New York Times - Small Business
Updated: 18 min 21 sec ago
Start-ups are offering services from news gathering and real estate photography to monitoring of farm fields. But the rules are still being written.
With as much as 40 percent of the American food supply going into the trash, food waste has become a platform for commerce.
The interest in “consulteering” — fusing a life of consulting,volunteering and leisure time — is one sign that traditional retirement no longer satisfies as many older people as it once did.
Online stores like Material Wrld, the RealReal and other resale sites aim to make “refreshing” your possessions ever easier.
Instead of venture capitalists begging to invest in start-ups, entrepreneurs are begging for cash, and potential investors are making demands.
Many business owners are accustomed to dealing with a scrappy work culture. An hourly time-tracking system may change that.
A rule to be issued by the Labor Department will state that most salaried workers earning up to $47,476 a year must receive overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours.
A Major League Soccer franchise owner is promoting a federal program that benefits those who contribute at least $500,000 to infrastructure projects.
The Cause Cafe, which opened recently, offers job training for people with cognitive disabilities, like autism, who have limited options once they age out of public schools.
As new companies grow, they are relying on a tool used by big corporations to shield themselves from potentially expensive class-action court cases.
Starting Monday, new regulations will permit anyone, not just the moneyed, to invest in small companies in exchange for a stake in the business.
To innovate, business owners are turning to the masses instead of consultants or focus groups.
Two businessmen have been accused of perpetrating the biggest fraud in state history, throwing investors’ immigration status into doubt and leaving a hole in the ground.
Known more for its beaches and Victorian-era hotels than for its vineyards, the peninsula is gaining a reputation for its grapes.
The AgTech Accelerator being started in North Carolina has backing from two big companies, Bayer and Syngenta, as well as venture capital firms.
The business of estate sales is largely unregulated and fragmented. One company aims to establish credibility via franchising.
A nonprofit, Tech:NYC, aims to work with city, state and federal officials to help make New York more appealing to start-ups, big tech companies and venture firms.
The borough is becoming the East Coast’s Silicon Valley, with a new development in the Navy Yards and another in Sunset Park.
Slyde, a handboard start-up, has tackled the added burden of inventing a market for a product and popularizing a sport.
California Pacific Airlines has been waiting for years for Federal Aviation Administration certification. Its 95-year-old owner is getting impatient.