Friday Links

Read tips from successful entrepreneurs. Learn about entrepreneurial funding, health insurance for entrepreneurs, and get updates on small biz news & trends.

Steve King explains 10 trends in home-based businesses for 2010 at Small Business Trends.

Pros and cons of business plan competitions, by Lora Kolodny at the NYT’s Your the Boss.

Some banks in the UK are holding back pledged investments in a fund to help small businesses after the government announced plans to tax bonuses, Ian King and Mark Kleinman report in The Times.

Anne Field, writing in Crain’s, profiles The Founder Collective, a new early stage VC fund run by entrepreneurs (not bankers).

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