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Elizabeth Rees, whose family owns a printing company, finds her own path with Chasing Paper.

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Deciding There’s Nothing Wrong With a Lifestyle Business

Anne Dowling of Breckenridge, Colo., runs a pair of wine and cheese shops — and gets some good skiing in on powder days.

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How Danae Ringelmann Came Up With Indiegogo

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Discouraged in School But Thriving as Tech Entrepreneur

AP Computer Science nearly derailed Melody McCloskey’s career in tech. Today she’s running StyleSeat in San Francisco.

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Delia Viader finds a better business model after her entire inventory goes up in smoke.

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Shaan Kandawalla pushed gender norms in her native Pakistan. Now, she’s ready to take on the U.S. tech scene.

Elizabeth Rees of Chasing Paper

Deciding to Join the Family Business. Sort of.

Elizabeth Rees, whose family owns a printing company, finds her own path with Chasing Paper.

Kristine Jones started a business, New England Flagger Services, on a whim in an obscure, cutthroat industry.

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Kristine Jones, who provides “flaggers” to manage traffic at work sites, figured out a way to land big utility companies as clients.

Jan Erickson of Janska

A Fashion Brand Keeps Its Sewing in the US

Jan Erickson of Janska is trying a lean manufacturing strategy to produce her American-made apparel.

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Jody Adams: A Woman in the Kitchen

Chef Jody Adams counts Julia Child as her mentor. She talks about rising to the top of the male-dominated restaurant business.



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The Challenges of Starting an Urban Winery

Forget rain or bugs. Lysanne Tusar, who makes wine in Hong Kong, has landlord problems.

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The Long Journey to Market for an All-Natural Snack Bar

Seven years after a corporate sabbatical inspired Simple Squares, Kimberly Dobbins is close to turning a profit.

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A Social Media Agency Takes an Edgy Approach

Pat Law of Goodstuph makes it a habit to be “badass.” This summer, she’s opening a bar.

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From Dishwasher to Head Chef

Ana Sortun, who owns three restaurants in greater Boston, discusses her rise in the kitchen.

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