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Performing Math and Mime, for Fun and Profit A math professor and his wife, both trained by Marcel Marceau, stage mime skits to teach the principles, and joys, of math to students of all ages.
New York Times | Apr 15, 2015 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Online Lenders Offer a Faster Lifeline for Small Businesses New online start-ups allow business owners to bypass the long process of obtaining a bank loan or credit line through traditional means.
New York Times | Apr 9, 2015 5:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Padua Journal: Italian Artisans Revival After Economic Crisis Reflects Resilience of Small Industry Editoriale Zanardi, a prestige book printer, was brought to its knees by the economic crisis. But employees invested their unemployment and severance payments to create a cooperative and start producing again.
New York Times | Apr 8, 2015 11:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Small Business: Buying Apartment Buildings in New York and Beyond in a Strategic Bet Two brothers saw a depressed Manhattan economy as an opportunity to buy up real estate.
New York Times | Apr 1, 2015 5:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Sloppy Joe doughnut: Fair food's doughnut creations Oh, dear. What has Dunkin Donuts new doughnut-breakfast sandwich wrought? As fair season kicks into high gear, concession owners have doughnuts in mind as they fire up their fryers.
MSNBC | Jun 10, 2013 5:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Court: California cities can ban pot shops Local governments in California have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday in an opinion likely to further diminish the state's once-robust medical marijuana industry.
MSNBC | May 6, 2013 5:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Entrepreneurs find success in Detroit Motor City could see a resurgence as companies try to rekindle the entrepreneurial spirit of men named Ford, Olds and Chrysler who helped make Detroit the center of the automobile industry more than a century ago.
MSNBC | Apr 30, 2013 10:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Entrepreneurship declines as job market improves The number of companies started in 2012 fell along with the unemployment rate a sign that people chose new jobs over launching their own companies, according to a study released Wednesday.
MSNBC | Apr 17, 2013 10:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Need a nerd? You can rent one by the hour If you're a mom and pop and always wanted a fancy consultant on your payroll for tasks ranging from accounting to building a mobile-social media strategythere's a new start-up just for you: Hourly Nerd.com.
MSNBC | Apr 11, 2013 11:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Small business confidence slips after 3 months of gains Small-business owners' confidence fell in March halting a three-month winning streak, as entrepreneurs still aren't feeling optimistic about business or making substantial hiring plans. That's the finding of a monthly survey by the National Federation of
MSNBC | Apr 9, 2013 1:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend