SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the four-year-old online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first.» Read More
More people are filing their taxes digitally than ever before, but they're still dragging their feet to do it, the head of Intuit told CNBC Thursday.
Like to laugh? Yeah, that's going to cost you. While you were worried about high gas prices, the price of rubber chickens hit a 25-year high.
A company dubbed the "Walmart of Weed" is putting down roots in America's capital city, sprouting further debate on marijuana.
Crowdfunding websites are likely to pop up quickly to connect start ups and investors as soon as the SEC issues regulations to implement the JOBS Act, now awaiting President Obama’s signature. All this could tempt young entrepreneurs to envision a frictionless, friendly world of virtual finance where money would flow in as easily as “Likes” on Facebook. Think again, caution small business advisors.
Whew. Three days of Supreme Court hearings on health care, and you’d think “mandate”, “severability” “buying broccoli” are the only topics that anyone cares about. Well, small business owners do care, and they react to the past three days of hearings.
As Lady Gaga turns 26, we are reminded of how the mega-entrepreneur is a master of social media.
Andy Samberg is an investor in start-up CanaryHop, which connects travelers and guides. His latest video promotes his new business venture.
Legislation to relax federal oversight so small businesses can more easily attract investors was headed for the White House after receiving a strong vote of approval in the House.
There’s a growing business in prepping white collar criminals for prison, reports The Wall Street Journal. The business owners know what they're talking about: They've done time themselves.
Zaarly has been described as an alternative to Craigslist, a crowd-sourced Kozmo.com, a mobile-focused eBay. But really, it's simply a marketplace for your phone, tablet or computer that lets you connect with people who are selling the services you are looking for, or who are looking for the services you provide.
Business owners were front and center in the debate over the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act this spring. As the country awaits a decision from the Supreme Court, a look at the arguments for and against the law.
Home buyers in the St. Louis area are benefitting from price incentives. The money didn’t come from the builder, it came from local labor unions. Their aim is to help stimulate demand to boost sales to create work.
TroopSwap is a full-fledged e-commerce and daily deals site exclusively for veterans, service members and their families. The discount site offers up to 90 percent off on everything from skydiving to legal services, vacations and restaurants.
Snap-on Tools is one of several franchises that have been offering financial discounts and special training for veterans who are looking to transition back to civilian life.
Forecasts for an increasingly crowded and competitive market have not deterred “fro-yo” companies from embarking on ambitious expansion plans to capture an increasingly health-conscious U.S. consumer.
Banks are beginning to lend again, howeer businesses are wary of spending the money amidst a slow economic recovery.
Entrepeneurship is at its highest rates in almost two decades, but job growth remains at slow and steady incline. The picture shows that perhaps small business is not the job generator that is portrayed to be.
Rocker Gene Simmons and two partners are opening a family restaurant and pub called Rock & Brews in a Los Angeles suburb next month, and they are planning others.
The evidence may not be a big economic report like gross domestic product or factory orders in a region, but small businesses have their own indicators that the economy is improving.
The Small Business Administration is teaming with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to support Hispanic small businesses and entrepreneurs.