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Chirag Patel wants to bring in new guests without alienating his old.
 
Business Rx: Her carpooling service looks to pick up more school students
(The Washington Post, May 10, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: He’s building a business to let people post bail by giving up their guns
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This executive coach got her certification to do federal work in less than one hour.
(The Washington Post, April 26, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This coffee start-up seeks to stir up interest in new product line
(The Washington Post, April 19, 2017; 7:30 AM)
 
Business Rx: An online exercise service asks whether it is time to flex its muscles outside the U.S.
(The Washington Post, April 12, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This serial entrepreneur conquered the education market. Now, he’s ready to invade others.
(The Washington Post, April 5, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Juicery owners seek tips on how to get people to thirst for their drinks online
(The Washington Post, March 29, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: His language-learning company seeks help translating early success into a growing enterprise
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: A Washington area computer security business looks for more customers close to home
(The Washington Post, March 15, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: She wants to be a force for good, and much more
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: She knows how to knock on doors. But will investors open their wallets?
(The Washington Post, March 1, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This logistics startup seeks help delivering more clients to its platform
(The Washington Post, February 22, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This entrepreneur seeks help ending the free rides
(The Washington Post, February 8, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This farming start-up seeks help cultivating advisors to help it grow
(The Washington Post, February 1, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Her start-up, VoiceVibes, is beginning to like the sound of teaming up
(The Washington Post, January 25, 2017; 9:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: These two entrepreneurs seek help ‘running’ a bigger business
(The Washington Post, January 18, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: These guys want to help you host that special occasion.
(The Washington Post, January 11, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: A software startup for the construction industry looks to build on its client list
(The Washington Post, January 5, 2017; 1:00 PM)
 
Business Rx: Theirs is no cookie-cutter operation. So how do they go about finding experts to network with?
(The Washington Post, December 22, 2016; 2:00 PM)
 
Business Rx: Their wedding registry helps charities around the world. Is there a broader idea here?
(The Washington Post, December 14, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: A start-up specializing in public data seeks information on how to enter the commercial market
(The Washington Post, December 7, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: She calls her physical therapy firm ‘Move Better.’ Now, can she market better?
(The Washington Post, November 30, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Their secret weapon is a ‘Wizard of Oz’ strategy
(The Washington Post, November 23, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: They built a business to help the disabled. Now they are ready to maximize its potential.
(The Washington Post, November 9, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: These matchmakers seeks companies and people to pair up
(The Washington Post, November 3, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Their start-up connects insurers to customers. Now, can they connect to industry partners?
(The Washington Post, October 26, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: We have a new way to provide eye care to kids. How do we let people know it exists?
(The Washington Post, October 19, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: To build a school, this entrepreneur first seeks to build a business
(The Washington Post, October 12, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: She wants a reality check on her strategy for a virtual reality company
(The Washington Post, October 5, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: ‘Princess Awesome’ looks for a helping hand
(The Washington Post, September 29, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This company’s problem is it is just too darn successful
(The Washington Post, September 21, 2016; 7:40 AM)
 
Business Rx: Her challenge is turning a service into a product
(The Washington Post, September 14, 2016; 1:00 PM)
 
Business Rx: A health tech firm asks how best to find top talent
(The Washington Post, September 1, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: The story of how one tiny start-up bested the world’s biggest federal contractors
(The Washington Post, August 24, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Fantasy sports app seeks investors willing to make a bet on it
(The Washington Post, August 17, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: They created a new kind of smoothie. Now they need to tell the world about it.
(The Washington Post, August 10, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Their ‘super coffee’ looks to wake up energy drink market
(The Washington Post, August 3, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Her business is finding a way to make you happy at work
(The Washington Post, July 27, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This socially minded start-up seeks help getting the word out
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Drink this juice and your landfill will thank you
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: His security start-up seeks to access multiple sales channels
(The Washington Post, June 29, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: How to persuade people you are as successful as you say you are
(The Washington Post, June 22, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Here’s how this textile designer reached the right customers
(The Washington Post, June 15, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This software firm asks, how to cross the chasm?
(The Washington Post, June 8, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: Life after rehab inspired her to start this business
(The Washington Post, June 1, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: He has a growing business. Now where to put it?
(The Washington Post, May 18, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: What to do when your wine business has a taste for technology.
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: To build his cloud business, should he go it alone or rely on partners?
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Business Rx: This spice business seeks help from a seasoned mentor
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2016; 3:46 PM)
 
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