Car dealers eligible for SBA loans

May 4, 2009
The Small Business Administration will start making more businesses eligible for government-guaranteed bank loans. The move will have a particularly rewarding impact on car dealers. Mitchell Hartman reports why.
Posted In: Auto, Entrepreneurship

Technology can save you from yourself

Apr 17, 2009
John Genest was tired of getting into trouble because of his drunk dialing, so he developed an iPhone application to help him out. And his isn't the only popular regret-prevention product out there. Alex Goldmark reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Science

Twittering your business away

Mar 31, 2009
Twitter has made a quick name for itself in the business world as a handy tool for entrepreneurs. Mitchell Hartman explores the unique ways different businesses use the tool -- and tries his own hand at tweeting.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Internet

Afraid of layoffs, they ready biz plans

Mar 25, 2009
With job losses piling up, some workers are taking preemptive measures to ensure they will be able to land on their feet should a pink slip come. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur wires electronics in China

Mar 24, 2009
In a recession, it's hard for businesses to know how much stuff to keep on their shelves. So many big consumer electronics companies are turning to a global supply master to manage their inventory, in China. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Franchises can still sell in a downturn

Mar 20, 2009
The International Franchise Expo kicks off today in Washington, D.C., and companies from everywhere will be looking hard for franchise buyers. Mitchell Hartman reports why this might be a good time to get into a franchise.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Investing

SXSW drums up Austin economy

Mar 20, 2009
The South By Southwest music festival generates $100 million for the city of Austin and provides a valuable experience to indie musicians and entrepreneurs. Steve Chiotakis talks to Austin music journalist David Brown.
Posted In: Entertainment, Entrepreneurship

Native Americans meet on business

Mar 9, 2009
The National Reservation Economic Summit kicks off today in Las Vegas, where Native American businesses can network for clients. Ronni Radbill reports business owners are finding creative ways to stay afloat.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Thinking small (business)

Mar 6, 2009
One of the biggest complaints people have about our bailout-stricken economy is -- where's the love for the entrepreneur? In one survey of voters...
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Small Business

Competition big for new venture capital

Mar 5, 2009
A business plan competition in San Francisco will award $25,000 in prize money and professional coaching to the entrepreneur with the winning idea. And with new venture capital in short supply, competition is fierce. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship