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Tech startups draw on past lessons for keys to success

9/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

While they operate in a much different environment than many predecessors, for the upstart companies hoping to nab a piece of a growing market in business software, the road paved by tech stalwarts ca… Read More

Entrepreneur hit with back taxes after misclassifying workers

8/29/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Tya Bolton, CEO of Exceptional Business Solutions, tried to reduce overhead by relying on independent contractors rather than full-time employees. But the government determined that some were actually… Read More

Lawn mowers in La. become greener with a switch to propane

9/2/2014

  • KPLC-TV (Lake Charles, La.)

Gas-powered lawn mowers owned by the city of Lake Charles, La., have been converted to run on propane as part of the area's initiative to expand the use of alternative fuels. "The statistic that alway… Read More