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Trump Lawsuit, British Microbusinesses, Closing Old Accounts: Aug. 27


Trump Lawsuit, British Microbusinesses, Closing Old Accounts: Aug. 27

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Young entrepreneurs are highly influenced by potential investors’ online presence, and nine other observations from Semil Shah about early-stage investing right now. [Haywire]

In the U.K., more people are starting microbusinesses to supplement their incomes, Katie Allen reports. [Guardian]

Donald Trump is facing a $40 million lawsuit from the New York State attorney general that alleges his for-profit school ripped off students, Jose Pagliery writes. [CNNMoney]

The Department of Agriculture’s rural development loans don’t appear to be creating as many jobs as it claims, Gretchen Morgenson reports. [New York Times]

It’s easy to shut down your Foursquare account but impossible to delete your Craigslist account. Elise Hu covers JustDelete.Me, a new site that helps you get rid of dormant Internet profiles. [NPR]

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Tozzi is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek in New York.

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