Applying for disaster recovery assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration just got easier thanks to revisions made to its electronic loan application, significantly reducing the number of screens an applicant must read while filling out the form. “Our goal is to provide support for those rebuilding after a disaster, and we wanted to make [...]
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From selling cookies in Brazil to building trikes in Florida—sales of $10 million are forecast.
On the last Friday of each month, a small group of entrepreneurs meet around a table at San Diego’s CoCo’s Restaurant & Bakery at 4280 Nobel Dr. They compare notes, share lessons learned, and share resources as they set out to change the world. So what’s on the menu? These innovative founders jump-start the day [...]
Congrats to Avery Pursell, winning chef on the debut season of Bravo’s ‘Around The World In 80 Plates.’ There are few formal educational requirements for cooks and chefs since you can qualify for most jobs in this field through on-the-job training. That means that you do not have to earn a cooking certificate or degree [...]
LinguaNext™ Inc., the leader in enterprise software language management, recently announced that it has updated LinguaPack™ – QB to offer full Spanish-language support for QuickBooks 2012. LinguaPack is a software translation package that runs independently of QuickBooks and does not alter the underlying application or accounting data. It is the only way to get all [...]
Dynasty Entrepreneur Development Inc. – a non-profit 501c3 announced today its online Business Apprenticeship Professional Institute or BAPI which provides youth ages 7-17 and working adults with a tuition-free business degree. Classes begin in August. The youth or adults can enroll in an afterschool program and can earn their degree while still in high school [...]
By Caron Beesley You’ve probably heard about the controversy surrounding employers asking job applicants for their Facebook user names and passwords as part of the background check process. It sounds shocking, but it happens – particularly among law enforcement entities – but even among private sector employers who feel they have a reason to go [...]
The ProStock Ash Wood Bat by Louisville Slugger out of Louisville, Kentucky is as popular today among baseball greats as it was when the Great Bambino used the famous bat. They are the only baseball bats that deliver that beautiful crack that says “summer.”
Cellairis, the world’s largest franchised wireless accessory company, announced the launch of Shell Shock: G-Class – a new series of highly durable screen protectors for iPhone 4/4s and iPod Touch 4. Sleek and sturdy, Shell Shock: G-Class is made from impact resistant tempered glass to withstand significantly more pressure than regular screen protectors, while still [...]
Opening for business two weeks ago, Startup BLVD Allston, is a new co-working space near Harvard Avenue and the Mass Pike. The space is a real-world project of Startup BLVD, which operates an online match-making and consulting service that helps connect start-ups, larger companies, and municipal governments. At about 3,000 square feet, the new shared [...]
Tasti D-Lite announces it was ranked in the top 10 percent of all franchises nationwide and named a 2012 Military Friendly Franchise® by G.I. Jobs Magazine. The soft serve frozen dessert company draws customers with a great-tasting frozen treat with less fat than ice cream and less sugar than frozen yogurt and currently has three [...]