When Edgar Ramirez was a young boy, there was something he wanted more than anything on the face of planet. A native of Durango Mexico, whose family immigrated to California during his teen years, Ramirez didn’t covet the latest tech, or something shiny or all that glamorous. No, of everything and anything a young boy could want, Ramirez wanted a beard.

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My first startup failed. As a founder, and especially as the CEO, that was a tough pill to swallow. Because, at the end of the day, it was my responsibility to steer the ship. This article is meant to be the final page of my Critica chapter. But more importantly, I want to share the biggest lessons I learned coming out of it all, so that other entrepreneurs can strive where I stumbled.

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His art is beautiful, powerful and serves a purpose. As a painter, Claudio Talavera-Ballon uses his talent to make a change and has recently turned his focus onto highlighting the Mission district of San Francisco. Busy in his studio, and with multiple shows coming up, Talavera-Ballon brilliantly brings his art of the people to the people.

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EmailWhen Omar Wandera, 38, fractured his Achilles heel playing basketball with his students in 2013, the longtime educator never expected he’d become an entrepreneur while recovering from his injury. A break may have been much needed for Wandera who is constantly on the go as a father and vice principal of Leadership Public Schools (LPS) […]

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EmailSource: Pandodaily, October 23, 2013. By: Mauria Finley What’s more exhausting, exhilarating, and exciting than having a baby? Nothing. But starting a company certainly comes in a close second. Some entrepreneurs do both at once. As crazy as it seems, I chose to do just that. When my second son was nine months old, I […]

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