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Senate Committee Hears Strong Arguments for Expanding SBIR Program
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Senate Committee Hears Strong Arguments for Expanding SBIR Program

From artificial hearts to unmanned aircraft to robotic vacuum cleaners, thousands of technologies have been developed and commercialized with the... More »

5 Places to Look for Legal Trouble in Your Business
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5 Places to Look for Legal Trouble in Your Business

If you made a New Year’s resolution to get your business on strong legal footing, here’s a cheat sheet. LegalZoom General Counsel Chas... More »

The Top 4 Small Biz Sectors Crowdsourcing New Designs
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The Top 4 Small Biz Sectors Crowdsourcing New Designs

An abundance of freelance marketplaces has made it cheap and easy for anyone starting a business to hire graphic artists to design logos, websites,... More »

Main Street Entrepreneurship is on the Rise, Study Says
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Main Street Entrepreneurship is on the Rise, Study Says

Could Main Street be having a renaissance? Data collected by the Kauffman Foundation indicates that entrepreneurship is rising and that small... More »

Healthcare Tech Startup Advice from “Dolphin Tank” Judges and Entrepreneurs
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Healthcare Tech Startup Advice from “Dolphin Tank” Judges and Entrepreneurs

Whatever your idea is, take the time to validate it, talk about it and ask the advice of the people who need your company’s services and listen to... More »

The Dolphin Tank: A friendlier entrepreneur pitch competition
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The Dolphin Tank: A friendlier entrepreneur pitch competition

The TV cameras weren’t rolling.And the waters weren’t swirling with blood.But the seven competitors in “The Dolphin Tank” each hoped to survive in... More »

It took a Spark: Light Up Your Audience With Spark Presentations
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It took a Spark: Light Up Your Audience With Spark Presentations

Congratulations! Your small business is getting bigger, and your marketing director thinks it’s time to rent a booth at the big upcoming trade... More »

Driftaway Coffee: The Courage to take a risk and start a business
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Driftaway Coffee: The Courage to take a risk and start a business

“We were looking for courage—” says 31-year-old Anu Menon, co-founder with her husband Suyog Mody of the Brooklyn-based Internet start-up,... More »

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Micro-Enterprises Populate More of U.S. Small Business Landscape

The density of small businesses in the U.S. is at an all-time high, according to research released this week by the Kauffman Foundation. At 3.16... More »

Quiz: Planning to Launch a Business Next Year?
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Quiz: Planning to Launch a Business Next Year?

If you’re thinking about starting a business in 2016, Ohio-based Rev1 Ventures has a few questions for you. The seed-stage venture development... More »

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