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Artisan Chocolate Entrepreneurs Blossoming in Hawaii

Hawaii is the only location within the United States that has the right environment to grow cacao successfully, which has led to business opportunities.

Indiegogo's CEO: Six Tips on Conducting a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Indiegogo, the crowdfunding platform, debuted in 2008 and to date has raised half a billion dollars. Just about any entrepreneur can get their cash-raising campaign on Indiegogo, but results vary.

Carbonite CEO Gives Pointers for Small Business Owners

This Kim Komando video is good! If you're a small business owner or potential business owner, take a look — you'll be glad you did.

More Older Workers Switching to Business Ownership

More people between the ages of 55 to 64 are opting to become franchise owners or entrepreneurs after decades of working for someone else, according to research by the Kauffman Foundation.

Five Small Business Essentials for 2013

Independent business owners need to consider five essentials to position themselves to successfully survive in this difficult economic environment, writes Forbes.

Employee Theft Myths That Get Owners in Trouble

Myths about retail theft

Forty-five percent of retailer losses are from employee theft, says the latest National Retail Security Report. Five percent of an organization's revenues are typically stolen by company workers.

Websites Go Dark in Protest of SOPA, PIPA

Wired magazine is blackened with censors
Jan 18 cover of Wired Magazine

Two bills, SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act), have website publishers up in arms. They say that if enacted into law, they would be put in the impossible position of policing anything and everything posted on their website or be subject to draconian government penalties.

NYC Food Incubators Aid Start-Ups

A growing support system called food incubators is providing commercial kitchen space that rents at an affordable price to budding New York City food businesses.

The 61 Years in Business of Red McCombs

Texan Billy Joe "Red" McCombs, 83, has owned businesses in a variety of fields over his long career: spanning car dealerships, sports teams, real estate, radio and more.

Franchisee or Independent?

Buy a franchise or go it alone? Raki Shah, who writes the atma business (atmabus) blog, takes note of last week's Archos IPO, the largest for a franchisee ever.