Facebook CEO on philanthropy: Move slow and build things

SAN FRANCISCO - After making their fortunes from new software or social networks, some Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have vowed to apply their skills to "hacking" philanthropy and "disrupting" old models for funding charity.Not so Facebook...

Entrepreneurs bet on the smartphone to solve money problems

NEW YORK - It can be used to buy lattes, order cabs and get pizza delivered, but some tech entrepreneurs are betting the smartphone can also play an even greater role in saving people money.An app to help you manage monthly bills...

Columbia County development authority honors industry

...recipients were:? Company of the Year?Small Business: Southern TotsLaunched as a home-based business six years ago by entrepreneur Ashley Jernigan, the Southern-themed children's clothier has grown into a 14,000-square-foot facility in Evans...

Day Planner

...Thursdays; 699 Broad St., Suite 1001, Augusta; (706) 432-0040? Free counseling for small-business owners and entrepreneurs; SCORE, a nonprofit volunteer organization, helps with developing business and marketing plans, record keeping, or...

Innovation Summit returns to Augusta for third year

A forum for local technology entrepreneurs returns for the third year next...year's attendees include innovator entrepreneurs, college students and members...previously chosen technology Entrepreneur of the Year by the Technology...

Feeling isolated working at home? Shared workspaces gaining ground

...new concept, providing shared desks for freelancers and entrepreneurs as single "mom and pop" shops.Today, the one-off...artisanal tea and even beer. The companies continue attracting entrepreneurs, freelancers and startups.Co-working spaces are growing...

SEC allows public crowdfunding for startups

...at a public meeting.For years, artists, charities and entrepreneurs have used the power of the Internet to generate money for...business model."The goal of the 2012 law was to help entrepreneurs raise money quickly when they couldn't attract attention...

Women's business conference planned

...Hargrove, an executive with the Family Y of Greater Augusta, will be the featured speaker. Presentations will focus on financing, diversity, legal and successful women entrepreneurs. For more information, call (706) 722-0994.

Four in heated House District 122 race talk agendas

...Jodi Lott, a political newcomer who is a registered nurse and co-owner of a rehabilitation practice; Joe Mullins, an entrepreneur and entertainment promoter with influential family connections; and Mack Taylor, a former assistant district attorney and...

Lott to face Taylor in District 122 runoff

...999 or 41 percent of the votes cast. Taylor came in second place 2,174 votes, or about 30 percent.Joe Mullins, an entrepreneur and entertainment promoter with influential family connections, came in third with 1,123 votes, or 15 percent, and Pat...