Archives: August 2011

Freelancers Ask Government to Count Independent Workers

Posted by: John Tozzi on August 18

This is a guest post by Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Victoria Stilwell. The number of so-called contingent workers hasn't been measured since 2005, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics last calculated...

€10,000 to Test a Social Venture in Naples, Italy

Posted by: Nick Leiber on August 11

Unsure how to spend this summer weekend? Brainstorm startup ideas to remedy dysfunction in Naples, Italy, the famous port city known for its vibrancy, history, and cuisine--as well as its...

Northeast, West Coast States Top Entrepreneurship Index

Posted by: John Tozzi on August 08

This is a guest post by Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Victoria Stilwell. States in the Northeast and West Coast are most favorable for startups, according to the latest State Entrepreneurship Index...

Optimism Dims, Financing Improves: NSBA Report

Posted by: John Tozzi on August 03

This is a guest post by Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Victoria Stilwell. Small business owners are suffering from an economy hurt by reduced consumer spending and stagnant growth, according to a...

Bloomberg TV Peeks Inside the TechStars Incubator

Posted by: John Tozzi on August 02

Want a look behind behind the curtain at how startups are built at one of the most selective tech accelerators? Our colleagues at Bloomberg TV follow the teams at TechStars...

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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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