Small Business and Entrepreneur
In South Florida, startup and early-stage funding still makes the news
-- and there has been a run of it this month.
Alex Cabaņas never planned to join the family business, but when he realized his outside experience could benefit Benchmark Hospitality International, he gave it a second thought.
The strength of a community is based on a solid foundation of support and awareness of local needs.
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, two of the country's best-known Internet entrepreneurs, are squabbling over the rights to the Kennedy Space Centers' iconic Launch Complex 39A, the pad that launched 82 space shuttle missions.
Nonprofits feed the poor, shelter the homeless and help the
mentally disabled, but the most well-meaning group
can be an operational mess.
Alex Renteria, Brandon Mina and Samuel Nava created a
project to add environmentally friendly LED
lights to most of the buildings in the area while limiting
the cost to taxpayers.
In South Florida, startup and early-stage funding still makes the news -- and there has been a run of it this month.
Thousands of Hispanic entrepreneurs and business people from
across California are gathering in Oakland this week, aiming to strengthen their
growing influence on the state's economy.
U.S. President Barack Obama is to visit
Malaysia in October to address a conference bringing together about
3,000 entrepreneurs from around the world, a Malaysian official said
Google's Sergey Brin puts his money where his meat is, funding the world's first
test-tube hamburger in a bid to change the way the world eats.
Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur behind Tesla Motors and SpaceX, revealed plans for a transportation system that could shoot travelers
from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 35 minutes through a set of tubes.
In "A Legal Guide to the Use of Social Media in the Workplace," published by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Minneapolis attorney Michael Cohen argues that a company's reputation, trade secrets and legal liability hinge on understanding the rapidly changing rules of using social media.
The next Steve Jobs or Meg Whitman may come out of North Jersey.
It's fashionable to be an entrepreneur these days, and related resources seem to
be popping up almost daily, said Fred Hathaway, director of marketing and
programs at EntreDot, a Cary, N.C., firm that helps entrepreneurs launch and
operate their businesses.
The recent Young Entrepreneur Business Expo provided the young entrepreneurs the
opportunity to sell, promote their services, and showcase their business ideas
as well as to network with some of the region's top business executives.