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The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway

The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway

Technology and the profit motive are creating more opportunity for entrepreneurs and better prices for consumers.
Public Deluges FCC With 677K Comments on Proposed 'Fast Lane' Rule

Public Deluges FCC With 677K Comments on Proposed 'Fast Lane' Rule

A long list of Internet upstarts have demanded tough regulation to protect net neutrality, while tech giants including Google and Facebook have said little.
Etsy CEO: We Couldn't Have Succeeded Under Proposed FCC Net Neutrality Rule

Etsy CEO: We Couldn't Have Succeeded Under Proposed FCC Net Neutrality Rule

Chad Dickerson called on the FCC to regulate the Internet as a utility, saying startups will be roadkill if fast lanes are allowed
Etsy CEO on Massive Expansion and Shaping the Future of New York Tech

Etsy CEO on Massive Expansion and Shaping the Future of New York Tech

The e-commerce platform's new space in Brooklyn, NY is big news for small, local businesses.
Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.
Will My Star-Wars Themed Product Idea Get Me Sued?

Will My Star-Wars Themed Product Idea Get Me Sued?

Our expert discusses nuances of copyright and trademark law.
Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC’s Net Neutrality Proposal

Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC’s Net Neutrality Proposal

Opposition to the proposed rule change is growing louder as one commissioner calls for a delay on the May 15 vote and a public comment period.
Etsy Just Bought an Electronics E-Tailer Called Grand St. Here's Why.

Etsy Just Bought an Electronics E-Tailer Called Grand St. Here's Why.

In a deal rumored to be worth just under $10 million, Etsy has acquired Grand St., an online marketplace where indie hardware makers vend cutting-edge tech.
Come August, Etsy Merchants Can Sell Directly to Retailers

Come August, Etsy Merchants Can Sell Directly to Retailers

Etsy Wholesale, which debuts in August, will enable makers to sell their creations directly to major retailers -- including Nordstrom and West Elm.
Etsy to Offer Tips to Sellers in Town Hall Meeting

Etsy to Offer Tips to Sellers in Town Hall Meeting

CEO Chad Dickerson will discuss best practices for running an Etsy business in a live-streamed event, following company policy changes in the fall.
From Google to Warby Parker: The Origins Behind 10 of the Wackiest Company Names

From Google to Warby Parker: The Origins Behind 10 of the Wackiest Company Names

Business owners are increasingly throwing out the rulebook when it comes to playing the name game. Here are the anecdotes behind 10 of our favorites.
Etsy Sellers: Easy Ways to Streamline Shipping

Etsy Sellers: Easy Ways to Streamline Shipping

Home-based businesses can save themselves time, money and hassle with these five tips.
Will Etsy's New Policies Turn it Into eBay?

Will Etsy's New Policies Turn it Into eBay?

The handmade marketplace will allow sellers to hire staff and use outside shipping and manufacturers.
Pinterest Marketing Tips: What You Can Learn From 20 Big Brands

Pinterest Marketing Tips: What You Can Learn From 20 Big Brands

Not sure what you're doing on Pinterest? These companies have it down and offer some useful marketing ideas you can use.
The 'Etsy Economy' and Changing the Way We Shop

The 'Etsy Economy' and Changing the Way We Shop

The online handmade marketplace is seeking to reimagine retail.
A Look Inside NYC's Entrepreneurial Landscape

A Look Inside NYC's Entrepreneurial Landscape

A new exhibit at New York's Tenement Museum explores a century of the city's immigrant small-business owners, while the city government champions its growing tech startup community.
Bringing Online Shopping to Life: How Etsy Experiments With Retail as a Brand Experience

Bringing Online Shopping to Life: How Etsy Experiments With Retail as a Brand Experience

From free haircuts to wreath-making, Etsy's pop-up holiday shop re-imagines the traditional sales experience and brings online shopping to life.
A New Breed of Antiques Dealers Specializes in Retro-Chic

A New Breed of Antiques Dealers Specializes in Retro-Chic

Philadelphia's Three Potato Four keeps things personal while staying ahead of vintage industry trends.
Four Tips for Getting Started in a Collectibles Business

Four Tips for Getting Started in a Collectibles Business

The ability to discern treasure from trash is only one aspect of succeeding in the antiques and nostalgia market.
Five to Follow on Twitter for Upcycling

Five to Follow on Twitter for Upcycling

LooptWorks founder Scott Hamlin reveals his list of top tweeters for upcycling.
Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas

Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas

Forget recycling. Reusing materials discarded in the manufacturing process is a growing force behind a fresh new industry.
Big Cartel: An Etsy-Style Marketplace for Bands and Artists

Big Cartel: An Etsy-Style Marketplace for Bands and Artists

Big Cartel offers bands, fashion designers, poster printers and other talents an online platform to market their merchandise.

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