NEW YORK— Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business& Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts.» Read More
It’s important to distinguish between high-maintenance clients (who need a lot of hand holding) and problem ones (who want the impossible).
Sure, investment returns grab the headlines, but fees fatten the top and bottom line, which makes expansion into other services tempting.
Wall Street’s shedding jobs, so why not start your own business. You may be an investment guru but are you a general manager?
A group of entrepreneurs calling themselves "pigeons" _ French slang for someone who has been taken advantage of _ have mounted a campaign on Facebook and Twitter against a new law that will tax investments along the same lines as salaries _ on a sliding scale _meaning they would have to pay a lot more.
Zynga is in trouble, and that’s not great for Facebook, which can thank Zynga for 14 percent of its revenues in the first six months of 2012.
Facebook's announcement that it has hit 1 billion users has generated a media storm. The number — though massive and round, a beacon of Facebook's immense scale — isn't really news.
Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO, discusses how social media is changing the way people look for employment and recruiters find applicants.
Here's a low-overhead business: Selling New York City tap water! Yep, you wish you'd thought of it yourself, amiright?!
What's so problematic about funding a start-up with a credit card?
With Facebook's stock down 40 percent, the company is going on the offensive.
The annual Advertising Week conference is underway in New York and the big question this year is where are ad revenues growing and who's cashing in on that growth?
Tim Jones talks at the annual AD Week gathering on what is the driving force behind ad growth.
Facebook only recently started showing ads to their half billion mobile users. CNBC's Julia Boorstin chatted about that with COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Facebook has its eye on mobile but it also sees several potential new revenue streams,COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Read any letter from a university president these days and you will inevitably find the words “entrepreneurial” or “entrepreneurship.”
Facebook is making a long-awaited move into a whole new revenue stream, announcing on Wednesday it's testing "Facebook Gifts" with 1 percent of Facebook's user base.
Shikhar Ghosh, Harvard Business School, explains the finding of an ongoing study that shows three out of four tech start-ups fail.
Twitter is at a turning point, trying to roll out advertising while also maintaining the user experience. I sat down with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo at the company’s new San Francisco headquarters to talk about his plans to grow the social media giant.
A slew of startups are turning education as we know it upside down, using technology to make it more effective and more accessible.
There’s no question Twitter is at a turning point, which makes this a perfect time to sit down with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo for an interview. We’re asking viewers to weigh in on what we should ask him. What would you #AskTwitter?
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