About Joshua Sophy

Authored 4 articles.

Joshua is a journalist and editor with 15 years experience in media. A former newspaper reporter and editor, Joshua also serves as President of the Board of Directors of a curling club and is editor of a regional newsletter focused on the sport of curling in the Eastern U.S.


  • Franchise Businesses Continue Rapid Growth Despite Concerns

    Features, January 20, 2015

    Franchise businesses are growing at a rate faster than any other sector of the economy. And they’re creating jobs at a faster clip, too. For the fifth consecutive year, 2015 is expected to see another big expansion, according to projections from the International Franchise Association.

  • Small Business Loans Bounce Back in November

    Features, December 18, 2014

    Big bank lending to small businesses rebounded in November and resumed a positive trend that has lasted much of the year. This latest data from Biz2Credit’s Small Business Lending Index should be good news to any small business owner seeking more capital to expand or diversify their operations.

  • Facebook at Work Could Rival LinkedIn, Google Drive

    Features, November 20, 2014

    Unless you’re updating the company page, using Facebook at work is frowned upon generally. But a new report suggests that Facebook is planning to invade the workplace with the intent of getting actual work done, not frittering away your day. The purported Facebook at Work would seek to challenge competition in the social media and cloud collaboration markets.

  • Small Businesses Created 45% of the New Jobs in June

    News, July 29, 2013