WASHINGTON - Start-up companies will be able to raise much more capital through certain public stock deals without facing costly regulatory burdens under a proposal announced by U.S. securities regulators on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - U.S. small business sentiment bounced back from a seven-month low in November, with owners setting their sights on creating more jobs and expanding operations.
NEW YORK - Proposed legislation that would effectively double the leverage cap for business development companies, which lend to small and mid-sized U.S. businesses, has cleared an initial legislative hurdle, seen by some as an early victory for supporters of the change.
SAN FRANCISCO - At Pinterest, the four-year-old online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. But the company's board of directors is 100 percent male. | Video
WASHINGTON - U.S. small businesses added jobs in November for the second straight month, bolstering the view that job gains across the economy were robust during the month.
WASHINGTON - U.S. small businesses stepped up hiring in October, despite uncertainty brought by a partial shutdown of the federal government, a survey showed on Wednesday.
- U.S. small businesses boosted borrowing in October to its highest level in over six years, an index showed on Tuesday, fresh evidence that the budget battle that shut the federal government for 16 days did little to derail underlying economic growth.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Wednesday postponed online health insurance enrollment for small businesses under Obamacare for one year, a move quickly seized upon by critics as proof the healthcare reform law should be delayed or replaced.
LONDON - Royal Bank of Scotland has appointed law firm Clifford Chance to conduct an inquiry into the treatment received by small business customers in financial distress, responding to suggestions it closed down viable businesses too quickly. | Video
SHANGHAI/WENZHOU, China - Beijing's strategy to reroute money away from state-owned giants towards smaller firms to help fuel the economic transformation behind its reform plans is less of a success than it may seem on the surface.
We caught up with Randy Goldberg over email who, along with David Heath, founded Bombas Socks. We asked him about running a successful crowdfunding campaign, bringing a product to market and conscious consumerism.