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Crowdfunding is helping professionals such as Zach Braff raise millions. See how one start-up is tapping into film financing's "new world order." Wanna be a movie mogul?
There are six questions smart investors should ask before putting money into a new company. If businesses have answers, it shows they have data to support their decisions.
A small change to federal rules that just went into effect means more contracts could go to women-owned small businesses, Inc. reports. See if your business qualifies.
In the nonprofit world, crowdfunding is becoming an effective tool for raising donations, especially among younger do-gooers. Philanthropic millennials?
As securing loans from large banks remains tricky, more small-business owners are turning to small banks and other nontraditional sources of capital to grow their operations.
Venture capital investment dollars declined in the first quarter of 2013 from the previous quarter, according to a new report. See which sectors saw notable investment declines.
A new study used confidential IRS data to show clusters of potential tax cheats - including small-business owners - in five metro areas. See which red flags tip off the IRS.
President Obama's budget plan includes a proposed tax credit if you've hired or given a raise to workers. What small businesses would pocket from the president's proposal.
With many big companies spending less, the time couldn't be better to launch a start-up, Ted Leonsis, a longtime tech executive, told CNBC.
Hip start-up Warby Parker debuted its flagship, eyeglass store in New York City's SoHo neighborhood. Do online retailers need brick-and-mortar stores?
Hourly Nerd.com is a new start-up that offers small businesses MBA students for hire by the hour. Why didn't you think of this?
Small-business owners' confidence fell in March — halting three months of gains, with few entrepreneurs making hiring plans. You call this a recovery?
Crowdfunding websites helped entrepreneurs raise $2.7 billion in 2012, an 81 percent gain, a survey shows. Deals included smartwatch maker Pebble. See what's forecast for 2013.
Crowdfunding circles are frustrated the SEC has not yet finalized rules that could potentially turbocharge the funding platform for startups and small businesses, Entrepreneur reports.
Our guest blogger Greg Jones, CEO of BookKeeping Express, a franchise, offers last-minute tips including key deductions. Are you missing out?
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?
Inc. explores five key factors to a successful manufacturing strategy, which can include specialty contract manufacturers right here at home.
The battle over a minimum-wage increase has begun, and small employers on both sides have entered the debate.
Extended jobless benefits derail employers' ability to hire, the head of Landry's restaurant chain told CNBC on Wednesday. See what other trends could halt Main Street job growth.
With bank loan competition still tight, more startups and small-business owners are turning to alternative lenders. So what's the downside?
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