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Entrepreneurship

Discover Your Gateway to Entrepreneurship March 13th at UNF!

Business Success Tour 2012… If you are in a position to make a career change and realize the dream of owning your own business, this lunch and learn workshop is for you.Join us for a unique LIVE event. Hear from a panel of experts on business ownership and meet influential franchisors coming to town specifically […]

6th Annual Teen Entrepreneurship Conference

The 6th Annual Teen Entrepreneurship Conference-It’s HER Business is a one-day conference designed to encourage teenage girls to take control of their financial future at an early age by broadening their understanding of the business world, starting businesses, managing personal finances and highlighting the advantages of financial independence. As part of the conference successful local […]

Can you work from home? Really?

Nice link in Candace Moody’s WorkSource post about working at home. She discusses an apparently legitimate website called FlexJobs that matches you with real work you can do at home. read her post below. http://atworkjax.wordpress.com/2010/07/19/work-from-home-really/

Be Your Own Boss – Entrepreneurial Training for Veterans

Perhaps you saw the article today in the Florida Times Union, talking about the lack of job opportunities for veterans. Here is an excerpt from the article: Jacksonville is a good place, employers figure, for companies looking to hire veterans. For military veterans looking for work, though, sticking around the area doesn’t seem to be […]

Sponsorship/Donations Needed for Veterans/Service Disabled Veterans Entrepreneurship Class!

Two Inexpensive Laptops Needed The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida (UNF SBDC) has received funding from WorkSource to run two classes to teach up to 40 veterans and service disabled veterans how to run their own businesses. These classes will provide participating veterans with strong exposure to business basics while […]

Kauffman Foundation Releases Latest Index of Entrepreneurial Activity

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation last week released its latest Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity indicated that overall entrepreneurial activity increased in the United States last year. In 2008, an average of 0.32 percent of the adult population, or 320 out of 100,000 adults, created a new business each month. […]

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