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Entrepreneurs no longer view taking their company public the pinnacle of success, SecondMarket's CEO told CNBC.
Small-business owners' confidence was virtually flat, as entrepreneurs still expect business conditions to worsen in the next six months.
A look ahead at key trends to watch—from the rise of cannabis businesses to the mounting pressure on digital deal platforms. With a fiscal deal signed, is the uncertainty finally over?
As the House approved a Senate bill to avert a "fiscal cliff," most of Main Street was spared tax hikes. So why aren't small-business owners cheering?
By giving employees the same freedoms as senior managers, teams can be empowered to succeed, writes Richard Branson for Entrepreneur.
Two small-company owners said the debt-deal debacle is weighing down Main Street. And politicians need to prioritize U.S. jobs.
From tax hikes to disruptive technologies, key issues entrepreneurs faced in 2012.
Upstart FashioningChange.com has partnered with emerging, independent brands to offer "stylish, eco-friendly and ethical" options.
As costs drop, 3-D printing is becoming more accessible to small companies. See why the trend is a potential game changer for manufacturers and beyond.
With more consumers focused on the best online deals, the e-commerce space is exploding. Meet the co-founders of Hukkster and Kynetic's CEO. Is retail-shop loyalty dead?
Billionaire entrepreneur Branson is well known for his Virgin portfolio, philanthropy and outdoor adventures. How he keeps his entrepreneurial fires going.
CNBC's Jane Wells checked in with an owner of an upscale olive oil business. Unable to secure a loan, an angel investor has offered capital. Is this a new lending trend?
Pizzeria owner Mark Tramontana offers a cautionary tale for franchisees about the potential benefits and pitfalls of digital discount platforms. Is Groupon the new piggy bank for cash-starved entrepreneurs?
Forget online funding websites. In West Virginia, entrepreneurs meet in-person at "entrepreneur cafes" to share ideas and raise seed fund. Is the entrepreneurship model right for your community?
As haggling over a debt deal continues, small businesses have much at stake. If people pay higher taxes, they will likely spend less. Could a hobbled Main Street derail the economic recovery?
As ModCloth grew as a company, its customer service suffered. Here's how the clothing online retailer calmed the chaos with some tech tools.
We are in an environment, where people who win are those who take initiative. Here are five strategies for ensuring success in any economy.
Stuck at a plateau? Here are four things that could help your business reach new heights.
Don Draper was onto something. It's still the real-life interaction--not the late-night emails--that will take your business relationships to the next level.
Small business owners grew more pessimistic in November after the election and super storm Sandy.
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