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  • About that $30 Billion...
    One more note on Obama's plan to direct $30 billion in funds from the Troubled Asset Relief Program to community banks for small business lending.…
  • What Obama Said About Small Business
    A short but prominent section of President Obama's State of the Union focused on helping small businesses to create jobs. Here's a look at what he…
  • Wednesday Links: Jobs Tax Credit; iPad for Business
    Expect a jobs tax credit in the State of the Union tonight -- but structuring it properly may be tricky, Catherine Rampell reports at the NY Times.…
  • A Lost Generation of Entrepreneurs?
    This is a post by guest blogger Jeff Bussgang. I've been worrying lately that we are suffering from a lost generation of entrepreneurs. That was my…
  • What Local Stock Exchanges Might Look Like
    Last month I mentioned that one big idea I expect to see take shape in 2010 is local investing: a way for ordinary investors to direct part of…
  • Tuesday Links: How to Be Ubiquitous
    Seth Godin bypasses mainstream media to promote book by being on every blog everywhere. To pay for rising health costs, business owners have only…
  • Home-Based Businesses Increasing
    More people are working from home, and more of them are working for themselves, according to Census data released today. The chart below compares…
  • Monday Links: Business Casual
    Guidelines for dress codes, from Business.gov. Despite the troubles plaguing the ARC loan program, they work for business owners who get them.…
  • Friday Links: Venture's Bad Year
    First round venture investments for startups in 2009 dropped to the lowest level since the industry started tracking them in 1995, Claire Cain…
  • Thursday Links: When To Cut Prices
    Lower prices during a recovery, not a recession, Susan L. Reid writes at Small Business Trends. Caron Beesley explains tax changes that affect…

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