Where Should Entrepreneurs Start a Business? 10 Cities & States, Ranked (Interactive Infographic)

Aug 4, 2014

The United States owes a lot to its entrepreneurs, who generate millions of jobs, drive innovation, and fuel economic growth. Yet for all they do to support the broader economy, entrepreneurs must nonetheless contend with complex federal and state laws and—depending on the city—burdensome local regulations. As it turns out, when it comes to entrepreneurs not all cities are created equal.

5 Ways Food Trucks Prove We're Overregulated

Mar 14, 2014

Food trucks have spread across the country like a prairie fire in recent years, bringing new tastes to the adventurous palate. It began as a relatively small phenomenon limited to hipster enclaves such as Portland, parts of L.A., and New York. Now reality TV showcases the trend, and why not? It's a great story about plucky young entrepreneurs with a vision.

The $57 Million Shakedown of Buckyballs (VIDEO)

Jan 28, 2014

Brace yourself. The video below is a bit longer than the usual video you see here on But the premise of this story—as well as the long-term implications of this case—are so shocking, we just had to dig deeper into this unprecedented overreach of a federal agency.

5 Christmas Classics Ruined by Red Tape

Dec 23, 2013

Christmas is upon us, but even the merriest of holidays is made a little less bright by a regulatory system that costs our economy $1.8 trillion annually. That is enough to make anyone say, “Bah humbug!” Five of the season’s most treasured traditions are burdened by bureaucratic tie ups.

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