Small Business


  • Vacant DC building shows crowdfunding's range Sunday, 30 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Fundrise plans to raise $350,000 in crowdfunding to help rehab the building featured with red brick in center.

    Fundrise is offering people a stake in a retail boutique project in an up-and-coming DC neighborhood for as little as $100 a share.

  • Hiring our heroes     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    The "Hiring Our Heroes" event is designed to match skilled veterans with private companies.

  • Family man turns simple idea into success Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 2:08 PM ET
    Jonathan Boos appeared on "Shark Tank" with his business, Würkin Stiffs.

    In 2011, Jonathan Boos appeared on "Shark Tank" with Power Stays, a device that keeps collars in their place. CNBC catches up with the entrepreneur.

  • "Hiring our Heroes" is designed to assist veterans, active duty, guard and reserve members and military spouses find jobs. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the details from the jobs fair.

  • Mario Batali hit with $500,000 liquor-license fine Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    Mario Batali

    Mario Batali agreed to settle charges brought by the NY State Liquor Authority. Eataly's temporary wine shop closure will include a fine, Crain's reports.

  • Changes to AMT, top tax may benefit small biz Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    While the rules for calculating AMT haven't changed much, the increase in top marginal tax can make a tax-planning difference for small businesses.

  • A NYC hub just for tech fashion start-ups Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    Some of New York City's fashion companies are partnering to launch a competitive mentorship program called the New York Fashion Tech Lab or NYFT Lab, for short, Crain's reports.

  • Warby Parker continues NYC expansion     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Warby Parker co-founders and co-CEOs Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, discuss Warby's new store, the company's third New York City location and their vision to change the world of glasses.

  • Tumblr founder invests in medical start-up Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 3:17 PM ET
    David Karp

    Sherpaa, a medical start-up, is making strides, including gaining financial support from David Karp, founder of Tumblr, now part of Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • 'Made in the USA' hotel suite opens in DC Hyatt Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 4:20 PM ET

    The Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. will offer lodgings with a very Americana twist through August.

  • Oldest bicycle maker in America keeps crankin' Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    An employee assembles front-end brakes to a bicycle frame at Worksman Cycles in the Queens borough of New York.

    Can you name America's oldest bicycle brand? If you guessed Schwinn or Trek, you'd be wrong. CNNMoney.com takes a look.

  • The biggest mistake     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Marcus explains the single biggest mistake that entrepreneurs make when they are starting their own business.

  • How to keep your workers from jumping ship Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:26 AM ET
    A 'Now Hiring' sign stands at one of the exhibitors tables at the Columbus Career Fair in Columbus, Ohio.

    With the job market brightening, companies are working to keep their best employees from leaving, CNNMoney.com reports.

  • Why there’s no such thing as bad publicity Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:56 PM ET

    There’s nothing like a little controversy to spark interest in your business. Here are some companies that prove there’s no such thing as bad publicity.

  • This ex-Wall Street trader thinks she's nailed it Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    Sarah Gibson Tuttle

    Sarah Gibson Tuttle funded a nail salon with the money she saved working in finance for a decade.

  • Raise the minimum wage, we slow hiring: Businesses Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 10:26 AM ET
    Women hold banners during a protest for higher wages for fast food workers on March 18, 2014 in New York City.

    A new survey, cited in The Wall Street Journal, shows businesses who pay minimum wage would slow hiring if that wage is raised.

  • Making big bucks off the shale oil boom Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Amy Savage

    Amy Savage moved to Pennsylvania to take advantage of the Marcellus shale boom. She opened a small oilfield business, selling more than $3 million in hard hats and equipment, CNNMoney.com reports.

  • Beastie Boys, start-up settle 'Girls' song dispute Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    Toymaker GoldieBlox, which was featured in a Super Bowl ad, has settled its lawsuit with the Beastie Boys.

  • Why the rich need pawn shops Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    Pawn shops to the rich seem to be popping up faster than Starbucks stores, according to an article in Crain's New York Business.

  • Feeling social? The risks for crowdfunders Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    New rules from the SEC may allow anyone to own a piece of a crowdfunded social entrepreneurship venture.

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