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  1. Small Business Owners Say Washington's Business Climate is Getting WorseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Policy Center

    The third annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey asked more than 12,000 small business owners across the nation to rank state and city friendliness to their business across various categories, such as the cost of hiring a new employee, tax burden, regulations, and licensing requirements.

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  2. Columbus tops among 82 cities for small-business training, networking programs, survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Small business owners ranked the Columbus metro area best among 82 cities for its training and networking programs in a survey released Tuesday by website Thumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation .

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  3. Detroit small-biz owners give city 'C' for friendlinessRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crain's Detroit Business

    ... is still room for improvement. The Kansas City-based Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and San Francisco-based Thumbtack.com have published the results of their third annual Small Business Friendliness Survey . Thumbtack, a matchmaking-like service ...

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  4. Missouri, St. Louis get average grades for small business-friendly climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Thumbtack, an Internet marketplace for local services that was launched in 2009 out of San Francisco, recently released the results of its annual small business survey for 2014.

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  5. Homejoy hikes housecleaning ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... price." A range of venture-backed companies are seeking to mine gold in dirty houses. Handybook, TaskRabbit and Thumbtack all have markets to connect cleaners (as well as other types of service providers) with customers. Hospitality platform Airbnb ...

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  6. Maine absent in 'business climate' survey, which issued...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Bangor Daily News

    ... "D" grade to a seemingly unfair "F" in 2013 (Last year, Maine scored well in categories that authors of the annual Thumbtack.com and Kauffman Foundation survey said matter most for small business owners. It was the only state to get an overall score ...

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  7. Survey says Asheville unfriendly toward small businessesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Mountain Xpress

    If you're thinking of starting up a small business in North Carolina, Asheville may not be the best choice according to a new Small Business Friendliness Survey from Thumbtack and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation .

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  8. Eye on the Pie: Indiana's small business friendliness: A report cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Tribune-Star

    ... Foundation, the Kansas City organization that promotes entrepreneur development, and its polling affiliate, Thumbtack.com from San Francisco. Briefly, this report tells us that Indiana's small business friendliness rates a grade of B-, 18th of 38 ...

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  9. Charleston, SCRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Charleston Business Journal

    Columbia earned the highest overall business friendliness score in South Carolina, beating Charleston and Greenville, according to a Thumbtack survey released this week.

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  10. Fitmob Launches MobTribes, Gets Into The Personal Training MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | TechCrunch

    ... the globe to learn about the mind-body connection. He says he stumbled into Fitmob through online service Thumbtack. Falks's certifications in yoga, massage, nutrition and personal training made him the kind of trainer that is ideal for the Fitmob ...

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  11. Charleston, SCRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Charleston Business Journal

    Columbia earned the highest overall business friendliness score in South Carolina, beating Charleston and Greenville, according to a Thumbtack survey released this week.

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  12. Amazon May Be Looking to Break Into the Takeout-Delivery MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... has also reportedly been in contact with already-established local service companies like the San Francisco-based Thumbtack, a company that connects customers to more than 60,000 service providers. Amazon is yet to confirm the details but reports ...

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  13. Small-business survey: Kansas has a good regulatory climate, but it's hard to get startedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    Kansas got a B grade overall for small-business friendliness, according to a study by Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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  14. Amazon May Be Looking to Break Into the Takeout-Delivery MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... has also reportedly been in contact with already-established local service companies like the San Francisco-based Thumbtack, a company that connects customers to more than 60,000 service providers. Amazon is yet to confirm the details but reports ...

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  15. Atlanta gets A- for small business friendliness; Georgia in Top 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Business Journal

    ... an annual survey that gauges small business friendliness in cities across the country. The survey was conducted by Thumbtack.com in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation using information from more than 12,000 small business owners. ...

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  16. Read CommentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... state in overall rankings this year. The commonwealth earned an A- in overall friendliness in the third annual Thumbtack.com survey, jumping from 22nd in 2013 to 9th. The study, done in partnership with the Kauffman Foundation, collects data from ...

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  17. a Nashville, Volunteer State both shine in small business friendlinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Business Journal

    ... in 2014, the 9th best among 82 cities throughout the U.S., according to a survey of small businesses conducted by Thumbtack.com and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Meanwhile, the Volunteer State jumped 10 spots from last year to No. 6 on ...

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  18. Kentucky charms small business ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | CNN

    A survey released this month from Thumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation found that Kentucky was the state with the most improved environment for small businesses.

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  19. Kentucky charms small business ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | CNN

    A survey released this month from Thumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation found that Kentucky was the state with the most improved environment for small businesses.

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  20. Austin fourth-friendliest city for small business, report findsRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    Five a Texas cities, including Austin, are among the most small-business friendly in the nation, according to a report compiled by Thumbtack.com and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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