National Entrepreneurship Week Feb. 20-24th

Activities abound – = Webinars, workshops, Microsoft in-stores, business model canvas workshop, open houses, productivity-cloud-social media marketing information, productivity help, success road map, innovation ideas, legal tips for small business,cyber security, and women entrepreneurship among some.  

The 11th Annual National Entrepreneurship Week is going to be Epic!  With the launch of Entre-Ed’s America’s Entrepreneurial Schools Initiative and so many schools and colleges gearing up to create entrepreneurial experiences for Every Student, Every Year, we are on our way.

Resources Supporters offer inspiration and advice through articles to help you launch, grow and succeed in your business.

Dun & Bradstreet: Resource center

Business credit can play a critical role in helping aspirational business owners grow their ideas into successful companies. We want to arm entrepreneurs with information that can help them grow and get what they need for their business. We have a range of resources, including a Business Credit Guide, a B2B Podcast, a B2B Insights Blog and a growing B2B Expert Community to help out.

What I Wish I Knew  inspirational stories from the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing  companies.

American Dreamers: Spotlight on Entrepreneurs Did you know that 1 in 4 entrepreneurs worked in a family business before opening their own? See stats, and learn from fellow entrepreneurs.

Millennial Founders – How They are Changing the Game  Here at Dell, we’ve talked a lot about the millennial worker and how they – and technology advancements – are forever changing the way we work. They are changing the face of entrepreneurship as well.
8 Ways to Prevent Cyber and Ransomware Attacks It is the major, high profile cyber-attacks that make the news but the fact is 81% of all breaches happen to small and medium sized businesses. 1 in 5 small businesses will suffer a breach this year but the good news is 97% of breaches could have been prevented. Whether you have been in business for a day or more than a decade, you do not want to risk losing your investment, so get the free report and keep your data and the life of your business secure.
BroadMic podcast  BroadMic spotlights accomplished female entrepreneurs, investors and industry leaders in hosted interviews. Founded by Sara Weinheimer, BroadMic gives the next generation of leaders the “picks and shovels” needed to innovate, emboldening them to think big and unleash new market opportunities.
It’s a revolutionary time in brand building Six Factors Accelerating the Growth of Brands in the Digital Revolution
7 Easy Steps to Establish Business Credit Building a strong business credit profile is key to getting the best financing and net payment terms from your suppliers. Learn how in 7 steps.
“Good” is the Enemy of “Best” – The Growing Gap Between “Good” & “Best” In the nuanced, ever-changing world we live in, “good” is no longer enough…
The DIY Guide to Bing Ads: Valentine’s Day 2017 Did you know that annual consumer spending on Valentine’s Day totaled 19.7 billion in 2016? People are buying gifts not just for romantic partners, but also for pets, family and friends. As a small business trying to increase your sales, you can’t afford to miss out on the first major spending holiday of 2017!

Ultimate Guide to Financing your Business in 2017 Over 44 business financing options exist. This guide breaks down your choices in plain english.

Momentum Momentum Momentum Why momentum matters…

Plan Your Business Website in 3 Easy Steps 50 percent of small businesses do not have a website according to a recent blog post by Learn the 3 steps to plan your business website.

No Matter What Happens to the Economy, Your Business Needs to Focus on These 5 Things Focus on these basics and spend less time on guesswork

Why It’s Never Too Early to Start Thinking About an Exit  You’re probably late if you aren’t thinking about an exit 6 to 12 months prior to the event.

Boost your buiness with new technology eGuide This eGuide will demonstrate how investing in current technology is important for gaining an advantage over your competitors, connecting with employees and increasing your bottom line.

The Eco-Challenge A Millennials (Brief) View on How much it Matters (to us, to brands and consumers, and ultimately our legacy)

6 Reasons to Think Twice Before Starting a Business There are plenty of misconceptions about becoming an entrepreneur, and even reasons against it that you may not have thought about.
Build Your Personal Website and Score that Internship 56% of all hiring managers are more impressed by a candidate’s personal website than any other personal branding tool. However, only 7% of job seekers actually have a personal website. This article shows how you can build your personal brand through a website.
Meet business challenges with modern IT Conquer your business challenges by using technology.
5 Reasons You Need to Work in Corporate America Before Starting a Business More than ever, graduates are forgoing top-tier companies to take the entrepreneurial plunge, but is it the right call? Here are 5 lessons we learned from our first job at Goldman Sachs.
Bar Associations – Opinions on Storing Privileged Data in the Cloud Learn the latest research and option for leveraging the cloud.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people in more than 170 countries through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. Thousands of activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities. Global Entrepreneurship Week began in 2008 and is an annual campaign led by the Global Entrepreneurship Network.
Every year, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress gathers together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other startup champions from more than 170 countries to identify new ways of helping founders start and scale new ventures around the world. At the weeklong GEC, delegates make connections, gain insights, learn about new research, and leave ready to renew their programs, policy ideas or firm founder skills.

GEC 2018 takes place in Istanbul, Turkey — a thriving startup hub that is both an economic and cultural cornerstone of Europe and Asia.