Interesting Times

More than half a century ago, in June of 1966, Robert F Kennedy said, “There is a Chinese curse which says, ‘May he live in interesting times’. Like it or not we live in interesting times. They are times of danger and uncertainty; but they are also more open to the...

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Need Help? Come to an Orientation Session

Need Help? Come to an Orientation Session

Shifting your business into a higher gear? Looking to start or buy a business? Whether you’re looking to expand into new markets, respond to increased demand, or update your technology or processes, we’ve got the knowledge and resources to help small and medium...

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LEAP! April 2020 Session has been postponed

LEAP! April 2020 Session has been postponed

Local Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program (LEAP) uses a lean start-up model to prepare small groups of entrepreneurs to launch new local businesses through a curriculum focused on creating a viable business model. To apply, email a brief description of your business...

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A Check List for Purchasing a Business

A Check List for Purchasing a Business

While buying an existing business typically involves more upfront cost, it also presents less risk than starting from scratch. It’s a common thought that, if a business is for sale, there must be something wrong with it. In reality, entrepreneurs sell their businesses...

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Pathway to a Successful Business Sale

Pathway to a Successful Business Sale

Your business could be your single most important financial asset. You have led its development and growth, with patience and care and, now that the time has come to consider selling it, patience and care are even more vital. Stage 1: PlanGive yourself time. On...

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