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TriNet Group Inc.TriNet CEO Burton Goldfield made it his mission to help companies grow and...

When Burton Goldfield was named CEO of TriNet Group Inc. in 2008, the HR outsourcing company was already successful in helping small businesses in Silicon Valley grow. But he had a much grander vision in mind.

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2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Northern California Awards

Since 1986, EY has celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of men and women who have followed and achieved their dreams, changing […]

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Jelly Belly Candy Co.Bob Simpson ensures Jelly Belly always does right by its product line

The Jelly Belly Candy Co.’s roots go back to Gustav Goelitz opening a candy business in 1869 in Belleville, Illinois — but the introduction of the company’s namesake candy in 1976 was what really put the business on the map. Today the beans represent 85 percent of sales, according to President and COO Bob Simpson.

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Hint WaterHealthy dose of flavor: Kara Goldin and Hint Water are converting more people into...

When Hint Water CEO Kara Goldin decided to get healthier and kick her diet soda habit, she couldn’t find a […]

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How a new partial sales tax exemption could help the manufacturing sector grow

Equipment acquired for use in manufacturing or research and development could be partially exempt from California’s sales and use tax under a new exemption signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

Understanding your first financial statement audit

Whether your business is experiencing rapid growth that is putting pressure on cash flow, or you are taking new technology to market and need an influx of outside equity, attracting outside funding will require establishing credibility in your financial statements.

How loan covenants can help you and your bank manage your transactions

Risk is part of the game when you’re making bold moves that you hope will lead to the growth of your business. But it’s a much different story for the person who works at a bank and sits across from that eager business owner looking to make those bold moves. “Banks are not in the […]

Why knowledge is power in the search for the right benefits plan

The cost of health care has frustrated people from all sides, whether you’re trying to raise a family or lead a business. The good news is that there is a way for companies to track where the money is being spent and use that information to control costs.

Why you should be superficial in the way you build your e-commerce site

Security and substance are two words that need to define the look and feel of your e-commerce website. If the site isn’t safe and focuses more on glitz than functionality, you’ll have a hard time building a successful business on the Web.