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

Bruce Carlson

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Nuclear option: Millstone says bill pushes electric prices lower; opponents skeptical

Representatives of Millstone Nuclear Power Station say Connecticut electricity prices are likely to drop if it's allowed to compete in a state-run procurement process as outlined in Senate Bill 106. Opponents, including AARP, say the opposite will happen. | Photo by James Mosher for Crain's Connecticut 

March 15, 2017 - 12:45pm

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

Real estate investor looks to channel ad agency charm into holistic healing

The site of the former Keiler & Co. advertising agency is now home to the Bridge Healing Arts Center, whose organizers are looking to bring dozens of holistic medicine practitioners together under one roof. | Photo by James Mosher for Crain's Connecticut

February 27, 2017 - 11:59am

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

Debbie Sterling

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Weston reveals its ‘secret’ amid Connecticut’s regional tourism push

The Town of Weston has launched a marketing and branding plan called “The Weston Way.” | Photo by Doug Kerr via Creative Commons
January 30, 2017 - 6:17pm

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

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

Michel Boissy

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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

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

David K. Williams

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