Trump Lawsuit, British Microbusinesses, Closing Old Accounts: Aug. 27

Trump Lawsuit, British Microbusinesses, Closing Old Accounts: Aug. 27
A daily roundup of the most compelling stories for small business and entrepreneurs (Illustration by Andr?? da Loba)
Illustration by André da Loba

Young entrepreneurs are highly influenced by potential investors’ online presence, and nine other observations from Semil Shah about early-stage investing right now. [Haywire]

In the U.K., more people are starting microbusinesses to supplement their incomes, Katie Allen reports. [Guardian]

Donald Trump is facing a $40 million lawsuit from the New York State attorney general that alleges his for-profit school ripped off students, Jose Pagliery writes. [CNNMoney]

The Department of Agriculture’s rural development loans don’t appear to be creating as many jobs as it claims, Gretchen Morgenson reports. [New York Times]

It’s easy to shut down your Foursquare account but impossible to delete your Craigslist account. Elise Hu covers JustDelete.Me, a new site that helps you get rid of dormant Internet profiles. [NPR]

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