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Former Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy takes a 7.7% stake in BuzzFeed

May. 22, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

Former Republican presidential candidate and biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy has purchased a minority stake in BuzzFeed, the digital publishing company that shut down its media outlet last year. Shares of the company skyrocketed higher Wednesday. Ramaswamy...

Shopping complex fire inflicts tragedy on Vietnamese community in Poland

May. 15, 2024 14:30 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Nguyen Van Son struggled to hold back tears as he stood outside the vast burnt carcass of a shopping complex that was engulfed in flames three days earlier in Warsaw. The 42-year-old Vietnamese trader had his entire livelihood inside — unsold clothing in...

Business boom: Record numbers of people are starting up new small businesses

Apr. 16, 2024 15:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Record numbers of people are starting new businesses, and more and more of them are women and minorities, according to a new study. New business applications jumped in 2020 as the pandemic started, and have continued to be filed at a record pace. More than 5 million...

Linda Bean, an entrepreneur, GOP activist and granddaughter of outdoor retailer LL Bean, has died

Mar. 24, 2024 21:08 PM EDT

Linda L. Bean, a granddaughter of famed outdoor retailer L.L. Bean who became an entrepreneur, philanthropist and conservative activist, has died at age 82. Bean died Saturday, her business manager, Veronika Carlson, confirmed in a written statement Sunday. No cause was given. ...

Millennial Money: 5 financial mistakes to avoid when you are self-employed

Mar. 05, 2024 09:28 AM EST

When you become self-employed, you join millions of other business owners hoping to materialize their dreams. However, navigating the murky waters of self-employment can be challenging, especially during the early stages. While there are no guarantees in business, there are some...