Homelessness

Seattle Is Taxing Amazon to Help Solve Its Homeless Problem: Bad Move.

Amazon paid zero federal income tax on a 2017 profit of $5.6 billion. It received a $784 million rebate from the new federal tax law. Seattle's 'head tax' will cost it $12.4 million yearly for five years.

Jake Rheude

Starbucks Is Now Open for Loitering and It's a Terrible Business Decision

The chain is now allowing anyone to use their spaces, regardless of whether they purchase anything.

Gene Marks

Fire Your Marketing Team and Hire Homeless People

A man holding a clever sign reminded me about the power of great copy.

Andrew Medal

These Wildly Successful Entrepreneurs Once Were Homeless

Be inspired by these contemporary, real-life Horatio Alger stories of hard work and success.

John Rampton

Is it Responsible for a Homeless Single Parent to Launch a Business?

Entrepreneurs normally encourage people to stop at nothing to pursue their dreams. In this case, one entrepreneur isn't so sure.

Andrew Medal

How This Former Councilwoman Is Helping Vets and the Homeless Find Jobs

A Los Angeles civil servant explains the challenges related to the work force today.

Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Jason Wolfe's leading e-tail venture, GiftCards.com, took shape while he was living in his car and teaching himself to code with books checked out of the library.

Geoff Weiss

Entrepreneur's Nonprofit Rolls Out a Nontraditional Shelter for the Homeless

EDAR offers mobile protection to give homeless people a roof as a low-cost alternative solution to a widespread community problem.

Gwen Moran

Business Incubators for a Variety of Niches

A growing number of specialized, market-specific business accelerators are helping entrepreneurs around the country get their businesses off the ground

Gwen Moran