Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from the United States:
- Center for Emerging Technologies, Technology Entrepreneur Center receive tax credits: The Center for Emerging Technologies and Technology Entrepreneur Center, both of St. Louis, were approved for a total of more than $185,000 in tax credits through the Small Business Incubator Program, Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt announced Monday.
- Small Wonders: In the world of nanotechnology, good things come in really small packages.
- Good as New: Whether it’s the love of a good bargain, the shaky economy or the growing desire to reduce, reuse and recycle, shoppers are flocking to resale shops.
- Study challenges stereotype of tech entrepreneurs: Twenty-somethings with dreams of starting technology companies shouldn’t worry about competing with each other. It’s their parents they need to watch out for.
- Legislature Addresses Health coverage for small business: The Tennessee Legislature has passed a bill that would allow a larger number of businesses to get health insurance for employees.
- In the Hunt: Student Consultants Supply Fresh Insights to Businesses: Sending business students to do field work at local firms is nothing new, but the trend has continued to gain popularity in recent years.
As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.