March 2015 - The University of La Verne Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Assisting Clients in the
Eastern San Gabriel Valley
hosted by: University of La Verne SBDC

Monthly Archives: March 2015

Alternative Investing Diversity is Good Business, Period

Last week, Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet addressed 500 investors, fund managers, foundations, government officials, industry groups and others in the principal investing ecosystem as a…
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The “A” is a Peach of Southern Awesomeness and Possibility

On Thursday, the Metro Atlanta Center hosted two events that touch the very nerve center of the programs housed at SBA’s Office of Investment & Innovation which I am honored and proud to lead…

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4 Ways to Better Manage Irregular Income

Dealing with an inconsistent income is one of the hardest and most stressful aspects of being a solo entrepreneur. One minute it’s a feast, next a famine, and it’s hard to predict which is coming…

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Use Lean Planning to Optimize Management

If you own a business then you have a lot to gain by adopting lean business planning to help you manage better. Don’t bother to do a full formal business plan unless you have to have one for a…

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In Milan, America Lights an Entrepreneurial Spark

In Milan, America Lights an Entrepreneurial Spark President Obama calls entrepreneurship the most powerful force the world has ever known for lifting people out of poverty…
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Small Businesses Must Export East to Maintain U.S. Leadership

Cosigned by former SBA Administrators Karen G. Mills , Steve Preston, Hector Barreto, and Aida Alvarez By 2030…
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10 Tips for Sale Success

In lean start-ups the founding entrepreneurs often function as the …
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SBA Helping to Boost Women’s Small Business With New Online Learning Tool

If you are looking to get a boost to your small business, the SBA has the resources you need to help you start, grow and expand. Did you know that SBA-supported business counseling and…
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Why You Should Hit The Pause Button Before You Buy That Franchise

If you’re seriously contemplating the purchase of a franchise, there may come a time in the process when you’ll need to consider stepping back for a bit.

I’ve found that sometimes (

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The SBA Hosts Online Events for Women Entrepreneurs during Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a series of online events that highlight women in business. If you are a woman entrepreneur, we invite…

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The Valley of the Sun: Red Hot Along Many Fronts

MLB’s Spring Training Cactus League is in full swing in this great city.  The energy was palpable because of that, but electric innovation runs through the blood of Phoenix.   This week, I spent a…

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Creative Entrepreneurial Energy, Smart Economic Development, and Cutting Edge Innovation at the Reservation Economic Summit

Editor’s Note: This blog is from Associate Administrator, Office of Investment and Innovation Javier Saade and Assistant Administrator, Office of Native American Affairs…

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