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Mid-market M&A survey participants wanted

Submitted by Joseph Feldman Associates Joseph Feldman Associates has launched a national survey of middle-market executives and their advisers to learn more about their greatest...

SBA to offer web chat on starting a business

Submitted by the U.S. Small Business Administration WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s February web chat will offer business startup advice for entrepreneurs. If...

Family Business Council migrates to DePaul

Submitted by the Chicago Family Business Council The Chicago Family Business Council will begin operating under the umbrella of DePaul University’s College of Commerce starting...

3 key lessons for franchising your business

  By Shelly Sun Guest columnist I was a 30-year-old vice president in a multibillion dollar company on a steady career track when I discovered that life...

Employer survey forecasts higher pay, staffing

“The survey shows employers’ optimism both for the overall economy as well as their own businesses,” said Mary Lynn Fayoumi, president and CEO of the Management Association. “As executives continue to manage their organizations through the challenging economy, most plan to trim costs by focusing mainly on process improvement initiatives during 2012.”

Obama’s address short on small business

"NSBA had hoped that broad tax reform—and not just those taxes focusing primarily on large, multinational companies—would have been mentioned, given that the overwhelming majority of small business owners pay taxes at the individual income level."

State of the Union addresses key small business concerns

"We’re also pleased the president focused on the need for small businesses to compete on a level playing field with big business. To thrive, small businesses need an economy that works for everybody." -- John Arensmeyer, Small Business Majority

Foreign-based IPOs on U.S. exchanges to face more scrutiny: BDO survey

Submitted by BDO USA LLP With Asian accounting scandals putting off some investors, fewer experts are predicting foreign-based initial public offerings will pick up  in the coming...

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Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

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