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Startup Weekend for entrepreneurs coming to Jackson

Startup Weekend Jackson to be held Feb. 10-12 at Millsaps College Startup Weekend is an intense 54-hour, high-energy event powered by the Kauffman Foundation that operates worldwide and brings together like-minded entrepreneurs for a weekend of company creation. As a nonprofit program, it is designed to build entrepreneurial communities and promote collaboration among entrepreneurs, programmers, developers, graphic artists and business-minded ...

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Miss. leaders focus on startups for job growth

Economic downtown is a great time for startups to begin and flourish Dynamism in the economy comes from new businesses, but the bad news is new business creation has dropped over the past five years. However, Americans can take comfort in the fact that “50 percent of our largest companies today were founded in either a bear market or in ...

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Read the November 28th issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — CLOSING OUT THE YEAR: Wally Northway takes a look at the clock ticking down on year-end tax incentives and planning. Also in this week’s paper: >> STARTUPS ARE KEY TO JOBS: Economic downturn is a great time for startups to begin and flourish — by AMY McCULLOUGH >> GOOD NEWS FOR MISSISSIPPI ECONOMY: Economist makes ...

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SBA implements new rules for women-owned businesses

WASHINGTON – With the publication yesterday of a final rule in the Federal Register, the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin implementation of its women-owned small business (WOSB) contracting program. The agency expects the program to be available for WOSBs in early 2011. The rule is part of the Obama Administration’s overall commitment to expanding opportunities for small businesses to ...

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