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Money in Instructional Videos, Watchmaking in Detroit, a Matchmaker's Pop-Up Shop: July 29


Money in Instructional Videos, Watchmaking in Detroit, a Matchmaker's Pop-Up Shop: July 29

Illustration by André da Loba

Software developer Scott Allen expects to make $1 million this year from his instructional videos published online, according to Caroline Winter. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

Matchmaker Nancy Slotnick is operating a pop-up coffee shop that doubles as a place for couples to connect in New York’s financial district, writes Irene Plagianos. [DNAInfo]

There’s a dark side to San Francisco’s tech economy, writes Susie Cagle. [Grist]

China’s government is giving temporary tax breaks and other incentives to small businesses affected by the country’s slowing economy, reports Richard Silk. [Wall Street Journal]

Heath Carr, chief executive of Detroit-based watchmaker Shinola, says the city’s bankruptcy doesn’t affect his company’s future plans (video). [CNBC]

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

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