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The 7 Things Science Says You Must do Daily to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

When I started Taco, I knew I wanted to grow it into a billion-dollar company. But realistically, I knew that creating a billion-dollar company meant I had to impact billions of people and not just focus on metrics, like the … Continue reading

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete Against Major Competitors

For a small business to strive and win competitors in an industry, use these strategies. Moving into a new city or job can be daunting, the hassle of finding accommodation, the stress of moving personal items and most especially the … Continue reading

Innovations in ER Physician Staffing

Check out Sycamore Physician Contracting (one of the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center’s newest clients) to learn more about innovations in emergency room physician staffing.      

Shoals startup, Ark Labs, reaches semifinals at worldwide competition

The Ark Labs recently traveled from Florence, AL to Lisbon, Portugal for Web Summit, “Europe’s Largest Technology Marketplace,” where they met potential investors, other companies, and startup professionals. On top of the amazing experiences they had and the relationships that were formed, … Continue reading

Propel Expo Highlighting Shoals Shift POWER Grant

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Party Pros USA Sees Opportunity in Holidays

By Bill Campbell, Staff Writer, TimesDaily.com   Jackie Hendrix never stops having ideas. He can’t help it. First his special events company, Party Pros USA, grew from a man with a truck and some supplies in a friend’s warehouse. It … Continue reading

North Alabama Establishes Micro Venture Fund

Angel Capital Group, a leading national angel investor network, is proud to announce a new micro venture investment fund in North Alabama (http://www.theangelcapitalgroup.com/locations/florence/). The MCF will target capital investments ranging from $1 mil to $5 mil for local, regional, and … Continue reading