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An Ecosystem Where Start-Ups Help Other Start-Ups The founders of ContextMedia, a health care media company in Chicago, have helped other start-ups get through those perilous first years.
New York Times | Aug 17, 2016 12:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Start-Up Turns to Saffron to Help Afghanistan Regrow Rumi Spice, started by Army veterans, is part of efforts to help develop Afghanistan's resource economy.
New York Times | Aug 10, 2016 8:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Transporting the Dead: A Booming but Lightly Regulated Industry At a time of greater outsourcing of the service, rules regarding who may collect the dead vary, and in some states it requires little more than a driver's license and a strong stomach.
New York Times | Aug 9, 2016 5:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Challenges of Getting a Product Made in the U.S.A. Pad & Quill, a seller of cases for iPhones and other devices, has spent years finding suppliers to keep its products largely American made.
New York Times | Jul 27, 2016 4:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A New Wrinkle in the Gig Economy: Workers Get Most of the Money Stocksy, an online photo stock site, is an example of start-ups that aim to treat their professionals as owners rather than as freelance labor.
New York Times | Jul 20, 2016 11:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lifting the Second-Generation Curse Founders of family-run businesses need to bring on the next generation and let it experiment, as well as know when to let go, experts say.
New York Times | Jul 19, 2016 7:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why the I.R.S. Fails to Crack the Small-Business Tax Nut The government has been trying to figure out how small-business owners can be persuaded to report their earnings more accurately. More audits may not be the answer.
New York Times | Jul 6, 2016 10:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Veterans Use Battlefield Experiences to Build Businesses The number of veterans starting businesses has dropped since World War II, but new programs and technologies are inspiring those formerly in the military to pursue start-ups.
New York Times | Jun 22, 2016 5:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Entrepreneurship: Tech Incubators on a Mission of Diversity Several start-ups have dedicated themselves to creating programs, incubators or accelerators to train blacks and Hispanics for tech jobs.
New York Times | Jun 8, 2016 9:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend