Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar resigns from firm after sexual harassment allegationsVenture capitalist Shervin Pishevar resigns from firm after sexual harassment allegationsThe Silicon Valley investor is quitting Sherpa Capital, the firm he cofounded in 2013.
State kicks off medical pot license applicationsState kicks off medical pot license applicationsThe state will begin accepting applications Friday morning from people who want to get licenses for medical marijuana businesses.
Small business owners: From Great Recession to ... getting bySmall business owners: From Great Recession to ... getting byTen years after the official start of the downturn, some entrepreneurs profiled by The Associated Press as the recession began say now that they are grateful but not gleeful; they have many painful memories and lessons learned.
Pastry restaurant to open in PowdersvillePastry restaurant to open in PowdersvilleKolache Factory offers handcrafted pastries stuffed with a variety of ingredients plans to open on State 153 in early December.
Checkers burger restaurant comes to East TennesseeCheckers burger restaurant comes to East TennesseeThe area's first Checkers opened in Kodak, Tenn. attached to Lee's Food Mart.
Highland Brewing getting new logos, labels in rebrandingHighland Brewing getting new logos, labels in rebrandingAsheville's oldest brewery hired a branding company to create fresh labeling with an Asheville look. A line of sours, barrel-aged brews is on the way.
Checkers coming to Kirkwood HighwayCheckers coming to Kirkwood HighwayA Checkers restaurant at 4303 Kirkwood Highway is nearing its opening date in Milltown. Checkers & Rally's continues its Delaware expansion.
FGCU says it can teach you to be an entrepreneurFGCU says it can teach you to be an entrepreneurNinety-three students have signed up for the entrepreneurship bachelor's degree program at FGCU.
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AZ Memo: Some charters unlawfully exclude studentsAZ Memo: Some charters unlawfully exclude studentsHere's what you need to know to start your day.
Disney to buy key Fox assets for $52.4 billionDisney to buy key Fox assets for $52.4 billionDisney concurrently announced that CEO Robert Iger would remain in that post through 2021.
$9M missing in startups tied to Quepasa founder$9M missing in startups tied to Quepasa founderEx-Quepasa head Jeff Peterson is under fire as board members, investors ask what happened to $9 million in investments in new online ventures.
The 1940s: Slinky, Legos and that cool BB gunThe 1940s: Slinky, Legos and that cool BB gunRed Ryder BB gun, Slinky and Legos made their debuts in the 1940s
New book: Askinosie's quest for meaningful workNew book: Askinosie's quest for meaningful workShawn Askinosie, founder and CEO of Askinosie Chocolate, released his first book in mid-November. He co-wrote it with daughter Lawren.
Advocates: Dreamers make big impact in SCAdvocates: Dreamers make big impact in SCBusiness advocates: Dreamers contribute millions to SC economy
Who is Austin McChord?Who is Austin McChord?Who is Austin McChord? The RIT graduate just donated $50 million to his alma mater.
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Fund for minority small businesses swells to $18MFund for minority small businesses swells to $18MEntrepreneurs of Color fund has lent money to 43 minority small businesses in Detroit, assistance that helped create or preserve more than 600 jobs.
Bridgestone to keep naming rights at Predators arena through 2025Bridgestone to keep naming rights at Predators arena through 2025Bridgestone officials made the announcement Wednesday as they opened the new Bridgestone Tower on Fourth Avenue South.
Captain D's opens new Smyrna storeCaptain D's opens new Smyrna storeRibbon cutting for new Smyrna Captain D's set for Jan. 10, 2018
New pie shop in Jackson will sweeten your holidaysNew pie shop in Jackson will sweeten your holidaysButtermilk Sky Pie Shop is now open in Jackson - just in time for Christmas.
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The Churchill will house restaurants, retail in old shipping containersThe Churchill will house restaurants, retail in old shipping containersThe Churchill, opening in the spring at First and Garfield streets in Phoenix, will offer dining and shopping inside repurposed shipping containers.
At Koharu, authentic Japanese comfort foodAt Koharu, authentic Japanese comfort foodSince the restaurant’s main clientele is the lunchtime business crowd, Koharu is currently only open on weekdays during lunchtime.
What women need to make their businesses growWhat women need to make their businesses growSexual harassment is one of the many obstacles women entrepreneurs face, as pointed out in a report out today.
5 things small business owners should know about tax bills5 things small business owners should know about tax billsHow much companies will pay in tax starting in 2018 will depend on fine points, technicalities and exemptions, tax experts say.
'The Last Jedi': What to know before you go'The Last Jedi': What to know before you go"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" opens Thursday night in northeast Wisconsin.
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Iowa's small businesses rely on net neutralityIowa's small businesses rely on net neutralityIt helps no one but big internet providers.
Brewing up business with help from nonprofit lendersBrewing up business with help from nonprofit lendersThe Loan Fund is a nonprofit community development financial institution that provides affordable loans, training, and business consulting.
Entrepreneur produces ponytail hats in GermantownEntrepreneur produces ponytail hats in GermantownDanica Lause has moved production back to the United States — right here in Wisconsin. "U.S. made," she said. "I don't think you can beat it."
Q&A with Caylena Cahill: Hudson Valley ForwardQ&A with Caylena Cahill: Hudson Valley ForwardIn our ongoing coverage of the Hudson Valley’s gig economy, we’re taking a closer look at one of the region’s small business owners: Caylena Cahill.
CSUCI partnership executive committee welcomes 10CSUCI partnership executive committee welcomes 10Ten representatives from a variety of industries and nonprofit organizations will be joining the CSU Channel Islands Business & Technology Partnership executive committee.
Downtown Plaza building to become boutique hotelDowntown Plaza building to become boutique hotelThe 88-year-old Plaza Hotel will be restored in a $78 million project in Downtown El Paso.
Dearborn Heights man pleads guilty in pot scamDearborn Heights man pleads guilty in pot scamA Dearborn Heights man admitted to paying bribes to Garden City officials for help obtaining medical marijuana permits.
Garden State Plaza to be sold to European companyGarden State Plaza to be sold to European companyNew Jersey's largest shopping center will have a new owner in a deal to acquire Westfield Corporation.
Tattoo studio opens in downtown Battle CreekTattoo studio opens in downtown Battle CreekJackie Westover and her husband Jesse are opening the tattoo parlor on West Michigan Avenue, where Sweet Kreations For You used to sit.
Russian proxy fighters played key role in SyriaRussian proxy fighters played key role in SyriaWhen Putin told troops Monday that “you are coming back home with victory,” he did not mention the private contractors
Iron Hill offers 'Star Wars' beer events in South Jersey and WilmingtonIron Hill offers 'Star Wars' beer events in South Jersey and WilmingtonMay the beers be with you: Iron Hill locations get in on the 'Last Jedi' fun with themed beer events
Startups take part in gener8tor's gBETA cohortStartups take part in gener8tor's gBETA cohortNationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor has announced the participants of its inaugural gBETA Northeast Wisconsin cohort.
Local mortgage companies mergeLocal mortgage companies mergeEndurance Mortgage has big plans statewide
Good Sam receives top rating from HealthgradesGood Sam receives top rating from HealthgradesGood Sam again receives top rating from Healthgrades
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5 stats about the global side hustle5 stats about the global side hustleSee how and why people are exploring gig work in the U.S., U.K., Hong Kong and beyond
Ranking the comic book movies of 2017Ranking the comic book movies of 2017Here's what we thought of Marvel and DC's cinematic endeavors this year
Thanedar splits with communications teamThanedar splits with communications team8THIRTYFOUR and Vanguard Public Affairs said they are leaving the Thanedar campaign, citing “business circumstances”
Pacers enter world of eSports with NBA 2K LeaguePacers enter world of eSports with NBA 2K LeaguePacers Gaming joins Pacers, Fever and Fort Wayne Mad Ants as fourth PS&E franchise
Cheers to lower beer taxesCheers to lower beer taxesCheers to lower beer taxes
Hwy 55 opening Tuesday in Palm CityHwy 55 opening Tuesday in Palm CityThe restaurant is known for its fresh hamburgers, cheeseburgers, cheesesteaks and frozen custard made in-house every day.
Ski jump in U.P. vies for Cobo Center tax dollarsSki jump in U.P. vies for Cobo Center tax dollarsUpper Peninsula lawmakers are hoping to shift $1.9 million a year in tax dollars from Cobo to projects in northern Michigan, including ski jump hill.
MyWebGrocer lets go of 18 employeesMyWebGrocer lets go of 18 employeesMyWebGrocer fires 18 people to 'support rapid changes in the digital grocery market.'
Aztec thanks school staff, first respondersAztec thanks school staff, first respondersAfter the school shooting, an Aztec businesswoman collected cards and messages of appreciation for first responders and Aztec High School staff.
Green Bay entrepreneur's snail farm fills nicheGreen Bay entrepreneur's snail farm fills nicheThere are only a few snail farms in the country, and there is a growing demand for the product due to its nutritional and medicinal attributes.
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The tips new small business owners needThe tips new small business owners needOwners of startup small businesses should spend their personal time on marketing and sales and financial management.
Things to do in Des Moines: Best entertainment optionsThings to do in Des Moines: Best entertainment optionsA look at upcoming events in the Des Moines area.
Over 21? You could grow pot at home under proposalOver 21? You could grow pot at home under proposalJimmy Gould, chairman of Cincinnati-based Green Light Acquisitions, is leading a group that will propose an Ohio constitutional amendment
Savings plan needed for small business workersSavings plan needed for small business workersSouth Carolina’s small businesses will benefit by offering a retirement plan that will enable them to attract and retain employees. Our state economy will benefit from having financially healthy retirees.
Can Nashville support another pro sports team?Can Nashville support another pro sports team?As Nashville waits to find out if it will get a Major League Soccer expansion team, the corporate presence here is viewed as a critical selling point for Music City.
Thanedar to debut first ad in governor's race on TuesdayThanedar to debut first ad in governor's race on TuesdayA 30-second ad for political newcomer Shri Thanedar's bid for the Democratic nomination for Michigan governor will debut Tuesday.
Congress may cut taxes on beer, wine, liquorCongress may cut taxes on beer, wine, liquorThe tax reform bill approved by the U.S. Senate would reduce taxes on beer, wine and liquor, with the deepest cuts going to smaller producers.
Talk of a bubble intensifies as price of bitcoin soarsTalk of a bubble intensifies as price of bitcoin soarsThe price of bitcoin has been soaring this year, and last week alone it jumped from $11,000 to well over $17,000
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December hotel roundup: The latest openings, renovations, brand updatesDecember hotel roundup: The latest openings, renovations, brand updatesThe latest hotel news this Decemner
LugTrack wins award to support growth in New JerseyLugTrack wins award to support growth in New JerseyA Garden State entrepreneur was presented with a $50,000 prize at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (EDA) New Jersey Founders and Funders All-Stars event.
Facebook Live: Ask our TV critic anything, 12 ETFacebook Live: Ask our TV critic anything, 12 ETJoin USA TODAY's Kelly Lawler to talk about the tube.
Will misconduct scandals make men wary of women at work?Will misconduct scandals make men wary of women at work?Some women, and men, worry the same climate that’s emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues.
Shop at small businesses for the holidaysShop at small businesses for the holidaysIt’s not too late to support local small businesses this holiday season.
Your Mail 12-11: GOP tax plan helps small businessesYour Mail 12-11: GOP tax plan helps small businessesPresident Donald Trump will deliver us the most powerful tax relief we’ve seen in three decades
Colorado's cattle feedlots a potential risk to waterwaysColorado's cattle feedlots a potential risk to waterwaysA judge in Yuma County is set to hear this case in February 2018.
Healthcare app will change the way we communicateHealthcare app will change the way we communicateDanio Diary, the app and web platform that creates a care network for someone getting medical treatment, is changing the way we communicate.