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…

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

7 Top Small Business Disrupters

Like it or not these seven business disrupters will penetrate the business world and become embedded in consumer lifestyle. Since the age of distributed computing, technology advances have disrupted business environments

2014: Technology and the Global Economy

According to the performance of three bellwether technology companies, it's clear the economy hasn't recovered yet, complicating companies' IT initiatives There will be a number of global economic headwinds in 2014 that will mean…

Sandy-NYC: To Run or Not to Run?

What can business learn about crisis communications from the cancellation of the NYC Marathon? The world watched the U.S. East Coast last week as it braced for the most significant storm of the century - perhaps in…

Latin American Investment Increases

Latin America receives major financial investments, but does it work both ways? Latin America FDI Increases 31% to $150 Billion– Are These Investments Being Reciprocated to the US? Despite global economic uncertainty,

6 Steps to Begin Exporting

Get started, SBA primer on exporting Small businesses looking to increase sales and profit, reduce dependence on the domestic market and stabilize seasonal fluctuations should consider exporting. Nearly 96 percent

Will the Market Economy Win in Cuba?

Cuba’s burgeoning market economy represents opportunity for Hispanic businesses and Hispanic entrepreneurs as the U.S. ‘people-to-people’ visa program partially opens the doors to the island nation. In central Havana, murals

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…

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

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

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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