DETROIT— Detroit government, development and philanthropic leaders launched a grant program Wednesday intended to help boost small businesses in the city and the two communities it surrounds.» Read More
The chairman of Disney’s movie studio, Rich Ross, wrote in a note to his staff Friday that he is stepping down and the role is no longer “the right professional fit for me.” Ross ran the studio for just two and a half years, and now is cleaving under the cloud of a massive bomb—"John Carter."
No one expects Rep. Eric Cantor’s proposed 20 percent tax cut for small business owners to get any farther than the House. But that's not the point. This is purely a "he-said, she-said" moment where both parties take every opportunity to point out how the other side doesn't support small business.
It seems like every week we see another VC-backed company go public and the stock soars — most recently, Splunk stock jumped 109 after going public. With such profitable exits, one would expect venture investors to clamor to pour money into startups. But in fact, the opposite is the case.
Hatch Detroit, is a contest where the public votes on the best storefront-retail idea for the city, with the winning applicant receiving $50,000 to help get their business off the ground.
Many great ideas start with a bottle of wine, but most don’t amount to much. But for two brothers-in-law, an idea led to an invention and the start of a new business: a dog exerciser called Dog-O-Band.
A two-person surgical team has created a new, inexpensive bone-grafting device without having to go to big pharma.
The Senate Small Business Committee, chaired by Senator Mary Landrieu, is working on the early iterations of what may become a landmark bill for entrepreneurs.
Kozlov is CEO of Moonshark, a new start-up set to release its first titles in the summer. His firm is being incubated at CAA, best-known for its muscle in getting huge paydays for its A-list talent roster in movies, TV shows, music and sports.
Jeffrey Braverman left his Wall Street investment banking job to return to his family's New Jersey nut business. Was he crazy? Maybe, but he's also built a successful online business for the family-owned company.
Don't be misled by reports that inflation is tame. For small business owners, it's a threat to profits and expansion plans.
As House Minority Leader Eric Cantor prepares to present his tax cut legislation to the House today, small business owners say that while tax cuts are a step in the right direction, what is really needed is reduced regulations.
Dick Clark may have been best known for hosting "American Bandstand" and ABC’s "New Year’s Rockin’ Eve," but he also was a hugely successful TV producer, and in many ways revolutionized TV production.
In anticipation of his proposed tax cut for small businesses being squashed in the Senate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says he expects the debate over taxes to be resolved with the presidential election.
From the rise of female brew masters to the growth of women's tasting groups, women are becoming much more than a pint-sized part of the brewing world.
The Consumer Bankers Association will announced today a standardized lending “template” for working with franchisees that should speed up, and strengthen, the relationship between banks and franchisees.
Tumblr, which launched in 2007, has raised a total of $125 million in venture funding. As of last September it was valued at $800 million. Considering Instagram’s $1 billion price tag, Tumblr could be worth even more.
Sole proprietors may be on top of it in terms of getting their taxes done, but they may be cheating themselves: According to data compiled from online accounting solution Outright.com, business owners are neglecting to report mileage expenses on their tax returns.
For the first time in history, it may be considered frugal to eat out!
Colin Angle, iRobot Corp. CEO, discusses recent advances in "app ready" robot services for health care, retail, and the security industry. Also, the outlook for domestic and international growth, with the Fast Money traders.
No brand is complete until a brand-appropriate style of speaking with customers is in place at all levels of the enterprise. Which is why developing a consistent style of service speech is so important.
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