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Manoochehr Javidi arrived in the United States from Tehran twenty-six years ago speaking no English and having only $100 in his pocket. Today he is a North Carolina State University tenured professor and the founder and CEO of Digiton Corp., a successful Internet technology company.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 5, May 2001, p29-30, il
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28992
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The Makery and Mercury Studio have long collaborated, with the Makery selling local makers' wares on one side and Mercury providing a homey co-working space on the other. The two businesses merged into The Mothership, aiming to foster more public engagement with the co-working community, and combine their strengths in a volatile development climate.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 11, March 2017, p19-20, por Periodical Website
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35243
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As this guide illustrated, contributors to NC’s history range from artisans to business leaders, writers and artists, who count themselves as Tarheel State natives. Featured are products from these contributors showcasing all that North Carolina has to offer to citizens and visitors alike.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 11, November 2016, p27-31
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36578
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In a mass produced world, handmade products alone may be a rare sight to behold, but Tunc Togar takes a fulfilling customer experience a step further. In addition to homemade rugs, customers can make a tangible connection to his native country’s culture through the taste of Turkish coffee and the sight of a loom found in a Turkish village.
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36488
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Freelance contractors and business owners feeling isolated from the community and other businesses prove interdependent is a better descriptor. Generating community as well as collaboration is Base Camp Asheville, offering entrepreneurs spaces for work and play. Proving that pleasure and business can co-exist is a 1920s building refurbished with modern office conveniences like high speed Internet, recreational areas like a ping pong table. Proving this principle also are profiles of companies such as Anthroware and local entrepreneurs such as David and Amanda Highley, co-owners of web coding company MyTownUSA.