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  • 'Slow Crawl' to Prosperity as Jobs Growth 'Dives' Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    Mirroring the broader economy, small-business owners' plans to hire are taking a "dive" as owners see little reason for new job creation. You call this a recovery?

  • Don't Miss These Small-Business Tax Deductions Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:40 PM ET

    Our guest blogger Greg Jones, CEO of BookKeeping Express, a franchise, offers last-minute tips including key deductions. Are you missing out?

  • Monaco Can Give You the Edge   Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Monaco Can Give You the Edge

    Zsolt Lavotha, chairman of Monaco Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, tells CNBC that Monaco is marketing itself as a breeding ground for young entrepreneurs through its 'Edge' networking program.

  • More Entrepreneurs Chase 3-D Printing Profits Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 10:06 AM ET
    A MakerBot 3-D printer prints Nokia cellphone cases.

    As 3-D printing grows, entrepreneurs are looking for opportunities, Inc. reports. Key questions to ask if you're thinking about starting a 3-D printing business.

  • TV Disruption: Start-Up Aereo CEO Defends Tech Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 1:52 PM ET
    Chet Kanojia

    Appearing on CNBC, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia defended its technology after a favorable court ruling allows the start-up to expand service letting consumers watch live TV over the web.

  • How Binishells Hopes to Spark a Housing Revolution Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    Will peculiar looking domed homes made entirely of concrete revolutionize housing? Nicolo Bini, president and CEO of the construction technology company Binishells, certainly hopes so.

  • Dorms Funds for Start-Ups: So Does College Matter? Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Venture firm First Round Capital has started the Dorm Room Fund, giving college students $500,000 to fund start-ups. Does college matter for entrepreneurs?

  • Watching Live TV Online Nabs a Court Ruling Win Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 2:14 PM ET
    Aereo

    In a victory for startup Aereo, a federal appeals court rejected a TV station owners' appeal of an earlier decision, USA Today reports.

  • Binishells Reinvents the Roof Over Your Head   Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Binishells Reinvents the Roof Over Your Head

    CEO and President Nicolo Bini delivers his 60 second Power Pitch. Does Binishells' technology have what it takes to top the green housing market?

  • Etch A Sketch's Incredible Toy Legacy — And Burden Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 4:55 PM ET
    Ohio Art Company Chairman Bill Killgallon demonstrates the original Etch A Sketch prototype created by the late French inventor Andre Cassagnes during the late 1950s.

    The toy's inventor passed away in January, leaving behind an enormous legacy. The 100-employee company is now fighting to translate the iconic toy for a digital generation.

  • Next Crisis? Small Businesses Threaten Italy, Spain Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 2:57 AM ET
    Laura Massey smiles as she talks to a customer at Beetz Me in Princeton, Illinois.

    Small companies struggling to repay loans in Italy and Spain signal bigger problems on the horizon for the euro zone after the dust has settled on Cyprus's last-ditch bailout.

  • Picture Perfect? Cortica Tackles Photo Recognition Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    The startup Cortica is tackling the world of digital photography with technology that it said will give computers the ability to see and understand what is captured in the images.

  • Minimum-Wage Hike? Why Main Street Hates It...A Lot Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 1:37 PM ET

    The battle over a minimum-wage increase has begun, and small employers on both sides have entered the debate.

  • Bonobos: E-Fashioned and Tailored For Shipping   Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:51 AM ET
    Bonobos: E-Fashioned and Tailored For Shipping

    Andy Dunn, Bonobos co-founder & CEO, explains how his "bagless" shopping experience could become a model for the way customers shop in the future.

  • Internet Sales Tax Needs to Be Fair: Tech CEO Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    As legislators consider standardizing the collection of Internet sales tax, the debate on what's fair for online retailers and small businesses is heating up. Chegg's CEO weighs in.

  • Yahoo to Acquire Summly   Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:54 AM ET
    Yahoo to Acquire Summly

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports how a young 17-year old entrepreneur was able to convince Yahoo to buy his startup company for reportedly just under $30 million. Summly has an app that summarizes news feeds for users.

  • NewsCred: Monetizing News Content   Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:53 AM ET
    NewsCred: Monetizing News Content

    Shafqat Islam, Co-Founder, CEO of NewsCred, explains how his startup business has been able to convince major brand companies they need to pay for the news.

  • Actor Turned Grocer Focuses on the Big Easy Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 12:43 PM ET
    Actor and entrepreneur, Wendell Pierce

    Actor slash entrepreneur Wendell Pierce is opening Sterling Farms, grocery stores with fresh produce in Katrina-struck New Orleans.

  • 6 Key Areas of Legislation to Hit Main Street Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    A rundown of proposals, from tax deductions to the minimum-wage fight, that would impact small businesses.

  • Business Opportunities in the Big Easy   Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Business Opportunities in the Big Easy

    Wendell Pierce, Sterling Farms co-owner; and Troy Henry, Henry Consulting, discuss how their full-service grocery service found fertile ground in an emerging market in New Orleans.

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