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Wednesday Links: What Can You Start for $100?

Posted by: John Tozzi on March 17, 2010

Take a look at a sampling of bootstrap business ideas from Pamela Slim and Chris Guillebeau’s $100 Business Forum.

Umair Haque sizes up his (widely panned) SXSW interview with Twitter co-founder Ev Williams.

Chris Cameron at ReadWriteStart details how startups are trading ad business models for micropayments.

Some state and local governments are moving their money into local banks that they see as more likely to lend in their communities, the WSJ’s Ruth Simon reports.

And FDIC Chair Sheila Bair tells NPR small banks are better serving small businesses: “…model-driven formulas we think are harmful. And so we encourage all banks, large and small, to make individual credit determinations.”

Reader Comments

mujtaba mayar

March 18, 2010 02:55 PM

for small business small banks can be the most attractive and usefull source to genrate or profite or start the basic steps of thier business becouse small banks will give them equall attention as they might be traveling in same shipe as for as the size is concern .

Mitchell Kissick

March 22, 2010 10:35 AM

One can always check with their local SBA (Small Business Administration) Office. They offer many resources for a start up business. They will also help you with financing a start up.

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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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