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Zuckerberg and Immigration, Small Business Rebound, Betting Against Brick-and-Mortar: March 26


Zuckerberg and Immigration, Small Business Rebound, Betting Against Brick-and-Mortar: March 26

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Facebook (FB) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is said to be putting millions of dollars behind an advocacy group backing immigration reform, according to Michelle Quinn and Anna Palmer. [Politico]

The Canadian government is wooing tech talent with its startup visas program, writes J.D. Harrison, as the U.S. faces stiffer competition for entrepreneurs. [The Washington Post]

The number of people working at businesses with 20 or more employees remains below December 2007 levels, according to Scott Shane. The country’s smallest businesses, on the other hand, are providing the economy with more jobs than at the onset of the Great Recession. [Small Business Trends]

Belinda Lanks writes that Playboy helped make iconic designers and architects such as Charles Eames and Mies van der Rohe famous. [Fast Company]

There are fewer people willing to bet on the future of brick-and-mortar businesses, writes Sarah Lacy. [PandoDaily]

Former AOL (AOL) CEO Steve Case tells Rita Braver about his second career as a venture capitalist (video). [CBS News]

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Clark is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek covering small business and entrepreneurship.

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