Health and Wellness

Mental health awareness month and why the tech world needs help

OPINION: Whether madness makes an entrepreneur or being an entrepreneur makes you more susceptible to mental health conditions is debatable. But one thing is, unfortunately, clear and apparent: The two are intrinsically linked. About 72 percent of entrepreneurs are affected directly or indirectly by mental health conditions. That’s in stark c…Read More Read more: venturebeat.com

Taxes

Small Entrepreneurs Are Qualified for Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

For tax years 2010 through 2013, the maximum credit is 35 percent for small entrepreneurs and 25 percent for small tax-exempt entrepreneurs like charities. An improved version of the credit will be effective starting Jan. 1, 2014. Additional information about the improved version will be added to IRS.gov once it becomes accessible. In general, on Jan. 1, 2014, the rate will grow to 50 percent and 35 percent, appropriately.

Small Business Advice

Five Totally Effective Ways Business Owners Can Educate Themselves

As is the case with many entrepreneurial inspiration stores, formal education and financial success don’t always go hand in hand. From Mark Zuckerberg to Steve Jobs and beyond, it’s crystal clear that college degrees and traditional college backgrounds aren’t the determining factors to what makes a successful business owner. That said, entrepreneurial education is an […]

At Work

4 Reasons to Expand Your Startup to Indianapolis

Many entrepreneurs focus their sights on Silicon Valley, New York, Chicago, or Los Angeles. After all, these cities prove popular for startups because of their concentration of businesses. However, you might want to consider starting your business in a less popular locale. Indianapolis, Indiana, offers plenty of attractions for budding business owners and serial entrepreneurs […]