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The Donald's Crowdfunding Site, More Government Contracts, Investing in Online Grocers: May 9


The Donald's Crowdfunding Site, More Government Contracts, Investing in Online Grocers: May 9

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Donald Trump is launching a crowdfunding site that charges higher fees than industry leaders Kickstarter and Indiegogo, writes Annie Karni. [Crain's New York Business]

The federal government removed a cap that limited the size of contracts that could be set aside for women-owned businesses, Bill Murphy Jr. writes. [Inc.]

Colorado is planning a $2 million advertising campaign to raise awareness for the health-care insurance exchange the state is launching in October, Phil Galewitz reports. [Kaiser Health News]

Reality television shows have been turning small business owners into household names, according to Joseph Pisani. [Associated Press]

Nick Taranto, co-founder of food startup Plated, talks about the potential for investments in online grocery companies (video). [Bloomberg Television]

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

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