Forget super heroes, your kids want to be like us (entrepreneurs). When asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Seventy-seven percent of school children claimed they want to be their own boss, according to a recent Gallup Poll. (Wall Street Journal Blog)
Dear Occupy Wall Street protesters, while you’re at it can you give my small business a hand? “To all of you who are spending your weekends and valuable time protesting as part of the ‘occupy movement,’ I want to thank you.” (The Huffington Post)
Wanted: A reliable and wealthy mate with cash to burn who believes in me. We’re not talking about your next romance. Apparently a new company, hailed as the Match.com for entrepreneurs thinks they fit the bill. BoeFly aims to reduce a hurdle that the founders believe is keeping many banks from lending to small business. (Crain’s New York)
Is that all there is? Yes, that’s all there is… The $30 billion Small Business Lending Fund, which the Obama Administration has been touting, came to an abrupt end. (Fox Small Business)
You’re funded? Good for you. “At the end of the day, this is still business so I’m looking for real practical knowledge of how to actually make money, not necessarily raise it,” entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk exclaims. (San Francisco Chronicle)
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