Resource for your business: ICIC

Inner City Capital Connections program is offering Main Street Launch clients an opportunity to apply for their program that is designed to help small businesses in economically-distressed areas build capacity for sustainable growth in revenue, profitability, and employment.     Their 40-hour curriculum combines targeted executive education sessions, including best practices in strategy, sales, marketing,…

Small-Business Grants: Where to Find Free Money

This article  is written by Jackie Zimmermann and originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission. They say there’s no such thing as a free ride. In the world of small-business grants, you’ll pay your dues by searching websites, clicking out-of-date links, or struggling with government databases before finding a grant that suits your business goals.…

Business Structure: How to Choose the Right One for You

This article  is written by Andrew L. Wang and originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission. Designing a killer website, prototyping your product, talking your way to your first big order — these parts of starting your business likely stir your entrepreneurial passions. The business structure of your new enterprise? Not so exciting. But…