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Why Are So Many California Businesses Changing Hands?

Why Are So Many California Businesses Changing Hands?

Photograph by Ian Stanley/Alamy This summer, Bloomberg News published research indicating that California lost 5.2 percent of its business …

What Happens After Failure on Main Street

What Happens After Failure on Main Street

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Heidi Ganahl was planning her first business in 1994 when her husband of two years was killed in a …

A New Report Card on the SBA’s Loan-Guarantee Programs

A New Report Card on the SBA’s Loan-Guarantee Programs

Photograph by Andrew Olney The Small Business Administration guaranteed $29.6 billion in loans through its two biggest lending programs in …

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When Moms Who Run Businesses Take Maternity Leave

When Moms Who Run Businesses Take Maternity Leave

Photograph by Fuse Kristen McAlister has moved up hiring timelines, increased administrative support, and written reams of instructions for …

Why Obamacare Won’t Unleash a Flood of Startups

Why Obamacare Won’t Unleash a Flood of Startups

Photograph by Jim Krantz/Gallery Stock Today marks the start of enrollment in the new health insurance exchanges, which will enable people …