Equity Crowdfunding Vote, Housing Drives Small Business, Shutdown Costs: Oct. 18

Equity Crowdfunding Vote, Housing Drives Small Business, Shutdown Costs: Oct. 18
A daily roundup of the most compelling stories for small business and entrepreneurs (Illustration by Andr?? da Loba)
Illustration by André da Loba

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to vote Oct. 23 on JOBS Act rules allowing equity crowdfunding, reports Dave Michaels. [Bloomberg News]

Health insurance exchanges have gotten mixed reviews from small business owners, writes Joyce M. Rosenberg. [Associated Press]

A recovering housing market is driving the fastest-growing small business sectors, including building contractors and real estate brokers, Gabrielle Karol reports. [Fox Business]

Small business owners lost big during the government shutdown, writes Parija Kavilanz. [CNN Money]

Google Ventures general partner Rich Miner talks about how the search giant’s venture arm decides which companies to invest in. [Bloomberg Television]

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