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Entrepreneurship

Biz tip: Consider an encore-entrepreneur career

Young whippersnappers aren’t the only clients of SCORE mentors as more than 17 percent of the population in Pima County is 65 or older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Loan help available for women business owners

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 30 percent of the firms in Pima County are owned by women.

June 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

10 ventures with social impact chosen for Thryve incubator

Startup Tucson and H2H Venture Philanthropy have announced the 10 teams chosen to participate in the inaugural class of Thryve, an intensive business incubator focused on developing high-impact social ventures.

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Thryve incubator ready to guide Tucson startups looking for social impact

Startup Tucson is launching a new incubator program to support local entrepreneurs focusing on social impact.

April 08, 2014 3:33 pmLoading…

Small-firm owners to share stories at PCC event

Five successful local small business owners will share their insights with aspiring entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at a free event sponsored by Pima Community College Workforce and Business Development.

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McGuire Center, Tucson tech firm feted for innovation

The University of Arizona’s McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship and a local company that makes mobile surveillance systems were honored at the 2013 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards Thursday night in Phoenix.

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Wooing investors requires patience, preparation

Wooing investors requires patience, preparation

Selling your startup company to investors is a lot like dating, says Sean Conway, a University of Arizona alumnus who founded the class-notes sharing website Notehall and sold it in a deal worth $9.5 million in 2011.

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UA audio site tries crowd funding

Crowd Audio, a music-production website founded by University of Arizona alumni, has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo.

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Startup Weekend boosts Tucson entrepreneurs

This weekend, some 40 creative minds will get together in downtown Tucson to take innovative business ideas and push them along as far as possible in 54 hours to see if they’re viable.

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Startup Weekend Tucson coming up

The third annual Startup Weekend Tucson, part of a nationwide series of events in which entrepreneurs hone their startup business ideas and pitches to investors, is set for Sept. 20-22 at Gangplank Tucson, 100 N. Stone Ave.

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Role-playing can help prep staff for crises

Can you take a vacation? – Part II

August 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

News & Notes

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July 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sometimes best choice is to drop a business idea

Most SCORE clients have a good idea of the kind of business they want to start - a restaurant or specialty retail store, for example.

July 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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