The 7 percent unemployment rate accompanied a gain of 203,000 jobs
A Needham & Co. report estimates that most cable TV channels would vanish if consumers could—as they say they'd prefer—spend $30 monthly on 15 to 20 channels
Democrats have a lock on the dozen largest cities in the U.S.
It lets customers go off the grid when utilities charge their highest rates and provides a backup during outages
The settlement ends an eight-year legal fight waged by African American brokers
Jeff Bezos's plan to deliver packages via unmanned aerial drones is crazy—which means you shouldn't bet against him
After selling out 5,000 designer Starbucks cards in six minutes last year, Starbucks is offering a mere 1,000 of them at noon on Friday
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
Founders: Dr. Peter Cotton, Dr. Rob Hawes, Tony Kalloo, Sergey Kantsevoy, Chris Gostout, Jay Pasricha, and Sydney Chung
VC Investment over the last four quarters: $24.22 million
Founded in 2006, this 35-employee company was established by a group of renowned gastroenterologists and surgeons from leading universities around the globe. The team came together to focus on developing instruments used to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal disorders. While the economic downturn has tightened prospects for raising new capital for most startups, Apollo's founders are optimistic. They say venture capitalists still have funds they need to deploy, and investors are still looking for companies that have near-term revenue potential.
Key to startup success: "During economic downturns, available capital
shrinks and becomes more expensive to acquire. We believe you should
re-challenge your plans, preserve working capital to the extent you are
able without limiting your company's progress, and prepare your
organization for the redefined economic realities we are currently in."