Archives: July 2011

National Science Foundation Aims to Turn Research Into Startups

Posted by: John Tozzi on July 29

This is a guest post by Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Victoria Stilwell. The National Science Foundation wants to take researchers' big ideas from the laboratory to marketplace through a new program...

Babson Teaches Startup Skills to Students in Ghana and Rwanda

Posted by: John Tozzi on July 26

This is a guest post by Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Victoria Stilwell. More than 160 African high school students are getting lessons in entrepreneurship this week during Babson College's first...

From Google, Credit Cards for Small Business

Posted by: John Tozzi on July 22

This is a guest post by Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Victoria Stilwell. Google is offering a select number of smaller advertisers a new way to pay for online search ads: a...

America's Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs: 2011 Winners

Posted by: John Tozzi on July 19

Businessweek.com readers voted a San Francisco print shop that hires recovering addicts and ex-offenders their top choice for America's most promising social enterprise. The company, Social Imprints, garnered 15.7...

'Buy Young' Movement Supports Gen Y Entrepreneurs

Posted by: John Tozzi on July 12

Our Time, a new nonprofit group trying to expand the reach of Americans under 30 in Washington, is launching a campaign July 13 to encourage people to spend money at...

First Dollars Trickle from $30B Small Business Lending Fund

Posted by: John Tozzi on July 07

The U.S. Treasury has made its first investments in community banks through a program intended to encourage them to lend to small businesses. Six community banks received a total of...

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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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