Zuckerberg's $1 Billion Offer, Tax Mistakes to Avoid, Groupon's Interim Boss: March 14

The fear that merchants would tire of doing business with Groupon hasn’t played out, interim co-Chief Executive Officer Eric Lefkofsky tells Elizabeth Spiers. [Fast Company]

Representative Doris Matsui, a California Democrat, introduced a bill to help manufacturers of clean energy technologies get financing, Mark Anderson reports. [Sacramento Business Journal]

Erica Nicole compiles 15 mistakes to avoid when filing taxes for a small business. [YFS Magazine]

Business owners ranked third in a Gallup survey of physical and emotional well-being by occupation, writes Venessa Wong. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

On Tuesday at SXSW, PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel recalled the day Mark Zuckerberg turned down Yahoo’s $1 billion offer, Allison Fass reports. Thiel said the best entrepreneurs have a vision of the future that’s different from the present. [Inc.]

If your next big business idea is selling land on the moon, you might be too late. Dennis Hope has been selling lunar real estate since 1980—without legal authority, of course—according to Simon Ennis. [New York Times]

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