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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?
The Small Business Administration has proposed rule changes that could make the agency's loan programs more accessible and popular, the New York Times reports.
Small-business owners' confidence edged up just slightly in February, but Main Street is showing signs of a surge in optimism or hiring.
A GOP-led panel has been listening to entrepreneurs vent about Obamacare. And boy do they have a lot to say.
More people are taking a moment to flip over an item or fish for a label and ask, is it "Made in the USA?"
BestParking.com conveniently centralizes parking garage rates. See how the young founder got started with a family loan - and a bicycle.
Small merchants and those in the e-commerce space are feeling let down by the initial hype of Groupon. Is the daily coupon model dead?
If mandatory federal spending cuts begin to take effect Friday, small employers are likely to experience a negative ripple effect of reduced business.
Peer-to-peer lender Prosper hopes to attract more investors, seeking yield. But is the emerging lending platform too risky?
Charge a fee to use your credit card? It's legal for merchants to do that, unless barred by state law. Ten states already ban such surcharges and more may join the list. The legislatures in 11 other states are currently considering bills that would prevent these so-called "check out" fees.
Fandeavor.com offers unique game-day experiences for fans, and was funded by the VegasTech Fund. Led by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, the fund is part of a broader push to revitalize downtown Las Vegas.
As striking as President Obama’s recent State of the Union speech was in its vision, there was little said on support for Main Street. Guest columnist Beth Solomon makes the case for debt-refinancing.
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