Spending Bill, Problems on Vermont Exchange, Franchise Jobs: Jan. 16

Spending Bill, Problems on Vermont Exchange, Franchise Jobs: Jan. 16
A daily roundup of compelling stories for small business owners and entrepreneurs (Illustration by Andr?? da Loba)
Illustration by André da Loba

Diana Ransom explains what Congress’s $1.1 trillion spending bill means for small business owners. [Inc.]

Vermont’s Obamacare exchange suffered another setback, writes Dave Gram. [Associated Press]

Fred Wilson imagines how a federal court’s ruling on net neutrality this week will affect the way he responds to entrepreneurs seeking venture capital. [AVC]

A new report predicts U.S. franchises will add 200,000 jobs in 2014, writes Gary Gerew. [Albuquerque Business First]

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show was a good preview of the future of 3D printing, says Wedge Partners Senior Research Analyst Brian Blair (video). [Bloomberg Television]

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