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Entrepreneurs use vision to create a blueprint for employees

Entrepreneurs need to create a blueprint of their vision for the company so others can work to make it happen, said Cameron Herold, founder of BackPocket COO and former chief operating officer of 1-800-Got-Junk?

Small business uneasy about tax collection bills

NEW YORK (AP) -- Small business owners may be closer to losing an advantage they've enjoyed during the e-commerce boom -- being exempt from collecting sales tax in states where they're not located. And they're worried they will have to spend more money in the process.

Study: SD entrepreneurs see increase in profit, revenue and employees

San Diego entrepreneurs saw some positive growth in net profit, revenue and number of employees over the past six months, according to the Entrepreneurs' Organization's Global Entrepreneur Indicator Study.

Ernst & Young seeks nominations for Entrepreneur of the Year awards

Ernst & Young LLP seeks nominations for the 27th annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which recognizes those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses.

Upcoming events at Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange

The Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange is a business incubator and regional resource center focused on assisting entrepreneurs to spark job creation and stimulate the local economy.

Temecula Valley Entrepreneur's Exchange upcoming event: How to sell to the government

The U.S. federal government buys nearly $100 billion worth of goods and services from small businesses annually, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Mogl teams up with Virgin, Richard Branson

It pays to have friends in high places. For the CEO of Mogl, a Sorrento Valley-based restaurants rewards program, that means being chummy with Sir Richard Branson.

Local VC approaches pre-recession levels

After hibernating through much of the Great Recession, venture capital funding in San Diego County jumped roughly 20 percent last year to $1.1 billion -- the first time since 2008 that the funds crossed the billion-dollar mark.

Flu outbreak particularly bad for small businesses

NEW YORK (AP) -- The flu season has created a scramble for New Jersey Limo Bus & Limousine.

Kauffman small biz expert on taxes, 'fiscal cliff'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dane Stangler has never owned a small business, and doesn't expect to ever own one. But he's in a position to understand the challenges facing people who own small companies.

BottleJoy quenches a market need

Scotty Johnson was the owner of French gastropub Modus when his future love and business partner walked in the door.

EvoNexus to accept more startups

EvoNexus is accepting the next round of applications for high-tech startups that want to work in a rent-free incubator.

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Roundtables

Murrieta promotes hub for entrepreneurs

San Diego’s reputation as a hub of innovation has been growing in recent years, with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development naming it the second most innovative city in the world in 2013 for patent intensity.

SD banks compete for borrowers, are ‘choked’ by regulations

Small businesses that need money can’t get a loan, and those that can get a loan are finding a way around it.

Young entrepreneurs beat recession

When times get tough, the tough get going. That sums up the mentality of local entrepreneurs who successfully jumpstarted businesses in a down economy. They shared their tales at The Daily Transcript's Young Influentials executive roundtable April 12 sponsored by the law firm Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth PC.

Lack of venture capital money hurting local start-ups, say business owners

The businesses that San Diego’s entrepreneurs have founded are as diverse as the backgrounds of the entrepreneurs themselves, and they are each facing a different set of challenges and triumphs in today’s market.

Lending environment improves, but many entrepreneurs still waiting on sidelines

Banks’ ability to lend has returned, however, demand for loans remains very weak, members of the industry said during a recent Daily Transcript Executive Roundtable.

Entrepreneurial state of mind: Local executives see challenges as opportunities

Five San Diego executives shared how they navigate in a tumultuous market and keep the spirit of entrepreneurship alive at a recent Daily Transcript roundtable.

Profiles

Connect's new CEO takes on task of fostering new business

Seven months to the day after Connect CEO Duane Roth died from injuries sustained in a biking accident, Greg McKee took on the role as the organization’s fourth chief executive. Roth left big shoes to fill, but McKee said he plans to chart his own course.

Fitwall relies on data streams to gain business, results

In a world where sensor technology, iPads and working out are all the rage, one new fitness company has managed to effectively combine all three.

Parallel 6 has apps for racing, restaurants

Come race day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, turfside gamblers can place wagers and happily play videos of their horse winning by a nose — all through an app on their smartphones.

Florida-based Sloan's Ice Cream coming to San Diego

For the past two years, Sloan Kamenstein has been working to franchise his ice cream shops, which have been described by some as a mix of FAO Schwarz and Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory.

Chefs Press carves publishing niche

In the past 10 to 15 years, the dining and craft beer scenes in San Diego have exploded, marking the city as a new culinary destination.

Entrepreneur Videos

Interview with the SBA's Donna Davis

Feb. 11, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Donna Davis, regional administrator for Region IX of the U.S. Small Business Administration, about her new role and the small business lending environment.

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