Entrepreneur: Latest from Scott Shane http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:30:00 GMT New Locations Are Being Opened, But By Established Businesses The fall in new company starts does not necessarily mean that the American economy is less dynamic than it used to be, or that Americans are opening up new establishments at a lower rate than they did in the late 1970s. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236805 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236805 Small Business Is Using More Contractors Like larger corporations, many small businesses are using outside help rather than hiring new employees. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236391 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236391 Small Business Credit Still Not Back to Pre-Recession Levels Despite the recent rise in the number of small business loans, small business lending still has not returned to their highs. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236036 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236036 Tesla's New Patent Strategy Makes Sense For a large number of people to replace their gasoline-powered cars with electric- vehicles, many automakers need to make electric cars. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235408 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235408 Would a Higher Accredited-Investor Threshold Clip Angels' Wings? The SEC is considering higher financial thresholds for accredited investors. That might not limit angel financing as much as feared. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234787 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234787 Entrepreneurs are Weakening as Job Creators, But Don't Blame Washington New-business job creation has declined, and not for the reasons you might think. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234450 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234450 Congress Is Right to Challenge the SBA's Program Expansion The Small Business Administration has done something rare: It united both sides of the aisle in opposition. Wed, 21 May 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234081 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234081 Tread Lightly on Regulating the Sharing Economy When calls for consumer protection come from competitors, policymakers should be cautious. Tue, 13 May 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233812 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233812 Venture Capital Is In a Recovery, Not a Bubble Just because venture investment is up doesn't mean we are awash in froth. Thu, 01 May 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233530 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233530 Don't Hurt Entrepreneurship In Fighting Income Inequality Stimulating entrepreneurship means accepting more inequality. Policy intervention needs to understand that. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233333 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233333 Jobs, Not Obamacare, Are Helping the Uninsured Before Americans start celebrating a drop in the number of uninsured, you first have to look behind the numbers. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233129 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233129 Are Entrepreneurs' Brains Wired Differently? Entrepreneurs approach decision-making differently. But is that nature or nurture? Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232730 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232730 Focus on Opportunity, Not Income Inequality Elected leaders are looking in the wrong place. All Americans want is equal opportunity. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232397 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232397 Why Americans Have Turned Against Government-Sponsored Health Insurance The desire for the government to provide care has been waning. And that was well before the ACA took effect. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232271 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232271 The Paradox of Generation Y Millennials want to make more money than previous generations. But their way of getting there is a head-scratcher. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232057 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232057 Are Millennials Really the Entrepreneurial Generation? We hear so much about how millennials want to run their own businesses. But recent data suggest the opposite is true. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231221 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231221 Closing the Business-Ownership Gender Gap It's not about bias or the 'system.' To address the gender gap, more women need to want to own businesses. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231115 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231115 Why Colorado and Washington Were Wise to Legalize Pot From an economic and health standpoint, policymakers got it right when it came to sales of recreational cannabis. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230942 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230942 The Anti-Main-Street President Most of this administration's policies have been hostile to the interests of Main Street business owners, particularly those running labor-intensive businesses with low-wage employees. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230790 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230790 To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation The regulatory burden on small businesses is now higher than it was when President Obama took office. Circumstances must change. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230727 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230727 Why Corporate Tax Reform Is Not Enough Only comprehensive reform will prevent businesses that produce the same profits through the same activities from paying vastly different tax rates. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230566 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230566 Big Business Risks Alienating Small Business by Shunning Tea Party Maintaining an alliance with small-business owners is in the best interests of big-business leaders. Instead, there is a fight brewing. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229681 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229681 Why We Don't Need New Policies to Boost Startup Rates The decline in startup rates might simply represent Americans' realization that earning a living running one's a small business has become more difficult over the past three-and-a-half decades. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229603 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229603 Why Equity Crowdfunding Isn't a Threat to Venture Capital Under the JOBS Act, there will be new ways to raise money. But not all fund-raising is created equal. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228738 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228738 OPINION: Who's Hit Hardest by Obamacare What industry is yelling loudest about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Meet the trade group leading a charge to water down and repeal Obamacare. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228381 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228381 Obamacare Already Shrinking Small-Business Job Growth Despite what defenders of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act claim, business owners report that they are cutting jobs and hours because of the new law. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228335 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228335 Startups Creating Fewer Jobs -- Not a Problem The decline in new jobs created by small businesses could be a good thing. Here's why. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227651 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227651 The Unintended Consequences of Health-Care Reform (Opinion) Policy makers and entrepreneurs have different goals in mind when it comes to the Affordable Care Act. Here are some critical loopholes small-business owners are taking to circumvent policy changes. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 08:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226930 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226930 Why Entrepreneurs Choose Freedom Over Money Starting your own business often means thankless hours, measly pay and the stress of being at the helm. Yet entrepreneurs report greater job satisfaction than their employed counterparts. Here's why. Fri, 17 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226669 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226669 The Pros and Cons of Franchising Your Business Franchising could be your next big strategy for expansion or it could send your growing business down the wrong path. Here are some key considerations before deciding if franchising is for you. Tue, 07 May 2013 07:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226489 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226489