Archive for April, 2009

East LA International Youth Film Festival


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SBA Goes Green With Loans for Small Businesses


By Vocus/PRWeb, on Thursday, 05 February 2009
Small business owners thinking of incorporating green technologies at their facilities are now eligible to borrow more money to make it happen. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is now offering special financing to small business entrepreneurs who go green through their SBA 504 Loan Program.

(Vocus/PRWEB ) February 5, [...]

Silicon Valley going through Innovation crisis?


By Steve Hamm
Transmeta Corp. (TMTA) once embodied the Silicon Valley dream. Starting in 1995, the company raised more than $300 million in a nervy bid to reinvent the market for chips powering portable computers. Yet Transmeta struggled in recent years, and the grand hopes officially ended on [...]

Resources for Freelancers


by Sean P. Aune ( from mashable.com )
Deciding to become a freelance worker can be a scary proposition. Sure there is an allure to picking what projects you work on, but it can also be stressful not knowing where your next paycheck will come from. Luckily there are numerous resources out there [...]

What one CEO looks for in resumes


“Life,” William James once said, “is in the transitions.” He wasn’t talking about weddings and graduations, but the lonely moments before, when a decision still hangs in the balance, and irrelevant details are so vivid that they’ll stick in your mind for years to come: the melted-plastic smell of a U-Haul cab; the iron sound [...]

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?


You think you know business? Take our quiz and find out how well attuned you are to the demands of being an entrepreneur.
Common characteristics in areas such as family background, childhood experiences, core values, personalities and more turn up time and time again in studies of entrepreneurs. Find out how you fit the [...]

Selling A Business: Top Ten Tips For Entrepreneurs


From Scott Edward Walker
Entrepreneurs often find themselves in high-stakes negotiations with big, savvy players, with significant negotiating power (referred to herein as “Big Boys”) — whether it be a venture capital firm in connection with a financing or a private equity firm in connection with the sale of the entrepreneur’s business; the situation can indeed [...]

3 Ideas That Are Pushing the Edge of Science


Medical bots powered by sperm, clean fusion power, and two-dimensional time.
by Patrick Huyghe ( for discovermagazine.com )

Mouse sperm Image courtesy of Atsushi Asano
1) Sperm-powered Nanobots
The next wave in health care may include a brigade of medical nanobots, devices tiny enough to ride the flow of blood through the body’s arteries to a problem [...]

Chef Ingrid Hoffman on entrepreneurship, beating the odds


The person that we are about to profile has truly turned her passion into a successful career as an entrereneur. Born in Columbia and currently based out of Miami, Ingrid Hoffmann is passionate about food and shares her talent and enthusiasm with diverse, international audience. Her shows are currently showcased in her Food Network series, [...]

Websites Offering Free Business Entrepreneurship Courses


Approximately 10 million entrepreneurs think about starting a business in the U.S. every year. Only 3 million of them actually do it. Be one of the 3 million with these free online business entrepreneurship courses.

1. MIT- Sloan School of Management (mit.edu)

Global Entrepreneurship Lab
Entrepreneurial Finance
Law for the Entrepreneur and Manager
Developmental Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Marketing

The Sloan School of [...]

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