Small Business News
- Report finds optimism grows among middle-market executives
Middle-market executives are twice as optimistic about the U.S. economy as they were last year, according to a new report from JPMorgan Chase & Co. that surveyed small and midsize businesses just before President Donald Trump took office.
- The startup gap
What’s needed for a healthy, dynamic economy is more startups than closings. Unfortunately, in many U.S. metropolitan areas this is not happening.
- Sutherland faces another overtime suit
- Chamber event to feature roundtable, pitch contest
The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and the Young Entrepreneurs Academy have teamed up to present the YEA! Rochester Chamber Member CEOs Roundtable and Pitch Contest.
- Small-business job growth rises in Dec., Jan.
Small-business job growth nationwide increased slightly in December and January, according to the latest index report provided Tuesday by Paychex Inc. and IHS Markit.
- Radio Social bowling center to open in spring
Radio Social, the new name of Clover Lanes, a bowling alley that operated for nearly six decades on Monroe Avenue in Brighton, will reopen this spring in the Stromberg-Carlson manufacturing facility on Carlson Road in the North Winton neighborhood, officials announced Friday.
- Kiva Rochester receives 'key market' designation
An international micro-lending platform is recognizing the city of Rochester as a key market after the local Kiva Rochester program facilitated more than $100,000 in crowd-funded microloans to local entrepreneurs.
- Chamber outlines top areas for action in 2017
- African-American bookstore finds a niche
- Rochester Eye & Laser completes upgrades
Encouraged by redevelopment of former Inner Loop land next door, Rochester Eye & Laser Center has completed an extensive upgrade of its facility at North Union and Charlotte Streets in the East End.
- Arbitrator orders union to drop complaint against Ajay Glass
- AARP study shows small businesses support retirement plan
Two-thirds of New York’s small businesses want the state to establish a privately managed retirement savings plan for their employees, a new study from AARP New York shows.
- Evoke Healthy Foods to receive funding
Evoke Healthy Foods is receiving up to $50,000 from Launch New York Inc., a venture development organization. The company, which is registered under the name Muesli Fusion Inc., makes muesli cereals with organic and gluten-free ingredients.
- City entrepreneur discovers ‘T-shirt is king’
- Rochester firm expands to light the world
- First novel leads to burgeoning livelihood
- Say goodbye to holding flashlights in your teeth
- Business fueled success for mother, daughter
Traci Adolph is not afraid to take chances, especially when it comes to her company’s growth. That is one of the traits she inherited from her mother.
- Specialists in dirt tackle jobs we can't handle
- Pavia, Weis win 2016 Business Person of the Year award
The 34th annual Small Business Council of Rochester recognized Michael Pavia of Sydor Technologies LLC and Cyndi Weis of Breathe Yoga and Juice Bar Inc. as winners of the 2016 Business Person of the Year award.