Small Business Stories from New York Times:
A Lifesaving Smartphone App Inspired by a Brush With Tragedy
9/30/2015 12:31 PM
His father’s fall from a snowy rooftop spurred Michael Martin to help found a start-up whose mission is to better connect smartphones and 911 centers........Read More
The Haggler: Empty Promises and Broken Surfboards
9/26/2015 10:44 AM
The Haggler tries to track down Classic Moving Services, a company that has enraged many customers and seems to do business from a virtual office........Read More
The Montreal Brothers Behind a Jet Set Leather Brand
9/23/2015 2:32 PM
Byron and Dexter Peart, identical twins, have devoted their lives to making hyper-functional, discreetly luxurious leather bags — priced about a third less than comparable designer bags........Read More
Coming Soon to Checkouts: Microchip-Card Payment Systems
9/23/2015 11:11 AM
Retailers are racing to meet an Oct. 1 deadline set by credit card networks to switch to the more secure payment technology that is common in most of the world except the United States........Read More
Family Entrepreneurs: A Taqueria Holds an Immigrant Family Together
9/21/2015 7:39 AM
Gicela López, who came to the United States as a teenager, didn’t know how to make tacos, but that didn’t stop her from buying a taqueria in 2010. It has paid off........Read More
Kickstarter Focuses Its Mission on Altruism Over Profit
9/20/2015 7:21 PM
Yancey Strickler and Perry Chen, the crowdfunding site’s co-founders, announce that their company is reincorporating as a “public benefit corporation.”.......Read More
Bipartisan Effort Fights Health Law Rule That Could Raise Premiums
9/20/2015 5:36 PM
Some lawmakers want to head off changes to the Affordable Care Act that could subject more small companies to greater insurance requirements........Read More
Family Entrepreneurs: A 13-Year-Old Founder, and His ‘C.E.O.’ Mom
9/19/2015 9:15 AM
The founder of the bow-tie line Mo’s Bows is a charismatic salesman with an intuitive eye for fashion. He’s also 13........Read More
Family Entrepreneurs: Yuengling Brewery Chief’s Daughters Work to Become His Successors
9/19/2015 9:12 AM
Yuengling, the oldest brewery in America, is run by a fifth-generation owner: the 71-year-old patriarch of the family that gives it its name. His four daughters are waiting in the wings........Read More
Family Entrepreneurs: A Brother Calls, and a Start-Up Is Born
9/19/2015 9:11 AM
To start a motorcycle helmet business, Skully Systems, Marcus Weller enlisted his brother, Mitchell, to be the head of operations. Mitchell didn’t hesitate........Read More

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