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Health-Care Innovators Get President Obama's Attention
Technology

Health-Care Innovators Get President Obama's Attention

The CEOs of health-care tech companies met with President Obama to discuss how technology can be used to bring down the cost of health care for Americans.
Catherine Clifford
The FTC Recommends Sweeping Investigation of Patent Trolls
Legal Center

The FTC Recommends Sweeping Investigation of Patent Trolls

Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, intends to launch a comprehensive inquiry into patent-assertion entities.
Brian Patrick Eha
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SBA Roadshow for Small Business Week's 50-Year Anniversary
Growth Strategies

SBA Roadshow for Small Business Week's 50-Year Anniversary

The U.S. Small Business Administration is holding events across the U.S. next week highlighting the contributions entrepreneurs and small-business owners.
Catherine Clifford
Patent Trolls Hit With a One-Two Punch
Growth Strategies

Patent Trolls Hit With a One-Two Punch

Several lawmakers took action and proposed anti-trolling bills in the months leading up to Tuesday's White House crackdown.
Laura Entis
Starting a Business

Obama Goes After 'Patent Trolls'

The White House announces executive actions and legislative recommendations Tuesday that aim to protect innovators from frivolous lawsuits.
Catherine Clifford
Growth Strategies

Hurricane Season Is Upon Us: How to Get Your Business Ready

June 1 is the beginning of the 2013 hurricane season. Here are eight steps to get your business and employees prepared.
Catherine Clifford
Starting a Business

Obama Offers $200 Million Prize to Build 3 Manufacturing Innovation Hubs

The White House announced today that it will expand on its program to promote advanced manufacturing in the U.S., an effort to drive global competitiveness.
Catherine Clifford
Obama's 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs on How to Live the American Dream
Starting a Business

Obama's 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs on How to Live the American Dream

During his commencement speech this past weekend, President Barack Obama provides tips on succeeding as entrepreneurs.
Andrea Huspeni
Why Filing a Patent Just Got More Complicated For Startups (Opinion)
Starting a Business

Why Filing a Patent Just Got More Complicated For Startups (Opinion)

The America Invents Act, which went into effect March 16, has changed the process for patenting. These developments might not help entrepreneurs after all. Here's why.
Scott Shane
Obama's Budget: What's In It for Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

Obama's Budget: What's In It for Entrepreneurs

The White House released its fiscal year 2014 budget proposal today. Here's a look at what's in it for small-business owners and entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
JOBS Act, One Year Later: Hang Tight, Equity Crowdfunding Is Coming
Starting a Business

JOBS Act, One Year Later: Hang Tight, Equity Crowdfunding Is Coming

President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act into law one year ago today, and it's still not implemented.
Catherine Clifford
Entrepreneurs Support a Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants
Growth Strategies

Entrepreneurs Support a Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants

The majority of small-business owners want to see comprehensive immigration reform include a way for newcomers to the U.S. to achieve permanent legal status.
Catherine Clifford
SBA Budget Whacked $92 Million By Sequestration
Finance

SBA Budget Whacked $92 Million By Sequestration

The Small Business Administration's budget has to be chopped by 5 percent across the board as a result of forced budget cuts.
Catherine Clifford
Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out
Leadership

Karen Mills on the SBA: Successor Needs to Get the Word Out

The outgoing chief of the Small Business Administration talks about her four years at the helm of the agency and what her successor needs to do.
Catherine Clifford