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New York Times

“Should Entrepreneurs Minimize Credit Card Debt?”

The New York Times this week carried an interesting article looking at the relationship between credit card debt and business failure. The article is by one of their regular contributors, Scott A. Shane, a professor of entrepreneurial studies at Case Western University. To access the article, click here.

Small Business Link of the Week: Kickstarter

We found this site through an article about Kickstarter in the New York Times written by Jenna Wortham. Kickstarter is a funding platform for artists, designers, filmmakers, musicians, journalists, inventors and explorers to make their case to attract patron investment into their projects. This is a different model than traditional fundraising orpeer to peer networks. […]

Be a Warrior, Not a Worrier

Jay Goltz is a frequent contributor to the New York Times small business section. He runs three businesses in Chicago. In this article, he encourages small business owners to pause for a little self examination in mid 2009, and urges coming out for the second half of the year with an aggressive attitude. This is […]

Entrepreneurship on the Ropes?

The rate of new establishment creation per 1,000 people in the United States, 1977-2005 Scott A. Shane, professor of entrepreneurial studies at Case Western Reserve University, writes in the N.Y. Times that we may be trending down in entrepreneurship. Shane has some interesting graphs and speaks of the Wal-Mart effect (from his own 2008 book […]

Anonymous Banker on SBA Loans

Joe Nocera has a blog in the New York Times called Executive Suite, and can also be heard on NPR. He has had what he calls an Anonymous Banker writing to him. Todays Topic: Why Are S.B.A. Loans Disappearing?By Joe Nocera Anonymous Banker, who is fast becoming Executive Suite’s new best friend, is back, this […]

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