Obamacare's Effect on Hiring, Pivoting to Canada, the Marley Family's Coffee Business: June 7

Obamacare's Effect on Hiring, Pivoting to Canada, the Marley Family's Coffee Business: June 7
A daily roundup of the most compelling stories about small business and entrepreneurship (Illustration by Andr?? da Loba)
Illustration by André da Loba

Small business hiring is down. John Ydstie asks whether Obamacare is to blame. [NPR]

In San Francisco, a new billboard invites immigrant entrepreneurs with visa problems to “pivot to Canada,” reports Somini Sengupta. [New York Times]

MakerBot Industries, which sells popular 3D printers, was looking to raise a new round of venture capital, but could be acquired instead, according to Spencer E. Ante (subscription required). [Wall Street Journal]

Web development is more like plumbing than most coders care to admit, writes James Somers. [Aeon]

Bob Marley’s son Rohan says that his family’s fair trade coffee business benefits both his family and local farmers (video). [CNBC]

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