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Government shutdown impacts private companies too

Oct 3, 2013
The shutdown isn't only affecting federal employees -- the private sector is struggling too.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, Small Business, national parks

The rise of the small insurer

Oct 1, 2013
Several of the largest health insurers are sitting out Obamacare exchanges. It's created an opportunity for smaller insurance companies.
Posted In: health insurance, Small Business

2 dreams, 2 new business owners

Aug 15, 2013
A sign of rising confidence? On Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, two new stores open a few months apart.
Posted In: Small Business

Looking at small town America, from a small plane

Aug 12, 2013
News coverage often tends to miss out on what's going on in small town America. A new project from The Atlantic and Marketplace hopes to remedy that problem.
Posted In: rural America, Small Business

The other revolution bubbling in the Middle East

Aug 12, 2013
Author Chris Schroeder says there's another revolution that's quietly emerging that deserves attention: growing entrepreneurship.
Posted In: middle east, Entrepreneurship, Small Business

States beat the SEC to the new frontier of crowdfunding

Aug 9, 2013
How Georgia is on the forefront of pushing equity crowdfunding. It's like Kickstarter, except that regular folk can invest in -- not just donate to -- a small, private company.
Posted In: crowdfunding, Small Business

Is this recovery? Check the roads for campers, trailers

Jul 24, 2013
After downsizing during the recession, one manufacturer sees signs of the recovery.
Posted In: Small Business

Tornado watch: Revisiting Oklahoma's tragedy

Jul 1, 2013
Checking in on a small business owner who lost her office in the tornado that hit Moore, Okla.
Posted In: oklahoma, tornado, Small Business

Cupcakes meet bitcoins

Apr 17, 2013
Baker Jennifer Longson runs one of a handful of retail businesses that accept bitcoins as payment. Where some see twin bubbles, she insists cupcakes or bitcoins are sticking around.
Posted In: bitcoin, Small Business, cupcakes

'Mad Men' returns and small businesses capitalize

Apr 5, 2013
Season 6 of AMC's "Mad Men" premieres this Sunday. Fans are no doubt eager to catch up with the exploits of Don, Peggy and Pete -- and businesses are eager to catch up with those fans.
Posted In: AMC, television, Mad Men, Small Business

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