• Small Businesses Up the Ante this Holiday Season: Offer Discounts and Invest in Advertising to Get More Out of Small Business Saturday, According to NFIB/American Express Research

    Number of business owners who say they’ll rely primarily on paid advertising to promote Small Business Saturday doubles; 67% will offer discounts to drive consumers to ‘Shop Small’ on November 30 WASHINGTON, D.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With five fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, many small business owners say they’ll be pulling out all of the stops to get customers into stores during the critical holiday shopping season. According to the second annual Small Business Saturday Insights…

  • City of Philadelphia Launches FastFWD, Challenges Entrepreneurs to Address Public Safety Issues

    Mayor Michael A. Nutter officially launched FastFWD, an Urban Innovation Refinery, a partnership between the City of Philadelphia, GoodCompany Group, a social enterprise accelerator, and the Wharton Social Impact Initiative of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  FastFWD, formerly known as the Philadelphia Social Enterprise Partnership, is an initiative that seeks to recruit and support entrepreneurs in developing solutions to urban challenges.  In its inaugural year, FastFWD will focus on public safety. “Our…

  • After 20 Years of Services I-CARE, Inc. ® Opens a Health and Wellness Center in Fairfax, Virginia

    I-CARE, Inc. ® is proud to announce the opening of their Health & WellnessCenter and new website, Icareaboutliving.net. In addition to nursing, personal care assistance and physical therapy that the Home Care Center provides, the Health & WellnessCenter will provide the following services: physical therapy, fitness instruction and personal training, massage therapy, nail care, and support “Care Groups”. This comprehensive facility has been opened in Fairfax, VA and focuses on assisting and encouraging participants to…

  • Footvote Debuts the Definitive Resource for Made in USA Products

    Experienced Team Launches New Publication with Directory of National Brands and Handcrafted Products SEATTLE, Washington (October 16, 2013) – Today, Footvote announced the launch of its Made in USA platform featuring a product directory of nationally known brands and handcrafted products made by American manufacturers. In addition to the product directory, Footvote.com includes editorial content providing information and insights on American manufacturing and companies. “As American consumers have become more aware of the connection between…

  • Worthworm Launches First Web-Based Pre-Money Valuation System For Early Stage Ventures

    Scottsdale, AZ – October 24, 2013 – Worthworm, the most rigorous, web-based valuation system for entrepreneurs and angel investors, today announced its public availability. Designed to answer the demand for an easy-to-use, web-based system that will generate a realistic, defensible and credible pre-money valuation (PMV) for early stage ventures seeking investment from angel investors, Worthworm is the only tool of its kind to facilitate negotiations between entrepreneurs and investors based upon a pre-money valuation in…