 28, 2016 - 12:51pm

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

Cortnie Purdy-Fausner

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

Betsy Mikesell

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