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WE'RE IN THE TOP 5 — Mississippi a leader as more women are becoming business owners

By LYNN LOFTON  Women-owned businesses are flourishing in Mississippi and the facts prove it. These businesses increased by 81 percent between 1997 and 2014, according to a study conducted by American Express OPEN, earning the state a spot among the top five states in the country. This growing percentage is part of an ongoing American success story since 1997. “Women ...

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Companies honored by EIGS for supporting geospatial cluster

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) has unveiled its key business metrics and business award winners for the 2014 U.S. Small Business Administration Geospatial Regional Innovative Cluster. The EIGS presented Cluster Awards for 2014 in eight categories. They are: Global Commerce & Services — New Member of the Year • Melhcorp, LLC — Cluster Networking Award ...

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Flying event on coast to empower people with disabilities, wounded military personnel

Special to The MBJ LONG BEACH, Mississippi — Magnolia Business Alliance member, Operation PROP (People Reaching Outrageous Potential) is headed to the Stennis International Airport on May 17 to kick off its first flying event which empowers people with disabilities, as well as wounded military personnel, to achieve outrageous potential. Operation PROP believes that the joy of flight can inspire ...

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Failure was not an option for Harvey

In a meeting several years ago in the office of the Chancellor at the University of Mississippi, five start-up business owners met with a representative from a national entrepreneurship foundation. In the conversation, the representative shared the familiar statistics about start-up failures with the group. One of the business owners strongly disagreed with the proposition by this “expert” that they ...

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