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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.

Lee Summers

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Skratch app helps teens find gigs from Frisco to Preston Hollow

This scene shows a teenager coaching a boy on a soccer drill. The scene was shot by high school students for the Skratch app. (Photo courtesy of Skratch)

February 7, 2017 - 2:30pm

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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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

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

Curb aims to make your home smarter – much smarter

Austin-based home energy monitoring startup Curb CEO Erik Norwood says his company's hardware and software solution can pinpoint a home's energy usage in real-time, down to the source. | Photo courtesy of Curb.

January 5, 2017 - 1:46pm

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