Are You a Female Entrepreneur? Here’s How The New TiE Atlanta Women’s Council Can Help You Succeed – Kanchana Raman, Council Chair

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According to a study done by American Express, between 1997 and 2017, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 114 percent, however, there are still hurdles that many female entrepreneurs face. Recently, we spoke to Kanchana Raman, president, and CEO of Avion Networks, former...

How Invest Atlanta and The Guild are Supporting Local Entrepreneurs Through Accelerate Southside – Erika Smith & Nikishka Iyengar

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On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Erika Smith and Nikishka Iyengar. Erika is the Southside Community and Economic Development Manager at Invest Atlanta, and Niki is the Founder and CEO of The Guild. Together, their organizations have collaborated on a new project called...

How The SBDC Can Help Your Business Win Government Contracts – Mark Collier & Bart Njoku-Obi

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  Government-corporate procurement and the associated certifications that often accompany that work is oftentimes a complicated and confusing process for most small business owners to wrap their brain around. Although it can be daunting it can also be potentially lucrative for small businesses. In this...

Has Your Business Considered Government Contracting and Procurement? – Mark Collier & Cynthia Harper

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 Did you know that the Federal government spends more than $500 billion in contracting dollars every year? U.S. law currently establishes a goal that 23% of prime Federal contract dollars go to small businesses, and yet, it has fallen short of this goal for...

Improve Day-to-Day Operations with These Organization Tips From Heather Rogers, Owner of Simply Organized

Being unorganized is not only stressful but can be costly for your business. Here to tell us how business owners can get a handle on their clutter and improve day-to-day operations is Heather Rogers, Owner of Simply Organized, a company dedicated to making your...

How Employee Ownership Can Reshape the Economic Outlook of South Atlanta’s Minority Neighborhoods

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When it comes to small businesses and entrepreneurship, Atlanta is where business owners go to thrive. However, the story is not as bright for all of the city’s citizens. While Atlanta boasts a booming economy for most, the city became the number one most...

What to Prioritize When Selecting Healthcare Plans for Your Business – Katie Mahoney, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 At first glance, choosing a healthcare plan for your business looks increasingly complicated and expensive, however, it doesn’t have to be. Here to lend us some insight and guidance about this important topic is Katie Mahoney, Vice President of Health Policy for the U.S....

Digital Ignition: Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan Celebrates Alpharetta’s Newest Co-Working Space

 Recently, ASBN was on-location in Alpharetta, Georgia for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the metro area’s latest co-working space, Digital Ignition. Built for entrepreneurs and emerging tech businesses, Digital Ignition works to provide its members with a stimulating environment full of innovation, creativity, and...

Banking on Opportunity Zones: How the SBA and HUD are Revitalizing Clayton County’s Business Landscape

Earlier this month, ASBN was on-location in Clayton County, Georgia for the 2019 Opportunity Zones Summit, an event dedicated to encouraging the growth and expansion of the county’s small business community. As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, opportunity zones were...

How to Conduct a Competitive Analysis in 4 Simple Steps – Mark Collier, Small Business Development Center

 On this edition of the Atlanta Small Business Show, we caught up with Mark Collier, Business Consultant at the UGA Small Business Development Center in Dekalb County, one of 17 centers around the state that provides support to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Jim...

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  On today’s show, we’re here with Mark Buffington, CEO and Co-Founder of BIP Capital, one of the Southeast’s most active venture capital firms. Mark's background...
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Using Brand Strategy to Scale Your Business

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  It wasn’t too long ago that only 1 in 20 workers needed a license or a permit to pursue their chosen occupation. According to...
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