Leader of the Small Business Administration, Maria Contreras-Sweet, says being a Hispanic business-owner has helped her be a more culturally competent and respectful administrator.
The Columbia company 9th & Elm will mark its first anniversary Tuesday. Elly Bethune said she realized the online platform's potential after watching the growth of a fashion shop that she and Clay Bethune founded in Columbia in 2006.
Kansas City-based startup Knoda will get a $50,000 boost.
Competing against similar companies like EventBrite and StubHub, EveryTicketGives brings a charitable twist to online ticket selling.
After more than 13 years of professional design and marketing experience, Reid Lyle created Fast Yeti Tees, which specializes in custom T-shirts and embroidery.
Small business owners are frustrated by many potential employees who don't follow directions on job ads, are no-shows at interviews and sometimes accept job offers only to turn them down at the last minute. Human resources consultants say it's an issue across the age spectrum and pay scale.
The original purpose of the Museao Building was a furniture store called Pavilion. After Pavilion closed, the building became a creative space for startup businesses.
The line, Planck & Anchor Distillers, will include gin and vodka, as well.
Karen Spears, who owns an art business she calls The Korean Pears, creates hand-lettered, colorful, abstract paintings.
Proponents of the community improvement district say it would use a half-cent sales tax to fund beautification projects on Business Loop 70.
The hotel, a part of the DoubleTree line in the Hilton chain, has 114 rooms, a restaurant and two bars, including one on the roof.
The bills would set pricing standards and limit local say over utility placement, but companies say the changes are necessary to curb price abuse and expand connectivity.
Initially conceived as a joke, Portland programmer Billy Markus and Australian marketer Jackson Palmer needed a symbol of philanthropy and jest to exemplify their vision of the Internet.
Baxter is a longtime executive at Ameren. He succeeds Thomas Voss, who will retire on July 1.
The Market Place's current space is to be rented out to another tenant within the year.
Chief Operating Officer Mark Fenner will take over Sept. 1. MFA Oil owns Break Time gas stations and convenience stores.
As people use more mobile devices and watch more online videos, delivering those Internet services will become increasingly valuable. Now the Internet is the primary reason for hooking up cable and the most profitable for companies.
Post hopes to create an active nutrition group, specializing in premium bars, protein powders and other sports nutrition foods.
A proposed downtown taxing district could finance expansion of the electric and sewer systems to make way for pending high-density residential developments.
Both stamp prices and shipping costs are set to increase Sunday. Stamps will cost 49 cents, and shipping costs will rise by 2.4 percent.