Categories: Small Business Readers

The Best Young Entrepreneurs of 2011: Readers' Picks

Posted by: John Tozzi on October 27

Each year we ask readers to send us suggestions for a roundup of America's best young entrepreneurs. We narrow the nominations to 25 promising companies run by individuals age 25...

Seeking America's Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs

Posted by: John Tozzi on February 08

Entrepreneurship has always been about solving problems. What distinguishes social entrepreneurs is how much their solutions improve people's lives. They're building companies to lift people out of poverty, improve global...

Seeking America's Best Young Entrepreneurs

Posted by: John Tozzi on June 23

We want your help finding America's best young entrepreneurs. In each of the last five years, we've profiled 25 companies run by men and women no more than 25 years...

Still Seeking Promising Social Entrepreneurs

Posted by: Nick Leiber on March 11

Just a reminder, Dear Reader, that we're still looking for your suggestions for our annual roundup of America's most promising social entrepreneurs (the suggestion period wraps up Friday, March 26)....

Help Us Find America's Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs

Posted by: Nick Leiber on February 09

Today we're launching our second annual search for the most promising social entrepreneurs in the U.S. As we did last year, we're looking for companies that aim to both turn...

Responding to Readers About New Research on Entrepreneurs

Posted by: Nick Leiber on July 24

This is a guest post by BusinessWeek contributor Vivek Wadhwa. One thing I've learned after joining academia is that with every research project, you create more questions than you answer....

A Call for Bankers with "Guts to Do What's Right for Business Owners"

Posted by: John Tozzi on June 26

I want to highlight a great comment that a reader, a former commercial banker named Sheila Spangler, left today on our story about rising business bankruptcies: As a former commercial...

House Passes Credit Card Reform, But Leaves Out Small Business Cards

Posted by: John Tozzi on April 30

The House just passed the Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights, which restricts some aggressive tactics by credit card companies, like arbitrary rate changes, applying payments in a way that maximizes...

Stick Around.

Posted by: John Tozzi on December 24

We launched this blog six months ago to the day. One of our goals was to build connections among small business owners -- a broad gaggle of folks that encompasses...

A Nod to Young Entrepreneurs from the State of Massachusetts

Posted by: Nick Leiber on November 19

Now this is cool. The founders of four small companies from our latest national roundup of promising entrepreneurs aged 25 and under are set to be honored at an event...

Is Your Home Office Cooler Than Mine?

Posted by: Nick Leiber on August 01

To get a sense of what the growing crowd of home-based entrepreneurs (some 16.5 million in the U.S., according to Small Business Administration data) is doing to turn its...

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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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