• New Business

    JPMorgan takes stake in healthcare start-up, will begin offering service to employees in fall

    A woman walks past JPMorgan Chase & Co’s international headquarters on Park Avenue in New York. Andrew Burton | Reuters JPMorgan Chase’s new healthcare unit has made its first investment, CNBC has learned exclusively. The bank has agreed to invest $50 million in Vera Whole Health, a Seattle-based start-up that is pioneering a new, subscription-type model for employee healthcare. Further, through the bank’s Morgan Health unit — a new business unveiled in May after a joint venture with Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway folded — JPMorgan will begin offering Vera’s services to its employees during benefits enrollment season this fall, the companies said. Vera, founded in 2008, aims to improve outcomes…

  • Start a business

    Brewing up Business: Mile Wide brewery seeing strong start | Features

    Louisville-based Mile Wide Beer Company opened its Owensboro Taproom, 119 E. Second St., on Friday the 13th last November. The brewery has had nothing but success, Palmer Dempsey, the taproom manager, said last week. The only thing missing so far is beer actually brewed on site, he said. “We can brew faster in Louisville,” Dempsey said. “The only beer we’ve brewed here so far is Mango Brabble. It’s a blond, fruited beer. We worked on getting food in place first.” The brewery began serving dinner in early August. “That’s going well,” Dempsey said. “We serve large portions of everything. And we have an expanded menu this month.” He said, “We…

  • Bussines Service

    Alliant Acquires Biggs Insurance Services | National Business

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 2, 2021– Alliant continues to expand its footprint in the Pacific Northwest, acquiring Biggs Insurance Services. The Vancouver, WA-based firm joins Alliant with an 86-year history providing personal, commercial, and employee benefits solutions to businesses and individuals in Washington, Oregon, and throughout the Pacific Northwest Region. “Biggs has a long and proven history of combining outstanding service with a broad and far-reaching portfolio of insurance products and services,” said Tom Corbett, Chairman and CEO of Alliant. “This will further enhance our ability to provide clients across the Pacific Northwest with tailored solutions that address all aspects of their risk profile.” With a history dating back to…

  • Business proposal

    Tesla’s proposal for lower import duty finds traction

    NEW DELHI: Tesla’s proposal for a reduction in import duty to enter India has been backed by several government agencies, including the road transport ministry, department for promotion of industry and internal trade and NITI Aayog, with a final call now to be taken by the finance ministry. The heavy industries ministry is the sole dissenter amid strong opposition from some of the largest auto industry players, government sources told TOI, arguing that the concessions could help in the medium-term. Officials indicated that there is discussion around the tariff cuts coming with certain conditions, which may include a mandated level of infrastructure creation in the form of charging stations or…

  • Start a business

    How to Start a Clothing Business: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Starting a clothing line is an exciting endeavor, but it’s also challenging. It would be best if you considered all of the aspects that go into starting and running a clothing brand before you dive in headfirst.  Take the following steps to make your clothing line launch a successful one. Understand your audience and competitors To start a new clothing business, you first need to research what people want in your niche. What are they looking for? What styles and colors will be in demand this season? Where can these products be found currently (both online and offline)? When starting a clothing…