May 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: May 2015

SBIR Pulse – 2015 National Conference Special Edition – Games for Learning Panel Session

The 2015 SBIR/STTR National Conference is just around the corner – June 15 to 17 at the Gaylord Conference…

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Essential Proofreading Tips And Tools for Your Content Marketing

In my business we publish over 250 pieces of content each month.  At that level we see the challenges writers struggle with – everything from writer’s block to poor sentence structure. 


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#DreamSmallBiz: National Small Business Week Recap – Part Two

Last week, we gave you a recap of some of the events that took place during the first half of…
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SBIR Agency Blog #4: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

In this series of blogs, we are learning about what’s happening at Small Business Innovation (SBIR) programs at several different agencies. Now, it’s NASA’s turn. Every SBIR program has a strong…

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Three Dangerous Myths in Entrepreneurship

One thing that bugs me about the world of entrepreneurship is how often people who ought to know better propagate these three very common and potentially dangerous myths. They come up constantly…
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#HonorThem This Memorial Day

Memorial Day is America’s most solemn holiday – a day to honor the sacrifices of those who have given their lives in defense of our country and the values we hold dear.

So, today, we pay…

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#DreamSmallBiz: National Small Business Week Recap – Part One

Earlier this month, we celebrated National Small Business Week and honored small businesses and entrepreneurs for their hard work and contributions to our communities. This year’s theme was “Dream…

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Get Tips and Information about Hurricane Preparedness for Your Business

Nearly three years have passed since Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, and the recovery continues in some of the hardest-hit areas.  According to a National Hurricane Center report,…

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Before You Export, Get On-the-ground Help

Every year during the third week of May, the President of the United States …
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Finding That Perfect Franchise: You May Not Get A Sign

Lots of people who are interested in becoming franchise owners think that the way they’re going to find that perfect franchise … the way they’re going to “know,” will involve some type of…

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Two Big Apple gatherings, One Objective – Increase capital formation opportunities for small businesses

New York City is the backdrop for this week’s two gatherings, one hosted by the Money Management Institute and the other by Capital Roundtable.  The folks in attendance are all part of the…

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The Facts Behind the Figures: Determining the Cost of Goods Sold

Do you know all of the expenses involved in making your product or delivering your service? If so, then you know what your Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) is. In a nutshell, COGS drives profit – it…

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