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  • The 10 L.A. startups that raised the most money this spring

    The 10 L.A. startups that raised the most money this spring
    Led by Swagbucks’ $60 million round of fund-raising, 35 Los Angeles County startups raised more than $330 million from April through June in what was a booming second quarter for startup investment nationwide. The money is flowing to fewer firms,...
  • Fare hike for Metra riders next year?

    Fare hike for Metra riders next year?
    Metra's board will soon grapple with whether customers will face a fare increase in 2015 – three years after the biggest hike in the agency's history, the commuter rail chairman said today. Although officials say a fare increase hasn't been...
  • Crowdfunding for proposed Breakwater Chicago complex exceeds goal

     Crowdfunding for proposed Breakwater Chicago complex exceeds goal
    The pitch for a floating entertainment center about a half-mile off Chicago’s shore is gaining the public’s support — and dollars. The crowdfunding campaign spearheaded by Plainfield native Beau D’Arcy to raise money for his...
  • Iron Heart Canning's Business Foaming Over

    Iron Heart Canning's Business Foaming Over
    EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin? Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe...
  • Judge bans investment manager from securities business

    Judge bans investment manager from securities business
    A federal judge has banned a Central Florida investment manager from the securities industry and fined him $660,000 for making false claims and using deceptive advertising about investment returns. Max J. Zavanelli, a longtime brokerage entrepreneur and...
  • 5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s. Over 19 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars of wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...
  • If the tea party ran the country

     If the tea party ran the country
    What exactly does the tea party movement want? Other than bringing tricorn hats, powdered wigs and knee breeches back into style, that is. If every Republican squish in Congress were booted out of office and replaced by a doughty defender of our...
  • Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel

    Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel
    Dov Charney intensified the campaign to get his job back at American Apparel Inc., the company he founded that unceremoniously ousted him last week. Charney, who owns a 27% stake in the company, appears to be positioning himself to take back control...
  • 1st Mariner Bank heads to auction

    1st Mariner Bank heads to auction
    The future of 1st Mariner, Baltimore's largest independent bank, could be decided this week. A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request last month to sell its bank as part of the parent company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Bids for...
  • I-Drive plan for iSquare Mall downsizes after hitting density limits

    I-Drive plan for iSquare Mall downsizes after hitting density limits
    A plan for a large, 31-story resort and mall on International Drive has been downsized by 50 feet and about 200 hotel rooms, after bumping up against the city’s density limits for its location. The project, called iSquare Mall & Hotel, was on an...
  • Canvs shared workspace plans July opening in downtown Orlando

    Canvs shared workspace plans July opening in downtown Orlando
    Canvs, Orlando’s first nonprofit coworking space aimed at helping tech startups, is planning to open by July. Founder Phil Holt said the company recently finalized the lease at the Church Street Exchange Building, 101 S. Garland, which has been...