Defunding Obamacare, Better Startup Names, QuickBooks Meets Square: Sept. 25

Defunding Obamacare, Better Startup Names, QuickBooks Meets Square: Sept. 25
A daily roundup of the most compelling stories for small business and entrepreneurs (Illustration by Andr?? da Loba)
Illustration by André da Loba

Republican senators have tried to recruit Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat who chairs the Senate’s Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, to vote to defund the Affordable Care Act, writes Bruce Alpert. [NOLA.com]

Some states expect glitches when health insurance exchanges open next month, writes J.D. Harrison. [Washington Post]

TechStars acquired a portfolio of domain names to save startups from naming themselves things like BettrBoom, writes Ricardo Bilton. [VentureBeat]

Yuki Noguchi tries to answer the question of how small a company has to be to qualify as a small business (audio). [NPR]

Intuit is integrating its QuickBooks accounting software with Square’s mobile payments platform (video). [CNBC]

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