PR Newswire: World of Water International Ltd., a bottled water franchise outlet headquartered in Winnipeg, MB is challenging would-be entrepreneurs to take an e-challenge to see if they have what it takes to run one...

B2.0’s $50M Giveaway

B2Day: The cover story for B2.0's September issue is a bit of a challenge to entrepreneurs everywhere. Senior Writer Michael Copeland got 11 venture capitaliists to cough up business ideas that they would be...
Barry Moltz: Yahoo featured an article today about a study done by the Kauffman Foundation t(one of the leading advocates of entrepreneurs in the world!) that found that the raising cost of health insurance is...
Entrepreneur Almost Daily:Want to win $100K in technology? The World of Difference contest, presented by Intel and the Small Business Technology Institute, is aimed at helping small businesses discover the benefits of information technology. The...
Business Journal: The Chinese government's current focus on improving economic conditions in rural provinces may provide an opportunity for U.S. business, according to Johnson Choi, president of the China-Hawaii Chamber of Commerce. "The Chinese government is...
Rogers Cadenhead: "The Planet, the parent company of the ServerMatrix hosting company I'm using for my servers, is having a contest for female entrepreneurs who have a good idea for an online business. A winner...
TravelMole: A teenager awaiting his A level results has become the latest entrant into the low cost airline arena. Daniel Reilly, 18, has leased a Boeing 737 with money from venture capitalists to set up...
Newswise: Babson MBA student business "Lifeprints" – a new concept in high-end portrait studios – is the winner of the 2005 Babson College MBA Business Plan Competition. Lifeprints is developing a chain of upscale and modern...

Entrepreneur Idol

About: ABC Television has announced plans to launch a new series from American Idol creator Simon Cowell, tentatively titled The Million Dollar Idea, in which budding entrepreneurs will compete to see who has the next...
Fresh Inc.: "In an intriguing Q&A in the German magazine Der Spiegel, a young Kenyan economist makes the case that the steady flow of Western aid to Africa actually hurts countries there by propping up...
Congress passed the Junk Fax Prevention Act this week, exempting businesses from previous Federal Communications Commission regulations barring unsolicited fax messages. The amendment would allow businesses, to send unsolicited faxes to customers, with whom they...
Spectralogue: I love the idea of having customers and the excitement of starting something from scratch. Many of the most successful business people talk about giving 10% of your money to charity. I think this...
PR Newswire: Do you think you've got what it takes to own and operate one of America's premier franchises? If so, Mr. Handyman and FranNet ("The Franchise Connection") are offering a unique opportunity to aspiring...
Entrepreneur: Why aren't more women getting into franchising? Of the more than 320,000 franchise units in the U.S., about 10% are owned solely by women, while another 20% are owned by male-female partners, according...
It's time for the 2nd Annual $10,000 Boomer Business Plan Competition. The competition is co-sponsored by Santa Clara University's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the American Society on Aging's Business Forum on Aging, and Mary...
MSNBC: Business schools around the nation are including tips from "The Apprentice" in their MBA programs. The show and its star, billionaire Donald Trump, have been used in the past to spark debate among students. But...

No More ISSN For Weblogs!?

Robert Raketty has had his request for an ISSN number for his weblog, Seattle Blogger, put on hold while the International ISSN Network decides whether or not to give ISSN numbers to weblogs. From...

PayPal Apologizes

PayPal: Recently, the PayPal site had technology issues that may have hindered your ability to conduct business using PayPal. To show our appreciation for your continued business, we're going to credit you for PayPal...

Business 2.0 Online, Free

Om Malik: "At Business 2.0 we are trying out a new technology, and as part of the effort we are basically putting the whole magazine online. You can read, it flip through it and if...
One of the developing trends that I've been following closely on this weblog is the increasing influence of entrepreneurs from small town middle America. I think that technology is quickly removing any economic benefits...