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Can You Really Start a Business in Four Days?

Doesn’t sound possible, does it? On January 2nd- 5th, the Wharton School in San Francisco, California held their fourth annual workshop where MBA students are challenged to start a new internet business in just four days. Students come to the workshop with an idea and use the four days to transform the idea in to […]

More Growth For Company That Simplifies Working From Home Offices

The trend of working from home is rising rapidly and this presents opportunities for starting businesses. One company even formed to provide help for others in working efficiently from home.

Capital Infusion for Company Using the Web To Deliver Common Service

A sound business startup doesn’t require a revolutionary technology. Sometimes a solid new corporation is built around an innovative way of delivering a service to an already established market. That’s the approach of Zimride, the San Francisco company that is altering mid-distance travel.

Match Financing Debuts Unique Business Loan Matching Service

Match Financing announced today the beta availability of its innovative platform to match small and medium-sized businesses with lenders who are actively looking to make loans ranging from $10,000 to more than $10,000,000. The company provides businesses a free way to easily connect with capital sources for asset-backed and cash flow loans to support acquisitions, […]

Importance of Social Media for Businesses Addressed by New Analytics

Search engine optimization is more important than ever as businesses expand their presence on the web. This is even true of local companies, which use their websites plus social media sites to keep customers engaged.

Startup Company Raises More Capital to Keep Protecting Computer Networks

As businesses of all sizes endeavor to manage and protect their computer systems, Wanova started in San Jose, California, to make the process easier. The company has recently secured $10,000,000 of additional capital to expand.

Data Analytics Firm Raises Additional Capital

For data gathering firm, Quid, the presentation of information is a business model with appeal to both customers and investors. The provider of analytics recently announced that it has obtained $10,000,000 of new capital. The company previously raised $4,000,000 from angel investors. One of the company’s backers is PayPal co-founder, Max Levchin, who has also […]

Small Business Finds itself in Hot Water Over 9/11 Tragedy

Even those with the best of intentions have found themselves with a PR problem on their hands when trying to acknowledge events that strike an emotional nerve in the hearts and minds of Americans. One small business is learning this first hand.

This isn’t Your Normal Corporate Retreat

Small businesses are the innovators of the world and that innovation has no boundaries. Although the boring corporate retreat may not be high on the list of humanitatian concerns, it’s important to executives all over the world and that can mean profits and a lot of them. Putting for profits may have solved one of those problems.

Online Clothing Swap Facilitator Raises Expansion Capital

A fact of any parent’s life is that children quickly outgrow their clothes when the goods are still useful. Fortunately, there’s no need to wastefully throw out used clothing. This is the idea behind hand-downs discarded by growing older siblings. When the right size of younger family member doesn’t exist, a parent resorts to clothing […]