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Is economy facing recession? Survey says yes

Submitted by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation KANSAS CITY, Mo. “ Using words like uncertain, ...

Kauffman study indicates Internet’s impact on startup longevity

Submitted by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Oct. 20, 2011 ” The Internet profound effect on how...

At Care Team Connect, government regulation furthers entrepreneurial concept

By Ann Meyer -- Leave it to entrepreneurs to create solutions to problem areas the government has stepped in to regulate. For Ben Albert,  co-founder...

Collaborative selling accelerates software firm’s sales, users

Andrew Sieja is president and chief executive of Chicago-based kCura, which is doubling its headcount as software sales accelerate. Photo courtesy of kCura By Ann...

Deal site drawbacks spawn new startups

By Ann Meyer Count Chicago entrepreneur Kris Petersen among those who have lost money on Groupon and LivingSocial  vouchers by not redeeming them before they...

News digest: Jobless taxes, FDA regulation, new SBA program

Unemployment tax plan pushes burden to employers. Republicans and business groups are opposing a White House proposal to help debt-burdened states repay an estimated $42...

Obama’s address stresses innovation, jobs

By Ann Meyer -- In a State of the Union speech Tuesday evening that emphasized  the importance of innovation in job creation, President Barack Obama...

Spotlight on locally made products: How do entrepreneurs go from idea to market?

This article made possible by a Chicago Innovation Awards sponsorship. Just as every Chicago small business has a story behind it, so does every...

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Masked merchants re-open Friday at Woodfield Mall after two-month hiatus

A security guard stationed at the entrance to Woodfield Mall was prepared...
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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government pledge to give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week has...

Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

"You have what it takes to triumph. You may not know it....

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