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3 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Small Business Administration trying to bring SBIC funds to Colorado

These funds also have the opportunity to be leveraged in different capacities with SBA loans, allowing for the potential for greater returns, Varilek said.


Related Topix: Colorado, Personal Finance, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

7 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

Small business gives couple new lifestyle

In July last year the New Plymouth couple took a deep breath, quit their jobs and started a quantity surveying business.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

11 hrs ago | Java Developer's Journal

How Small Business Can Leverage the Internet of Things

In 1999, technology pioneer Kevin Ashton coined the phrase "Internet of Things" to refer to the concept of "connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet .


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Headphones

15 hrs ago |

Business at a glance

Carter Lumber's Fort Wayne announced the addition of a new door and millwork manufacturing facility in Corunna that was previously occupied by the Carter Lumber Plumbing store.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Corunna, IN, Personal Finance, Columbia City, IN, Larwill, IN

19 hrs ago |

NU to host seminar on USDA small business grants

The seminar will take place on July 31 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Union, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. USDA National Program Leader Mary Ann Rozum will give a presentation on how businesses can receive Small Business Innovation Research grants.


Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Personal Finance, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Sat Jul 26, 2014

GOP House bios for Michigan's 1st District

EDUCATION: West Iron County High School; bachelor's degree from University of Michigan; medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine TOP ISSUE AND PLAN TO ADDRESS IT: As a former doctor and small business owner as well as a lifelong resident of Northern Michigan, my campaign will continue to focus on making sure we work towards ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Benishek, Wayne State University, Personal Finance

Las Vegas Newstrip

Making The Most Of Mobility In Your Business

If you're like most people in business today, you feel the need to be available 24/7 and "do it all."


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Printers

Sydney Morning Herald

Conman plays catch me if you can

A cocky New South Wales radio DJ-turned-conman has gone to ground a few days shy of his 21st birthday, after his latest scam left small businesses and young DJs thousands of dollars out of pocket.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Personal Finance, Oceania,

Bladen Journal

Store to pay sales tax for customers

While many back-to-school shoppers are mourning the demise of the state's tax free weekend, one Bladen County business will still offer a tax-free weekend of sorts.


Related Topix: Bladen County, NC, Elizabethtown, NC, Life, Holidays, Black Friday, Personal Finance

Business Journal

UNM Small Business Institute gets $15,000 from Bank of America

Craig White, the Anderson School of Management's interim dean, said in a press release that the Small Business Institute provides support to the businesses most crucial to New Mexico's economy.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Albuquerque, NM

Seven Tips For More Effective Small Business Hiring

Small businesses added 75,000 jobs in January, according to payroll company Automated Data Processing .


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Business News

Cato Institute

Reversing the Decline in Small Business Lending

Of course small business lending is risky. The annual failure rate for firms with fewer than five employees averages around 20 percent - 1 in 5. That's true even during a boom.


Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Is the Global Economy Becoming Too Dangerous for Small Businesses

The Obama administration urged Congress on Wednesday to pass a law to stem what it described as a growing trend in U.S. companies moving to other countries to reduce their U.S. tax bills.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, China, Asia, World News

Pacific Business Times

Announcing the 2014 Spirit of Small Business winners

The Pacific Coast Business Times is pleased to announce our 2014 class of Spirit of Small Business award winners.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Orcutt, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA

National Center for Policy Analysis

Death Tax Hurts Small Businesses and Minorities

A number of associations that form the Family Business Coalition recently wrote a letter to Congressmen Dave Camp and Kevin Brady , asking for a vote on a bill sponsored by Rep. Brady, H.R. 2429 -- the Death Tax Repeal Act.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kevin Brady

Business Journal

Report: Sales of small businesses reach pre-recession levels

Second-quarter 2014 small business transactions reached the highest levels reported since before the recession hit in mid-2008, according to a BizBuySell .com report.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Kent Online

Small businesses owed A 800,000 in unpaid bills for goods and...

The average small business in Kent is owed 800,000 suggesting many are still under strain despite the economic upturn, according to new research.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Canberra Times

Queanbeyan Council splashes cash, lashes small businesses

Life is a lottery for Queanbeyan ratepayers these days, with some receiving windfalls of $60,000 and others being slugged up to $93,000.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Fresno Bee

Valley's small businesses learn to get big contracts

About 25 people got tips Thursday on how small businesses can do business with the state during a seminar in downtown Fresno.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Fresno, CA, California High-Speed Rail

Bryan County News

Small businesses want higher wages

If Congress actually listened to small-business owners, the minimum wage would be going up.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Burlington, NC