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For This Financial Services Upstart, the Dark Days of 2008 Were Golden

Elliot Weissbluth started his wealth management firm at a time of serious turmoil for the financial-services industry, proving crisis can be a fertile breeding ground for innovation and opportunity.

6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week

Which startup wants to bury your Bitcoin in a subterranean 'vault'? Which global investment giant disses Bitcoin as not a currency at all? Which billionaire called Bitcoin 'just a joke'? Find out here.

What Not To Do: Lessons From 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

While lying and swindling may have scored entrepreneur Jordan Belfort fame and fortune, it ended up costing him everything. Here is how to make sure you stay on the right side of the tracks.

Why Are These High-Profile Franchises Suddenly Going Public?

With a number of high-profile IPOs, franchises are having a moment in the Wall Street spotlight.

The Anti-Capitalist Bigotry of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

As the chatter over the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' shows, the only acceptable form of bias nowadays is toward the free markets.

SecondMarket CEO: Wall Street Will Put 'Hundreds of Millions' Into Bitcoin

The founder of the Bitcoin Investment Trust has been meeting with Wall Street players whom he says are preparing to pour vast amounts of money into the digital currency.

Why Now Is the Time to Seek Startup Funding

Never before have there been so many places for those seeking and those providing capital to connect.

Fin-Tech Startups Take On Wall Street's Pain Points

Five years since the crisis, opportunities in financial technology are plenty. We talk to three entrepreneurs who have grown their startups in New York's FinTech Innovation Lab.

What Facebook's IPO Debacle Means for Startup Funding

The disastrous Facebook initial public offering isn't likely to damp venture-capital interest in tech startups.

Leaving Wall Street for Wine Country

Jamie Kutch chucked a lucrative job to pursue his dream, becoming one of California's most respected vintners. Here's how one entrepreneur changed careers in midstream.

What Facebook's IPO Means for VCs and Entrepreneurs

The social networking giant's showing on the public market may land with a thud.

Business Owners Divided on Occupy Wall Street

In your view, is the popular protest movement against the financial industry good or bad for your business? The U.S. overall? Your fellow business owners straddle both sides of the debate.

Occupy Wall Street Is No Friend of Small Business (Opinion)

Op-Ed: While many small-business owners share some populist anger at Wall Street banks, they should look closely at the protestors' positions before aligning themselves with the movement.

Don't 'Occupy Wall Street,' Start a Small Business

While some block sidewalks on Wall Street and elsewhere, other unemployed citizens are going in a more productive direction: They're starting businesses.

Wall Street Protest Hurts the 'Little Guys' Nearby

Area businesses call protestors camping in a lower Manhattan park a menace. Lost sales are only the half of it.

What Does Occupy Wall Street Mean for Your Business?

Entrepreneurs may want to consider whether these gatherings are business signals about present or future customers, employees and economic policies.

From Wall Street to Franchisee

More than 500,000 workers have left the financial sector since the recession began. Many of them became franchisees.

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