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Obamacare’s effect: Small-business owners
The Mercury News

Software engineer Siva Devaki worked for large Silicon Valley companies like Oracle and Verisign, but his goal was always to start his own business so he could “do what I like to do.”

The 40-year-old Fremont resident realized that dream five years ago when he started Mansa Systems, a San Francisco software services company. But Devaki discovered something preventing his firm from growing faster — the skyrocketing cost of health insurance for his employees.