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Birchbox is a hot beauty retailer that delivers monthly, curated beauty samples to your door for a subscription fee. The co-founders, who met at Harvard Business School, sit down with CNBC.
Legislators have been pushing the President to rethink a portion of his Affordable Care Act, which would add a 2.3 percent tax on all medical devices. Critics call the tax a job killer.
Pawn shops no longer are regarded as the last resort of the destitute. New customers are using the shops to raise loans.
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Most of the Sandy recovery money that's being offered by government agencies is loans. Grants that don't have to be repaid are preferred for most entrepreneurs. So what's the hold up?
Much is at stake for small businesses amid the deficit talks. A look at why Main Street is worried and why job creation isn't happening.
Borrowing by small businesses rose in October, as the central bank launched its latest round of monetary stimulus.
The office product company and online professional network have launched a digital forum offering networking, advice and content for small-business professionals.
How retailers can turn holiday shoppers into loyal year-round customers.
Meet KegSkins, a new way to keep beverages cold.
Time to take your business to the next level? Consider these tips for raising venture capital.
A new crop of alternative lenders such as Kabbage are using software—and sometimes Facebook activity—to gauge businesses and review loan requests within minutes. But the loans can come with hefty fees.
New online funding platforms are connecting entrepreneurs with potential financial backers. But for most upstarts that use crowdfunding websites to raise capital, the results can be more mixed.
What's so problematic about funding a start-up with a credit card?
Endeavor Global, a company that supports entrepreneurs in emerging markets, is focusing on Greece. Is the nonprofit crazy for jumping into the struggling nation?
A new study shows local bank managers have much leeway when distributing loans. But that discretion isn't always beneficial for local businesses. Learn more.
First-time franchise buyers are finding it more difficult to gather money needed to get their businesses off the ground. What's happening among lenders?
Yao Ming, the 31-year-old, 7-foot 6-inch former NBA star forced into early retirement from injuries, is now trying to make a splash as a venture capitalist in various projects in his home country.
Computer security specialists say “corporate account takeovers” have become increasingly common, and small businesses are especially easy prey because many lack firewalls and monitoring systems.
Choosing the right VC has become even more important in the wake of the Facebook IPO fallout.
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