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  • Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'

    Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'
    Online-education company Udacity said Wednesday it had raised $35 million and was offering its first "nanodegree" course, which aims to teach a skill but at a fraction of the cost of a college degree. The credential aims to provide a way for students...
  • Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan

     Business leaders question downtown Glen Ellyn development plan
    The Glen Ellyn Village Board on Monday night took its first look at plans for a massive, multiuse redevelopment project at the site of a grocery store in downtown Glen Ellyn. Wheaton-based Next Generation Development has floated plans that would involve...
  • Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs

    Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs
    Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow. Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...
  • Investing: Top picks from a top value investor

    Veteran fund manager Bill Nygren co-manages three Oakmark funds: Oakmark Fund, Oakmark Select and Oakmark Global Select. He looks for growing businesses whose stocks trade for less than he thinks a company is worth and that are run by executives who put...
  • Orlando area sees surge in women technology entrepreneurs

    Orlando area sees surge in women technology entrepreneurs
    Beth Caffera has made a living by taking people into "the cloud." The Orlando telecom expert and chief executive officer of Cloud 3C LLC sets up phone- and Internet-based services for clients big and small. She started Cloud 3C mostly because she...
  • Clermont area Chamber forms committee to foster high tech industries

    Clermont area Chamber forms committee to foster high tech industries
    In an effort to expand South Lake County’s economic base, and in particular draw in more high tech businesses, the South Lake Chamber of Commerce is now working to promote the area as a viable location for those in the technology industry. Working...
  • No: Too risky for state businesses

    In recent months, many Americans, myself included, have become educated on the medicinal benefits that cannabis may provide to patients who have some terrible illnesses. Earlier this year, the Florida Legislature passed the Charlotte's Web law that allows...
  • Learn about local businesses at the Discover South Windsor Business Expo

    The Annual Discover South Windsor Business Expo returns on Nov. 6 from 1- 7 p.m., and the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public. The event will take place at the former Highland Park Market at the Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk...
  • Chamber events

    Chamber events
    A list of events at local chambers of commerce Womens Chamber of Palm Beach County Lunch & Learn: Email marketing: At the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive action — collections of marketing activities that help a...
  • Coral Springs downtown closer to gaining traction

    Coral Springs downtown closer to gaining traction
    Coral Springs wants visitors to do more than shop and eat at its planned downtown — it wants them to spend the night. And to do that, it plans to build an upscale hotel, a movie theater and urban housing. The eight-story hotel will cater to...
  • Leesburg temporarily waives fees in areas

    Leesburg temporarily waives fees in areas
    LEESBURG — The city has instituted a short-term waiver of impact fees in an effort to encourage redevelopment in certain parts of Leesburg. City commissioners recently approved forgoing utility, police, fire and recreation impact fees for...