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The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a United States Government corporation designed to work with some of the poorest countries in the world.
Did we learn anything about laying off employees during the dot-com bubble of 2000? Business pundit Guy Kawasaki thinks so, but just in case . . . he's provided in this blog thirteen on-target tips for entrepreneurs on the bubble now, even if they don't know it.
Is your business facing the need for additional man power? Does the workload or budget warrant hiring a full-time employee? If not, consider the alternatives covered in this article: temporary help services, employee leasing, professional employer organizations, and service contracting.
Thinking about hiring in Canada, registering property in Armenia, or enforcing a contract in Denmark? This tool provides comparisons across 175 different economies.
Getting certified in advance for a federally backed business loan can speed up the loan process, as well as allowing you to "shop" a number of lenders rather than just one. This article provides links to helpful resources to get the pre-qualification process under way.
Local, state and federal governmental entities regulate the way in which all enterprises operate. This guide outlines many of the requirements of business startup and expansion, including licensure, taxation, business permits, and legal status.
For U.S.-based businesses with fewer than 500 employees, a grant from the Small Business Administration provides the funding to create innovations to meet the demands of the federal government. This multi-phase process is an alternative source of financial support that can spur entrepreneurial growth.
African-Americans are launching and growing businesses at higher rates than other entrepreneurs in the U.S. Whether attributed to corporate layoffs, diversity programs, or targeted business development initiatives, Chicago's Cook County is seeing the highest African-American entrepreneurial growth rates in the nation.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Web site contains a comprehensive guide, QandA: Small Business and the SEC, that provides a basic understanding about the various ways companies can become public and what securities laws apply.
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