Archives: June 2011

Seeking America's Best Young Entrepreneurs

Posted by: John Tozzi on June 28

We're seeking your suggestions for our 2011 America's best young entrepreneurs roundup. For the seventh year, we're asking readers to scour the startup world for the most promising companies run...

Senators Seek More Disclosure For Business Credit Cards

Posted by: John Tozzi on June 14

Four Senators today called for more disclosure on business credit card offers so cardholders will understand that business cards are not protected by the same laws as regular consumer cards...

Women Business Owners' Optimism Improves

Posted by: John Tozzi on June 14

Women business owners are more optimistic about the economy than they were six months ago, a new survey suggests, though their confidence has dropped since a year ago. Almost half...

Banks Approving More Business Loans, Survey Indicates

Posted by: John Tozzi on June 13

Banks rarely make public how many loan applications they deny. A new survey by researchers at Pepperdine University suggests that lenders are approving slightly more business loans than they did...

Small Business Loans Drop by $15 Billion in Q1

Posted by: John Tozzi on June 10

Bank loans outstanding to small businesses declined by 2.4 percent, or $15 billion, in the first quarter of 2011, the Small Business Administration's Advocacy Office reports today. Here's what the...

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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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