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The Small Business guide to HR THE SMALL BUSINESS GUIDE TO HR

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Nov 06, 2019

SmallBusiness.co.uk has partnered with award winning HR and Health and Safety outsourcing specialists, Peninsula HR, to bring you The Small Business guide to HR. This e-book will take you through the essentials you need to grow and maintain your business including recruitment, employment contracts, ...

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SMB DATA LOSS SMB DATA LOSS

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Oct 18, 2019

SMB DATA LOSS: WHY IT’S A THREAT AND STRATEGIES TO MANAGE BUSINESS RISKS
With data making up the foundation of today’s companies, any loss or downtime incident can have serious consequences for a small business. The question is not if, but when, a data loss incident will occur.A s...

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How to grow a small business: strategies to secure and fulfill the first order HOW TO GROW A SMALL BUSINESS: STRATEGIES TO SECURE AND FULFILL THE FIRST ORDER

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Oct 17, 2019

Entrepreneurs desire to take their innovations to the shelves and online store of retailers. With e-commerce, the barrier to entering the retail landscape is low but advancing to the next level and selling products through a big box retailer’s physical or online stores is another matter.

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How to grow a small business: strategies to secure and fulfill the first order. HOW TO GROW A SMALL BUSINESS: STRATEGIES TO SECURE AND FULFILL THE FIRST ORDER.

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Oct 17, 2019

Entrepreneurs desire to take their innovations to the shelves and online store of retailers. With e-commerce, the barrier to entering the retail landscape is low but advancing to the next level and selling products through a big box retailer’s physical or online stores is another matter.Optimi...

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QuickBridge Releases White Paper on Millennial Cash Flow Challenges QUICKBRIDGE RELEASES WHITE PAPER ON MILLENNIAL CASH FLOW CHALLENGES

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Sep 16, 2019

Alternative lender QuickBridge released a white paper and companion infographic that provide millennial business owners with a helpful resource. QuickBridge’s “How to Solve Cash Flow Problems for Your Millennial-Owned Business” details the hurdles facing millennial entrepreneurs se...

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Focal Points to Success: Vision, Mission and Marketing FOCAL POINTS TO SUCCESS: VISION, MISSION AND MARKETING

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Sep 14, 2019

In a continuing series of marketing communications insight for small business, Leisa Chester Weir explains why it’s necessary for every organization to create a vision and mission statement, including a marketing action item.

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New Research: Digital Tools Help Small Businesses Compete NEW RESEARCH: DIGITAL TOOLS HELP SMALL BUSINESSES COMPETE

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Sep 12, 2019

Amid growing questions on the effect large technology companies are having on America's small businesses, a Deloitte study has found that 85 percent of U.S. small businesses report that digital tools are critical to their success. The study, commissioned by the Connected Commerce Council (3C), a...

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Corda Developer Documentation CORDA DEVELOPER DOCUMENTATION

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Sep 09, 2019

Freelanex is a decentralized platform which provides an environmental system on Blockchain. It represents a unique opportunity for approaching bargains by using a decentralized System with smart contracts, through an interface user friendly. Everything will be managed thanks to a transparent and dec...

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Millennial Entrepreneurship and Business Lending MILLENNIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND BUSINESS LENDING

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Sep 03, 2019

he entrepreneurial spirit of millennials continues to make headlines. From young CEOs forging new paths in innovative business sectors, to enterprising 20- and 30-something’s seeking startup capital to fund new ventures, millennial entrepreneurship is alive and well.While the motivation for bu...

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Developing organic digital marketing processes in SMEs DEVELOPING ORGANIC DIGITAL MARKETING PROCESSES IN SMES

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Aug 24, 2019

The fact that e-commerce is on the rise is beyond dispute. The number of people worldwide who bought something online totalled 1.32 billion in 2014 and is forecasted to rise to 2.14 billion in 2021 (eMarketer 2017). Similarly, e-commerce sales worldwide are projected to jump from 2.304 billion U.S. ...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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Trends in Small Business Retirement and Healthcare Benefits TRENDS IN SMALL BUSINESS RETIREMENT AND HEALTHCARE BENEFITS

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Aug 21, 2019

Two of the most attractive small business benefits that help recruit and retain top talent in a tight labor market are health insurance and retirement plans. There are more plan options than ever available to small businesses, and employers nationwide are seeing a rise in enrollment in these two ben...

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Small Business Size Standards SMALL BUSINESS SIZE STANDARDS

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Aug 21, 2019

Small business size standards are of congressional interest because they have a pivotal role in determining eligibility for Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance as well as federal contracting and, in some instances, tax preferences. Although there is bipartisan agreement that the nation&rs...

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PEOPLE MAKE WHEN A FUNDING A BUSINESS WITH ROBS PEOPLE MAKE WHEN A FUNDING A BUSINESS WITH ROBS

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Aug 20, 2019

The usage of Rollovers for Business Start-ups, or ROBS, is growing at a rapid pace, and sadly, many
financial professionals attempting to provide oversight don’t properly understand the ERISA and Internal
Revenue Code guidelines. Working with inexperienced firms comes solely at t...

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Eco White Paper Blockchain in SMEs Published ECO WHITE PAPER BLOCKCHAIN IN SMES PUBLISHED

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Aug 19, 2019

From the secure exchange of data through to automated transport and delivery chains –blockchain technology offers many solutions and application possibilities which are also interesting for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). With the white paper “Blockchain in SMEs,” eco &n...

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The entrepreneurship premium THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PREMIUM

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Aug 16, 2019

Recent evidence suggests that entrepreneurship does not pay enough to compensate people for the risk that it entails. It sometimes even shows an entrepreneurship discount. This paper shows that such a discount can arise if entrepreneurial skills and working skills are negatively correlated in the po...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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TOP 5 ADVANTAGES OF MODERN DATA STORAGE FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES TOP 5 ADVANTAGES OF MODERN DATA STORAGE FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES

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Aug 08, 2019

Newer midrange storage designs such as Dell EMC Unity All-Flash and SC Series storage provide small and midsize companies with easy-to-use enterprise-class functionality that’s scalable, agile and affordable. Learn more about the top five capabilities these modern platforms powered by Intel&re...

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Evaluation of the effects of financial regulatory reforms on small and medium-sized enterprises (SME financing) EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORMS ON SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES (SME FINANCING)

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Aug 07, 2019

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to provide comment on the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) evaluation (“the evaluation”) on the effects of the G20 financial regulatory reforms on small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) financing...

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Virtual Assistants Provide a Competitive Edge VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS PROVIDE A COMPETITIVE EDGE

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Aug 06, 2019

Countless small business owners rely on remote assistants or offsite receptionists to help with critical organizational duties. While some are content to offload simple tasks to self-employed, stay-at-home support people, others demand more comprehensive services.Empowered by extensive training and ...

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technology visionaries_sbn_2 TECHNOLOGY VISIONARIES_SBN_2

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Aug 05, 2019

Effective technology is essential for a small business looking to increase the productivity of their people and the business. Introducing technology such as a computer networks can help them to stay competitive by increasing productivity and by reducing hardware costs. Even simple networks make shar...

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roll over-for-business-startups ROLL OVER-FOR-BUSINESS-STARTUPS

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Aug 04, 2019

Guidant Financial is a leader in small business financing, offering both alternative and traditional financing methods. Get pre-approved now and one of our small business experts will contact you for a free, no-obligation financial consultation.

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CRM for your Small business? It CRM FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS? IT'S FOR YOU, AND IT'S AFFORDABLE.

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Aug 03, 2019

Are you running a successful SMB (small to medium sized business)? If you are, the need for Customer Relationship Management CRM software is likely becoming a need of yours. Are you looking to update your current system because it isn't meeting the needs of your organization? One of the biggest ...

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The 10 Disaster Planning Essentials For A Small Business Network THE 10 DISASTER PLANNING ESSENTIALS FOR A SMALL BUSINESS NETWORK

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Jul 22, 2019

If your data is important to your business and you cannot afford to have your operations halted for days – even weeks – due to data loss or corruption, then you need to read this report and act on the information shared. A disaster can happen at any time on any day and is likely to occur...

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Advertisement and marketing communications ADVERTISEMENT AND MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

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Jul 18, 2019

Advertising and Marketing Communications is an art and technique of developingand communicating messages to promote the products/services. It is creative, demanding, rewarding, exciting, and also challenging. The sole objective of thiscreative technique is effectively aware people with information a...

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Compete and Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE AND WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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Kx Whitepaper Big Data in Retail KX WHITEPAPER BIG DATA IN RETAIL

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Jul 07, 2019

Easy and frictionless, two terms that are becoming increasingly relevant and important to retailers looking to stay ahead of the competition, as we move in to a data rich omni-channel world. Retailers historically associated with the high street, like John Lewis, are realising that delivering a seam...

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European Small Business Finance Outlook EUROPEAN SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE OUTLOOK

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Jul 05, 2019

This analysis provides an overview of the main markets relevant to the EIF. It starts by discussing the general market environment, then looks at the main aspects of equity finance and the guarantee and SME securitisation markets. It also highlights important aspects of microfinance in Europe. Final...

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5 Ways to make your workforce more productive 5 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR WORKFORCE MORE PRODUCTIVE

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Jul 04, 2019

Motivated and engaged employees often lead to a more productive and more profitable workplace.
Small businesses are often in a position to offer more unique and flexible employee benefits than larger organisations. Competitive salaries aren’t the only employee benefit job-seekers are af...

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Small and Medium Business Trends Report SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS TRENDS REPORT

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Jul 01, 2019

Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are major leaders of todays economic growth. Our new report examines the obstacles SMBs encounter on the road to success and offers insights on the decision-making and actions of the leaders who run them. Learn about the latest innovations and industry changes affe...

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New Business Imperative NEW BUSINESS IMPERATIVE

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Jun 28, 2019

EarthShares New Business Imperative white paper examines the increasing importance of environmental action among employees at the worlds largest and most influential corporations. A year in the making, this survey of Fortune 1000 employees finds that if companies are to meet employees expectations f...

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly re...

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products designed to solve your most challenging projects PRODUCTS DESIGNED TO SOLVE YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PROJECTS

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Jun 19, 2019

All standard deliveries utilizing the PPG Company delivery service will be free of charge to all serviceable E&I members. Orders placed by noon are delivered the next business day within the standard delivery zone which the local PPG company-operated store network operates and providing goods ar...

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Why Small Businesses Need to Accelerate Communications WHY SMALL BUSINESSES NEED TO ACCELERATE COMMUNICATIONS

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Jun 19, 2019

Small businesses that fail to embrace new communication realities risk falling behind. Traditional phone systems dont offer enough capabilities to meet customer and employee demands for instant, on-the-go communication. At the same time, voice remains an important aspect of customer and employee rel...

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British Business Bank small business equity tracker 2019 BRITISH BUSINESS BANK SMALL BUSINESS EQUITY TRACKER 2019

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Jun 17, 2019

The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) was formed in May 2011.
The LLEP is a strategic body led by a Board made up of local government and business leaders as well as senior education and third sector representatives.The LLEP’s remit is to drive forward regenerat...

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Small Business Growing Pains SMALL BUSINESS GROWING PAINS

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Jun 03, 2019

Business growth doesn’t happen on its own. You need the right strategy, people and technology in place to expand your business in a sustainable manner. Many small businesses are ill-equipped to handle growth when it happens, which often leads to companies shutting their doors prematurely. Acco...

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Can Small Business Succeed While Staying Lean CAN SMALL BUSINESS SUCCEED WHILE STAYING LEAN

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May 23, 2019

Everyone wants their business to succeed. But for many small business owners, success seems linked with growing larger - and the complexity that it brings, like higher headcounts, rising costs, and increased operational systems. For the many founders who start their own businesses for greater freedo...

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2019 GDPR Small Business Survey 2019 GDPR SMALL BUSINESS SURVEY

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May 22, 2019

On May 25, 2018, a new data protection regime entered into force in the European Union. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) consolidated disparate national legislation into a single union-wide law governing the way organizations must protect personal data and guarantee privacy rights to pe...

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Essential SME Accounting Technology, Simplify and Grow ESSENTIAL SME ACCOUNTING TECHNOLOGY, SIMPLIFY AND GROW

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May 20, 2019

Running a fast-growth startup comes with a raft of responsibilities and a whole wardrobe of hats. When your skills and energy are focussed on getting your aspirations to market, company accounts can become neglected - to the detriment of future growth.Manual accounting can take up precious time and ...

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Initial Exchange Offering of LEO Tokens INITIAL EXCHANGE OFFERING OF LEO TOKENS

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May 08, 2019

This document is confidential and by accepting delivery of this document, you agree to keep confidential all information contained herein. The document is a marketing document and is not intended to be legally binding. Nothing in this document shall be deemed to constitute a prospectus of any sort o...

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Small and Medium Business Trends Report SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS TRENDS REPORT

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May 07, 2019

The world of communication is changing and with it, an entirely new landscape emerges in the digital age. The way you speak to customers, clients, and even colleagues has evolved from face to face meetings or transactions through a bricks and mortar store, to online ecommerce, apps you can set up vi...

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CyberSecurity Tips for Small Business CYBERSECURITY TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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May 01, 2019

Make sure each of your business’s computers are equipped with antivirus software and antispyware and update regularly. Such software is readily available online from a variety of vendors. All software vendors regularly provide patches and updates to their products to correct security problems ...

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GOLDFund ICO GOLDFUND ICO

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Apr 09, 2019

It is with great pleasure I introduce you to the GFUN coin. As a participant in the resources industry for many years, and the founder of the Revolution Metals Ltd Gold company, I am bringing you the opportunity in both Cryptocurrency and Gold with a unique pairing that will ensure growth through th...

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More Small Business Trends for 2019 MORE SMALL BUSINESS TRENDS FOR 2019

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Apr 02, 2019

As a small business owner, you can never be prepared for all threats and opportunities coming your way, but you can be informed enough to be prepared for a lot of them.Check out this infographic from GuidanceFinancial.com and LendingClub.com to learn about some of the small business trends for 2019....

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FH Healthcare Indicators and FH Medical Price Index 2019 FH HEALTHCARE INDICATORS AND FH MEDICAL PRICE INDEX 2019

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Apr 01, 2019

This is the second annual edition of FH Healthcare Indicators and the FH Medical Price Index, two resources developed by FAIR Health to provide clarity in a rapidly changing healthcare environment. Drawing on the independent non-profit’s national database of billions of privately insured healt...

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Transferable Enterprise Value TRANSFERABLE ENTERPRISE VALUE

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Mar 23, 2019

Small to medium size enterprises (SMEs) comprise 99% of all businesses in this country. 1 Over the last decade, they accounted for about 64% of net new jobs annually and approximately half the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) generated by the private nonagricultural sectors. 2,3 SMEs are truly the backb...

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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR’S SMALL BUSINESS HANDBOOK OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR’S SMALL BUSINESS HANDBOOK

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Mar 22, 2019

Determine the potential tax responsibilities of the new business with federal, state, and local tax authorities. Federal tax obligations are filed through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). State tax filings are done through the Comptroller of Public Accounts. For questions about local business and...

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Nfib small business economic trends NFIB SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC TRENDS

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Mar 21, 2019

NFIB Research Center has collected Small Business Economic Trends Data with Quarterly surveys since 1973 and monthly surveys since 1986. The sample is drawn from the membership files of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Each was mailed a questionnaire and one reminder. Subscrip...

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Eraswap white paper ERASWAP WHITE PAPER

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Mar 19, 2019

This Whitepaper is for Era Swap Token (“ES”). Its purpose is solely to provide prospective community members with information about the ES project, and it is not an offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities of any kind, or to invest in any financial instruments. There will be a Tok...

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Closing the expectation gap in audit CLOSING THE EXPECTATION GAP IN AUDIT

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Mar 19, 2019

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

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Icommunity ICOMMUNITY

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Mar 18, 2019

This Whitepaper has been prepared in accordance with the Resolution of the Board of the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) on Approval of the Description of Requirements for Preparation of Offering Document Which Shall Be Prepared for the Public Issuance of Medium-Sized Emissions...

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Spring 2019 Small Business Owner Report SPRING 2019 SMALL BUSINESS OWNER REPORT

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Mar 15, 2019

We are pleased to present the spring 2019 Bank of America Small Business Owner Report, a semiannual study that explores the perspectives, aspirations and concerns of small business owners around the country.

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Small business white paper:Big Vision SMALL BUSINESS WHITE PAPER:BIG VISION

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Mar 14, 2019

The IPA, formed in 1923, is one of Australia’s three legally recognised professional accounting bodies with more than 36,000 members and students in over 80 countries. The IPA is a member of the International Federation of Accountants, the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board an...

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Accountants as Providers of Support and Advice to SMEs in Malaysia ACCOUNTANTS AS PROVIDERS OF SUPPORT AND ADVICE TO SMES IN MALAYSIA

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Mar 13, 2019

ACCA’s international research programme generates high-profile, high-quality, cutting-edge research. All research reports from this programme are subject to a rigorous peer-review process, and are independently reviewed by two experts of international standing, one academic and one professiona...

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Transforming Consumer Financing TRANSFORMING CONSUMER FINANCING

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Mar 13, 2019

Building and maintaining competitive advantage in the lending and leasing market has never been tougher. As the industry becomes increasingly complex and competitive, financial institutions must diagnose their own IT infrastructure and systems. Why? To determine ways in which they can improve busine...

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Berlin Ecosystem Launch Report BERLIN ECOSYSTEM LAUNCH REPORT

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Mar 07, 2019

Berlin’s past successes are the breeding ground for talent, entrepreneurial skills,investment skills, and capital needed for the next generation of startups. Database so far contains 3,292 Berlin tech companies founded since 1999,of which 84% founded in the last ten years. 48% of startup teams...

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The Rise of Startup Studios White Paper VFinal6 THE RISE OF STARTUP STUDIOS WHITE PAPER VFINAL6

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Mar 06, 2019

This white paper was written with input from inumberable individuals we could never begin to thank. But, we'd like to start by thanking all of the studios who are part of the Global Startup Studio Network. Next, we thank everyone who read and commented on the various drafts of this document, inc...

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2019 Michigan Entrepreneurship Score Card 2019 MICHIGAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SCORE CARD

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Mar 06, 2019

Entrepreneurs drive innovation and economic activity while making Michigan communities vibrant places in which to live. They create resiliency for our economy and provide great potential for growth and jobs. Fifteen years ago, the Small Business Association of Michigan set a bold goal for Michigan t...

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DC Blockchain presentation DC BLOCKCHAIN PRESENTATION

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Mar 06, 2019

The EDC Blockchain uses the most advanced technology BitShares 2.0,based on the Graphene platform, where open source acts as a consensus mechanism. In fact, Graphene is the only blockchain system with an industrial level of productivity which performance is enough for large socio-economic systems.

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Transform Healthcare: Data-Driven Strategy for Digital Transformation TRANSFORM HEALTHCARE: DATA-DRIVEN STRATEGY FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Mar 05, 2019

Innovations in technology are making it possible to transform these data into meaningful and actionable insights to enhance patient care and consumer experience, reduce overall costs and transform business. Transforming clinical data into knowledge requires integrating disparate data sources.

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Non-NFC based Mobile SEPA Card Proximity Payments NON-NFC BASED MOBILE SEPA CARD PROXIMITY PAYMENTS

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Mar 04, 2019

Mobile devices have achieved full market penetration and rich service levels in most, if not all, EU Member States, making the mobile channel ideal for leveraging and promoting the use of SEPA payment instruments.

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Testing the business ruggedness and reliability of hp business pcs TESTING THE BUSINESS RUGGEDNESS AND RELIABILITY OF HP BUSINESS PCS

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Mar 02, 2019

A product is only as great as its quality. And quality built into the overall product design requires more than just a mix of technologies, best practices, and high standards; it requires a mindset that understands that each design detail is as important as the next, each potentially a spark of qual...

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National Small Business Week NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

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Feb 28, 2019

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the U.S. Small Business Administration's annual celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation - National Small Business Week. We congratulate you, as part of the nation's 30 million small businesses, on your success and thank you for your valued contribut...

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Accountants for small business ACCOUNTANTS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Feb 28, 2019

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We aim to offer business-relevant, firstchoice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management....

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Authoreon Whitepaper AUTHOREON WHITEPAPER

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Feb 27, 2019

Authoreon was founded in March 2017 with the goal of decentralizing Authorization, Authentication, Verification & Certification for Consumers, Corporations, Governments & Organizations.

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An accessible, transparent and reliable money circle and crowdfunding application AN ACCESSIBLE, TRANSPARENT AND RELIABLE MONEY CIRCLE AND CROWDFUNDING APPLICATION

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Feb 27, 2019

ROSCA funding (money circles) is an extremely popular way of private funding. Although they are becoming more popular every single day, the traditional way of organizing the circle which is mostly done through private networks set a barrier for honest people looking for funding without interest to a...

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Proposed regulations: Nonresident aliens, potential current beneficiaries of electing small business trusts PROPOSED REGULATIONS: NONRESIDENT ALIENS, POTENTIAL CURRENT BENEFICIARIES OF ELECTING SMALL BUSINESS TRUSTS

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Feb 26, 2019

The U.S. Treasury Department and IRS today released for publication in the Federal Register proposed regulations (REG-117062-18) as guidance under measures enacted in December 2017 that expand the class of permissible potential current beneficiaries of an electing small business trust (ESBT) to incl...

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Startups Serving The Enterprise STARTUPS SERVING THE ENTERPRISE

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Feb 25, 2019

Why are large enterprises so interested in startup tech? It’s a matter of survival. Every company is undergoing a digital transformation. Farsighted executives see the pace of change in business accelerating. These executives know that the companies who more rapidly adopt advancing technology ...

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Creative entrepreneurship startup handbook CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP STARTUP HANDBOOK

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Feb 13, 2019

This material is dedicated to entrepreneurs who wish to grow a business and to professionals in entrepreneurship education. It contains theory and templates on 5+1 main topics for a new entrepreneur – business modeling, value proposition, marketing, financial forecasting, crowdfunding and how ...

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Startup india STARTUP INDIA

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Feb 13, 2019

The Government of India decided to boost the Startup ecosystem in the country and help India become a nation of job creators rather than job seekers. The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, on the 69th Independence Day celebration of India, announced the ‘Startup India&r...

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Frictionless shopping FRICTIONLESS SHOPPING

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Feb 06, 2019

In the highly competitive retail industry, with high market saturation and low consumer switching costs, digital transformation is a must to survive. Customers are in control. They demand more for every penny they spend, and they expect a near-continuous experience between their in-store purchases, ...

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Collaborating for Success in the Age of Disruption COLLABORATING FOR SUCCESS IN THE AGE OF DISRUPTION

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Feb 05, 2019

Disruptive technologies are redefining industries, and boundaries are blurring. Traditional banks face new competition from fintechs and digital-first banks that are unburdened by legacy infrastructures and processes. While competition is ostensibly fierce, many banks have partnered with fintechs to...

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Dell emc isilon onefs smartflash DELL EMC ISILON ONEFS SMARTFLASH

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Jan 28, 2019

This white paper provides an introduction to the Isilon SmartFlash, the foundation of the Isilon flash-based caching performance feature. The paper includes an overview of the OneFS caching architecture and describes the benefits of a SSD-based caching solution.

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Customer Experience in 2020 CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN 2020

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Jan 25, 2019

Digital technologies have disrupted the customer’s traditionally linear path to purchase. Excellence in customer experience remains the best bet for businesses to influence their customers and navigate them through the complex maze of interactions and touch points.

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Flexa Network Whitepaper FLEXA NETWORK WHITEPAPER

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Jan 25, 2019

Many companies have recently developed wallets and apps that enable retail blockchain payments, but they are universally dependent on existing payment networks. The promise of cryptocurrency is not being realized when it also requires physical debit cards, linked accounts, or centralized payment inf...

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IDC Report: Small Format Retail Winning with Innovation IDC REPORT: SMALL FORMAT RETAIL WINNING WITH INNOVATION

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Jan 24, 2019

The research examines how point-of-sale vendors are developing their solutions to in a two-part series of IDC Market Scapes for the apparel and soft lines retail sector; the first part of vendors are delivering, and which POS software vendors are leading in their innovation. Please fill out this for...

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Shping Coin Token Sale Whitepaper SHPING COIN TOKEN SALE WHITEPAPER

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Jan 22, 2019

The world loves to shop. Few activities satisfy our most primitive hunter and gatherer instincts as much as the act of shopping for that perfect purchase. Shopping is part of our everyday habits and a popular pastime that generates trillions of dollars for the global economy annually.

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Start Small and Grow Easily with FlashStack Mini START SMALL AND GROW EASILY WITH FLASHSTACK MINI

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Jan 19, 2019

FlashStack Mini is an integrated infrastructure solution with marketleading components from Cisco and Pure Storage. FlashStack is the empowering, efficient, and evergreen platform that transforms your data center and serves as a foundation for your private cloud. It consists of a pair of Cisco Unifi...

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Under used, under threat: Five critical technology challenges small businesses need to overcome now UNDER USED, UNDER THREAT: FIVE CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES SMALL BUSINESSES NEED TO OVERCOME NOW

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Jan 19, 2019

One of the toughest decisions the leader of a small business can face is knowing how and when to invest in technology so it can boost growth, enhance productivity, and help safeguard the future of the business. First Voice, the magazine of the Federation of Small Businesses, wanted to understand how...

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Ramp rewards RAMP REWARDS

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Jan 19, 2019

Our mission is to create a loyalty rewards network that is meaningful, valuable, and global for retailers and customers alike. To achieve this, we are building RAMP Rewards, a Retail Marketplace and loyalty network that leverages blockchain technology to better reflect the utility that a modern loya...

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Emergent india growth capacities EMERGENT INDIA GROWTH CAPACITIES

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Jan 17, 2019

Around the middle of the last century, independent India began a fresh journey with a goal of developing its vast human capital and maximizing its resources. From being a predominantly agrarian economy at that stage, India too a plunge to develop its secondary sector, which propelled urbanization. N...

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Supporting last-mile women energy entrepreneurs: What works and what does not SUPPORTING LAST-MILE WOMEN ENERGY ENTREPRENEURS: WHAT WORKS AND WHAT DOES NOT

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Jan 17, 2019

Two of the greatest challenges facing the world in meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for Agenda 2030 are universal energy access (SDG7) and gender equality and women’s empowerment (SDG5). Can SDG7 and SDG5 mutually support one another? This review of ENERGIA’s Women&rs...

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EDC Blockchain presentation EDC BLOCKCHAIN PRESENTATION

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Jan 16, 2019

Medium-sized business, small business or individual entrepreneur activities. The EDC Blockchain uses the most advanced technology BitShares 2.0, based on the Graphene platform, where open source acts as a consensus mechanism. This is the fastest blockchain existing at the moment. When applying optim...

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Accounting 101 Everything you need to know about accounting for your small business. ACCOUNTING 101 EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ACCOUNTING FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS.

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Jan 16, 2019

Accounting is the process of recording the financial transactions of your business. The accounting process is an important function of business as it reveals financial inconsistencies and redundancies which could lead to better business operations. Having complete and current accounting, properly ex...

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Open data driving growth ingenuity and innovation OPEN DATA DRIVING GROWTH INGENUITY AND INNOVATION

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Jan 16, 2019

In recent months, businesses have become hooked on 'big data'   the term coined to describe the unremitting increase in data volume and the technologies needed to collect, store, manage and analyse it.Businesses in all industries can now find relevant open data and use it to improv...

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Innovation and technology processes in micro and small business INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY PROCESSES IN MICRO AND SMALL BUSINESS

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Jan 15, 2019

The purpose was to analyze innovation in a micro and small business (MSB) metallic frames manufacturing process located in the Campinas Metropolitan Region. Based on the collected primary data of its productive processes was to analyze the innovation and applied technology in the context of a sustai...

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All for one business ALL FOR ONE BUSINESS

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Jan 15, 2019

We are an organization committed to the growth of entrepreneurs and companies, with a team of trained professionals to provide tools, support and training necessary for the development of digital projects; using as negotiation channel our own token ERC20 acronym AFO.

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Unlock value through analytics driven insight and action UNLOCK VALUE THROUGH ANALYTICS DRIVEN INSIGHT AND ACTION

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Jan 12, 2019

Our learning programs help organizations accelerate growth by unlocking their  Capturing value from data depends on the integrity of the entire insights value Bottom-line use cases employ data-driven insights to optimize internal processes. sustained action on the insights from advanced analyti...

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Risk and performance: Embedding risk management RISK AND PERFORMANCE: EMBEDDING RISK MANAGEMENT

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Jan 03, 2019

ACCA supports its 208,000 members and 503,000 students in 179 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 104 offices and centres and more than 7,300 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide...

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Unravelling the Indian Consumer web UNRAVELLING THE INDIAN CONSUMER WEB

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Jan 02, 2019

In the backdrop of evolutionary times coupled with day to day disruptions in the consumer sector, it is essential to pause, take a step back and unravel the Indian consumer. India continues to hold a very strong position as far as its market potential is concerned. It provides a solid platform for a...

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Sky How to transform your business SKY HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS

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Jan 01, 2019

This guide is designed to assist you and the business in meeting the commitment to be single-use plastic free. This is based on the actions Sky implemented to eliminate single-use plastics from our operations, products and supply chain by 2020.

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Small Business: Access to Capital and Job Creation SMALL BUSINESS: ACCESS TO CAPITAL AND JOB CREATION

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Jan 01, 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administers several programs to support small businesses, including loan guaranty and venture capital programs to enhance small business access to capital; contracting programs to increase small business opportunities in federal contracting; direct loan p...

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Embracing the e-commerce revolution in asia and the pacific EMBRACING THE E-COMMERCE REVOLUTION IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

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The report, Embracing the E-commerce Revolution in Asia and the Pacifi c, reviews the current state and dynamic potential of business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce in the region. The potential of e-commerce is undeniable. From e-banking for the unbanked to small and medium-sized enterprises joining s...

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Basics of Launching a Startup BASICS OF LAUNCHING A STARTUP

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In our first edition of ‘Mobile App Technology Report 2018’, we present to you an insight into the Startups space, with a key focus on digital marketing trends. In the past decade, we have seen the rebirth of the startup ecosystem with a more sustainable business model in the form of ven...

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Cloud Strategies for Operational Excellence in Retail CLOUD STRATEGIES FOR OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN RETAIL

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Nov 14, 2018

The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The d...

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Accelerating Growth: An Entrepreneurship-led Economic Development Strategy for Michigan ACCELERATING GROWTH: AN ENTREPRENEURSHIP-LED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR MICHIGAN

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Oct 16, 2018

Small businesses are important drivers of economic growth. Recently, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) estimated that three in five new jobs in the United States are created by small businesses.1 Given the importance of small businesses to economic growth, Michigan needs economic developm...

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Driving Sales Behavior With Non-Cash Rewards DRIVING SALES BEHAVIOR WITH NON-CASH REWARDS

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Oct 03, 2018

In the end, you need to be rewarding your sales reps with more than just money if you want to keep them motivated and if you want your sales compensation plan to deliver on its promises.

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Change the sales rep experience, improve the customer experience CHANGE THE SALES REP EXPERIENCE, IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

The first CRM launch truly changed the way sales were managed. We went from tracking customers on spreadsheets (and even in rolodexes) to tracking them and their attendant opportunities with software. It wasn’t long before reps started to feel the purpose of a CRM was more about preserving the...

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Pipeline Management and Forecasting Are Key to Improving the Sales Experience PIPELINE MANAGEMENT AND FORECASTING ARE KEY TO IMPROVING THE SALES EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

Let’s explore some of the current processes around pipeline management and forecasting and how they can be improved.

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Danish Ship Finance DANISH SHIP FINANCE

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Sep 25, 2018

We are pleased to report on a busy 2018. The number of new clients exceeded 10% for the second consecutive year and the trend in the loan book is pointing upwards. As our business model is based on repeat business with trusted relationships, adding new reputable ship owners to our client base bodes ...

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Shopify GDPR Whitepaper SHOPIFY GDPR WHITEPAPER

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Sep 17, 2018

Shopify believes strongly in protecting your and your customers’ personal data, and understands that doing so is critical to help you preserve the trust and confidence of your customers. This whitepaper presents Shopify’s approach to GDPR preparation and compliance.

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Community Insights Enterprise B2B eCommerce Starter Guide COMMUNITY INSIGHTS ENTERPRISE B2B ECOMMERCE STARTER GUIDE

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Aug 31, 2018

In a world where GoDaddy promotes new and exciting web stores for $50 bucks a month that promise to produce vast riches in a day, it is fair to wonder why an enterprise level B2B eCommerce transformation operates at a completely different scale.

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QBO Security White Paper March 2018 QBO SECURITY WHITE PAPER MARCH 2018

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Aug 30, 2018

At Intuit QuickBooks Online (QBO), we consider the security of your information as well as your customers’ and employees’ data a responsibility that is aligned with a key Intuit value: Integrity without Compromise. You have trusted us to hold your data securely and we take this responsib...

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Five insights into Intrapreneurship FIVE INSIGHTS INTO INTRAPRENEURSHIP

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Aug 23, 2018

Intrapreneurship puts the people of an organization in the center and supports them in creating, developing, and scaling their existing ideas. Intrapreneurs were first defined by Gifford Pinchot (1984) as “dreamers who do. Those who take hands-on responsibility for creating innovation of any k...

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The u.a.e.’s startup ecosystem and opportunities for u.s. investors THE U.A.E.’S STARTUP ECOSYSTEM AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR U.S. INVESTORS

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Aug 22, 2018

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is the premier business organization dedicated to advancing bilateral commercial relations. By leveraging its extensive networks in the U.S. and in the region, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council provides unparalleled access to senior decision makers in business and gov...

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Small business finance markets 2017/18 SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE MARKETS 2017/18

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Aug 21, 2018

Demand variations are also apparent on a regional basis, compounding the imbalance in supply of growth capital across the UK. In 2017 the volume and value of equity received by London-based businesses exceeded that for the rest of the country combined. Angel deals are also concentrated in London and...

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ONT Ecosystem White Paper ONT ECOSYSTEM WHITE PAPER

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Aug 13, 2018

Ontology is a new multi-chain public platform committed to building an open-source and collaborative distributed trust ecosystem. Building a trust ecosystem is key for Ontology’s development, especially regarding technology, applications, and governance. However, establishing the trust ecosyst...

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Buildingchicago’sworker cooperative ecosystem BUILDINGCHICAGO’SWORKER COOPERATIVE ECOSYSTEM

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Aug 06, 2018

The Illinois Worker Cooperative Alliance (IWCA) was formed on July 2015 to help forge an environment that supports worker cooperatives for low-wage workers and the working poor whose typical employment opportunities are driven by companies with little interest in the financial and physical wellbeing...

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The voices of small business owners THE VOICES OF SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

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Aug 04, 2018

Small business sentiment rose for the fifth consecutive quarter as the MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index climbed to 68.7. The rise comes amid the strongest local economic outlook in the history of the survey, a firmer hiring environment, and a stronger backdrop for investin...

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Unleash the Power of Small Business UNLEASH THE POWER OF SMALL BUSINESS

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Aug 03, 2018

Small businesses matter. They’re the true engine of the economy (with 54% of all sales, 66% of new jobs and 64% of innovation in America ). And numbers are similar around the world , for both high income and emerging economies. Small businesses drive the world. In the U.S., 29M small businesse...

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managing the extended enterprise for midmarket wholesale distribution MANAGING THE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE FOR MIDMARKET WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTION

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Aug 02, 2018

This Aberdeen Executive White Paper, sponsored by NetSuite, a provider of hosted integrated enterprise business applications, focuses on the challenges facing the small and mid-market wholesale distributor, as well as the role of technology in addressing those challenges. Aberdeen field research con...

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Bridging the Cybersecurity Divide Between Large Enterprises and SMEs BRIDGING THE CYBERSECURITY DIVIDE BETWEEN LARGE ENTERPRISES AND SMES

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Jul 31, 2018

This term has since been used to describe the growing economic, educational, and social inequalities between populations with access to ICT and those without, both within and between nations. While it has been mostly used in this context, the same concept can also help us understand the differences ...

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Ultimate Guide to Retail Silver Edge Light speed ULTIMATE GUIDE TO RETAIL SILVER EDGE LIGHT SPEED

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Jul 30, 2018

Retail is a blend of art and science. Sometimes you need to go on instinct, sometimes you need to look at the numbers. Metrics matter for a number of reasons: they help you become more profitable, they help you bring in more sales, and they help you control costs. What’s more, when you approac...

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10 Ways A Cloud-Based Point of Sale Will Save Time and Increase Revenue 10 WAYS A CLOUD-BASED POINT OF SALE WILL SAVE TIME AND INCREASE REVENUE

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Jul 27, 2018

A point of sale system is an investment that not all small businesses feel they can afford. In fact, 48% of retailers do not use an inventory management system at all. Small business owners need to make hard decisions about where to spend their money, and it is understandable that some would feel th...

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Your bounty & airdrop platform YOUR BOUNTY & AIRDROP PLATFORM

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Jul 26, 2018

Startup founders always need funds at the beginning of each project, and it’s especially the moment they have the least. To launch a growing project they need a team, to get a team they need funds, to get funds they need a growing project. How can we find a solution? Startups need a way to gat...

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Neuromation whitepaper NEUROMATION WHITEPAPER

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Jul 26, 2018

This document does not give personal legal or financial advice. you are strongly encouraged to seek your own professional legal and financial advice. The Neuromation Neurotoken (NTK) White Paper (hereinafter ‘the White Paper’, ‘the Document’) is presented for informational pu...

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Starting and Growing Your Small Business STARTING AND GROWING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

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Jul 25, 2018

The authors, Dr. Scott Tate and Dr. Crystal Tyler-Mackey with Virginia Cooperative Extension, want to recognize the support for and input into the early versions of this publication provided by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC), the Virginia Small Business Development Centers, the Virginia Depa...

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AB magazine - September 2018 International edition AB MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2018 INTERNATIONAL EDITION

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Jul 24, 2018

What makes a leader? It’s something that we at Accounting and Business have asked ourselves many times in preparing this special leadership edition. There are many popular quotes on leadership but I think this one from Albert Einstein sums it up: ‘The leader is one who, out of the clutte...

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DevSecOps Whitepaper DEVSECOPS WHITEPAPER

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Jul 24, 2018

The DevSecOps whitepaper is a collection of ideas and it’s free for everyone to use, augment and add to. It has been written to create a basis for anyone who wants to learn more about DevSecOps and for companies to measure their security programs against. Feedback and ideas are always welcome,...

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How to Take the First Steps in Scaling Your Business HOW TO TAKE THE FIRST STEPS IN SCALING YOUR BUSINESS

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Jul 24, 2018

Today’s infographic comes to us from Brunner Consulting, and it breaks down common roadblocks to scaling as well as potential solutions to the problem of decision fatigue. Unless a business has deep pocketbooks or is venture-backed, there are several obstacles here that may prevent companies f...

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The Three “S’s” of a Great Incentive Compensation Management System THE THREE “S’S” OF A GREAT INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 23, 2018

It all ties together. You want your sales reps to behave a certain way and close a certain amount of deals in specific verticals that match your company’s 3- and/or 5-year vision, but the systems you currently have in place to drive this behavior are not working for any number of reasons. Most...

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Why Enterprise CPQ Implementations Fail WHY ENTERPRISE CPQ IMPLEMENTATIONS FAIL

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Jul 23, 2018

You’ve reached a certain point in the evolution of your company and you know it’s time to invest in a CPQ system. But buyer beware: There’s a certain misconception around CPQ systems as being plug-in devices or turnkey-ready overlays of your existing infrastructure, or a simple app...

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Moving Away from Spreadsheets: How to Know When It’s Time MOVING AWAY FROM SPREADSHEETS: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME

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Jul 23, 2018

The spreadsheet conundrum... Joe Smith, sales director for Great Start-Up Number 5 Billion and Thirty-One, puts on a blindfold and reaches out blindly for something, ANYTHING, to help him organize his team’s deals and commissions. He’s hopeful. He’s waiting. He knows he’ll co...

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Incentive Compensation Management: Build Versus Buy INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT: BUILD VERSUS BUY

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Jul 23, 2018

Custom ICM solutions are built for you, not auditors, so they typically don’t offer visibility into actions performed over time. Auditors may lack confidence in your homegrown system, especially if they find errors or omissions. In fact, audit risk from errors and overpayments is often the mos...

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Business start-up& resource guide BUSINESS START-UP& RESOURCE GUIDE

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Jul 21, 2018

This guide is authored by the North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), a multi-campus center of The University of North Carolina System. It functions as The University’s business and technology extension service

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Five Dimensions of User Experience Balancing business and user experience perspectives to create successful e-commerce sites FIVE DIMENSIONS OF USER EXPERIENCE BALANCING BUSINESS AND USER EXPERIENCE PERSPECTIVES TO CREATE SUCCESSFUL E-COMMERCE SITES

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Jul 21, 2018

The local cheesemaker had built a name for himself. Folks came for his cheddar from miles around. Sales were strong. Marketing? All he had to do was open his door every morning. Now things are more complicated. CheeseMart has opened up nearby. There’s a Curds-R-Us going up. Customers are more ...

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Small Business Payments Tookit SMALL BUSINESS PAYMENTS TOOKIT

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Jul 20, 2018

This resource was created for small businesses and the bankers and advisors who serve them in order to encourage more efficient and safer payments processes by small businesses, as well as to provide education on payments fraud prevention. It is a project of the Business Payments Coalition (formerly...

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The attacker’s target:the small business THE ATTACKER’S TARGET:THE SMALL BUSINESS

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Jul 20, 2018

Cybercrime is increasing at epidemic proportions, from consumers, to SMB organizations to large enterprises. According to avtest.org, an independent service provider of anti-virus research, more malware was found in the past two years than in the previous 10 years combined. From 2013 to 2014, new ma...

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Infographic 2017 bnp Paribas individual philanthropy report INFOGRAPHIC 2017 BNP PARIBAS INDIVIDUAL PHILANTHROPY REPORT

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Jul 20, 2018

Written by the Economist Intelligence Unit, this report examines the motivations of the next generation, focusing on millennials in family foundations, and the shift in their approach to philanthropy. The findings are based on interviews, conducted between November 2016 and January 2017, with millen...

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State of small business britain report 2018 STATE OF SMALL BUSINESS BRITAIN REPORT 2018

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Jul 19, 2018

The most recent survey evidence suggests that the profile of growth achieved by the UK’s SME population has remained broadly stable since 2015. In 2017, 36 per cent of SME employers reported turnover growth in the Longitudinal Small Business Survey (LSBS), with 19 per cent of firms reporting a...

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All-Star Employee Small Business Server Campaign Ordering Guide ALL-STAR EMPLOYEE SMALL BUSINESS SERVER CAMPAIGN ORDERING GUIDE

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Jul 19, 2018

Traditionally, whether an employee is paid hourly or given a salary has been determined by their role. Managers and chefs are often salaried, while most other workers are hourly. Of course, the water gets more muddied when you factor in tipping for front-of-house roles versus non-tipped wages for ro...

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Land mark Retail Brochure 2019 LAND MARK RETAIL BROCHURE 2019

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Jul 18, 2018

LRC brings construction expertise and ongoing communications to all your projects, ensuring a smooth and easy process from the first design ideas through the final finishing detail. We use Procore, the #1 construction management software for all of our construction projects. Procore enables us to in...

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Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018 GLOBAL STARTUP ECOSYSTEM REPORT 2018

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Jul 18, 2018

Startup Genome works to increase the success rate of startups and improve the performance of startup ecosystems globally. In a collaborative effort with hundreds of public and private organizations in more than 30 countries we built the world’s largest primary research on startups, the Voice o...

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Unleash the Power of Small Business UNLEASH THE POWER OF SMALL BUSINESS

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Jul 18, 2018

The document is a marketing document and is not intended to be legally binding. Nothing in this document shall be deemed to constitute a prospectus of any sort or a solicitation for investment, nor does it in any way pertain to an offering or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in any j...

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Exploring Cultural Entrepreneurship EXPLORING CULTURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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Jul 18, 2018

Over the past decade, we have witnessed major shifts in the worlds of culture and commerce—shifts that have convinced us that what both worlds need is more opportunity to connect with one another in significant and compelling ways. Our Arts-Business Incubator, a program that supports New York ...

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2018 White Paper on Small and Medium Enterprises 2018 WHITE PAPER ON SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

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Jul 18, 2018

Clarification and strict implementation of cross-sectoral rules - Increasing the number of violation cases from 66 to 141 by including “inappropriate cost-cutting activities” and “passing die storage costs to subcontractors” - Adding “cooperation in improving productivi...

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Small Business Size Standards: A Historical Analysis of Contemporary Issues SMALL BUSINESS SIZE STANDARDS: A HISTORICAL ANALYSIS OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

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Jul 18, 2018

Small business size standards are of congressional interest because they have a pivotal role in determining eligibility for Small Business Administration (SBA) assistance as well as federal contracting and, in some instances, tax preferences. Although there is bipartisan agreement that the nation&rs...

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High-Growth Entrepreneurship HIGH-GROWTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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Jul 18, 2018

Analyzing data on all U.S. employers in a cohort of entering firms, we document a highly skewed size distribution, such that the largest 5% account for over half of cohort employment at firm birth and more than two-thirds at firm age 7. Little of the size variation is accounted for by industry or am...

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Outline of the 2018 White Paper on Small Enterprises in Japan OUTLINE OF THE 2018 WHITE PAPER ON SMALL ENTERPRISES IN JAPAN

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Jul 17, 2018

The current White Paper on Small Enterprises in Japan (*), the fourth such report, is comprised of three parts. Part I analyzes recent trends among small enterprises and the labor productivity of small enterprises.Part II analyzes small enterprises’ initiatives to improve productivity. Specifi...

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How do you protect your small business from growing securitythreats? HOW DO YOU PROTECT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS FROM GROWING SECURITYTHREATS?

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Jul 16, 2018

As businesses try to digitally transform themselves, security is one of the key aspects that will need to be considered. A legacy IT environment is bound to have many vulnerabilities because of the need to constantly patch and update outdated software, issues with integration and difficulties in eff...

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Small Business Lending Survey 2018 SMALL BUSINESS LENDING SURVEY 2018

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Jul 16, 2018

The insights from the Small Business Lending Survey (SBLS) are a result of the contributions of a large number of U.S. banks. In particular, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) sincerely thanks the approximately 1,200 banks that responded to the survey. Without their invaluable particip...

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Eng Small Business Local Small Businesses ENG SMALL BUSINESS LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jul 13, 2018

The Start-up Outlook report is an annual report published by InnoVen Capital India & provides an outlook on the sentiment prevailing in the start-up eco-system through the eyes of founders. The survey is administered to founders & senior leaders and covers a broad cross-section of companies ...

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From Brick to Click: E-Commerce Trends in Industrial Manufacturing FROM BRICK TO CLICK: E-COMMERCE TRENDS IN INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING

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Jul 13, 2018

The Internet’s large-scale global penetration has spawned an increasingly large number of technology- and Web-savvy consumers, creating a huge opportunity for both industrial manufacturers and their end customers. Over the past decade, e-commerce has evolved from a basic communication and tran...

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The power of entrepreneur networks THE POWER OF ENTREPRENEUR NETWORKS

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Jul 12, 2018

our team at Endeavor Insight studied the rapid growth of New York City’s information technology industry. We define tech companies as those developing an information technology or those whose businesses are Internet-enabled, excluding financial tech, green tech, and life sciences companies.1 O...

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Roadmap for improving U.S. retirement savings: Make it easier ROADMAP FOR IMPROVING U.S. RETIREMENT SAVINGS: MAKE IT EASIER

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Jul 11, 2018

Retirement security is an important financial priority for every American. As our population ages, it is becoming increasingly clear that policy changes are needed to facilitate retirement security. Today, individuals are living longer and are increasingly responsible for funding their own retiremen...

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small business toolkit SMALL BUSINESS TOOLKIT

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Jul 11, 2018

This resource was created for small businesses and the bankers and advisors who serve them in order to encourage more efficient and safer payments processes by small businesses, as well as to provide education on payments fraud prevention. It is a project of the Business Payments Coalition (formerly...

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Clarity project CLARITY PROJECT

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Jul 10, 2018

The White Paper and its contents do not, and are not intended to, constitute, or form any part of, an offer for sale, prospectus or invitation to subscribe for or purchase Tokens, nor shall the White Paper, or the fact of its distribution, form the basis of or be relied upon in connection with any c...

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How we shop, live and look HOW WE SHOP, LIVE AND LOOK

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Jul 10, 2018

In the sixth edition of the John Lewis & Partners Retail Report, we take a look back at what has undoubtedly been one of the most challenging years retail has faced. In the midst of all the uncertainty, one clear thing emerged. To thrive as a retailer now, let alone in the future, you must not o...

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Industrial Strategy: building a Britain fit for the future INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY: BUILDING A BRITAIN FIT FOR THE FUTURE

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Jul 10, 2018

We should take enormous pride in these achievements and the difference they are making for many families and businesses in our country. But at the same time, we must also recognise there are some communities which have struggled to keep pace with changes in the global economy and as a result not ful...

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The disruptive power of big data: How big data analytics is transforming business business THE DISRUPTIVE POWER OF BIG DATA: HOW BIG DATA ANALYTICS IS TRANSFORMING BUSINESS BUSINESS

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Jul 10, 2018

It's a disruptive change for business. Big data analytics tools and processes created specifically to turn big data and analytics into business insight allow business leaders to develop a conversational relationship with data.

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The future of real estate investing THE FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE INVESTING

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Jul 10, 2018

Potential investors should note that participation in the tokenestate sa funding rounds is subject to limitations imposed by applicable securities laws in various jurisdictions. the following does neither constitute an offer to buy or to subscribe for shares or for the tem token of tokenestate sa no...

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Georgia Small Business Economic Profiles for 2018 GEORGIA SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC PROFILES FOR 2018

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Jul 09, 2018

Georgia small businesses employed 1.6 million people, or fewer than 20 20 to 99 100 to 499 more than 500 0 1M 2M 3M 2000 2005 2010 2015 43.2% of the private workforce, in 2015. (Source: SUSB)  Firms with fewer than 100 employees have the largest share of small business employment. Figure 1 prov...

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An Economic Analysis: The PEO Industry Footprint in 2018 AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS: THE PEO INDUSTRY FOOTPRINT IN 2018

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Jul 05, 2018

Professional employer organizations (PEOs) provide comprehensive HR solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. Payroll, employee benefits, HR, workers’ compensation, and risk management are some of the many services PEOs provide to businesses across the country. As the research in our previ...

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The Essential Guide to Replacing Your Small Business Phone System THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO REPLACING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS PHONE SYSTEM

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Jul 04, 2018

Although the reasons or timing may vary, every business will at some time need to consider replacing its current phone system. If you currently find yourself in this situation, don’t worry – you have plenty of company. For most businesses, the need to replace a phone system is driven by ...

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White Paper on Small Enterprises in Japan 2018 WHITE PAPER ON SMALL ENTERPRISES IN JAPAN 2018

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Jul 04, 2018

The “small enterprises” that are the concern of the White Paper on Small Enterprises are businesses with a regular workforce of 20 or fewer employees (or five or fewer employees in the case of businesses in the commerce and service industries), as defined by the Basic Act for Promoting S...

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Skycoin Business Whitepaper SKYCOIN BUSINESS WHITEPAPER

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Jul 03, 2018

Skycoin is an entire ecosystem where cryptocurrency is only part of the story. The rest includes the elimination of mining rewards, development of energyefficient custom hardware, the realization of transaction speeds that rival the likes of Visa, and the advancement of a more secure and private Int...

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DREAM Whitepaper DREAM WHITEPAPER

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Jul 03, 2018

Project success hinges on the team, yet pulling the right one together is tough. DREAM learns from the outcomes of past projects to build freelance teams with the right skills and fit. DREAM is the world’s leading marketplace for high-end blockchain talent and has already handled thousands of ...

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Microsoft Word  Cryptyk Business White Paper MICROSOFT WORD CRYPTYK BUSINESS WHITE PAPER

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Jul 02, 2018

The Cryptyk Token (or CTK Token) is the new digital crypto-currency for cyber-security and cloud storage applications. It enables enterprises, businesses and individuals to purchase cloud security and storage services from Cryptyk Inc. These customer purchases drive the CRYPTYK hybrid blockchain eng...

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Small Business White Paper Policy options for Australia SMALL BUSINESS WHITE PAPER POLICY OPTIONS FOR AUSTRALIA

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Jul 02, 2018

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) is one of the three legally recognised professional accounting bodies in Australia. The IPA was established in 1923 and has grown rapidly in recent years to represent more than 35,000 members and students in Australia and in more than 80 countries. The IPA h...

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U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Resource Guide Wisconsin Edition 2018 U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE GUIDE WISCONSIN EDITION 2018

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Jul 02, 2018

T his year the U.S. Small Business Administration marks its 65th year helping small businesses start, grow and succeed. The Agency remains committed to its core missions: advocating for entrepreneurs and helping them access capital, government contracts, counseling and disaster assistance. As Admini...

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Transferable Enterprise Value TRANSFERABLE ENTERPRISE VALUE

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Jul 02, 2018

Small to medium size enterprises (SMEs) comprise 99% of all businesses in this country. 1 Over the last decade, they accounted for about 64% of net new jobs annually and approximately half the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) generated by the private nonagricultural sectors. 2,3 SMEs are truly the backb...

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Retail & Wholesale Trade,Ecommerce,Retail,E-commerce,point of sale,news RETAIL & WHOLESALE TRADE,ECOMMERCE,RETAIL,E-COMMERCE,POINT OF SALE,NEWS

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Jun 30, 2018

The business plan consists of a narrative and several financial worksheets. The narrative template is the body of the business plan. It contains more than 150 questions divided into several sections. Work through the sections in any order that you like, except for the Executive Summary, which should...

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The Work Ahead: Europe THE WORK AHEAD: EUROPE'S DIGITAL IMPERATIVE

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Jun 27, 2018

Europe is under pressure. Squeezed between a smart-based U.S. economy, and a fast-growing China that is rapidly expanding its research and development capabilities, Europe needs a plan. The impact of new technologies on all aspects of business and society what we are now calling digital is so large ...

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Small Business Administration: A Primer on Programs and Funding SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: A PRIMER ON PROGRAMS AND FUNDING

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Jun 27, 2018

The Small Business Administration (SBA) administers several types of programs to support small businesses, including loan guaranty and venture capital programs to enhance small business access to capital; contracting programs to increase small business opportunities in federal contracting; direct lo...

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The Ultimate Guide to Automating Your IT Operations THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO AUTOMATING YOUR IT OPERATIONS

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Jun 26, 2018

In this white paper, we will explore the reasons why IT automation has become an essential part of every CIO’s strategy, what aspects of their operations can be automated and how they should go about it.

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Women wealth magazine spring issue 2019 WOMEN WEALTH MAGAZINE SPRING ISSUE 2019

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Jun 25, 2018

In our feature article, we sit down with Jodi Berg, the president and CEO of Vitamix, to discuss how a relentless focus on purpose has made Vitamix a thriving fourth-generation family business. Berg also talks about why working outside Vitamix was essential and how the business is raising the next g...

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Co-innovation and the ABB Drives experience CO-INNOVATION AND THE ABB DRIVES EXPERIENCE

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Jun 25, 2018

Digitalization is hastening the pace of technology development, forcing companies to assess and engage with an ever-widening set of potentially disruptive topics, from artificial intelligence to blockchain and quantum computing. To remain competitive, incumbents such as ABB must become more agile, p...

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Whitepaper for crowdfunding WHITEPAPER FOR CROWDFUNDING

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Jun 21, 2018

VeriME is a decentralized Verification-as-a-Service (VaaS) ecosystem operating on Blockchain and Customer's mobile application, using the most advanced biometric technologies and machine learning tools to identify and authenticate the Customer during purchase of goods and services. Customers can...

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Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2018 Highlights ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT A GLANCE 2018 HIGHLIGHTS

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Jun 13, 2018

This booklet presents a compilation of frequently used graphs on entrepreneurship trends and SME performance drawn from the OECD Statistics and Data Directorate’s databases of Structural and Demographic Business Statistics (SDBS), Timely Indicators of Entrepreneurship (TIE), Trade by Enterpris...

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Anna GDPR Startups Co Issue ANNA GDPR STARTUPS CO ISSUE

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Jun 12, 2018

Those who process personal data  the GDPR regulates processing by an individual, a company or an organisation of personal data relating to individuals in the EU. Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (including start-ups) must comply with the GDPR.

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Mission to Silicon Valley for startups and ecosystem builders MISSION TO SILICON VALLEY FOR STARTUPS AND ECOSYSTEM BUILDERS

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Jun 12, 2018

During this 5 day programme ecosystem builders and startups from all over Europe will be deeply immersed into the Silicon Valley startup ecosystem.For ecosystem builders, the main goals of the mission are to give an opportunity to quickly understand the local ecosystem and build strong, lasting part...

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Connecting. Entrepreneurial Minds CONNECTING. ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDS

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May 22, 2018

Entrepreneurs drive the world forward. From academia and technology to medicine, finance, art or the social sector; it takes a certain type of mindset to forge new paths. Every day, across the globe, millions of curious minds are challenging the status quo and helping to find new solutions. These pe...

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Results 2018 Wereldhave RESULTS 2018 WERELDHAVE

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May 22, 2018

The net rental income from continued operations decreased by 0.5% from € 167.3m to € 166.4m. This can mainly be attributed to property disposals and lower rental income in France, which were partly compensated by additional rental income from developments that were taken into operation. Ne...

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Funding the resources safety and health regulator in Queensland FUNDING THE RESOURCES SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATOR IN QUEENSLAND

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May 16, 2018

A funding model option will need to provide for cost recovery of regulatory activities across the coal mining, mineral mines and quarries, and explosives industries. This will include the cost of a future regulator model and CWP-related expenses. The Queensland Government provides a diverse range of...

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Security Token Sale Platform & Digital Exchange for Startups & SMEs SECURITY TOKEN SALE PLATFORM & DIGITAL EXCHANGE FOR STARTUPS & SMES

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May 15, 2018

Block Stocks Swiss AG offers an all-in-one Security Token Sale Platform and Digital Token Exchange designed for Startups and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) - one of the most profitable industries in the history of financial markets. Our Token Sale Platform offers 360* solutions in the areas of ...

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End-to-end (e2e) ecommerce for smarter people END-TO-END (E2E) ECOMMERCE FOR SMARTER PEOPLE

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Apr 26, 2018

You are a newly minted internet entrepreneur or executive in an organization, tasked with developing strategies to market your product, service, or charity online, or perhaps expand your current eCommerce operation. You want to create a beautiful, intuitive website and implement innovative strategie...

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ASIC and small business ASIC AND SMALL BUSINESS

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Apr 17, 2018

Small businesses employ half of Australia’s workforce and make up onefifth of Australia’s gross domestic product. As Australia’s regulator for companies, financial markets and providers of financial services and consumer credit, ASIC works to help small business succeed as a key dr...

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Technologies that will affect your Enterprise Network White Paper TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL AFFECT YOUR ENTERPRISE NETWORK WHITE PAPER

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Mar 26, 2018

Business IP traffic is projected to have a combined annual growth rate of 21 percent between 2016 and 2021 to 45,452 Petabytes of data per month–about 4 Gigabytes per month for the average business user, according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2016-20211 . Tha...

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How to Protect Retail Margins Using the Science of Statistics HOW TO PROTECT RETAIL MARGINS USING THE SCIENCE OF STATISTICS

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Mar 21, 2018

The economics of retailing is changing, and with it the role of Loss Prevention/ Asset Protection. The responsibility to identify the root causes of loss due to procedures, policies, or systemic errors is being shifted to this department. As LP/AP shoulders these responsibilities along with the more...

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Gender differences in entrepreneurship GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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Mar 14, 2018

From the perspective of diversity, equality and inclusion, entrepreneurship can be viewed as a means for inclusion of women and other marginalized groups in countries, especially low‐income countries, in which they suffer from lack of equal opportunities and social exclusion.

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Litecoin cash ltch LITECOIN CASH LTCH

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Mar 08, 2018

Each Blockchain is associated with a cryptocurrency (also called a token). The most well-known is the Bitcoin, a currency invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. Today, there are several hundred different digital currencies. They all share the common trait of being a virtual means of exchange, not bas...

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Global Powers of Retailing 2018 GLOBAL POWERS OF RETAILING 2018

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Feb 28, 2018

It is a transformative time in retail. The shopper is clearly in the driver’s seat, enabled by technology to remain constantly connected and more empowered than ever before to drive changes in shopping behavior. “Everywhere commerce” has taken root, allowing consumers to shop howev...

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Business transfer as an engine for SME growth Parallel session 2 BUSINESS TRANSFER AS AN ENGINE FOR SME GROWTH PARALLEL SESSION 2

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Feb 22, 2018

This paper was prepared as a background document to the OECD Ministerial Conference on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, taking place on 22-23 February 2018 in Mexico. It sets a basis for reflection and discussion. Business transfer1 represents a critical stage in the life of many small businesses...

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Advanced protection and threat intelligence to mitigate the risk of targeted attacks ADVANCED PROTECTION AND THREAT INTELLIGENCE TO MITIGATE THE RISK OF TARGETED ATTACKS

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Feb 20, 2018

Targeted attacks and advanced threats including Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) – are some of the most dangerous risks to enterprise systems. However, while the threats and techniques that cybercriminals use are constantly evolving, too many organizations are relying on yesterday’s se...

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Guide to SBA Lending and the SBA Advantages for Veterans GUIDE TO SBA LENDING AND THE SBA ADVANTAGES FOR VETERANS

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Feb 20, 2018

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes the importance of our veterans and offers them special benefits through their SBA loan programs. We have outlined those advantages in this guide in order to help you better understand SBA financing, the features of the programs and how to prepa...

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Approaches to social care funding APPROACHES TO SOCIAL CARE FUNDING

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Feb 20, 2018

It is widely accepted that the system for funding social care is in urgent need of reform. Faced with shrinking budgets, local authorities are struggling to meet the growing demand for care, linked to increasing complexity in need and an ageing population. As a result, the number of older people rec...

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The World THE WORLD'S FIRST INTEGRATED E-COMMERCE AND SUPPLY CHAIN ECOSYSTEM POWERED BY BLOCKCHAIN

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Feb 13, 2018

Vanig is an integrated E-Commerce platform and Supply Chain Ecosystem that is powered by the blockchain. It is a known fact that Supply Chain has not evolved fast enough in today’s E-Commerce age. Vanig aims to solve that by addressing some of the significant issues plaguing Supply Chain for t...

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Analytics for digital retail ANALYTICS FOR DIGITAL RETAIL

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Feb 06, 2018

The advent of organized retail propelled businesses to reach out to a wider spectrum of consumers in an effort to increase market share. This gave rise to various marketing channels and mediums for retailers to communicate with their consumers. Consumers use multiple channels such as stores, web, so...

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Blocknubie: Decentralized Ecosystem for Blockchain Startups BLOCKNUBIE: DECENTRALIZED ECOSYSTEM FOR BLOCKCHAIN STARTUPS

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Jan 29, 2018

Blockchain is a nascent technology, ripe with ongoing innovation. Blocknubie maintains 1 that due to the inherent transparency, security and efficiency of transactions using Blockchain technologies, that all sectors will have opportunities to incorporate Blockchain into their business model. However...

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Increasing Access to Open Multiple Employer Plans INCREASING ACCESS TO OPEN MULTIPLE EMPLOYER PLANS

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Jan 24, 2018

Given recent gains in the stock market, some may be looking at their 401(k) balances with satisfaction. Others, however, may still be yearning for the opportunity to save for retirement in a 401(k).1 According to data from the Investment Company Institute (ICI) and Employee Benefit Research Institut...

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A new era for SMART start-ups A NEW ERA FOR SMART START-UPS

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Jan 23, 2018

Trade is going through a digital transformation phase supported by evolving and new technologies such as computing, the internet, blockchain and AI. Credit card companies and established international banking structures support much of the financial system for trade but are now being disrupted by ne...

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Collaboration between Start-ups and Corporates A Practical Guide for Mutual Understanding COLLABORATION BETWEEN START-UPS AND CORPORATES A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING

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Jan 23, 2018

Europe boasts successful businesses and multinational corporations. The European economy is growing faster than the US economy3 , and forecasts for the upcoming years are optimistic. The European innovation ecosystem is stronger than ever4 but still trails other markets in terms of available finance...

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Continuous automation for the continuous enterprise CONTINUOUS AUTOMATION FOR THE CONTINUOUS ENTERPRISE

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Jan 22, 2018

Delivering software at speed in the midst of these shifts requires a platform that can deliver optimized ALDO processes, and consistent infrastructure, application, and compliance automation regardless of the IT environment. Chef Automate is the leading platform for this ‘Continuous Automation...

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Dental Prosthetic Services: The Value of Investing in IT for Small Businesses DENTAL PROSTHETIC SERVICES: THE VALUE OF INVESTING IN IT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jan 14, 2018

When a fire broke out at Dental Prosthetic Services (DPS), Circle Computer Resources (CCR) was perhaps one of the last "first responders" DPS ever expected to aid in saving their resources. Fortunately, the CCR IT team was prepared. Professionals remoted into DPS' server, ensured backu...

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Simple Project Management for Small Business SIMPLE PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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Jan 05, 2018

Much of the time when people hear the term “project management,” it conjures up a visual of huge projects that take hundreds of people, lots of money, and a good bit of time to complete.But the reality is, many projects are much smaller than those we imagine. Most small business owners j...

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Pre-Budget Submission 2018-19 PRE-BUDGET SUBMISSION 2018-19

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Dec 27, 2017

The Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) welcomes the opportunity to present our pre-Budget submission for the 2018-19 financial year. We look forward to working with the Government as it sets its economic agenda in the year ahead and in a constantly changing environment.

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Small Employers, Big Responsibilities SMALL EMPLOYERS, BIG RESPONSIBILITIES

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Nov 22, 2017

In 40 years, the defined-contribution plan has ballooned from being an obscure corner of the tax code to being one of the key foundations of the U.S. retirement system. However, the program has not expanded equally across all segments of U.S. workers. Effectively, the defined-contribution system has...

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RMIT-APEC Digital Entrepreneurship Report RMIT-APEC DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP REPORT

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Nov 22, 2017

The RMIT University Graduate School of Business and Law (RMIT GSBL) and the RMIT Asia Graduate Centre (RAGC) are pleased to partner with the Australian APEC Study Centre (AASC) to produce this report on Digital Entrepreneurship across the APEC Region: Assessing the needs of the region’s digita...

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Packaging Council Report final PACKAGING COUNCIL REPORT FINAL

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Nov 21, 2017

Research shows that the majority of Americans believe the design and materials used to package a product often influence their purchasing decision. And not surprisingly, package design becomes a greater influence when a shopper is buying a gift. Brands that are able to tell an authentic story are be...

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Enterprise imaging platform from Dell EMC and intel ENTERPRISE IMAGING PLATFORM FROM DELL EMC AND INTEL

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Nov 17, 2017

Healthcare providers face significant financial and clinical challenges.as the healthcare industry transitions from a volume-based fee for services to a value-based patient-care model,efficient acess to data and collaboration across healthcare organizations are critical.

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Industrial Strategy: building a Britain fit for the future INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY: BUILDING A BRITAIN FIT FOR THE FUTURE

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Nov 08, 2017

We should take enormous pride in these achievements and the difference they are making for many families and businesses in our country. But at the same time, we must also recognise there are some communities which have struggled to keep pace with changes in the global economy and as a result not ful...

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Small business credit survey SMALL BUSINESS CREDIT SURVEY

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Nov 01, 2017

This Small Business Credit Survey (SBCS) is made possible through collaboration with more than 400 business organizations in communities across the United States. The Federal Reserve Banks thank the national, regional, and community partners who share valuable insights about small business financing...

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Adult social care funding state of the nation 2017 ADULT SOCIAL CARE FUNDING STATE OF THE NATION 2017

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Oct 17, 2017

All eyes will be on Philip Hammond on 22 November for his first Autumn Budget. When announcing the date, the Chancellor described the financial statement as the moment when he will set out the Government’s plans for “raising the taxes that we need over the coming years, and how we intend...

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The State of SMB Cybersecurity in Canada 2017 THE STATE OF SMB CYBERSECURITY IN CANADA 2017

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Oct 11, 2017

Canadian employees of small and medium-sized businesses SMBs are fearful that their business will be unable to handle a cyber-attack. In fact, there is a general lack of confidence among employees when it comes to their organization’s ability to keep the business and its information safe.

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State of Cybersecurity in APAC: Small Businesses, Big Threats STATE OF CYBERSECURITY IN APAC: SMALL BUSINESSES, BIG THREATS

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Oct 05, 2017

Cybersecurity used to be regarded solely as an IT issue; a concern discussed only by experts in the field. Today, terms such as hacking, ransomware and data breach commonly grab headlines in mainstream media, a testament to the scale of the problem these have become.

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White Paper for Hamburg’s Startup Scene WHITE PAPER FOR HAMBURG’S STARTUP SCENE

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Oct 03, 2017

Several dynamic companies with international clout are boosting Hamburg’s image as a promising startup location – be they the website provider Jimdo, the career portal Xing, the e-commerce high-flyer Collins, the successful MyTaxi app or gaming giants like Innogames and Goodgame Studios....

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Good for Businesses and Their Employees GOOD FOR BUSINESSES AND THEIR EMPLOYEES

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Sep 20, 2017

This report, highlighting the effects that partnering with professional employer organizations (PEOs) has on small and mid-sized businesses and their employees, is the fifth in NAPEO’s series of white papers designed to help the general public and the small and mid-sized business community bet...

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Creating a ‘Blockchain for Good’ Nation CREATING A ‘BLOCKCHAIN FOR GOOD’ NATION

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Sep 18, 2017

Like AI, blockchain is a transformational and foundational technology. It has the potential for profound societal and economic impact and could be the basis for many (revolutionary) new developments. It can help us decentralize our energy system. It can help us make our labour force more flexible, w...

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Report to the Congress on the Availability of Credit to Small Businesses REPORT TO THE CONGRESS ON THE AVAILABILITY OF CREDIT TO SMALL BUSINESSES

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Sep 11, 2017

Section 2227 of the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996 requires that, every five years, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System submit a report to the Congress detailing the extent of small business lending by all creditors. The act specifies that the study s...

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Investing Big in Small Business Growth INVESTING BIG IN SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH

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Sep 08, 2017

Getting businesses to shift their banking relationship is a challenge. However, most banks still have limited or no direct marketing budget targeted to small businesses. Banks not capitalizing on this high return opportunity often tend to relate a history of underwhelming results from small business...

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Connecty White Paper US LastVersion CONNECTY WHITE PAPER US LASTVERSION

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Sep 07, 2017

This White Paper is intended to present the Blue Horizon company, the Connecty platform that it wants to create, the business model, the economic and financial projections, the modalities of acquisition and the modalities of use of CTY tokens, the duration of ICO, the project timetable according to ...

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eCommerce Comparison White Paper: Magento, Odoo, PrestaShop & Shopify ECOMMERCE COMPARISON WHITE PAPER: MAGENTO, ODOO, PRESTASHOP & SHOPIFY

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Aug 24, 2017

Over the past few years, internet purchases have dramatically increased. Current statistics show that purchases made online have doubled between 2014 and 2015. The convenience of online shopping has made it the preferred medium for many shoppers with products and services at their fingertips via the...

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Going Global: Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses GOING GLOBAL: SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Aug 24, 2017

Social media is revolutionizing the world of small business marketing, creating new avenues for merchants to promote their companies at a low cost. By creating free profiles on popular social-networking websites, small businesses are able to forge deeper connections with potential customers in their...

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Transform the way your enterprise tests applications for success in a connected world TRANSFORM THE WAY YOUR ENTERPRISE TESTS APPLICATIONS FOR SUCCESS IN A CONNECTED WORLD

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Aug 23, 2017

We live in a connected world where not only is technology becoming more pervasive and conveniently accessible, but it is also radically changing what our customers and end consumers expect. Businesses compete not just at the level of individual products or services, but also in terms of the customer...

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Microsoft Word - Shoptalk 2019 Startup Pitch Competition Recap MICROSOFT WORD - SHOPTALK 2019 STARTUP PITCH COMPETITION RECAP

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Aug 23, 2017

The Coresight Research team attended and participated in Shoptalk 2019 in Las Vegas in early March. Shoptalk is one of the world’s largest conferences devoted to retail and e-commerce innovation. The conference brings attendees from across retail to discuss the rapid evolution of how consumers...

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Under the radar UNDER THE RADAR

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Aug 22, 2017

Hear the term ‘small business’ and you’ll probably have in mind a small shop or accountancy firm; a plumber, a café owner or builder perhaps. Dedicated organisations with a handful of employees, or sole-traders working full-time to make a living. These traditional small busi...

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Shaping the Future of Retail for Consumer Industries SHAPING THE FUTURE OF RETAIL FOR CONSUMER INDUSTRIES

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Aug 22, 2017

The next decade is expected to be the golden age of the consumer, with shoppers having more choices and control than ever before. They will be presented with a growing array of products and services, often personalized to their specific needs and wants. Consumers will continue to demand price and qu...

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Enterprise Workloads Meet the Cloud ENTERPRISE WORKLOADS MEET THE CLOUD

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Aug 16, 2017

Companies are unsure if the cloud is ready for those key applications. More specifically, they are unsure about running the large databases that underpin applications in the cloud. That is not to say that there is a history of problems with databases in the cloud. Rather, there is a lack of experien...

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Retail Trends Playbook 2020 RETAIL TRENDS PLAYBOOK 2020

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Aug 15, 2017

Technology within the retail space has primarily served to ensure transactional moments were quick and efficient. Now, retailers have an unprecedented opportunity to go a step further and leverage data-driven and digital technologies to elevate the customer experience in more meaningful ways. From c...

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Social enterprise and womens empowerment SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND WOMENS EMPOWERMENT

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Jul 19, 2017

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work wit...

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Reforming UK funding and fiscal arrangements after Brexit REFORMING UK FUNDING AND FISCAL ARRANGEMENTS AFTER BREXIT

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Jul 19, 2017

As the UK Government prepares to leave the European Union (EU), we face a period of considerable uncertainty. Brexit will have an impact on every nation and region of the United Kingdom (UK) and we must consider how the Union will function outside the EU. This includes establishing how the UK’...

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Re-Examining Entrepreneurship Support Structures to Improve Outcomes for Under-Served Entrepreneurs RE-EXAMINING ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUPPORT STRUCTURES TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES FOR UNDER-SERVED ENTREPRENEURS

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Jul 18, 2017

Despite decades-long efforts from governments, non-profits, and their philanthropic funders to affect change through entrepreneurship support organizations (ESOs), job-creating entrepreneurship has steadily declined, millennials aren’t starting new businesses, and huge gaps still exist between...

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Data entrepreneurship: exploring successful business models with open data DATA ENTREPRENEURSHIP: EXPLORING SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS MODELS WITH OPEN DATA

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Jul 12, 2017

This report is based on research carried out by the Open Data Institute as a partner in the Open Data Incubator for Europe. Specifically, it draws upon the ODI’s primary research for the ODINE D6.3 business models, lessons learned and success stories deliverable. ODI works to build a strong, f...

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The Path to Growth: Accelerating Entrepreneurship and Innovation Through ICT THE PATH TO GROWTH: ACCELERATING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION THROUGH ICT

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Jul 12, 2017

The global economic crisis has increased the urgency for countries to identify new sources of growth and develop a sustainable path to economic success. Traditional reliance on natural resources is insufficient to support long-term growth. Only through entrepreneurship and innovation can countries e...

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Industrial Strategy: building a Britain fit for the future INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY: BUILDING A BRITAIN FIT FOR THE FUTURE

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Jul 11, 2017

We should take enormous pride in these achievements and the difference they are making for many families and businesses in our country. But at the same time, we must also recognise there are some communities which have struggled to keep pace with changes in the global economy and as a result not ful...

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Small Business Health Insurance and the ACA: Views from the Market 2017 SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH INSURANCE AND THE ACA: VIEWS FROM THE MARKET 2017

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Jul 04, 2017

With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the Urban Institute is undertaking a comprehensive monitoring and tracking project to examine the implementation and effects of health reform. The project began in May 2011 and will take place over several years. The Urban Institute will d...

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TMPLR Whitepaper TMPLR WHITEPAPER

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Jun 29, 2017

There are over 29.6 million small businesses in the United States.1 They employ more than 57.9 million people – almost half of the private workforce. They need growth capital to buy equipment, make improvements, and meet payroll. Up to 80% of them will turn to brokers to help them figure out h...

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Startup funding book free version STARTUP FUNDING BOOK FREE VERSION

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Jun 27, 2017

There are often stories in the media about entrepreneurs and startups that went on to become very successful after having been turned down by banks and investors. Those stories and the stories entrepreneurs tell me about banks and investors all point to the same things: banks behave like banks and i...

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Small business finance markets SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE MARKETS

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Jun 27, 2017

This report highlights strong evidence that our scale-ups need more long-term patient capital throughout all stages of their development if we want to compete with the US, for example, in producing world-beating companies. It echoes the themes explored in detail in last year’s Patient Capital ...

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How FinTech is Addressing the Financial Needs of the Underserved Volume II HOW FINTECH IS ADDRESSING THE FINANCIAL NEEDS OF THE UNDERSERVED VOLUME II

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Jun 27, 2017

One of the goals of our financial system is to provide high quality, affordable financial services for the broadest possible set of consumers. Over the past decade, financial institutions (FIs) and financial technology companies have transformed the financial landscape through the introduction of ne...

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Evolution of portals and digital experience platforms EVOLUTION OF PORTALS AND DIGITAL EXPERIENCE PLATFORMS

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Jun 24, 2017

Enterprises used portals to have a single integrated view of all information and to provide rich, unified and self-service user experience. Hence modern digital platforms use digital experience platforms (DXP) that provide an integrated set of capabilities in a product suite.

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Keeper Enterprise White Paper and Use Cases KEEPER ENTERPRISE WHITE PAPER AND USE CASES

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Jun 21, 2017

Passwords represent the greatest security risk to businesses today. With Keeper, your employees have on-demand access to encrypted passwords, websites and applications, increasing their productivity while protecting them with best-in-class security. This document covers the most common use cases of ...

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Enterprise/ B2B eCommerce Starter Guide ENTERPRISE/ B2B ECOMMERCE STARTER GUIDE

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Jun 20, 2017

Magento is proud to present ‘Community Insights’ to help merchants develop strategies and tactics to better serve their customers. The Magento Partner Community is a trusted network of consulting and technology companies that help merchants grow their business, and create engaging custom...

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Polycom realpresence trio the conference phone reimagined POLYCOM REALPRESENCE TRIO THE CONFERENCE PHONE REIMAGINED

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Jun 20, 2017

In the modern workplace, collaboration is key. Forget everything you know about the way a conference phone works today. RealPresence Trio o¬ers not only the most exceptional audio fidelity, but it provides an integrated, cost-e¬ective solution for empowering people to work the way they want ...

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The small business owner’s guide to building, running, and growing a business THE SMALL BUSINESS OWNER’S GUIDE TO BUILDING, RUNNING, AND GROWING A BUSINESS

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Jun 20, 2017

When you’re running your own business, you have to wear many hats. But it’s tough to be an expert in everything from strategy to day-to-day execution across multiple functions: finance, operations, sales and marketing, HR, and more. This comprehensive guide offers tips and advice from a ...

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Small business profile 2017 SMALL BUSINESS PROFILE 2017

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Jun 20, 2017

Small businesses have long played a critical role in the B.C. economy. Since 1997, BC Stats has produced reports profiling the impact of the small business sector in the province. Small Business Profile 2017: A Profile of Small Business in British Columbia is the latest edition, reflecting the most ...

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The advice business of the future THE ADVICE BUSINESS OF THE FUTURE

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Jun 20, 2017

With the introduction of the Financial Services Reform Act 2001 (FSR) regime in September 2001 (although most provisions commenced in March 2002), all financial services providers were required to obtain an Australian financial services licence (AFSL), irrespective of whether they were dealing with ...

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Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2019 contains the Budget Message of the President, information on the President’s priorities, and summary tables. Analytical Perspectives, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2019.

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In the next few years, we expect the rise of fixed-income technology to open a wide gulf in performance between those managers who have integrated cutting-edge tools into every stage of their investment processes and those who haven’t.

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An advertisement for Colgate’s “Ribbon Dental Cream” from a January 1912 edition of The Youth’s Companion magazine features the tag line “For all the Family.” The ad promises “Good Teeth, Good Health, and Good Spirits.” Back then, companies like Colgat...

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While the first real chance for broad tax reform in a generation hangs in the balance in Congress, small-business owners across the country are united in the stress and frustration associated with the countless hours and mountains of paperwork required to file their federal taxes. The federal tax bu...

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2017 Year-end economic report 2017 YEAR-END ECONOMIC REPORT

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The National Small Business Association (NSBA) is the nation’s first small-business advocacy organization, celebrating 80 years of small-business representation in Washington, D.C. Focused on federal advocacy and operating on a staunchly nonpartisan basis, NSBA conducts a series of surveys eve...

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Guide to establishing a business 2017 GUIDE TO ESTABLISHING A BUSINESS 2017

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The Virginia Guide to Establishing a Business summarizes the major state and local tax, labor, occupational, and environmental regulations that may affect businesses in Virginia. The Guide cannot substitute for the legal, financial and other professional advice required when establishing or expandin...

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This document is a technical whitepaper setting out the current and future developments of the Ivy technology. This document is not a disclosure document. This document is specifically provided to the receiving party (Recipient) for the purpose of reviewing the opportunity to purchase tokens (as lat...

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Making the decision to open a new salon, whether it’s your first location or an additional one, is the first step on a long journey to success and it can be a scary one. But thanks to a rise in consumer interest and per capita disposable income, the salon industry is forecasted to continue its...

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TECHNOLOGY and banking have a long close association. Both have been benefitting immensely by this association. Innovations, which are by definition leveraging technology in unusual ways, have great potential to be disturbing the standard ways in which systems are operated. However, in that process ...

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This report, highlighting the effects that partnering with professional employer organizations (PEOs) has on small and mid-sized businesses and their employees, is the fifth in NAPEO’s series of white papers designed to help the general public and the small and mid-sized business community bet...

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There are still more than 2 billion of the unbanked in the world. These people are excluded from local and global economies as they are still using cash and don't have access to basic financial services. Taking out a loan is a great challenge for them as well unless they have a credit history. M...

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This European Small Business Finance Outlook (ESBFO) provides an overview of the main markets relevant to EIF (equity2 , guarantees, securitisation, microfinance). It is an update of the June 2017 ESBFO edition. We start by discussing the general market environment, then look at the main aspects of ...

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Over recent years, retailers have been addressing the growing number of ways in which shoppers can buy from them by launching multiple channels and then improving the buying experience in each of them. But this does not reflect the way people shop now – they want to buy what they want, from wh...

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In the past two decades, traditional retailers and brands have had to adapt to the rise of e-commerce by diversifying distribution channels (website, click-and-collect, mobile apps). However, their main strength remains their stores, where shoppers can see, touch and try the product before buying it...

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Profit of the year amounted to 37 million USD and total profit amounted to 36 million USD. The Company's equity at year end amounted to 370 million USD, including share capital in the amount of 46 million USD. Average number of employees was 126.

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InnoVen Capital India: Startup Outlook Report – 2019 INNOVEN CAPITAL INDIA: STARTUP OUTLOOK REPORT – 2019

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The Start-up Outlook report is an annual report published by InnoVen Capital India & provides an outlook on the sentiment prevailing in the start-up eco-system through the eyes of founders. The survey is administered to founders & senior leaders and covers a broad cross-section of companies ...

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The Global Governance of Online Consumer Protection and E-commerce THE GLOBAL GOVERNANCE OF ONLINE CONSUMER PROTECTION AND E-COMMERCE

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e-commerce has become an important feature of commercial activity throughout the world.1 However, hurdles to e-commerce do still exist,2 notably in an international context for consumers. Cross-border e-commerce accounted for just 7% of total online business-to-consumer (B2C) sales in 2015, accordin...

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Personality Traits of Entrepreneurs:A Review of Recent Literature PERSONALITY TRAITS OF ENTREPRENEURS:A REVIEW OF RECENT LITERATURE

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We review the extensive literature since 2000 on the personality traits of entrepreneurs. We first consider baseline personality traits like the Big-5 model, self-efficacy and innovativeness, locus of control, and the need for achievement. We then consider risk attitudes and goals and aspirations of...

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Jun 14, 2017

Advertising. Relies on many inefficient middlemen, increasing the cost of user acquisition for app developers, reducing transparency and generating fraudulent transactions. Nowadays, only 4% of the app downloads are triggered by advertising.

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Jun 14, 2017

Governments, businesses and people everywhere have a part in achieving these goals, and we’re excited to play a domestic leadership role in championing them. In 2016, we were one of the first Australian organisations to embrace the SDGs. Since then, our approach has evolved from initially prio...

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Small businesses that are considering purchasing or selling online will find this a useful resource to help them identify and select appropriate e-commerce options. Tips and strategies for attracting and keeping online customers are also presented. While the booklet focuses on selling online via you...

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The Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ESRC) at Brock University pursues innovative and transdisciplinary research about the environment, sustainability, and socialecological resilience.

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The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s (USGIF) Small Business Advisory Working Group (SBAWG) helps our small business members prepare to compete successfully for contract opportunities in the geospatial intelligence industry and related markets. We provide advice and forums to ...

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Because the term “white paper” means different things to different people, business professionals occasionally want to know how Hoffman defines this term. They often ask us simply, “What is a white paper?” The white paper format can be an effective way to educate potential cu...

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The Smart Guide to Innovation Based Incubators THE SMART GUIDE TO INNOVATION BASED INCUBATORS

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The objective of the Galileo Advanced Innovation Services (GAINS) project is to implement effective Galileo Downstream Application Innovation Services and to coordinate them by implementing “innovation highway” as a seamless process on European scale in three main phases: idea recognitio...

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The technology industry is bustling with innovation -- new products built on emerging technologies launch daily and the market is ripe with opportunity for the next big, disruptive idea. While established organizations are finding it difficult to keep pace with technology disruption, there are huge ...

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We are living in the era of digital revolution. Everything we do, everywhere go, there is always a footprint of digitization in our day to day life. Large and small companies are also finding their way to this digitalization movement and connect to their potential customers. Primarily motivation beh...

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Jun 13, 2017

In today’s retail climate, ROI data is no longer a “nice to have.” Retailers are counting on their suppliers to provide the information they need to demonstrate ROI when they implement changes in store design–whether it’s improved signage, upgraded fixtures, a new manne...

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Customer Experience for Retail Industry CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE FOR RETAIL INDUSTRY

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Jun 13, 2017

Retailers looking to cement customer loyalty in today's digitized economy must create customer-centric . The Retail Industry Is Focusing on Customer Experience and Convenience to Win in Ecommerce. Digital brands have been experts First, the retailer has a deep understanding of what customers act...

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Best Practices and Excellence in National Family Meals Month™ Programming BEST PRACTICES AND EXCELLENCE IN NATIONAL FAMILY MEALS MONTH™ PROGRAMMING

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The success of this movement has been, in large part, due to the synergy between the foundational tools provided nationally by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation and the commitment,In addition to an increase in the level of participation by implementers overall, the programming continues ...

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The small business credit card opportunity for Community Banks THE SMALL BUSINESS CREDIT CARD OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITY BANKS

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This presentation is furnished to you solely in your capacity as a customer of Visa Inc. and/or a participant in the Visa payments system. By accepting this presentation, you acknowledge that the information contained herein (the “Information”) is confidential and subject to the confiden...

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Relevance in the Digital Age RELEVANCE IN THE DIGITAL AGE

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Jun 12, 2017

"Relevance in the Digital Age" is the third installment in a series of four white papers exploring the modern consumer market and how companies are adapting to the staggering pace of technological change.

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Jun 10, 2017

Efficient and effective merchandising is vital to a highly functioning retail operation. Retailers are taking a look at where they stand regarding their merchandising strategies, and many are planning near-term upgrades. Surprisingly for some, underperforming inventory is the top merchandising busin...

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Small business online marketing guide SMALL BUSINESS ONLINE MARKETING GUIDE

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Jun 09, 2017

Every day we hear from business owners who think they need special skills to reach new customers online. Overwhelmed by the number and seeming complexity of online marketing options, they sit on the sidelines, eager to get in the game but confused about where to start.

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Financial education for entrepreneurs: what next? FINANCIAL EDUCATION FOR ENTREPRENEURS: WHAT NEXT?

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This report considers how the global agenda on financial literacy, capability and education relates to entrepreneurs, and reviews the latest global evidence on the effectiveness of such interventions. It advocates a ‘plan first’ approach to financial education that puts business planning...

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Wireless monitoring and intrusion detection in commercial enterprises WIRELESS MONITORING AND INTRUSION DETECTION IN COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES

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Whether we refer to a financial institution, a retail store, or any commercial building, the story is the same. Security executives' budgets are tight and getting tighter, and they have a short timeframe to install and update their security systems. With time constraints becoming more of an issu...

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Jun 07, 2017

In the complex world of today, the consumer is king and retailers are keener on consumer satisfaction. Considering the busy lifestyles of today’s consumers, the retailers also provide services apart from products. Retailing occupies a very important place in the economics of any country. It is...

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The First Decentralized Enterprise Cloud for Data Storage and Computer THE FIRST DECENTRALIZED ENTERPRISE CLOUD FOR DATA STORAGE AND COMPUTER

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Jun 07, 2017

The authors introduce DataBloc, the first decentralized enterprise cloud for data storage and compute. Data services is a $400B market and the amount of usable data is growing exponentially alongside advancements in Artificial Intelligence, Social Networks, Machine Learning, and the Internet of Thin...

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This paper is the culmination of work spearheaded by the NFTE research team to identify and measure entrepreneurial mindset. The authors owe an enormous debt to the individuals and organizations whose support made this report possible. We would first like to acknowledge the generosity of EY, an orga...

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The importance of e-commerce and the advantages of moving to the cloud. THE IMPORTANCE OF E-COMMERCE AND THE ADVANTAGES OF MOVING TO THE CLOUD.

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Jun 07, 2017

E-commerce can improve revenues for all businesses irrespective of their size or market. There are a number of significant IT challenges for businesses to maintain and develop their e-commerce activity: How do I keep my customer data secure? Can my e-commerce site work for all my global customers, i...

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Guide to starting and operating a small business GUIDE TO STARTING AND OPERATING A SMALL BUSINESS

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Helping businesses to open and grow is a focus activity of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), state government in general, and the Michigan Small Business Development Center, which is the key partner in providing small business assistance across the state: Counseling, training, an...

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On the road to corporatestartup collaboration ON THE ROAD TO CORPORATESTARTUP COLLABORATION

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Jun 07, 2017

Startups are wary of innovation teams, and some even avoid them altogether; if only the enthusiasm of the innovation team could match the follow-up by the organization. The founders want to get a foot in the door with a company that could really benefit from their solutions, and want to reach their ...

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Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2018 FINANCING SMES AND ENTREPRENEURS 2018

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Jun 05, 2017

Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2018 contributes to filling the knowledge gap in SME finance trends and conditions. This annual publication provides information on debt, equity, asset-based finance, and conditions for SME and entrepreneurship finance, complemented by an overview of recent policy me...

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The Ultimate Content Marketing Guide for Startups THE ULTIMATE CONTENT MARKETING GUIDE FOR STARTUPS

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Jun 05, 2017

Startups have numerous struggles with most being rooted in a lack of money or time. Startups are different from traditional businesses primarily because they are designed to grow fast. By design, this means that they have something they can sell to a very large market. For most businesses, this is n...

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Industrial Strategy: building a Britain fit for the future INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY: BUILDING A BRITAIN FIT FOR THE FUTURE

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Jun 05, 2017

We should take enormous pride in these achievements and the difference they are making for many families and businesses in our country. But at the same time, we must also recognise there are some communities which have struggled to keep pace with changes in the global economy and as a result not ful...

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The government entrepreneurship plan THE GOVERNMENT ENTREPRENEURSHIP PLAN

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Jun 05, 2017

Innovation in existing businesses is necessary in order to increase value creation and adaptability. At the same time, we need even more skilled entrepreneurs to start new, profitable businesses. Norway has a number of innovative entrepreneurs and excellent entrepreneurial environments. People&rsquo...

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Integrated strategy on the promotion of entrepreneurship and small Enterprises INTEGRATED STRATEGY ON THE PROMOTION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL ENTERPRISES

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Jun 02, 2017

The crucial barometer for the success of the Integrated Strategy on the Promotion of Entrepreneurship and Small Enterprises is the continued creation of new start-up firms by all segments of society and in all corners of our country resulting in the improvement of economic and social well being of t...

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Best practices for provisioning storage using SMB, NFS and iSCSI protocols on HPE StoreEasy Storage BEST PRACTICES FOR PROVISIONING STORAGE USING SMB, NFS AND ISCSI PROTOCOLS ON HPE STOREEASY STORAGE

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Jun 01, 2017

HPE StoreEasy Storage systems are file and block storage capable and ready to use SMB, NFS, or iSCSI standards. The same set of files and folders can be simultaneously accessed using both the NFS and SMB protocols. Using iSCSI remote network, attached storage appears to a client system as a disk log...

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Your step-by-step guide to getting your business online YOUR STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE

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May 30, 2017

With a 16% increase in sales expected in 2015 compared to 2014, the UK is at the centre of an online boom. Customer behaviour is driving this change as using online channels has become a natural part of the consumer buying experience. So what do you need to do to make sure your business doesn’...

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Whitepaper on Distributed 4 Ledger Technology Platform 5 for Business Innovation WHITEPAPER ON DISTRIBUTED 4 LEDGER TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM 5 FOR BUSINESS INNOVATION

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DLT allows network databases to interact with each other smoothly and securely without a central party 136 from which each participating party seeks acknowledgement. It is with this versatility, traceability, 137 decentralization, transparency and efficient sharing of data that DLT transforms the wa...

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May 24, 2017

SMEs are the engine room of the economy – and are at the heart of what matters to us. We know that business conditions are good and that you are feeling confident and optimistic about the future. But while you are dreaming big, something is keeping you awake at night and holding you back from ...

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America’s voice on small business AMERICA’S VOICE ON SMALL BUSINESS

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May 23, 2017

Where these would-be entrepreneurs often get hung up is in the more practical aspects of accessing capital and knowing how to start and run a small business. The right tools and resources will not only help sustain the businesses that have already been started, but also inspire those dreaming about ...

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A distributed VC ecosystem for the distributed future A DISTRIBUTED VC ECOSYSTEM FOR THE DISTRIBUTED FUTURE

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May 17, 2017

Great ideas come from the most unexpected places. Until now, great ideas had an advantage when born in Silicon Valley. Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon all benefted from being in the right place and reaching the right people. Te distributed economy will change this for blockchain startups. We have...

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE

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May 10, 2017

Entrepreneurship as a research field is more than 30 years old and according to some estimations more than 50 years old given the founding of the first academic journals. During this period of time, we have learned a great deal about entrepreneurs, their ventures, and the issues that a growing entre...

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HPE StoreEasy 1000 and 3000 Performance Best Practice Guidelines for SQL over SMB 3.0 HPE STOREEASY 1000 AND 3000 PERFORMANCE BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR SQL OVER SMB 3.0

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May 09, 2017

This technical white paper provides basic guidelines for using Microsoft SQL Server 2016 with databases stored on HPE StoreEasy 1000 or 3000 Storage systems, instead of on the local storage on the SQL Server. Recommendations are included on how to maximize performance using the new SMB 3.0 and SMB 3...

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Heterogeneous file serving on HPE StoreEasy Storage using SMB and NFS protocols HETEROGENEOUS FILE SERVING ON HPE STOREEASY STORAGE USING SMB AND NFS PROTOCOLS

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May 09, 2017

File system permissions and user authentication using user mapping between UNIX and Windows are the two important configuration considerations in a heterogeneous environment.

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Small Business Challenges SMALL BUSINESS CHALLENGES

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May 01, 2017

This White Paper documents the challenges Small Businesses confront in attempting to conduct business and access contracting opportunities at the National GeospatialIntelligence Agency (NGA). We aim to partner with the NGA Small Business Programs Office (SBPO) to support NGA’s meeting the Small Bus...

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America’s Voice on Small Business AMERICA’S VOICE ON SMALL BUSINESS

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May 01, 2017

There is an entrepreneurial hunger in America today especially amongst our youngest generations-who have vision, ideas, and creativity. Where these would-be entrepreneurs often get hung up is in the more practical aspects of accessing capital and knowing how to start and run a small business. The ri...

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Greater visibility and better business decisions with Business Intelligence GREATER VISIBILITY AND BETTER BUSINESS DECISIONS WITH BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

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May 01, 2017

In recent years, businesses were focusing on capturing more. However, many of today’s business people struggle to keep up with it all. As the amount of data your business is collecting continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to find a way to both manage and make sense of it all. To gain tha...

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Financial Savvy for Small Business Owners FINANCIAL SAVVY FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

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May 01, 2017

Every entrepreneur wants their business to succeed: that is, after all, why they’re in business. That said, it’s common knowledge that most start-up businesses fail within the first five years. A combination of factors contribute to this but many of them can be overcome. For example, technology puts...

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Cloudflare whitepaper ecommerce mobile CLOUDFLARE WHITEPAPER ECOMMERCE MOBILE

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Mobile is at the tipping point to become the most important channel of e-commerce strategies. The top 25% of 8.S. retailers have already ȴgured out how to drive up mobile conversion rates to taNe an overproportional share of the addressable marNet  in a race where the winners taNe it all. 7hey ...

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Small Enterprise Policy Measures Summary SMALL ENTERPRISE POLICY MEASURES SUMMARY

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Apr 19, 2017

While SME and small enterprise business conditions are slowly improving, there are ongoing structural challenges including stagnant business entries, slackening productivity, the aging of managers and growing labor shortages. Important under such situation is a lifecycle in which innovation takes pl...

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Apr 14, 2017

An effective white paper helps a target reader understand an issue, solve a problem, or make a decision. Nothing works better than a white paper to introduce, explain or justify a B2B offering. You can mix a numbered list with either flavor, yielding five flavors to choose from. Do not mix a product...

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Developments among Small Enterprises DEVELOPMENTS AMONG SMALL ENTERPRISES

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Apr 12, 2017

While SME and small enterprise business conditions are slowly improving, there are ongoing structural challenges including stagnant business entries, slackening productivity, the aging of managers and growing labor shortages.Important under such situation is a lifecycle in which innovation takes pla...

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Fast-track merchant growth paths in ecommerce FAST-TRACK MERCHANT GROWTH PATHS IN ECOMMERCE

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Apr 07, 2017

Payments have long been overlooked by merchants. Traditionally not considered as core to their business as merchandising, marketing or sales, payments have often been considered a foregone conclusion: once shoppers reach the payment step their mind is already made up and the purchase as good as comp...

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Startup Success Index 2017 STARTUP SUCCESS INDEX 2017

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Apr 01, 2017

The Visma Startup Success Index measures the success of startups within the first years of starting their business. The measurement is based on responses from owners of and employees in startups. Whether you’re in the early stages of your startup or are looking for some inspiration to keep going, th...

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Sixth Annual 2015 Shopper Experience Study SIXTH ANNUAL 2015 SHOPPER EXPERIENCE STUDY

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Mar 30, 2017

What’s different about today’s retail environment is that people no longer go shopping the way they used to. In fact they don’t go shopping at all, they do shopping. They do it wherever they are because in the palm of their hands they carry an infinite universe of shopping options....

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2015 Small and Medium Business Routes to Market Study 2015 SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS ROUTES TO MARKET STUDY

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Mar 24, 2017

What small business technology trends should you be watching as we head into 2017? The short answer is: As many as you possibly can. But since we can’t all be Superman, it’s wiser to stay focused on burgeoning trends that can help us keep our businesses a step ahead. We live in an exciting era where...

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Knowing Your SMB Applicant KNOWING YOUR SMB APPLICANT

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Mar 23, 2017

This report is all about uncovering insights about the typical small business borrower. This second of three reports by Aite Group provides a profile of the typical credit-seeking small business owner, including why and how they seek credit, how they decide where to apply, how they decide where to c...

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Scoping the SMB Lending Opportunity SCOPING THE SMB LENDING OPPORTUNITY

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This research reports from Aite Group examines the market for lending to small business owners in the U.S., including its size, the number of businesses, the facilities they seek, where SMBs apply, and where they close.

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It is an exciting and interesting time to own a small business in New Zealand. The country has seen strong economic growth in the major cities and regions, resulting in a sustained period of business development across a wide range of sectors. A booming tourism industry, in particular, has seen many...

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Understanding Australian small to medium businesses UNDERSTANDING AUSTRALIAN SMALL TO MEDIUM BUSINESSES

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Small to medium businesses are the backbone of the Australian economy, creating around 7 million jobs, contributing to 57% of Australia’s GDP and cementing our reputation as a nation of entrepreneurs. You are often our most innovative business people nimble enough to be ahead of the curve, wit...

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According to recent U.S. Census research, there are more than 30 million small businesses operating in the United States. Over 23 million are owned and operated by a single employee; more than 27.5 million are comprised of less than ten employees. Globally the number of these businesses balloons to ...

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Mar 01, 2017

Today, whether companies have two, ten or over a hundred employees, they are guaranteed to be generating large amounts of data. This may be point-of-sale data, web analytics, email and direct mail campaigns, supplier history, customer demographics and much, much more. The effective use of this data ...

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Small Businesses Need to Embrace CRM Software SMALL BUSINESSES NEED TO EMBRACE CRM SOFTWARE

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A recent survey by Software Advice revealed that the vast majority of small-business CRM buyers are still looking for basic contact management, with 62 percent seeking a standalone application for sales force automation (SFA). That’s no surprise. SFA is typically the first step for businesses to org...

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A white paper about: Logistics for physical stores A WHITE PAPER ABOUT: LOGISTICS FOR PHYSICAL STORES

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Feb 14, 2017

E-commerce is developing at record speed and accounting for an ever-larger share of total commerce. In step with this development, stores are taking on a progressively new and more complex role. E-commerce is becoming increasingly integrated into retail business (and vice versa), and is set to becom...

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Feb 08, 2017

UPS commissioned this Global Study with comScore for the second year to provide perspective for retailers on consumer behavior in today’s fluid shopping culture. Global e-commerce growth, which continues to fuel retail expansion, is estimated to reach 16% in 2015, moving from $1.47 trillion in...

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The UAE is on a journey to achieve global leadership in driving innovation. A flourishing startup landscape plays an important role in making this happen. In this whitepaper, Dubai Chamber and its knowledge partner Roland Berger shed light on what entrepreneurs today see as their number 1 challenge ...

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The price of flash continues to drop as flash deployments in the datacenter increase. Even so, enterprise all-flash arrays still remain unaffordable for many smaller businesses. Fortunately, common business workloads may not actually demand the level of intense performance that all-flash storage can...

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Small Business Health Insurance Reimbursement: Annual Report 2017 SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT: ANNUAL REPORT 2017

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Feb 01, 2017

Health reimbursement plan: An arrangement in which businesses set aside a monthly allowance that employees can use toward individual health insurance. Employees request reimbursement for their health expenses, and businesses pay the requested amount, up to the maximum monthly allowance defined in fo...

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SBIR: Entrepreneur-Driven R&D to Support American Economic Revitalization SBIR: ENTREPRENEUR-DRIVEN R&D TO SUPPORT AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION

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Jan 19, 2017

Congress and President Reagan created the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program in 1982 to mobilize small business entrepreneurship and innovation to bridge a technology gap eroding American competitiveness and jobs. SBIR solely funds R&D meeting agency objectives, but the follow-on econ...

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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR): Leveraging American Business Growth and Jobs SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH (SBIR): LEVERAGING AMERICAN BUSINESS GROWTH AND JOBS

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Jan 19, 2017

Congress and President Reagan created the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program in 1982 to mobilize small business entrepreneurship and innovation to bridge a technology gap eroding American competitiveness and jobs. SBIR solely funds R&D meeting agency objectives, but the follow-on ...

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Corporate Venturing: Achieving Profitable Growth Through Startups CORPORATE VENTURING: ACHIEVING PROFITABLE GROWTH THROUGH STARTUPS

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Jan 17, 2017

Business professionals and technology experts agree that the technological revolution we are facing today is just in its infancy. After observing computing power skyrocketing, we are starting to glimpse how a convergence of factors such as increased digital density, the amount of connected data, and...

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An Assessment of Existing Small and Medium-Sized Business CyberSecurity Resources AN ASSESSMENT OF EXISTING SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESS CYBERSECURITY RESOURCES

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Jan 09, 2017

A few weeks ago, I was giving a talk at the Reston, VA Chamber of Commerce on what local contractors should expect from the next Administration in the CyberSecurity space and what that might mean for their bottom line. On this November morning, I was days into my role with WhiteHawk, a new startup s...

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NAVIGATING THE HURDLES OF HARDWARE START-UPS NAVIGATING THE HURDLES OF HARDWARE START-UPS

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Jan 08, 2017

Succeeding with a start-up is a difficult journey. Risk and money are two things that challenge you every step of the way. If you are a hardware start-up, the risks are even greater. Missteps and mistakes can set you back, and the risk is even higher. Money is important, but other things can directl...

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Annual Report of the Office of Economic Research ANNUAL REPORT OF THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

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Jan 03, 2017

Forty years ago, Public Law 94-305 assigned Advocacy the task of examining “the role of small business in the American economy and the contribution which small business can make in improving competition.” Over the years, the Office of Economic Research (OER) within Advocacy has supported...

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MOBILE PAYMENTS: Technology Forecast and Advice for Startups MOBILE PAYMENTS: TECHNOLOGY FORECAST AND ADVICE FOR STARTUPS

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Jan 01, 2017

For the inaugural, semi-annual Market Insights – The Brief (FinTech edition), MaRS Market Intelligence will cover one of the hottest topics in the Financial Technology cluster, and one that will likely have the most profound impact as startups and established giants alike compete to earn the trust a...

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Corporate Venturing: Achieving Profitable Growth Through Startups CORPORATE VENTURING: ACHIEVING PROFITABLE GROWTH THROUGH STARTUPS

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Jan 01, 2017

Business professionals and technology experts agree that the technological revolution we are facing today is just in its infancy. After observing computing power skyrocketing, we are starting to glimpse how a convergence of factors – such as increased digital density, the amount of connected data, a...

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Mobile Marketing For Small & Medium Size Businesses MOBILE MARKETING FOR SMALL & MEDIUM SIZE BUSINESSES

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Jan 01, 2017

Small and medium sized businesses face a number of challenges when trying to compete against larger competitors who have more to spend on marketing. We live in a busy mobile world, contacting an audience with a personalised message at the right time has never been more crucial. Download this white p...

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Stimulating Small Business Growth STIMULATING SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH

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Dec 07, 2016

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing access to education, capital and business support services. The program fosters economic development by providing growth-oriented entrepreneurs with the tools they need to t...

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Internet Security Threat Report INTERNET SECURITY THREAT REPORT

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Nov 30, 2016

Symantec has established one of the most comprehensive sources of Internet threat data in the world through the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, which is made up of more than 63.8 million attack sensors and records thousands of events per second. This network monitors threat activity in over 15...

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ShareFile Enterprise Security White Paper SHAREFILE ENTERPRISE SECURITY WHITE PAPER

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Nov 21, 2016

In security systems, hashes are used to ensure that transmitted messages have not been tampered with. The sender generates a hash of the message, encrypts it, and sends it with the message itself. The recipient then decrypts both the message and the hash, produces another hash from the received mess...

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Big Opportunities for Small Business: Successful Practices of Utility Small Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs BIG OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMALL BUSINESS: SUCCESSFUL PRACTICES OF UTILITY SMALL COMMERCIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS

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Nov 01, 2016

The great majority of gas and electric utility commercial customers are small businesses. Utility energy efficiency programs are beginning to tap the potential for energy and demand savings in the small business sector. In this report, we provide examples of successful practices and describe emergin...

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Lab for innovation science and policy LAB FOR INNOVATION SCIENCE AND POLICY

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Oct 27, 2016

The state of American entrepreneurship shapes the outlook for the American economy. High-growth startups contribute disproportionately to net job creation and to impactful innovation, laying a crucial foundation for economic dynamism and prosperity. Fostering these firms is a strategic priority.

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DevOps and the Engineering-Led World of the Digital Enterprise DEVOPS AND THE ENGINEERING-LED WORLD OF THE DIGITAL ENTERPRISE

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Oct 21, 2016

The digitization of enterprises of all sizes, and in all industry verticals, requires entirely new approaches to coding and releasing software enhancements to the customer. Market pressures over the past ten years have forced companies into a faster, nimbler software release mindset. It used to be t...

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Is Voicemail still a viable tool for Small Business? IS VOICEMAIL STILL A VIABLE TOOL FOR SMALL BUSINESS?

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Oct 19, 2016

This White Paper was the product of a three-month process from concept and research to collaborative drafts and finalization. Big thanks to Kedron Abbott for taking the lead and Ezra Salkin for making it better and bringing to completion. Special thanks also go to Jim Taylor, Jazzmyn Falloon, Ky Eki...

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Enterprise Report ENTERPRISE REPORT

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Oct 18, 2016

New Zealand is a nation of private business owners, large and small. Whilst NZX-listed companies and large corporations receive most of the attention, it’s worth noting that nearly two-thirds of our economic output comes from private businesses and they are the cornerstone of employment in New...

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Stimulating small business growth STIMULATING SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH

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Oct 18, 2016

No reminder is needed that developed economies the world over, including the UK, face unprecedented challenges. Foremost among these is the need to restore sustained growth in an environment of constrained resources, at a time when markets are more global and competition – for customers, skill...

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Developing a startup ecosystem DEVELOPING A STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

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Sep 21, 2016

The UK has a well-known and globally respected business environment, which has been encouraging the growth of startups over the last few years. India has undergone a similar journey, where metro cities are seeing a new, vibrant startup culture, especially after the success of home-grown tech giants ...

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Small and Mid-Sized Enterprise Business Intelligence Market Study SMALL AND MID-SIZED ENTERPRISE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE MARKET STUDY

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Sep 15, 2016

The DAS Small and Mid-Sized Enterprise Business Intelligence Market Study provides a wealth of information and analysis-offering value to both consumers and producers of business intelligence technology and services. As an objective source of industry research, consumers use the DAS Small and MidSiz...

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Australia in the Asian Century White Paper AUSTRALIA IN THE ASIAN CENTURY WHITE PAPER

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Aug 24, 2016

Predicting the future is fraught with risk, but the greater risk is in failing to plan for our destiny. As a nation, we face a choice: to drift into our future or to actively shape it.

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Monopoly Power and the Decline of Small Business MONOPOLY POWER AND THE DECLINE OF SMALL BUSINESS

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Aug 16, 2016

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) is a 42-year-old national nonprofit research and educational organization. ILSR’s mission is to provide innovative strategies, working models, and timely information to support strong, community rooted, environmentally sound, and equitable local eco...

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Small business: a global agenda SMALL BUSINESS: A GLOBAL AGENDA

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Jul 31, 2016

Appropriately, much of ACCA’s work deals with large organisations in the financial, corporate and public sectors. Entire industries exist solely to produce, disseminate and interpret information about these sectors, and their needs are considered by policy-makers from the local to the global l...

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Innovative marketing tips to make your business sizzle INNOVATIVE MARKETING TIPS TO MAKE YOUR BUSINESS SIZZLE

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Jul 25, 2016

That trend was being driven by several factors. Improved Internet access speeds and expanded bandwidth were making it faster to download Web pages containing imagery. Better cameras in smartphones made it easier for people to take high quality photographs spontaneously. The rise of social media plat...

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Small and Medium Enterprises in Japan 2016 SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN JAPAN 2016

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Jul 20, 2016

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) account for 99.7% of all enterprises in Japan and close to 70% of private sector jobs. Moreover, SMEs account for approximately 55% of gross value-add across the Japanese economy. They are the foundation of Japan’s labor market and essential for Japan’...

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Supporting Small Business 2016 SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESS 2016

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Jul 19, 2016

Australians know that our future depends on how well we continue to grow and shape our economy as we transition from the largest mining investment boom in its history to a stronger, more diverse, new economy. The Government’s Ten-Year Enterprise Tax Plan will remove impediments and create the ...

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Virgin Start Up Business Plan VIRGIN START UP BUSINESS PLAN

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Jul 19, 2016

You may find our business template does not look like any template you’ve seen before; that’s because we wanted to provide you with something that is simpler and more relevant for your application for funding from Virgin StartUp. This template covers all of the things we need to know to ...

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2016 White Paper on Small Enterprises in Japan 2016 WHITE PAPER ON SMALL ENTERPRISES IN JAPAN

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Jul 19, 2016

A small enterprise is defined as a business operator whose number of regular employees is not more than approx. twenty (the number is five in the case of a business operator whose business is a retail business or service business) based on Article 2, paragraph (5) of the Small and Medium-sized Enter...

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Scaling SMEs, Building a flexible platform for growth SCALING SMES, BUILDING A FLEXIBLE PLATFORM FOR GROWTH

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Jul 13, 2016

Scaling SMEs: Building a flexible platform for growth is an Economist Intelligence Unit report that discusses how high growth small and mid-sized enterprises SMEs are scaling their organizations to provide resources for growth whilst ensuring flexibility to respond quickly to changes in market condi...

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The EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry THE EU FEDERATION FOR THE FACTORING AND COMMERCIAL FINANCE INDUSTRY

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Jul 12, 2016

The European Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry is a success story in supporting the real economy, growth and employment through the provision of working capital finance. Factoring and Commercial Finance (FCF) holds perhaps a unique position in the provision of funding for business in that it...

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SMBs: No, You SMBS: NO, YOU'RE NOT TOO SMALL FOR ERP

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Jul 01, 2016

Many small to medium-size businesses SMBs fear Enterprise Resource Planning ERP thinking it is too costly and complex for a business their size. Between stories and first hand experience of early ERP solutions,

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Supporting Small Business SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESS

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Jun 28, 2016

Australians know that our future depends on how well we continue to grow and shape our economy as we transition from the largest mining investment boom in its history to a stronger, more diverse, new economy. The Government’s Ten-Year Enterprise Tax Plan will remove impediments and create the ...

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The state of small business in america 2016 THE STATE OF SMALL BUSINESS IN AMERICA 2016

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Jun 25, 2016

The purpose of this report is to advance knowledge and ideas for fostering a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem that best supports ongoing small business growth and job creation in America. Small businesses that are explicitly intent on growing offer a critical perspective on the relationship between...

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RetailNext transforming physical retail whitepaper RETAILNEXT TRANSFORMING PHYSICAL RETAIL WHITEPAPER

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Jun 23, 2016

“Omnichannel”, “In-Store Analytics”, “Customer Tracking”, “Big Data”, “Showrooming”: these are some of today’s buzz words influencing the rapidly evolving retail landscape. Consumers are more informed, more connected, and are more dem...

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Small business policy index 2016 SMALL BUSINESS POLICY INDEX 2016

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Jun 21, 2016

The “small business policy index: ranking the states on policy measures and costs impacting entrepreneurship and small business growth” examines the 50 states according to various major government-imposed or government-related costs that directly or indirectly affect entrepreneurship and...

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Deloitte access economics connected small businesses google DELOITTE ACCESS ECONOMICS CONNECTED SMALL BUSINESSES GOOGLE

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Jun 21, 2016

This report was prepared for Google Australia by Deloitte Access Economics. This report is not intended to be relied upon by anyone else and we accept no duty of care to any other person or entity. The report has been prepared for the purpose of analysing the use and benefits of digital tools amongs...

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A frictionless future for identity management A FRICTIONLESS FUTURE FOR IDENTITY MANAGEMENT

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Jun 21, 2016

We live in a digital age, where consumers expect to connect with services and products every day, online and instantly. But our traditional physical identity processes are failing us in this new era they’re causing friction and mistrust, and locking up billions of dollars in unrealised economi...

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Grow Your Business by Building Customer Trust GROW YOUR BUSINESS BY BUILDING CUSTOMER TRUST

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Jun 21, 2016

Running a successful website for your organisation is a challenge. Whether the site is merely promotional or a full-service e-commerce enterprise, you  the business owner or designer  must create an attractive and functional destination with compelling content that is frequently updated. I...

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How Retailers Leverage SoftwareDefined, CloudManaged Networks HOW RETAILERS LEVERAGE SOFTWAREDEFINED, CLOUDMANAGED NETWORKS

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Jun 14, 2016

In the world of retail, IT teams and the networks they manage have never been more important—or more burdened. As the role of connected technologies continues to grow and intertwine with virtually every aspect of business, IT teams have left behind their old role as troubleshooters. Today, the...

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Modeling private sector finance adoption for SmartStart cities MODELING PRIVATE SECTOR FINANCE ADOPTION FOR SMARTSTART CITIES

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Jun 08, 2016

To date, many smart city pioneers have embarked on largescale, visionary city transformation projects requiring significant financial resources. Now, a much wider selection of global cities – along with their commercial stakeholders – are looking to initiate smart projects and developmen...

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B2B VET Entrepreneurship Assessment Final B2B VET ENTREPRENEURSHIP ASSESSMENT FINAL

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Jun 01, 2016

Small businesses are vital contributors to the U.S. economy, and veteran owned small businesses are a historically important, and presently growing, segment of U.S. small businesses. There are currently 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses in America representing 9.1 percent of all U.S. businesses t...

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A FELLOWSHIP APPROACH TO ACCELERATING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS A FELLOWSHIP APPROACH TO ACCELERATING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS

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Jun 01, 2016

When Echoing Green, a nonprofit focused on unleashing next-generation talent, was founded in 1987, the term “social entrepreneur” was not widely used. Emerging leaders who wanted to change the world had limited options to access capital and programmatic support aside from its Fellowship program.1 Fo...

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Opportunities and Challenges in Online Marketplace Lending OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN ONLINE MARKETPLACE LENDING

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May 18, 2016

Many individuals contributed to this white paper on online marketplace lending. In particular, Treasury would like to thank staff from the following organizations: the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Syste...

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PSD2 – Strategic opportunities beyond compliance PSD2 – STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES BEYOND COMPLIANCE

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May 18, 2016

2018 is set to be a game-changing year for retail banking. As the PSD2 (Revised Payment Service Directive) becomes implemented across the EU and the European Economic Area, banks’ monopoly on their customer’s transaction data and payment services is about to disappear. The new EU directi...

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Formal Attire: Dressing Up Small Business Loan Origination FORMAL ATTIRE: DRESSING UP SMALL BUSINESS LOAN ORIGINATION

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May 17, 2016

If you’re a commercial or small business lender who’s considering revamping your loan application and origination process, this white paper is a useful guide to the ways in which compliance rules can and should be integrated into your plans.

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Study reveals opportunities for minority-owned business lending STUDY REVEALS OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESS LENDING

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Apr 01, 2016

As a group, minority-owned businesses receive far fewer commercial loans and have significantly fewer trade accounts than the general small business population. At the same time, minority owned businesses have average business credit scores that should qualify them as viable prospective borrowers. T...

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The small business advocate THE SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATE

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Mar 02, 2016

The Small Business Profiles are the Office of Advocacy’s annual report on the state of America’s small businesses. The 2016 redesign is updated and streamlined for better data visualization and digestibility. It is also the first of its kind in terms of reproducibility. Specifically, it ...

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How Small Changes Can Heal Business, and Spark Big Results HOW SMALL CHANGES CAN HEAL BUSINESS, AND SPARK BIG RESULTS

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Feb 25, 2016

A car that parks itself. A drone “cameraman” capturing your sweet ski flip. 3-D printed jewelry. A selfie video of your weekend in Paris that’s worthy of the Travelogue Channel. Drink up because your Uber car just arrived. Our daily lives have, in many cases, already gone digital, ...

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The attacker’s target: the small business THE ATTACKER’S TARGET: THE SMALL BUSINESS

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Feb 04, 2016

Cybercrime is increasing at epidemic proportions, from consumers, to SMB organizations to large enterprises. According to avtest.org, an independent service provider of anti-virus research, more malware was found in the past two years than in the previous 10 years combined. From 2013 to 2014, new ma...

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Modern Application Architecture for the Enterprise MODERN APPLICATION ARCHITECTURE FOR THE ENTERPRISE

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Jan 21, 2016

Developers don’t adopt locked down platforms. In a tale akin to Goldilocks and the Three Bears, application teams have been searching for the right mix of freedom and control for their application environments. Along the way, they discovered that Platform as a Service (PaaS) models were too hi...

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World Economic Forum White Paper Digital Transformation of Industries: In collaboration withAccenture WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM WHITE PAPER DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF INDUSTRIES: IN COLLABORATION WITHACCENTURE

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Jan 19, 2016

There is widespread recognition among leaders in most industries that the role of digital technology is rapidly shifting, from being a driver of marginal efficiency to an enabler of fundamental innovation and disruption. Digitalization is the cause of large-scale and sweeping transformations across ...

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Winning the Battle for Small Business Customers WINNING THE BATTLE FOR SMALL BUSINESS CUSTOMERS

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Jan 01, 2016

Winning the Battle for Small-Business Customers, commissioned by Bottomline Technologies and produced by Aite Group, explores the growing presence of technology players in the smallbusiness banking space. It identifies the products and services small businesses are most likely to pay nonbank partner...

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Most politically independent entrepreneurs look like Republicans MOST POLITICALLY INDEPENDENT ENTREPRENEURS LOOK LIKE REPUBLICANS

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Nov 30, 2015

While most in the political arena believe Independents and Republicans share many of the same political views, small-business owners who identify as one of the two major political parties also share similarities outside of politics. Business owners who identify as Independents relate more closely to...

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