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Dug Song

Duo Security accumulates millions in investor cash in quest for constant improvement

"We haven't spent most of the cash we have taken from investors," says Dug Song, CEO of Duo Security.

Joe McClure new

New hires turn into key ingredients for growth spurt at McClure's Pickles

"This year we're going to have even bigger growth because we added some key people," says Joe McClure, co-owner of McClure's Pickles.


Flower child capitalists turn low profit company into gazelle startup, ardentCause

"We discovered what the customers wanted was different," says Rosemary Bayer, chief inspiration officer for ardentCause. "We had to change who we thought our customer was and adapt our products to it."

Lydia Guttierez

Building a community-based company, Hacienda Mexican Foods in southwest Detroit

"I ran the business with my heart, but my costs continued to go up," Gutierrez says. "I closed my eyes and prayed for help. When I opened them up I saw things differently. I am an administrator who needs to run a business."


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