Government Shutdown The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Government Shutdown en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:45:00 GMT The Ridiculous Thing One Congressman Said About Self-Driving Cars Recent comments from a congressman in New Jersey are an example of how some regulatory schemes are downright scary. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:45:00 GMT Ray Hennessey 10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week Why Twitter has staying power, a progressive pitch in NYC, play with your pet remotely via Petcube, putting the iPad Air through the ringer, why small businesses should love Bitcoin. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 19:30:00 GMT Brad Crescenzo Former SBA Chief on 3 Keys to a Better U.S. Entrepreneur Economy High-growth firms have a huge potential for creating U.S. jobs. According to Karen Mills, there are three key components to getting there. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:30:00 GMT Karen Mills Buffett to Congress: Stop Using Debt Limit as Weapon Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says the threat to not raise the nation's debt limit is a 'political weapon of mass destruction' both sides need to resist. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:17:00 GMT Alex Crippen Franchisees Suffer as Shutdown Hurts Sales, Expansion Plans As the government shutdown stretches on, some franchisees find themselves lacking customers and in need of frozen SBA loans. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:46:00 GMT Kate Taylor 10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week RoboRoaches for sale, iBeengo wants you to go too, a MBA for entrepreneurs, the war on working from home, Burberry CEO on the future of retail and design, A tech writer goes on a social-media diet. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:30:00 GMT Brad Crescenzo Starbucks CEO Launches Petition to End Government Shutdown Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, will give customers the opportunity to sign a petition calling for an end to the government shutdown. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:22:00 GMT Lyneka Little 7 Consequences of the Potential Debt Default What will happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations? Here are 7 possible outcomes -- and they don't look good. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:38:00 GMT Jeff Cox Restaurants in Federal Spaces Forced to Close Doors Amid Government Shutdown Private businesses located on national parks and in federal buildings face substantial losses during government shutdown. How should owners react? Wed, 09 Oct 2013 16:55:00 GMT Kate Taylor Starbucks' Free Coffee Promotion Isn't Actually About Ending the Government Shutdown Starbucks appears to be sending a message about cooperation to lawmakers in Washington, but it's really just getting more customers into its stores. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:50:00 GMT Ray Hennessey Starbucks CEO Asks Business Leaders to Speak Out Against Shutdown Outspoken Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is calling for business leaders to work to encourage compromise and end the government shutdown. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:32:00 GMT Kate Taylor 6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week Austin Startup Week kicks off with a battle of the bands, the Shutdown threatens to thwart D.C.-area businesses, great minds connect at the Inc. 500|5000 awards. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT Brad Crescenzo With Shutdown and Shootout, Washington D.C. Businesses Report Significant Losses In Day 4 of the federal government shutdown, many D.C.-area businesses are struggling to cope with reduced sales. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:50:00 GMT Shayna Meliker 10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week In the category of epic role reversals, the New York Daily News makes big companies pitch to startups and other need-to-know stories from this week. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 14:00:00 GMT Brad Crescenzo Government Shutdown: What You Need to Know Confused about the government shutdown? Here's a look at which agencies are affected and what you can expect from Congress in the days and weeks to come. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:38:00 GMT John W. Schoen What Donald Trump, Martha Stewart and Other Entrepreneurs Tweeted About the U.S. Government Shutdown Politics and business don't always mix but these owners spoke out about the shutdown. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:05:00 GMT Jason Fell Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:08:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How a Government Shutdown Could Affect Small Businesses With the deadline to work out a deal on a 2011 budget fast approaching, small business owners find they have a lot at stake. Thu, 07 Apr 2011 12:00:00 GMT Diana Ransom