Tuesday Links: A Crowdfunding Failure

Posted by: John Tozzi on February 23, 2010

Crowdfunding site SellaBand, which I profiled in 2007, files bankruptcy, GigaOm’s Mathew Ingram reports. (But beer fans haven’t given up on the model…)

Lots of buzz about fuel cell company Bloom Energy since its 60 Minutes segment Sunday — and the revelation that Google, eBay, and Wal-Mart are already customers. Check out the piece Jennifer Schenker wrote in BusinessWeek back in December.

The Obama Administration wants the $30 billion Small Business Lending Fund, which will use TARP money to help community banks lend to small businesses, to be exempt from oversight by the TARP inspector general, ABC’s Matthew Jaffe reports.

The WSJ’s Sarah Needleman reports on small business reaction to the latest health care plans.

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What's it like to run your own company today? Entrepreneurs face multiple hurdles new and old, from raising capital and managing employees to keeping up with technology and competing in a global marketplace. In this blog, the Small Business channel's John Tozzi and Nick Leiber discuss the news, trends, and ideas that matter to small business owners. Follow them on Twitter @newentrepreneur.

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