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Interest in Social Mission Gains Ground Among Small Companies

April 23, 2015 - 2:20pm
More small companies are choosing high social and environmental standards through a B Corp designation, but the quest is not easy for a big company.






Craft Distilleries and Breweries Take Hold in South Bronx

April 22, 2015 - 6:47pm
The Port Morris Distillery, which makes pitorro, or “Puerto Rican moonshine,” is part of a growing industry of artisanal beer and spirits in the borough.






Small Business: Start-Up Blends Old-Fashioned Matchmaking and Algorithms

April 22, 2015 - 1:01pm
After starting a group dating company, the founders shifted course with the help of user feedback.






Small Film Producers Form a Group to Counter Piracy

April 19, 2015 - 9:05pm
The group, the Internet Security Task Force, will represent the interests of small businesses in the entertainment industry.






Praise and Skepticism as One Executive Sets Minimum Wage to $70,000 a Year

April 19, 2015 - 1:55pm
While the overwhelming majority of the responses on social media and elsewhere were positive, there were also a number of skeptics and naysayers.






Performing Math and Mime, for Fun and Profit

April 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
A math professor and his wife, both trained by Marcel Marceau, stage mime skits to teach the principles, and joys, of math to students of all ages.






Padua Journal: Italian Artisans’ Revival After Economic Crisis Reflects Resilience of Small Industry

April 8, 2015 - 7:41pm
Editoriale Zanardi, a prestige book printer, was brought to its knees by the economic crisis. But employees invested their unemployment and severance payments to create a cooperative and start producing again.






Small Business: Online Lenders Offer a Faster Lifeline for Small Businesses

April 8, 2015 - 11:02am
New online start-ups allow business owners to bypass the long process of obtaining a bank loan or credit line through traditional means.






Small Business: Buying Apartment Buildings in New York and Beyond in a Strategic Bet

April 1, 2015 - 1:36pm
Two brothers saw a depressed Manhattan economy as an opportunity to buy up real estate.






Small Business: Tono Studios Helps Marketers Reach Hispanics With Culturally Authentic Ads

March 25, 2015 - 8:35am
A commercial audio company is making a name for itself by focusing on cultural nuances to create messages that resonate with the Hispanics.






Small Business: Crowdfunded Entrepreneurs, Tripped Up by the Taxman

March 18, 2015 - 3:13pm
Campaigns on sites like Kickstarter can help a small business get started. But the complex income and sales tax reckoning can come as a surprise.






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