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SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, Jan 16- In the spring of last year, John Doerr received some bad news: Miasole, the solar-panel maker backed by his famed venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers, was on the verge of bankruptcy. If Miasole went under, it would be a dramatic collapse for a once-promising startup that in its heyday had been valued at $1 billion.
The Academy Award nominations were announced, and leave it to a small-business group to find an entrepreneur angle in Hollywood awards season.
Eric Migicovsky, Pebble CEO & co-founder, discusses the launch of its much-buzzed about wearable "data plan."
Todd Dagres, Spark Capital founder & general partner, discusses where he is finding the next hot investment opportunities.
Simple, an online banking startup, offers its customers free checking accounts and data-rich analysis of their transactions and spending habits.
Alexander Ljung, Founder and CEO of SoundCloud, explains how his startup company allows users to share all kinds of sounds, from music to your baby's first words.
With a fiscal deal in place for now, small-business owners are forging ahead with growth strategies—despite headwinds.
Some small companies including franchises are managing to grow. But the overall Main Street mood is anxiety-filled.
Greg Jones, BookKeeping Express CEO; and Darin Harris, Primrose Schools COO, explain how "apprehension and fear" are impacting small companies and their employees.
From tax hikes to disruptive technologies, key issues entrepreneurs faced in 2012.
Alicia Jao, Head of TravelNerd, explains how consumers can save time and money as they navigate busy airports.
Jon Stein, Betterment CEO, discusses the future of personal investing in the digital age.
Entrepreneur profiles three unique, gifting-related upstarts for holiday shopping and beyond.
There's still no clarity for Main Street about pending tax hikes and spending cuts, called the "fiscal cliff." But one entrepreneur expert argues it's not necessarily the level of taxes that's the problem.
*Growth-oriented concepts changing old ways. LISBON, Dec 21- Few things encapsulate Portugal better than its bakeries, where people from all walks of life mingle over coffee and cake.
Jim Whitehurst, President & CEO of Red Hat, discusses his company's Q3 earnings beat, and plans to acquire cloud management startup, ManageIQ for $104 million.
Erica Bell and Katie Finnegan, Hukkster co-founders, explain how their startup company alerts consumers when items they want are put on sale at a reduced price. (5:12)
Zach Smith, Boomerang CEO and co-founder, explains how his company uses Facebook information to allow users to give gifts to friends and family.
Scott Case, CEO of Startup America Partnership, and Steve Case, Chairman and Founder of Startup America Partnership, explain how their company helps launch new businesses throughout the country.
Sam Zaid, Getaround CEO and co-founder, explains how car owners can make money while their vehicles are idle.