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As Minimum Wage Marches Toward $15, Small Businesses Adapt In the aftermath of California and New York becoming the first states to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15, some small businesses with hourly workers are rethinking how they can absorb the increase.
New York Times | Apr 13, 2016 2:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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First Words: How 'Empowerment' Became Something for Women to Buy The corporate vision of female strength profits from the same old power dynamics.
New York Times | Apr 12, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Small Business Confidence Hits New Two-Year Low U.S. small business confidence fell to a fresh two-year low in March amid persistent worries about sales and profits, the latest indication that economic growth braked sharply in the first quarter.
New York Times | Apr 12, 2016 10:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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For Indian Start-Ups, Tenacity Beats High Tech Venture capitalists looking to fund start-ups in India place more emphasis on execution than on intellectual property.
New York Times | Apr 12, 2016 12:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Wealth Matters: Borrowing Directly From the Wealthy Can Be a Lifeline for Some A relatively new twist on peer-to-peer lending can give investors a remarkable return.
New York Times | Apr 8, 2016 1:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Start-Ups Aim at Overlooked Demographic: The Unbanked An organization called the Financial Solutions Lab teaches interested start-ups how to address the problems of low-income consumers.
New York Times | Apr 8, 2016 12:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Cocktail Shot Company Looks Beyond Beer Pong LIQS uses premium spirits, real fruit juices and low sugar in its premixed cocktails, which come in sealed plastic shot glasses.
New York Times | Apr 6, 2016 3:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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AccorHotels of France Buys Onefinestay for $169 Million The European hotel group is acquiring the British short-term vacation rental company just as concerns mount about the health of Europe's tech scene.
New York Times | Apr 5, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Drones Marshaled to Drop Lifesaving Supplies Over Rwandan Terrain Zipline, a start-up based in California, raised $18 million and partnered with the small African country to shuttle packages of blood and emergency medicine.
New York Times | Apr 4, 2016 11:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Expa Labs Will Nurture Tech Start-Ups a Few at a Time The program, Expa Labs, will take a smaller-scale approach to helping start-ups grow from idea to prototype to marketable product.
New York Times | Mar 30, 2016 4:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend