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Business owners who applied for grants after the superstorm are more likely to have gotten money from private sources. What's the hold up?
Bank lending is on the rise. The little guy on Main Street is not feeling it, though, so many entrepreneurs are turning to alternative funding sources.
Access to capital remains a challenge for small and medium sized enterprises. CNBC's Chloe Cho reports on how two very different SMEs, used connections and creativity to clear their financing hurdles.
Small-business owners devote so much time and money to their ventures that they fail on retirement planning. And playing catch-up can mean taking on even more financial risk.
The credit-card comparison website CardHub.com is releasing its analysis of more than 1,000 business and personal credit cards for small-business owners.
Bank lending for small businesses remains sluggish. From shoring up company finances to cultivating a banking relationship, see what start-ups can do to avoid loan rejections.
After seeing the extensive destruction and loss of life from the Moore, Okla., tornado on Monday, Tornado Alley residents are going into prevention mode, vowing to avoid becoming victims when the next twister strikes.
Small business owner Brian Overstreet is among 2,500 California start-up founders, who are on the hook for some $120 million in retroactive taxes if the Franchise Tax Board has its way.
Bloomberg's scandal offers uncomfortable lessons in how we do business in a digital era. We're also more tolerant of leaving behind our electronic data, and not calling out missteps.
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?
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