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Creative Entrepreneur Fellowship accepts 9 local artists

Discovery Roxbury and the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston offers the Creative Entrepreneur Fellowship to 9 local artists.

Generational Lessons and Stories about Succeeding in Entrepreneurship

On Thursday, November 19th, SkyLab Boston and the National MBA Association, Inc., Boston Chapter will host an event Historians, Visionaries and Millenials (HVM).

SBA assisting veterans

The government’s start-up czar — U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet — was in Boston last week furthering efforts to help U.S. veterans start companies, but to also chat about the state of entrepreneurship and remind all about the ...

$30M more state supplier spending on MBEs

Governor Charlie Baker expanded the minimum percent of state government spending designated for Massachusetts-based small businesses, Minority-owned Business Enterprises and Women-owned Business Enterprises; a streamlining of the certification processes and new certifications to acknowledge businesses owned by veterans, LGBT people ...

Managing your passwords

Recent hacking scandals are not only a reminder that one needs to create secure passwords but that one also shouldn’t use the same or a simple password for multiple sites. Here are some of our favorite password apps that store ...

Mobile tech

Much has been written about the growth of the mobile technologies industry and the importance of small businesses making sure their products and services can reach consumers through the growing spectrum of handheld devices. However, for small business owners it ...

Early steps lead to small business success

Startup small business owners have a lot on their plate and job one is usually trying to make money for their fledging company. If they are thinking about financial needs at all the most pressing one is likely to make ...

A profile of CEO Brian Chapman of Mill City Environmental

Brian Chapman has gone from studying rocks in college to cleaning up hazardous waste as a small business owner. The 30-year path from geology major at UMass Amherst to running Mill City Environmental in Lowell has not been a straight ...

Capitalism for the common good

Amy Domini is the queen of ethical investing, part of a founding generation of investment professionals who have redefined the face of finance. No longer considered marginal or “niche,” the idea of an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) impact of ...

People. Planet. Profits.

New England is home to some of the most innovative companies in the world. Preserve is among the most cutting-edge companies in our region, if not the country, and well on its way to recognition as an international leader.

Meet Boston's honey entrepreneur

Ivy Lawson is a force of nature. With her boundless energy and passion, she has created a business called Logwood Co. that brings Jamaican honey to New England. Known as the “Bee Lady”, Lawson’s line of honey — ivyee’s Honey ...

Liz Brunner

Just two years ago Brunner left her award-winning, 28-year on-air media career to found Brunner Communications, an executive coaching, personal branding and media training company. With the same engaging and polished energy that her WCVB-TV fan base adored, Brunner shared ...

Diversity’s Dilemma

As the benefits of an inclusive economy become evident — the research shows that greater diversity generates better thinking, innovation and competitive performance — you’d think there would be greater levels of participation by women and people of color in ...

Legal Advice — Always get any agreements in writing

While a joint venture can be a great way to expand your contracting capacity and opportunities, don’t ever get into a joint venture without a written Joint Venture Agreement that protects you from your potential risks and liabilities.

Site connects startups

Since he took office, Mayor Martin Walsh has pledged to make Boston a friendlier place to start a business — especially in Boston’s oft underserved neighborhoods — and he has been busy trying to make this happen. Last week, he ...