Small Business

California Marijuana Start-Ups, Shut Out From Banks, Turn to Private Backing

Carrie Tice, the founder of Octavia Wellness in San Francisco. She sells cannabis products marketed to elderly customers looking for…

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Bringing a Personal Touch to Plus-Size Fashion

Nadia Boujarwah, a co-founder of the retail website Dia & Co. She said she saw a business opportunity in the…

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Bags of Cash and Stealthy Deliveries: How Pot Start-Ups Pay Taxes

Tai Cheng, the chief operating officer for Aloha Green Apothecary, in Hawaii, a state where marijuana is legal for medicinal…

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A Nasdaq for Sneakerheads? E-Commerce Site Aims to Tame ‘Chaos’ of Luxury Market

Josh Luber, the chief executive and co-founder of StockX, started his sneaker collection at age 10 and now has more…

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