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  • Recruiter.com Wants To Smooth The Way Between Candidates, Recruiters

    Recruiter.com Wants To Smooth The Way Between Candidates, Recruiters
    FARMINGTON — With LinkedIn, recruiting.com, the recruiterslounge.com, and a zillion other places to get job hunting and career advice, is there room for Recruiter.com to survive and grow? The traffic numbers suggest the answer is yes. According to...
  • Book review: Finding business worth in 'Worthless'

    Book review: Finding business worth in 'Worthless'
    This is a good time to be an entrepreneur. As the global economy has teetered on the edge of collapse, and former pillars of society from bankers to politicians have become mired in scandal, business founders have been lionized across the world as the...
  • Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators

    Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators
    U.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world's largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying products and services online. The separate investigations...
  • Meet me in St. Louis? San Francisco too expensive for techies, too

    Meet me in St. Louis? San Francisco too expensive for techies, too
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The technology boom hasn’t made San Francisco unaffordable for just middle- and lower-income households. Technology workers are also struggling to afford the soaring cost of living in the city. Entrepreneur Jon Wheatley moved to...
  • Top Democrats push package for better business climate

    Top Democrats push package for better business climate
    Announcing their first-ever joint agenda, the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly said Friday they will work together to pass legislation aimed at improving Maryland's business climate and boosting the state's economy. Senate President Thomas V....
  • Connecting startup firms, bright graduates

    Connecting startup firms, bright graduates
    Peter DiPrinzio interviewed for jobs with big finance and consulting firms in his senior year of college in Vermont. Then he heard about a fledgling effort to send talented new graduates in a different direction — to jobs at startup companies in...
  • Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments

    Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments
    Quarters? How quaint. When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that. The...
  • Starter Studio beats $10,000 crowdfunding goal

    Starter Studio beats $10,000 crowdfunding goal
    Orlando's Starter Studio program for new entrepreneurs cleared its fundraising hurdle Thursday morning, beating its goal of $10,000 in contributions through Kickstarter.com. The Silicon-Valley-styled "accelerator" for tech startups weighed in with $10,...
  • Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales

    Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales
    The gig: Jessica Herrin is founder and chief executive of Stella & Dot, a fast-growing company that sells fashion jewelry, handbags and other accessories online and via direct sales. Stella & Dot salespeople, called stylists, pay a minimum of $199 for a...
  • Startup Expo planned for Boca Raton

    A Boca Raton venture group that has been presenting startup companies to investors for some 30 years will hold its first startup Expo on Feb. 26, the group announced Wednesday. The Expo, which will feature startup companies from around the state, is...
  • Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program

    Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program
    Walt Disney Co. is giving 10 startup companies the chance at $120,000 to develop their ideas and receive mentoring from top company executives. The three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program, called Disney Accelerator, begins June 30,...