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Weekly Resouce #30 – Small Business Saturday

Weekly Resouce #30 – Small Business Saturday

2013 will mark the third year of Small Business Saturday. American Express established small business Saturday in 2010 on the day following the infamous Black Friday. The purpose of this day is to promote holiday shopping at small businesses. Support small business in your community by doing your shopping on Small Business Saturday. If you are a Small Business owner, take advantage of the resources that American Express has created to support you and your …

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Weekly Resource # 29 Global Entrepreneur Week

Weekly Resource # 29 Global Entrepreneur Week

You have probably already heard of the BizGrid and may even have a copy of it yourself. On November 19th you will have an opportunity to meet the people that created BizGrid and the organizations that are listed on it. BizGrid goes live on the 19th at this event! Be sure not to miss it. Thanks to the support of the New Economy Initiative, this event is free to anyone interested in conducting their business …

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Weekly Resource #20 – Great Lakes Women’s Business Conference

Great Lakes Women's Business Conference

Weekly Resource #20 – Great Lakes Women’s Business Conference

For 12 years the Annual Great Lakes Women’s Business Conference has been bringing business women from across the state together to interact and establish connections with one another.  Woman from many different industries will attend this 2 day networking event starting Tuesday, September 24th and ending the evening of Wednesday the 25th. Educational workshops, seminars, and networking opportunities will make up the schedule of events. The seminars will be presented by keynote speakers Cynthia Kay …

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Weekly Resource #16 – ProsperUS Entrepreneur Training

Weekly Resource #16 – ProsperUS Entrepreneur Training

Revitalizing low-income neighborhoods has a continued to be a complex issue with no simple solution. ProsperUS Detroit is one of the organizations in the Detroit area that is at the forefront of empowering entrepreneurs and community partners to rebuild their blighted communities from within. Offering many different resources including lending, consulting, and instructional classes, ProsperUS has many ways to meet its goal. ProsperUS is returning to Focus: HOPE this September for a new session of …

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Weekly Resource #7 – National Small Business Week

Small Business Resource

Weekly Resource #7 – National Small Business Week

Since 1963, Entrepreneurs and Small businesses have been honored with a week dedicated to their success and critical contributions to America’s economy. The Small Business Association (SBA) celebrates this week by offering a collection of educational presentations, networking events, and business workshops in five different cities around the country. Don’t fret if you do not live near one of the five cities! SBA is also offering multiple Google+ hangouts that will be streamed at their …

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Weekly Resource #5 – BBC Webinar Series

Weekly Resource #5 – BBC Webinar Series

Got technology?  BBC can help you get it to market. BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting advises tech-based entrepreneurs and companies around the country on technology assessments, grant funding eligibility and proposal development, commercialization and business planning, and grant and contract management. One of their core strengths is helping clients win federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.  Through June, BBC is hosting a series SBIR / STTR grant …

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“Money, It’s a Gas.” – Part 1

“Money, It’s a Gas.” – Part 1

“Money, it’s a gas.  Grab that cash with both hands.” – Money, Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon Wouldn’t every entrepreneur with an inspired idea and every small business owner with a current opportunity love to take this advice and grab the cash?  Unfortunately, many aren’t clear about the funding options available to them during their various stages of business development and, therefore, often reach for something they’re either not ready for or are …

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