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Putting dreams on hold for student loans

It is common knowledge that accumulating debt from student loans is at an all-time high in North America. Education has not always been this expensive. More...

Life Science Industry Spotlighted in Palm Beach County, FL

Palm Beach County is home to 84 life sciences businesses, but more work is needed to build a thriving economic sector in the region, according More...

How to find the right tech talent (for the non-tech entrepreneur)

The hiring process seems like a pretty standard one…post a job posting with description, watch the resumes flood in, hold some interviews, hire the one More...

Successful Entreprenuers of Palm Beach County

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County hosted an Entrepreneur Luncheon on Thursday, June 26, 2014.  It was an event to recognize and support More...

Design accelerator: A new incubator for design-driven startups

Art Center and Caltech launched a new startup accelerator for businesses this week.  They will take in 15 new startups run by students, alumni, or More...

The world’s best entrepreneurs?

Peter Day from BBC News reports that Ernst and Young have given out an award since 2001 for the World’s Entrepreneur of the Year.  Entrepreneurs More...

Nashville is a premier entrepreneur city

Nashville is extremely excited to be ranked second on the Young Entrepreneur Council’s list of “startup paradise” cities.  Nashville believes that education is a key More...

Study: Fewer startups launched in 2012

There has been a slight drop is new startup businesses in the U.S. since 2012.  The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a Kansas organization that More...

Self-employment an escape from long-term joblessness for some older workers

Out of every 10 self-employed workers over 45, three have turned to entrepreneurship after being laid off from their jobs, according to a new AARP More...

Essential immigrant startup guide: Where to go for help

Canada is rich with business resources. We take starting a business seriously, and it shows: every level of government offers assistance, programs and resources for More...

Canada’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year, 2012

Chris Ye likes to stay ahead of the curve. Sometimes, he admits, a little too far ahead. “I bought the very first iPhone on eBay More...

Small-business borrowing surges in October

The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index, which measures the overall volume of financing to small U.S. companies, rose to 107.5 from an upwardly revised 96.4 in More...