Entrepreneurial

The cloud is not just about storage

By Guest Contributor
April 20, 2011

cindy bates– Cindy Bates is vice president of Microsoft’s U.S. SMB organization where she is responsible for the company’s end-to-end SMB sales and marketing efforts. The views expressed are her own. –

Whole Foods on lookout for emerging brands

April 20, 2011
A woman shops at a Whole Foods supermarket in New York. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A woman shops at a Whole Foods supermarket in New York. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

From a notebook to launching a startup

By Guest Contributor
April 19, 2011

shane mac– Shane Mac is the co-founder of online job recruitment startup Hello There. He is also the director of marketing at Zaarly and formerly spearheaded marketing at Gist (acquired by RIM). This is an edited version of the original article that appeared on Quick Sprout. The views expressed are his own. –

It’s Tax Day: Do you know where your tax return is?

By Guest Contributor
April 18, 2011

kelly erb– Kelly Phillips Erb is a small business owner and practicing tax attorney at the Erb Law Firm in Philadelphia. She is also the author of the popular Tax Girl blog. The views expressed are her own. –

What is tax deductible for small business?

By Guest Contributor
April 15, 2011
A woman fills out an income tax form in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman fills out an income tax form in New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

– Stephanie Rabiner is a contributor to FindLaw’s Free Enterprise blog. FindLaw is a Thomson Reuters publication. This article originally appeared here. –

Common budget mistakes for tech startups

By Guest Contributor
April 15, 2011
A call centre personnel uses a calculator as she answers a call from a investor at an online brokerage company in Tokyo October 23, 2008. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

A call center employee uses a calculator in Tokyo. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

– Ed Buchholz is the co-founder and CEO of 60mo, a cloud-based financial services company catering to small business owners. The views expressed are his own. –

6 reasons your business hates you

By Guest Contributor
April 14, 2011

South Korean fighting bulls lock horns with each other during a 2005 Seoul bullfighting festival April 30, 2005. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho

South Korean fighting bulls lock horns with each other during a 2005 Seoul bullfighting festival April 30, 2005. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho

Scoutmob tries to outdeal Groupon

April 13, 2011

Despite Groupon’s virtual stranglehold on the group-buying space, David Payne thinks it’s vulnerable.

GroupPrice targets small business with daily deals

April 13, 2011

Price and value is what led Chris Gafoor to purchase a press release distribution plan from GroupPrice.

Eight up-and-coming VCs worth knowing

By Guest Contributor
April 12, 2011

– Mark Boslet is a senior editor for the Venture Capital Journal, a Thomson Reuters publication. This article appeared on PE Hub. –