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Reza Satchu, co-founder of The Next 36, at Venture Day (Jacquie Labatt / Martha Fisher)
Reza Satchu, co-founder of The Next 36, at Venture Day (Jacquie Labatt / Martha Fisher)

Report on Small Business

Ten best small business stories of the week Add to ...

Check out the best stories of the week of Aug. 16 from Report on Small Business, the Globe's home for entrepreneurs. Read our columnists, view archives of discussions, and connect through social media on the Report on Small Business homepage.

On The Next 36: an experiment in entrepreneurship

B-school fundamentals collide with hands-on learning in this innovative entrepreneurial experiment

Success stories: Mechanic cleans up auto-racing circuit

Eric Latino, founder and CEO of Global Emissions Systems, built a brand new car that pushes ‘the green thing’ and wins

Woman booted from bar for nasty tweet

Warning: If you insult someone on Twitter, there's a good chance they're going to see it.



Powering homes with poo from the zoo

A biogas plant will convert manure from giraffes, elephants and rhinos into renewable energy

The next chapter in DINE magazine's evolution

Sara Waxman, the publisher of DINE magazine and food critic extraordinaire, discusses the future of her publication in Talking to Entrepreneurs. Watch Part One and Part Two

Five reasons to raise prices now

Here’s why you might consider becoming the premium-priced player in your category

The art of the smart press release

In a world of social media, press releases are an anachronism. But if you want to use them, the rules of engagement have changed



Get plugged in with an IT user group

Tech professionals reap the benefits of chatting and problem-solving with their peers

The key to a proper firing: documentation

The price of not keeping a record of problem behaviour at work can be high

How to own a business lunch

Nothing brings people together like breaking bread. But doing it wrong can be disastrous

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