• Obamacare, Crowfunding, and the Coming Entrepreneurship Boom

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2013 OBAMACARE, CROWDFUNDING,  AND THE COMING ENTREPRENEURSHIP BOOM The Republicans and Democrats who have been fighting over whether Obamacare will be good or bad for business may be in for a surprise, since a new breed of crowdfunding is poised to change the equation. Instead of debating whether Obamacare is good for business, the real question may be, “what kind of business will Obamacare help?” We may be on the verge of an entrepreneurial boom the…

  • Chase to Award $3 Million to Small Businesses Through Mission Main Street Grants; Premier Sponsor Google Provides Special Advertising Offer

    Mission Main StreetSM Grants Demonstrates Chase’s Commitment to Helping Small Businesses Grow  NEW YORK, October 1, 2013 – Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to small business, Chase today launched Mission Main StreetSM Grants, a program that will award 12 grants of $250,000 to small businesses across America. All businesses that apply for a grant and meet the eligibility requirements will gain access to a Social Media Toolkit and receive a special advertising offer from Premier Sponsor,…

  • AEDI & Pollina Corporate Announce Ten Worst States for Business in 2013

    CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “If you believe that Congress and the President are incompetent when it comes to running the national economy, you should also take a look at your state governor and legislatures. There are governors and legislatures that make our federal leaders look like economic geniuses,” says Dr. Ronald R. Pollina, Chairman of the American Economic Development Institute (AEDI) and President of Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc. AEDI and Pollina Corporate co-publish…

  • Small Business Owners are Optimistic about Economy and Finances, but Concerns around Planning and Growth Remain, According to Capital One

    Small Business Owners are Optimistic about Economy and Finances, but Concerns around Planning and Growth Remain, According to Capital One  Spark Small Business Barometer Finds Less Than One Third of Small Businesses Plan to Hire McLean, Va. (October 15, 2013) – Small businesses across the country are expressing optimism about the national economy and expect to see continued improvement in their financial performance over the next six months, yet more than half (52 percent) of small businesses…

  • Zipcar Founder Gives Guest Lecture at CEU Business School

    The Road to Creating the World’s Largest Carsharing Company Zipcar Founder Gives Guest Lecture at CEU Business School BUDAPEST, October 1, 2014 — The ink had not yet dried on the Series A funding that would propel Zipcar to become the world’s largest carsharing company when one of its founders, Robin Chase, decided to send her customers an email that would keep her up most of the night. At a guest lecture at CEU Business…