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Up and away: Sacramento economy to stay strong through 2018

Business owners believe Sacramento’s economic future should remain bright for at least the next two years, according to a study by Union Bank. | Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Justin Smith

February 19, 2017 - 11:50am

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

Robert Nelsen

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

Nathan Miles

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Land of the lost: Sacramento’s Japantown back in public eye

Although Japantown underwent changes during the WWII era, stalwarts like this coffee shop on Fourth Street continued with business as usual. | Image courtesy of the Center for Sacramento History, Frank Christy Collection.

February 12, 2017 - 10:38pm

Forensic accountant uncooks company books

Tiffany Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE, is a Washington-based forensic accountant who has spent the last 12 years operating as a “sleuth with an adding machine.” | Photo courtesy of Tiffany Couch.

February 12, 2017 - 6:16pm

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

Jim Nelson

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Sacramento real estate: Spotlighting Hollywood Park, Midtown and Tahoe Park

Some of the Sacramento area’s most-popular neighborhoods to buy a home are in outlying areas, such as Hollywood Park. | Photo courtesy of ReMax

February 5, 2017 - 12:52pm

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

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

Elizabeth Weintraub

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