Small Business Tax Reform, Catering to Crowdfunders, What the Sharing Economy Needs: Sept. 2

Illustration by André da Loba

There’s bipartisan support to make filing taxes easier for small businesses, but reform is far from a sure thing, writes J.D. Harrison. [Washington Post]

Canadian small businesses are feeling bullish about the year to come, Paul Vieira reports. [Wall Street Journal]

A cottage industry of businesses is providing services such as manufacturing, packaging, and public relations to people who raise money on such crowdfunding sites as Indiegogo and Kickstarter, writes Sarah Kessler. [Fast Company]

Maybe what the sharing economy needs is a little less democracy, writes Marcus Wohlsen. [Wired]

Tom Gibson talks to Medtech Chief Executive Bertin Nahum, the world’s “fourth most innovative” man (video). [Bloomberg Television]

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