Our daily blend of the latest news, trends and tips for the small business community.

What’s going ‘on’:

Fed wary of new action’s risks: Members of the Federal Reserve debated the risks of their latest new stimulus actions before ultimately giving it the go ahead, according to details from their meeting.

Romney wins first debate:Mitt Romney took the offensive in the first debate on Wednesday, and small business owners in the most cloesly contested states said he delievered a much more convincing message.

Keep an eye ‘on’:

Women-led venture-back firms thriving: A new study shows that more than 7 percent of executivess at successful venture-backed firms are women, compared to 3.1 percent at unsuccessful companies.

Helpful advice ‘on’:

How to protect your firm from cyber attacks (OSB)

How to create a remarkable product (Open Forum)

How to demonstrate your idea on stage (Upstart)