Funding a business venture, especially a creative one, can be challenging. Kickstarter is working to change that. Every week, the online crowdfunding platform allows thousands of people to pledge millions of dollars to creative projects −big and small− that resonate...
Since Square became available to the public in October 2010, it has revolutionized the way entrepreneurs and small businesses get paid. For the uninitiated, Square allows anyone with its card reader and/or  iPhone, iPad, or Android application to accept credit...
The final week of 2011 has arrived, giving us a moment to reflect on the year that was. As far as the local small business community is concerned, 2011 has been very exciting. Numerous companies have launched or expanded, new...
It's generally harder to run an independent cinema today than in years past. Small theaters offer moviegoers a homegrown entertainment venue, but steep competition from corporate chain theaters threatens their prominence. Additionally, technological advances in the film industry often make...
Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year for many retailers across the nation, but for smaller boutiques and independent shops, that's not always the case. "Last year was the first year we tried to pull people into...
When people hear the phrase "real estate development," new builds, specifically new houses, often come to mind. However, The Metropreneur recently caught up with three local development companies whose primary mission is renovating existing properties and transforming neighborhoods one home...
In light of the challenging economic climate, many small business owners are reevaluating which financial institutions are best suited to them and, in some instances, traditional banks don't have quite the appeal they used to. Locally, KEMBA Financial Credit Union...
We live in an increasingly digital world and the number of businesses using social media to reach their customer base is growing rapidly. It might seem logical, then, to assume that good ol' fashioned printing companies are hurting, but...

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