Monthly Archives: December 2011

Southeast Venture Conference – Call for Applications to Present

Here’s an excerpt from an email I received: The deadline for companies to apply to present at the next Southeast Venture Conference is next Wednesday, December 21st. Conference will be held Feb 29th – March 1st, 2012 at the Ritz … Continue reading

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Process Credit Cards on the Go

Square   I was reading American Express’ newsletter article, 12 Cool Holiday Gift Ideas for Business Owners, when I saw something of interest. I don’t think it qualifies as a gift idea. Well, maybe if you give gifts like a … Continue reading

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Another Struggling Retailer to Be Purchased by PE Firm

If you pay attention to women’s clothing retailers, you’ll know that Talbots is struggling and has been doing so for some time. Their stock price keeps trending downward. Well, help may be on the way. According to TermSheet (that again!) … Continue reading

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Private Equity in the Last Decade

According to TermSheet which, in turn, is quoting PitchBook Data, there’s some interesting statistics coming from the private equity world during the last decade ending 2010. That includes the following: Although ~81% of the actuals DEAL QUANTITY originated from medium … Continue reading

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Profitability – A New Tool to Analyze Your Quickbooks Data

According to Inc.com, Profitably is “a Web tool that automatically pulls QuickBooks financial data and generates reports on employee performance, customer profitability, cash flow, channel profitability, etc. You’ll get more charts and spreadsheets than you can imagine, all without manual … Continue reading

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Buddha Quote for Entrepreneurs

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts.With our thoughts we make our world.” Buddha (c. 563- c. 483 BC)

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