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From Opera to AI: Lazard VP Carrie Jaquith Shares Why Curiosity and Data Are Key to Building Business

Whether tinkering in machine shops, coding with software teams, or singing opera alongside a symphony orchestra, Carrie Jaquith brings curiosity and creativity to everything she does. A classically-trained singer (she holds a Masters in Music and studied under Joan Lader,…

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Charleston’s Galloping Gazelles

The Economist recently reported that while overall  business formation is down nationwide, fast-growing startups are in high gear. These fast-growth new businesses or “gazelles” have disproportionately positive impact on employment & economic growth, and are no longer limited to Silicon Valley,…

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Hey, Alexa: Will Amazon’s New HQ2 Roost in the South?

Nine southern metros sailed through the first round of Amazon’s selection process in a highly public and fiercely competitive bid for their second headquarters. Dubbed “HQ2”, the move by Amazon will bring enormous changes to the winning metro, with an…

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Who’s Hiring Across the South: 7 Hot Jobs in Atlanta, Charleston, Raleigh & Beyond

Last month, Glassdoor ranked the 25 Best Cities for Jobs in 2017 using three equally weighted factors: hiring opportunity, cost of living, and job satisfaction. Nine of the top 25 cities were in the South, including Charlotte, Nashville, Baltimore, and…

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