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Cindy Whitehead

14 Questions for The Pink Ceiling Founder Cindy Whitehead

Cindy Whitehead has been selling stuff since high school. It started with convincing Fijians to start a cheerleading squad and evolved to selling cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, retail products on QVC and most recently, the Food & Drug Administration. The Raleigh entrepreneur and investor made a name for herself for lobbying the FDA to approve the first female-libido enhancing drug, her company’s brainchild Addyi. Just after the historic event happened in 2015, Whitehead sold her company Sprout Pharmaceuticals for $1 billion. She’s selling a different sort of product now—the experience and insights that came from 20 years building businesses. The Pink Ceiling...

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The Triangle Startup Space Update Part Two: 2017 Openings

With seven new or expanded startup-friendly spaces opened in 2016 and at least 11 campuses coming or growing in 2017, it’s never been easier to find a unique place to work or build a company in the Triangle.    For part two of our series on real estate dedicated to entrepreneurs and startups, we’re diving into the details behind the new spaces and expansions coming in the next 12 months.    The biggest takeaway here is that co-working is going mainstream, entering new industries, touching new demographics and nearly every industry. Our estimate is that by year’s end, we’ll count more...

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