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What’s going ‘on’:

SBA head Karen Mills steps down: The head of the Small Business Administration announced her resignation on Monday, following the departure announcement of her deputy, Marie Johns. Mills said she would stay in place until a successor is appointed.

Concerns raised about new SEC chair : Mary Jo White, the President’s nominee for SEC chair, has recently come under scrutiny for her past work as a Wall Street lawyer. The Project on Government Oversight, a watchdog group in D.C., released a list of her clients, raising concerns about whether she would be able to cut ties with Wall Street in her new position.

Keep an eye ‘on’:

Start-ups to found in 2013: Here are eight industries with low barriers to entry, growth potential and technology opportunities, according to a new report.

Helpful advice ‘on’:

How to trademark your business ( The Daily Muse )

How to get your business ‘acquired’ ( Business Insider )

How to define your market (Entrepreneur)



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