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    How badly has the credit crunch hit small companies? The Times leads today with a story about banks clamping down on business loans. Peter S.…
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    Following my blog post on the legal ruling between Mattel and MGA Entertainment, I spoke with Lawrence Apolzon, a trademark and copyright lawyer…
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    Girls Inc., the nonprofit that brought 20 teens to New York for entrepreneurship camp last week, has put videos of the team's presentations up on…
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  • No Help From Uncle Sam
    Government regulators wasted no time in hatching a rescue plan for mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac-long run by well-connected Beltway…
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    Springwise, an invaluable ear to the ground, reports on cmypitch.com, a new site for entrepreneurs in the U.K. to upload elevator pitch videos for…

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