Entrepreneurship - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Entrepreneurship Get Started: Brewers named Small Business Persons of 2017 SMALL BUSINESS PERSONS OF THE YEAR The owners of a Hawaii-based brewery have been named National Small Business Persons of the Year for 2017. Garrett Marrero and Melanie Oxley, owners of Maui Brewing Co., received the award Monday, the first day of National Small Business Week. The national small business person award is chosen from competition winners in the 50 states, Wash... Mon, 01 May 2017 18:43:00 GMT 2017-05-01T18:43:00Z Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Blackfeet Indian Reservation rolls across the plains just east of Glacier National Park. There's a hotel and casino. There are gas stations, a few eateries and a museum to learn about the culture and history of the people that have occupied the territory long before the arrival of the U.S. Cavalry and the hordes of modern-day visitors who roll into t... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:46:00 GMT 2017-04-23T00:46:00Z Haier boss looks far beyond appliances QINGDAO, China (AP) — After Haier Group bought the General Electric Co. appliance unit last year, the Chinese company's chairman says he gave its American managers unusual orders: Ignore me. Zhang Ruimin built Haier from a failing refrigerator factory in the 1980s into the biggest maker of major appliances. Now, he is trying to transform a traditional manufacturer with 60,00... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:30:00 GMT 2017-03-30T08:30:00Z 5 best industries for aspiring entrepreneurs in 2017 This could be the year you decide to stop working for someone else and start your own business. While your individual skills and interests are key to determining what type of venture to pursue, the last thing you want to do is start a business in an industry with a gloomy outlook. Here are five industries with promising futures, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor St... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:57:00 GMT 2017-01-12T15:57:00Z Softbank tycoon who met with Trump is Japan's deal maker TOKYO (AP) — Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, who met with President-elect Donald Trump and then announced plans to create 50,000 jobs and invest $50 billion in U.S. startups, has been one of Japan's most aggressive overseas investors for over two decades. He's getting an early start on deal-making with the future president. A graduate of the Universit... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:44:00 GMT 2016-12-07T19:44:00Z Olympic hero Michael Phelps looks to dip his toes in tech SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur. "I would love to get involved, whether it's in a couple little startups here and there, take a little risk, have some fun and see where it goes," Phelps said in an interview dur... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:59:00 GMT 2016-12-02T00:59:00Z