Each week, our editors round up the most compelling entrepreneurial news and advice. Here are this week’s highlights.
Is It Time to Finally Ditch Your Paper Business Card?
Have we reached the age when handing out a paper card has the same cachet as an @aol.com e-mail address? It may depend on your industry. Plus: Get more business card tips.
Would You Fire Someone for Working Through Lunch?
A receptionist and administrative assistant at a Chicago real estate company decided to work through her lunch one day to catch up on some work. The next thing she knew, she was being handed a pink slip. Plus: Read more small-business news.
What It Takes to Raise $9.5 Million
Talia Mashiach always knew she wanted to start a big, disruptive technology company. But her approach was much more strategic than that of your average entrepreneur’s. And it paid off. Plus: Get more tips on raising capital.
How to Become a Tech Guru (in Just One Year)
You have an industry-changing idea for a technology company. You’d launch this company tomorrow if it wasn’t for one big problem...You don’t know how to code. Codecademy is here to change that. Plus: Get more tech tips.
Why Small Business Should Care About SOPA
Have a commenter who links to a site that uses a copyrighted image inappropriately? You may be liable for intellectual property infringement. Plus: Read more on intellectual property.