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12th Annual WISE Symposium to Feature Expert Women Entrepreneurs as Keynote Speakers

Speakers include Jessica Herrin of Stella & Dot, Melinda Emerson of SmallBizLady, Amy Cosper, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, and Good Morning, Beautiful Business author Judy Wicks; and many more. Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) is bringing powerhouse entrepreneurial … Continue reading

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Is Your Business Eligible for a Government Grant?

Nonprofits are not the only businesses eligible for grants. For-profit companies also receive grants based on their idea and work. For example, a company called Canopy Apps received $2M in grant funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Business Structure

One of the most important decisions when starting a business is the type of legal structure you select for your company. This decision has a long-term impact not only on the taxes you owe, but it will also impact the … Continue reading

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5 Questions to Ask Before Developing a Mobile App

Mobile is the new digital benchmark and trendsetter for brands across the board. Businesses of all sizes are considering incorporating a mobile app into their strategy. Himanshu Sareen, CEO of Icreon Tech, a global IT consultancy, notes that before diving … Continue reading

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How to Create a Winning Business Idea – Part 2 of 2

In the previous blog, we summarized ways to create a winning business idea. In this blog, we will overview several ways that author and entrepreneur Alan Hall explains can help you take your idea further through the process of successful … Continue reading

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How to Position Your Startup as a Good Investment

Raising money for a new business is always a challenge. Most people don’t invest enough time or energy to prepare themselves to secure financing, which is why so many owners default to bootstrapping their operations. If you are looking to … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Your Business Get Acquired

Many major players in the technology industry have an acquisition mindset—some companies feature entire divisions focused on identifying and procuring the next hot startup. Entrepreneurs launching new ventures who are looking for acquisition as an exit strategy need to understand … Continue reading

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