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SOUTHEAST ENTREPRENEUR

We’re passionate about helping venture capitalists and new business owners find success in their various industries, despite the challenges associated with breaking out of the traditional corporate grind. Our goal at Southeast Entrepreneur is to spotlight entrepreneurs and businesses that embody the entrepreneurial spirit, and have a dedication to successfully building sustainable businesses

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Food / Beverage

Krispy Kreme Entrepreneurship

If you’ve been to anyone of Krispy Kreme’s over 1,000 locations, you’re no stranger to the glowing “Hot Now” sign that can make any car stop in its tracks and turn right around to get a fresh, hot Krispy Kreme doughnut. Since 1937, the brand has been delighting customers with their one-of-a-kind yeast-raised doughnut recipe…

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Sports / Outdoors

Cane Creek Cycling

Employee Owned & Pedaling Hard To The Finish It’s not often that you see an international corporate business turn into a local brand, but Cane Creek Cycling Components is just that. Lured to the United States by the beautiful mountains and golf courses of Western North Carolina, Cane Creek Cycling Components began as a Japanese…

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Food / Beverage

Crafting a Food Empire

If you’re from Greensboro, North Carolina, odds are you’ve probably dined at one of the restaurants graced by the unique expertise of Kristina Fuller. In addition to the locally famed Crafted: The Art of the Taco, Fuller also opened Crafted: The Art of Street Food and Bites and Pints, and served as a consultant for…

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Beauty

Salon Start Up Story – Bombshell Brazilian Waxing and Beauty Lounge

Bombshell Brazilian Waxing and Beauty Lounge is more than just your typical beauty salon. By incorporating their love for “pin-up girl” culture, co-founders Melissa and Scott Black offer waxing and sugaring, hair styling, skin care, and tanning services in a truly unique salon experience. By utilizing their passion for all things unconventional and unexpected, they…

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Sports / Outdoors

Ricky Proehl -Empowering kids through Play

Ricky Proehl, who played four years of Football at Wake Forest, and was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in 1990. Proehl went on to play an incredible 17 years in the NFL, including three with the St. Louis Rams as an important piece of “The Greatest Show on Turf”. His NFL career brought him back to…

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Food / Beverage

Village Tavern

Scott Richardson: Founder of Village Tavern Scott Richardson is the successful founder and CEO of the original Village Tavern located in Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem, NC, as well as the multiple locations that have opened since its successful start in 1984. What began as a fairly hesitant business decision has since grown into a franchise composed…

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