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'Comment cops' help manage websites

Aug 2, 2010
Companies and media outlets are starting to outsource comment monitoring responsibilities to companies that specifically watch out for inappropriate comments. Marketplace's Jeff Horwich reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

The food-truck economy

Jul 30, 2010
Kai Ryssdal takes a look at the burgeoning gourmet food truck industry -- who's behind it and what makes a successful food truck.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Food

Re-building Rwanda, one strong woman at a time

Jul 29, 2010
The Rwandan genocide left behind devastation and a dominantly female population. But the country is making strides economically and politically. All due, in part, to one particular part of the population: Women.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Obscure immigration program encourages foreign investors

Jul 29, 2010
One Cleveland entrepreneur is using a little-known U.S. immigration program to encourage local development.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Immigration

Take a free book, but pay it forward

Jul 28, 2010
The publishing industry is suffering from growing pains, especially in the advent of e-books. One Masschussetts publisher is trying something new: Giving away books for free.
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High rise in venture capitalism

Jul 19, 2010
Steve Chiotakis talks to Jessica Canning of Dow Jones VentureSource about a survey by VentureSource that showed a big jump in investing by venture capitals between April and July, and what that means for the economy.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Pop-up 'restaurants' deliver food direct to consumer

Jul 16, 2010
Chefs in the Bay Area are ditching the brick-and-mortar restaurant in lieu of more mobile approach - taking orders over the Internet and delivering food direct to the consumer. April Dembosky reports from Oakland, Calif.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Food

Making a case for immigrants and innovation

Jul 15, 2010
Opponents of immigration are belting some harsh rhetoric in the wake of Arizona's new hard-line laws. But economics editor Chris Farrell explains why immigrants are crucial to U.S. entrepreneurship.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Immigration

Anarchy as management style?

Jul 13, 2010
Commentator K.C. Cole argues that a "loosy goosy" management system won't destroy an organization, but may be key in helping it grow.
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Thank the recession for busy start-ups

May 20, 2010
Mitchell Hartman talks to Tess Vigeland about a report today from the Kauffman Foundation that suggests the recession helped breed an especially industrious group of entrepreneurs.
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