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How Do You Stay Competitive When You’ve Lost Your Patent?

An industrial mixer company combines product and process innovation.

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Kathryn Shaw: Entrepreneurship Requires Practice, Practice, Practice

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Vanessa Loder: “I Want to Empower and Inspire Millions of Women”

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