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July 10, 2014. Source: The U.S. Small Business Administration

10 Steps to starting a business

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your business. Click on the links to learn more. Step 1: Write a Business Plan Use these tools and resources to create a business plan. This written guide […]

July 9, 2014. Source: Startups Mansion

Startups Mansion

StartupsMansion is a Bridge between Spanish Entrepreneurs and the United States. It is an experience where 30 entrepreneurs, for 3 months, will create their startups and projects in New York and pitch them to investors. To get larger international exposure, a professional video team will record and broadcast the experience, in a 15 minute weekly online […]

July 8, 2014. Source: Tech Crunch

The rise and future of the New York startup ecosystem

Like many who have been active in the New York startup ecosystem over the past decade, I am optimistic about its future. The last 10 years have seen an increasing number of startup successes in New York. Shutterstock, Tumblr, AppNexus, Gilt Groupe, MongoDB, Etsy, Buddy Media, Warby Parker, Kickstarter, Gerson Lehrman, and OnDeck Capital are […]

July 7, 2014. Source: WORLD TO NYC

World to NYC Global Industry Challenge

 New York City Calls On the Best Global Startups in the Application of Technology to Urban Sustainability for W2NYC Initiative, September 29 – October 1, 2014  Deadline August 22, 2014 – Apply Now! New York City is setting the stage for urban efficiency, sustainability, and innovation. In the course of the World to NYC – […]

July 2, 2014. Source: AMPLIFY AUSTIN

Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas

At the Entrepreneurs Foundation (EF), we connect high-impact companies in Central Texas with high-impact causes around the world. We help create highly-engaged organizations of talented people who care deeply about the places they do business. We encourage disruptive innovation in philanthropy. We’re results-oriented because results are what matters. From seed to sold, we’re how innovative […]

June 26, 2014. Source: NY TECH MEETUP

NY Tech Meetup

NY Tech Meetup is a non-profit organization with over 39,000 members supporting the New York technology community. Founded in 2004 by meetup.com founder Scott Heiferman and co-founded by Dawn Barber, the NY Tech Meetup has over 28,000 members, representing professionals from all parts of the New York technology community. NYTM centers around its monthly events, […]

June 20, 2014. Source: CHICAGOLAND ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER

The Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center

The Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC) is a non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs on their path to building high-growth, sustainable businesses that serve as platforms for economic development and civic leadership. Its flagship project, 1871, fulfills CEC’s vision of a central address for entrepreneurs in Chicago. CEC runs and operates the workspace, develops programming, organizes events […]

June 19, 2014. Source: XCONOMY

Houston entrepreneur starts microfinance programs to boost startups

Entrepreneurship is an intensely personal business. Customers and investors must have faith in you, not just your product. A decade ago, Prasad Menon met a would-be entrepreneur, who not only fixed his wonky garage doors but also called days later just to check that all was well. “He seemed like the owner of the business, […]

June 18, 2014. Source: entrepreneurshipofallkinds.org

Opportunity focus: corporate suppliers

The most inspiring business idea goes exactly nowhere without customers, and for business-to-business (B2B) services, that means persuading someone to part with corporate money. The dream of a small business owner is an anchor client, a corporate customer that provides steady sales. Cracking into the vendor universe of a large corporation can increase revenue an […]

June 16, 2014. Source: NYCEDC

Qualified Emerging Technology Companies (QETCs) incentives

Three types of tax credits are available for Qualified Emerging Technology Companies (QETCs) including  an Employment Credit for job creation; a Facilities, Operations, and Training Credit  for certain facilities, operations, and employee training; and a Capital Tax Credit for investors in QETCs. Read More

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