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Pipes Dreams and Patents Improv(ising) Your On-Boarding Understanding You Blog Blunders: The 4 biggest mistakes your company could be making with its blog Understanding Your Rights As A Small Business Owner What to Expect from a Great Commercial Real Estate Broker
 

Pipes Dreams and Patents

Spotting and seizing opportunities requires you to identify and solve problems that customers face. You must also be able to quickly and accurately assess your ability to serve a market, or to align with a partner that could help you penetrate it efficiently. Fast growing, Jacksonville-based Shoreline Plastics LLC is picking markets based on their… Read More »

Improv(ising) Your On-Boarding

Applying improvisational techniques to business, and specifically to on-boarding as a retention strategy, isn’t about “winging it”… it’s about evolving so you don’t have to. Picture this…It’s “Johan’s” first day at a global tech company. He arrives and checks the lobby directory because no one gave him the office’s suite number. After finding his way… Read More »

Understanding You

If you are like me you tend to gravitate toward, and have the most success dealing with, people who are like you. They have common interests, generally view the world through the same lens, and communicate in a way that makes you wonder if you’ve known even a brand-new acquaintance from a “previous life” from… Read More »

Blog Blunders: The 4 biggest mistakes your company could be making with its blog

Blogs have transformed from your sister’s digital diary into some of today’s most powerful digital marketing machines. According to a recent Social Media Examiner industry report, nearly half of marketers identify blog posts as the most important content for their business. The report also illustrated that blogging has a strong foothold in the B2B space,… Read More »

Understanding Your Rights As A Small Business Owner

By Heidi Buechner Owning a small business is an extremely rewarding endeavor, but it can also be a challenging one. At any moment, you may be faced with an obstacle that requires you to make a difficult decision about the way you conduct your business. Understanding the rights you have as a business owner is… Read More »

What to Expect from a Great Commercial Real Estate Broker

So you have commercial property you need to lease, sell, or buy. Who do you hire to handle the transaction? Pick the biggest firm? “Not so fast” says Tyler Saldutti from Prime Realty in Jacksonville, Florida.  Picking the Commercial broker company with the most recognizable name may not be the safe decision it seems. “Every… Read More »

Cowford Chophouse Owner Announces Executive Chef

11 April 2016

Jacques Klempf, a founding partner in Forking Amazing Restaurants and owner of the Cowford Chophouse, has named Ian Lynch as the Executive Chef of the Cowford Chophouse. Lynch is currently the restaurant group’s Executive Chef. He will transition into his new role this summer. Since joining the FAR group in 2012, he has served as… Read More »

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Multi-Tasking Mastery

02 April 2016

Now that life has brought commitments and children, my wife and I don’t spend as much one-on–one time as we should. When the opportunity arises for us to get away and go to dinner we look forward to the occasion. Being a beaches resident, we have tried just about every restaurant within 20 minutes. So,… Read More »

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Forty Small Businesses Selected to Receive Education and Growth Assistance from ScaleUp North Florida

25 March 2016

ScaleUp North Florida, the new U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) growth acceleration program based at the University of North Florida, has selected 40 small business owners for its 2016 class. This represents a participation increase of over 8% in the second year of the program. Much of the interest was a direct result of ScaleUp’s… Read More »

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Jaxcoe And One Spark Ventures Announce Innovation Day Conference Keynote Speaker Quang Pham Of Espero Pharmaceuticals

24 March 2016

One Spark’s Creator Innovation Day conference further strengthened its lineup with today’s announcement of Quang Pham of Jacksonville-based Espero Pharmaceuticals as a keynote speaker. Pham joins a series of Northeast Florida leaders in business, healthcare and technology for the event on Thursday, April 7. Taking place at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront and open to… Read More »

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Downtown Vision, Inc. Announces Winners of the Inaugural #DTJax Awards

24 March 2016

Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI), Downtown Jacksonville’s Business Improvement District, presented four awards Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the inaugural #DTJax Gala to recognize champions for Downtown who exhibit outstanding dedication, vision, persistence and commitment. DVI’s Executive Committee selected the four award recipients for Ambassador of the Year, Downtowner of the Year, Downtown Business of the… Read More »

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One Spark Announces Creators Selected To Participate In Spark Walk Creator Showcase

22 March 2016

Of the 190 Creators who applied for 2016’s First Wednesday Spark Walk Creator Showcase, 70 Creators have been selected, with 66 accepting invitations to participate.  A hand-picked jury evaluated each application and determined which projects have the greatest potential for success at their current stage.  The selected Creators will be situated along Laura Street between… Read More »

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Top SBA Lenders Named for FY 15

19 March 2016

North Florida’s economy continues to improve and small business lending is at the center of that recovery. SBA guaranteed 1033 loans through its North Florida District Office, valued at nearly $502.6 million in loans for small businesses in Fiscal Year 2015.  The following lenders have made an extraordinary contribution to small business lending in Fiscal… Read More »

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iStart Jax rebranded as iStart Valley

17 March 2016

iStart Jax is now iStart Valley. The new name and re-branded website are all part of the company’s expanded mission to provide world-class entrepreneurship programs nationwide. Mission of the organization remains focused on enhancing the startup ecosystem with the support of regional and global resources. The re-branding reflects iStart Valley’s commitment to leveraging successful programs… Read More »

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Ameris Bancorp Completes Legal Acquisition of Jacksonville Bancorp Inc.

16 March 2016

Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, announced today the finalization of the merger agreement under which Ameris Bank acquired Jacksonville Bancorp Inc., the parent company of The Jacksonville Bank. The transaction was finalized Friday, March 11, 2016. The transition and conversion of The Jacksonville Bank operating systems, accounts, services and signage to Ameris… Read More »

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SBA Announces 2016 Florida Small Business Week Winners

15 March 2016

U.S. Small Business Administration North Florida District Director Wilfredo J. Gonzalez is pleased to announce the winners of SBA’s 2016 District and State of Florida Small Business Week Awards. “Once a year I have the privilege of acknowledging and celebrating the accomplishments of small business owners in Florida. I would like to congratulate all of… Read More »

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