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Small Food-Makers on Fast Path to U.S. Store Shelves, Threatening Big Producers

An increasing number of privately-held players are going from garage to grocery store in fewer than five years thanks to an erosion of barriers to entry within the food industry.

Reuters

7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out

If you want to get in to one of these highly competitive programs, listen to these tips from someone who runs one.

Alex Iskold

Los Angeles Becomes Latest U.S. City to Approve a $15 Minimum Wage

The city council backed a plan to increase the minimum wage, by 2020.

Jason Fell

4 Things to Know to Effectively Lead Generation Y

Young workers have a few demands that it is entirely worth it to meet.

Marty Fukuda

Late to the Party, Global Banks Try to Muscle Into India's Startup Boom

The banks missed out on the initial flurry of deal-making to their better-connected but much smaller domestic rivals.

Reuters

Is Your Business Idea Too Weird for a VC?

If your business doesn't firmly fit the mold, don't be discouraged.

Sam Hogg

U.S. Economy Picking Up Steam After Weak First Quarter

Data suggest the economic outlook has brightened thanks to a low in jobless claims, a rise in consumer spending and a solid increase in wages.

Reuters

The Best and Worst U.S. Cities to Launch a Business

Your backyard could be the ideal place to start a new company.

Nina Zipkin

Why This Entrepreneur Says Sustainability Is the No. 1 Business Opportunity

The exuberant and eco-friendly cleaning brand Method is set to unveil a first-of-its-kind manufacturing plant in inner city Chicago.

Geoff Weiss

The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind

For business owners, the sharing economy is too big an opportunity to miss and too big a risk not to mitigate, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Why VCs Don't Sign NDAs and You Shouldn't Worry About It

Nondisclosure agreements are not the magic cloak many entrepreneurs imagine and often are simply counterproductive.

John Rampton

The Top 4 Traits VCs Look for in Tech Entrepreneurs

Want to earn investors' respect? Here's what will impress.

Dave Hochman