Ignore the Naysayers—The JOBS Act Will Create Jobs

by / ⠀Funding / October 7, 2012

The JOBS Act, the law that allows companies to raise capital via “crowdfunding” for the first time, is appearing more and more in the news. Many people, rather than looking forward to raising capital, are instead raising alarms. Just to take a couple of examples, The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) called it a danger facing investors, saying the act could “unwittingly open a floodgate of fraud.”…

Are Freelancers the Future of Work?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 26, 2011

A recent article in MSN’s Business on Main discusses how small business are not hiring like they used and never will hire that way again because of freelancers. Freelancers have become an integral part of every business and provide businesses with talented help but with greatly reduced costs. It’s also easier than ever to work with freelancers because of the online tools that are available today to collaborate…

"Entrepreneurship is America's Secret Sauce" – Steve Case

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 14, 2011

AOL co-founder and head of the Case Foundation, Steve Case, talked on MSNBC about how America needs to get back to entrepreneurship to survive and compete. Entrepreneurship is the reason America has leading companies that employee 10s of thousands of people and we need support and encourage these companies. An interesting point is how most high growth companies are in the service/manufacturing sectors. To often we see young…

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