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Growing Existing Small Business

Small business owners entrepreneurs are having difficulty in growing their businesses. I suggest a collaboration between Industry, Government and Universities to develop measurable programs with accountability in mind that can benefit all parties. Since everyone is saying small business is the engine of our economy, why not help them.

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    Pete VarmaPete Varma shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Loring PasmoreLoring Pasmore commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hello, I am a new SB entrepreneur using an old idea with a new twist. We need all the assistance we can get, not looking for a hand out but a hand up can be a very good thing. I'm bondable, 501(c)(3) Federally registered, NYS not-for-profit registered. Submit reports monthly to the State of New York. August 2013 will be 5 years active operation. Licensed food handler & Suffolk County food managers license. Looking to secure a building to continue operations. Lots of companies need to unload unused, unwanted real estate building & secure legal tax deduction. Need to grow, call 516 902-6134 or contact us at LoringP@hotmail.com Thank you

      • Alice PerezAlice Perez commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would suggest adding Chamber of Commerce to this collaboration. Business owners reach out to us for assistance regarding start ups; access to capital; bonding etc. If we can collectively indentify the resources / services that are available for small businesses we can better asssit them.

      • LaNilaLaNila commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        As a small business owner I found out the hard way that you I should not have gotten a warehouse before my product was on my doorstep. I had a company who promised me 4-6 weeks delivery, made their product in the USA and ended up shipping it off to China which took almost a year to be delivered to me. This has set me back eight years but in the mean time I have my product in over thirty local stores and an infomercial waiting for me to get to them. I need a last investor to reach the infomercial. I am at the door to helping many who can benefit from our product who suffer from infection. We want to give to patients everywhere what doctors have been recommending for years. Thank you for your help and advice.

      • GreggGregg commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I feel that this is a great idea. But how do we help them? Being an entry level entrepreneur, how would I be helped? Once knowledgeable I would gladly pay back to the system in any way that I could contribute.

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