Category Archive for: ‘Economic Development’

  • Pitch Perfect: Creating the Perfect Pitch for Investors
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    Pitch Perfect: Creating the Perfect Pitch for Investors

    by Michael Noel | June 11, 2019 Every great achievement or accomplishment is usually accompanied by the cliché expression, “Practice makes perfect.” In the business world, just like any great composition, when it comes to building the right pitch for potential investors, research makes perfect. […]

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  • $1 Million Dollars of Non-Dilutive Investment for Your Business
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    $1 Million Dollars of Non-Dilutive Investment for Your Business

    by Mitch Lairmore | April 20,2018 Most small businesses would welcome funding for research and development that would lead to innovative products and services to include in a portfolio of offerings. The good news is that the United States has a program to do just […]

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    Mayor Buckhorn targets international trade to stimulate Tampa economy

    In an effort to foster job creation and enhance Tampa’s economy, Mayor Bob Buckhorn is driven to make Tampa’s name synonymous with international trade. Due to Tampa’s deep Hispanic roots and multifaceted opportunities of trade access, Buckhorn’s presumably challenging feat has been a successful one. […]

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    Economic Forecast Breakfast: 2014 to continue positive trend

    The message from economic forecasters Tony Villamil and Brian Wesbury regarding the outlook for 2014, was one of positivity, Thursday. At the Economic Forecast Breakfast, held at The Lakeland Center, Villamil said, “We are in rapid recovery and moving in the right direction. We have […]

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    Obama’s plan for helping small businesses

    Six years ago I visited an indigenous village in southern Mexico called Santa Cruz Mixtepec. It was, or used to be, one of those impoverished rural hamlets that sent most of its population over the U.S. border to find living-wage work. Until somebody got the […]

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