Making Halloween Costumes Grislier, Small Business Lending Slows, Pizza by Drone: Oct. 31

Making Halloween Costumes Grislier, Small Business Lending Slows, Pizza by Drone: Oct. 31
A daily roundup of the most compelling stories for small business and entrepreneurs (Illustration by Andre?? da Loba)
Illustration by André da Loba

New York City is planning a new high school that won’t have its own building but will operate instead at multiple sites shared with startups, Sarah Darville reports. [Gotham Schools]

A former NASA engineer is expanding a costume business that incorporates smartphones and tablets that display grisly images. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

Olga Kharif writes that venture capitalists are betting on future uses for drones, which may one day deliver your dinner. [Bloomberg News]

Tech startups usually do a poor job selling themselves to marketers and brands, writes Andrew McMains. [Adweek]

Small business lending slowed in September, writes Gabrielle Karol, citing PayNet research. [Fox Business]

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified before a House committee on problems with the launch of healthcare.gov (video). [Bloomberg Television]

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