Tuesday, June 11, 2013
More Americans Are Becoming Entrepreneurs Than Ever Before
More Americans are becoming entrepreneurs than ever, and they're increasingly optimistic, according to
a study by Babson and Baruch colleges
The Small Business Administration (SBA)
has started a program
designed to boost lending to veterans.
Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman
made it through one of the most difficult periods for his business.
27 of the
most essential books
for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.
is particularly fond
of backing microbreweries.
Y Combinator investor Gerry Tan argues that
there's one statement
that lets you know if a business idea is truly groundbreaking.
Consumer confidence, an important datapoint for looking at the US economy,
blew past expectations
to reach a 5 year high.
Always worth remembering, starting a business is extremely tough, and the
odds of success are very low.
Intuit isn't a small business, but many of its customers are. The company
attributed a good earnings report
to more small businesses using its services and products.
Justin Lee Thayer
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