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Max Nussenbaum

Castle explains how it got into Y Combinator

There is a glut of startup accelerators out there, but the guys behind the property management startup Castle got into the most prestigious one around, Y Combinator. The Detroit-based startup's team tells how it shot the moon and got in.

Jen Baird

Jen Baird on finding a way to fund breakthrough technology

Jen Baird doesn't count on miracles to survive in the business world, but she doesn't turn them down either.

Dwight Carlson

Coherix goes from surviving to thriving after Great Recession

Dwight Carlson knows what it's like to be on top of the world one day and have the weight of the world crushing you the next. Now he and his startup, Coherix, are back on top as they make the most of a crisis.

Hyaat Chaudhary

Great outdoors leads Carbon Media Group to big things

"The over-arching theme is we represent the outdoors," says Hyaat Chaudhary, CEO of Carbon Media Group. "Our customers are outdoor enthusiasts. ... That's our sandbox."

Richard Chang

NewFoundry's growth comes down to four words: hire slow hire smart

"It's a slow process for us," Richard Chang, CEO of NewFoundry, says about adding staff. "We hire slow hire smart. ... It's really about taking the time to make sure these folks are a good fit. I want to make sure these folks have the right criteria to grow with us."

Noah Kaplan

CORDIAL company culture spikes Leon Speakers' growth

"Leon Speakers is a company filled with leaders," says Noah Kaplan, president of Leon Speakers. "It's not just about the president and executive team as leaders. Every employee should be a leader."

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