Office Depot has planned its inaugural Office Depot Foundation Women’s Symposium Planned for Oct. 7. Special pricing for the Office Depot event is available through Sept. 15. Optimism for great accomplishments among women in business is at an all-time high. More and more often, the sky really is the limit, according to Office Dept. Office […]
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Advice for business startups who want to grow big: stop acting like business startups. By Jim Alampi Entrepreneurial startup companies have long been the foundation of business growth in the United States. Unfortunately, many business startups never reach their desired potential; U.S. Census data shows that out of the country’s roughly 6 million employer firms, […]
Small business startups have a high level of confidence. The increasing expectations of an improving economy is keeping small business startups confident. This information on small business startups is based on the latest Kauffman/LegalZoom Quarterly Index that show contined optimism among small business startups. Small business startups say they are excited about business prospects. With […]
Entrepreneur shares his five tips for small business startups. On a freezing cold day in 2011, Zeeshan Kaba was struck with debilitating allergies. He reached into his pocket and found only a Halls cough drop, which wasn’t going to help him in that moment. Then a light bulb went on that would change his life. […]
In the latest Kauffman/LegalZoom Startup Confidence Index, startup business owners’ confidence reached the highest level since the study was initiated in first quarter 2012. That’s according to the second-quarter 2013 Index, just released by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and LegalZoom. Business owners’ confidence in achieving greater profitability over the next 12 months saw an […]
We recently asked our visitors to send us stories on their small businesses. Here is the first installment in our “Meet American Dream Entrepreneurs” series: David Geyra tells how he and Daniel Rush founded PLASTIC CARD CITY. Thanks, David and Dan for sharing your story with us. In David’s words: “Two over the hill guys […]
As you try to decide how much capital you will need to start your business, it is helpful to know what all of your costs will be. Regardless of the kind of capital you have to work with, permanent or borrowed or a combination of the two, there are distinct categories of capital that every […]
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced a new program with the Startup America Partnership, a national network of communities dedicated to advancing the success of American start-ups, for the 2013 International CES®. The partnership will bring specific programming for entrepreneurs and start-ups at the 2013 International CES, world’s largest innovation event. Owned and produced by […]
A new study from BMO Bank of Montreal reveals that 71 per cent of Canadian women would become their own boss if they had the opportunity, and eight in ten women say that having access to role models or mentors would be a key ingredient to their success as business owners. In addition, one-quarter say […]
Dun & Bradstreet reported back in the late 1980s that there were one million small businesses starting up each year and half of them were being launched by women. Today, there are close to 565,000 new businesses starting up each month and about 215,000 are being created by women. There has never been a better […]
$876 million selling overstocked items and excess inventory that nobody wanted!