Wednesday, January 28, 2015

01/28/2015: Fort Lauderdale's first co-workspace

Guest: Sebastian Vela, co-founder, Axis Space

Axis Space is a new co-work space in South Florida and the only one we know of in Broward County. Located along the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Axis Space seeks to foster business partnerships as well as give small businesses an affordable place to work.


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Thursday, January 22, 2015

01/21/2015: Angel Investor Education Workshop Series and Sustainscape


Nico Beradi, Accelerated Growth Parthers (AGP) Miami
AGP Miami is an angel investor group that invests in tech startups. On Wednesday, Jan. 28 AGP Miami teams up with Greenberg Traurig, Knight Foundation and the Kellogg School of Management to launch an angel investor education workshop series in Miami. Nico tells us about the workshops and how AGP works.

Dennis de Zeeuw, Sustainscape
Sustainscape in Boca Raton was recently honored by SCORE as a leading local business. Owner Dennis de Zeeuw tells us how he launched the business, the challenges he faced and how SCORE mentors helped him overcome those challenges.


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Thursday, January 15, 2015

01/14/2015: Small Business Lending Outlook & Pipeline Workspaces Success

Guests:

Paul Bosley, Business Finance Depot and Broward SCORE Financing Expert

Paul Bosley fills us in on the current lending trends and the prospects for small business financing in 2015.

Todd Oretsky, co-founder, Pipeline Workspaces
Pipeline Workspaces is a unique shared office space business that launched on Brickell and is expanding, with new offices in Philadelphia and another planned in Coral Gables. Co-founder Todd Oretsky tells us how Pipeline sets itself apart from other co-work spaces.


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01/07/2015: South Florida Tech Trends and Getting Organized for 2015

Guests:
 

Nancy Dahlberg, Miami Herald Reporter/Editor
 Nancy Dahlberg covers South Florida's tech community, small businesses and startups. She joins us to talk about the latest happenings in the tech community and how South Florida matches up with other cities across the U.S. Check out Starting Gate, Nancy's blog with the latest business events in South Florida.

Marsha Sims, Sort It Out, author and Broward SCORE Presenter
Marsha Sims walks us through some full proof steps to declutter your office and get organized. Check out her new book 10 Time Management Choices That Can Change Your Life now available on Amazon and soon to be in Target and Walmart.


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Thursday, January 1, 2015

12/31/2014: How Broward SCORE helped TheAnkit.com

Ankit Jain, TheAnkit.com
Ankit Jain left his high-paying job at Microsoft to start TheAnkit.com, a online company that started selling novelty earbuds. After reaching out to SCORE, they company started selling to large retailers like Anthropologie and Forever 21. Three years after launching, the company now sells novelty headphones, cellphone cases, pillows and throws online and to retailers worldwide. We find out out how Ankit managed to grow the company with help from SCORE.


David Bobbitt, SCORE Foundation
The SCORE Foundation raises money for the SCORE and its chapters across the country. David Bobbitt fills us in on what to expect from SCORE in 2015.

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12/10/2014: How to launch a Nonprofit

Marina Pavlov, President CEO, Florida Association of Nonprofit Organizations (FANO)
The Florida Association of Nonprofit Organizations offers a special class for people interested in launching a nonprofit. Marino Pavlov from FANO provides the details on the class and other services available through FANO.

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Friday, December 5, 2014

12/02/2014: Health Care Reform & Your Small Business


Steve Joiner, Health and Benefits Expert, Paychex
Steve Joiner provides an update on the latest developments on health care reform and its impact on small businesses. Steve will review the upcoming deadlines, the small business health care marketplace and the options available to small business owners.


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