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Support for Creative Businesses

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Accelerating Creative Industries @ District Hall Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM 75 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210 Running a startup in the creative industries is a balance of risk and reward, learn from successful entrepreneurs … Continue reading


MassChallenge Resources for Start-Up Businesses

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MassChallenge is a startup accelerator. Selected entrepreneurs take part in a four-month program including mentorship and training, free office space, access to funding, legal advice, and media attention. Over $1.5 million in cash grants and $10 million of in-kind benefits are … Continue reading


Union Square Business Owner Meeting

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Somerville Local First organizes a regular schedule of weekday lunches to bring together Union Square business owners for a casual get together. The March event takes place Wednesday, March 27, 11 am to 1 pm, and will be hosted by  Cindy Larson … Continue reading


Entrepreneurship Class Starst Soon

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Have you launched your new business, or are you ready to? The CJP/JVS Entrepreneurship Program, presented  in partnership with Interise, Boston-based experts in small business development, is a highly affordable program that combines classroom instruction with case studies, research and one-on-one … Continue reading


Leaders Discuss Ways to Meet Community Needs for Jobs, Equity, Investment

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Last week,  Mimi Graney, Executive Director of Union Square Main Streets, attended a two-day conference in Boston convened by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). 250 corporate, civic and city leaders from across the U.S. participated in the conversation … Continue reading


Chamber Networking Event Features Green Business

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The Somerville Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly networking event. The May gathering is bigger than usual as it includes their annual Green Business trade gathering.   Business After Hours at the B2Green Expo & Networking event 4:00 – 7:00 … Continue reading