Dinah Wisenberg Brin

Dinah Wisenberg Brin

Dinah Wisenberg Brin is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia. She has covered business, politics, healthcare and general news for wire services, newspapers, blogs and other publications.

SBA Aims to Clarify Health-Reform Law
Growth Strategies

SBA Aims to Clarify Health-Reform Law

The agency is seeking to dispel what it calls a common misconception: that all businesses will be required to provide health coverage to all employees.
Need to Vent About Obamacare? Try These Portals
Growth Strategies

Need to Vent About Obamacare? Try These Portals

Entrepreneurs can sound off about the Affordable Care Act or any number on regulations at these government sites.
Obamacare 101: How Business Owners Can Prepare in 2013
Growth Strategies

Obamacare 101: How Business Owners Can Prepare in 2013

We look at what the new health law requires, and how businesses can prepare for new rules, shop exchanges and avoid penalties.
The New Cool Kids: Teenage-App Developers
Entrepreneurs

The New Cool Kids: Teenage-App Developers

Seventeen-year-old Nick D'Aloisio is fueling headlines over his news-summary app Summly, but he's not the only teenage-app maker in town. Here's a look at the rising trend.
Catch Me a Catch: Franchise Industry, Shopping Centers Play Matchmaker
Franchises

Catch Me a Catch: Franchise Industry, Shopping Centers Play Matchmaker

Move over, eHarmony, JDate and ChristianMingle. There's a new player in the online matchmaking space.
A&E's 'Be the Boss' Gives Employees a Chance to Win a Franchise
Franchises

A&E's 'Be the Boss' Gives Employees a Chance to Win a Franchise

A new reality show gives star employees a chance to compete for a huge promotion, and gives franchises valuable brand exposure.
Fast-Food Workers Protest for Higher Pay, Unionization
Franchises

Fast-Food Workers Protest for Higher Pay, Unionization

Whether the walk-off in New York this week will have impact remains to be seen, but the dispute is continuing to echo on social media.
Can Your Startup Snare the Likes of Billionaire Investor Richard Branson?
Finance

Can Your Startup Snare the Likes of Billionaire Investor Richard Branson?

After landing a top-dollar investment from the famed entrepreneur, the young founders of MySocialCloud.com have found continued success. But could their strategy work for you?
Black Friday Burritos? Moe's Serves Hungry Retail Workers
Franchises

Black Friday Burritos? Moe's Serves Hungry Retail Workers

The restaurant franchise Moe's Southwest Grill has figured out a way to make money on Black Friday: Feed all those shop employees ringing up purchases.
Extrabux: From Campus Startup to Social-Shopping Goldmine
Starting a Business

Extrabux: From Campus Startup to Social-Shopping Goldmine

Many college students dream of starting up a business that rakes in millions of dollars. This guy did it by age 24.
Franchises Get Into Halloween Spirit
Marketing

Franchises Get Into Halloween Spirit

Roto-Rooter says it ain't afraid of no ghosts. Meanwhile, Baskin-Robbins and Party City jump on the Halloween hay ride.
For Franchises, All's Fair in Food and Politics
Franchises

For Franchises, All's Fair in Food and Politics

Ben & Jerry's, 7-Eleven and Pizza Hut use the 2012 election as a platform for marketing campaigns.
How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months
Starting a Business

How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
The Man Who Owns (Almost) All the Burger Kings
Franchises

The Man Who Owns (Almost) All the Burger Kings

Giullermo Perales, the country's biggest Latino franchisee, talks about why he likes to control the market.
Kidworth Hopes to Turn Enterprising Youngsters into Kidpreneurs
Starting a Business

Kidworth Hopes to Turn Enterprising Youngsters into Kidpreneurs

See how the youth-oriented financial services company aims to cultivate more than one million young entrepreneurs.