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The Coronavirus Shock Wave

America’s first reaction to the Coronavirus was a weird combination of toilet paper panic buying and spring break beach parties. Today we stand on a Coronavirus Shock Wave precipice. Cities like New York and New Orleans are…
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Scams and Small Businesses

Fraud insights, recommendations and actions for small business owners. Recently two members of my immediate family have been scammed.  With one, the results were devastating; with the other, we caught it in time. Both members…
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Invest in What Matters

Why would you separate your investments from your values? Editor's note: Fernando Valenzuela award winning educator and investor shares his personal views and thought leadership insights on the high rate of return in
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Doing Business In Kenya

Big-city amenities and wild countryside beckon Along the coast of the Indian Ocean, Kenya is one of Africa’s largest hubs for international business. Its three largest cities—Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu—offer a…
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There’s Light Ahead

Or Maybe The Tunnel’s Getting Shorter Holiday greetings, small business owner! Are you feeling a little lift of the spirits, a bit of holiday cheer, even a ray of hope for the future? Well, it's not sugar overload from the
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Bootcamp for Business

These programs help America’s vets get a new start as entrepreneurs. After months or years abroad in Iraq, America’s soldiers are returning home. For those re-entering civilian life, there’s a choice to be made. And if they’re like
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The Right Startup

Startup America Helps Entrepreneurs Get Off On The Right Foot Maxine Gomez, CFO of Pompano Beach, Florida-based Swipes Inc., is on a roll. Making a two-minute "elevator pitch" to a half-dozen corporate executives and…
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