Small Business Stories from New York Times:
Business Briefing: House Approves Expansion of S.B.A. Loan Program
7/27/2015 8:47 PM
A popular government-backed small-business lending program, suspended last week after reaching its limit for the year, is on the verge of restarting........Read More
Small Businesses Await House Action on Frozen Loan Program
7/25/2015 12:23 AM
When the Small Business Administration’s largest lending program hit its 2015 limit of $18.75 billion in loan guarantees last week, more than 900 applicants were waiting for their loans to be approved........Read More
Reflexologists Are Squeezed by Cheaper Competitors and State Rules
7/22/2015 7:11 AM
Certified reflexologists deplore storefront practitioners who have less training and states that require reflexologists to be licensed as massage therapists........Read More
Building a Start-Up Culture in a Broken-Down Economy
7/18/2015 1:06 PM
Some young Greek entrepreneurs are thriving with the help of international investors, providing a glimmer of hope for the economy........Read More
Tailoring Retirement Plans to Companies With a Handful of Workers
7/15/2015 11:50 AM
Only 14 percent of businesses with 100 or fewer employees sponsor a retirement plan, a market gap that is luring new players into the field........Read More
Owl’s Brew Tea-Infused Cocktail Mixers Find Their Flow
7/9/2015 2:38 PM
The line, which has attracted tea lovers, health food enthusiasts and cocktail aficionados alike, has enjoyed bustling sales........Read More
Small Business: Makers of Custom Sneakers Cash In on Desire for One-of-a-Kind Goods
7/1/2015 9:30 AM
After leaving his banking job, Blake Barash started an online hand-painted shoe company that’s thriving thanks to social media........Read More
FarmLogs App Helps Farmers Collect and Retrieve Data
6/26/2015 2:34 PM
The FarmLogs app allows farmers to enter planting dates, crop yield and other data on mobile devices and to share it easily via the web........Read More
State of the Art: Start-Ups Finding the Best Employees Are Actually Employed
6/25/2015 4:03 PM
Some on-demand companies are rejecting the practice of using independent contractors, like Uber drivers, and are hiring people they can train and hold accountable........Read More
Data Mining Start-Up Enigma to Expand Commercial Business
6/22/2015 6:54 PM
After preparing open data for civic-minded projects, the company hopes to interest corporate clients in the insights that can come from public data sets........Read More

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