Entrepreneurial

“Loan doctor” to small business: Avoid big banks

May 11, 2011

Large banks are making noise about lending more to small companies this year, but financing expert Ami Kassar is still advising his clients to steer clear.

Tax incentives for moving into blighted areas

By Guest Contributor
May 10, 2011

Police officers stand near the scene of an underground explosion in the Tenderloin neighborhood in San Francisco, California June 5, 2009. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

An entrepreneur takes on LinkedIn – and Facebook

By Guest Contributor
May 9, 2011

The Facebook logo is displayed on a computer screen in Brussels April 21, 2010. REUTERS/Thierry Roge

Best practices for raising a VC round

May 5, 2011

An employee counts money at a foreign currency exchange in Tokyo. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Small businesses offer bin Laden specials

May 3, 2011

REUTERS/HO/RoadKillTshirts.com

As Americans took to the streets to celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden, C. J. Grouse was rushing to print thousands of new t-shirts to take advantage of the occasion.

PeopleDeals offers its spin on group buying

May 2, 2011

It appears there’s no end to the number of startups the group-buying space can contain. The latest entrant offering a better mousetrap is PeopleDeals, which allows small and medium-sized businesses to create deals that increase in value the more they’re shared across social networks.

Small firm produces royal wedding comic

April 28, 2011

The cover of Bluewater Productions' comic book on the royal wedding is seen in this undated handout photo. REUTERS/HO/Bluewater Productions

Startup sees boost after Japan quake

April 27, 2011
A heat map displaying downloads of MiserWare software in Japan since the earthquake hit on March 11, 2011. Graphic shows downloads as of April 7, 2011. REUTERS/HO/MiserWare

A heat map displaying downloads of MiserWare software in Japan since the earthquake hit on March 11, 2011. Graphic shows downloads as of April 7, 2011. REUTERS/HO/MiserWare

Dave McClure: SEO still relevant

April 27, 2011

A T-Mobile G1 Google is shown photographed in Encinitas, California January 20, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake

from Tales from the Trail:

Former “start-up” Obama wouldn’t mind being as popular as…SpongeBob

April 21, 2011

obama_sanfranHe's been president of the United States for about two-and-a-half  years, but Barack Obama still remembers being a "start-up" -- and he wouldn't mind being as popular as SpongeBob SquarePants.