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PPP fails Florida solo-entrepreneur, but she continues to learn and grow

Lisa Romer King’s business plan was born while studying for her M.A. in Business Management when a professor tasked her with writing a business proposal. The assignment sparked something in Lisa and she decided she had to follow through on her idea and bring King's Professional Networking and Placement to life. 

For the past three years, Lisa has been running the business she dreamed of out of Lauderhill, Florida where she serves as a mediator, public notary, credit educator and business advisor to members of her community.  

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Even with emergency loan funding in hand, Florida small business isn’t able to operate at full speed

Mark and TJ Goettsch started their business during the Great Recession, so this couple knows a little something about running a business through times of financial crisis. However, when COVID-19 hit, it impacted their business and thousands of others across the country in completely unprecedented ways. 

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Anchorage Downtown Partnership

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. (ADP) is a 501 (c) 6 non-profit entity charged with management of the Downtown Improvement District (DID). ADP provides clean and safe services throughout the DID, provides marketing and event promotion throughout the DID, and serves as an advocate for the business and property owners within the DID on issues affecting downtown. Our services are designed to increase cleanliness, occupancy rates, investment values and lease income, to decrease crime, and to generally stimulate economic development and improve the quality of life in downtown Anchorage.

Small Business Owners Oppose Denying Services to LGBT Customers

Publisher: 
Small Business Majority
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Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Small Business Majority released a national scientific opinion poll—including oversamples in five states—that found small business owners oppose denying services to LGBT customers based on religious beliefs, rights to free speech or freedom of artistic expression. Further, the poll showed that a majority of small businesses support enacting federal and state laws to protect LGBT individuals from discrimination in places of public accommodation. Small business owners feel that nondiscrimination policies are good for their state’s business climate and their own business’s bottom line.

Miami marketing firm rolls out the red carpet for employees

Ink Link Marketing has a unique approach to boosting the health and wellness of its employees. This includes monthly programs like “fitness-fat Friday,” where staffers are encouraged to come to the office in workout gear, exercise together and reward themselves afterward by visiting a local cupcake shop. 

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Florida Start-Up Breathing New Air into Global Turbine Industries

You can’t see it, smell it or touch it, but Florida-based GT ICE has made a successful small business around it.

Based in Ponte Vedra, Fla., GT ICE is a global supplier of gas turbine auxiliary systems, filtration and packaging products, which help condition air through cooling, heating or filtration.

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F. Garcia Wholesale & Export A Family Affair

Vitto Campuzano knows selling grains and beans isn’t a particularly sexy business. But who needs sex appeal when you operate a reputable family-owned business approaching its 40th year as a global wholesale and export leader?

F. Garcia Wholesale & Export, founded in 1974 and based out of Miami, is a bulk bean and grain supplier that sources, trades and supplies agricultural commodities from different regions throughout North America, Europe, Haiti, Mexico and Africa, to name just a few.

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