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This Memorial Day: Peace through Entrepreneurship

Memorial Day Weekend is a time to reflect on fallen soldiers that have relentlessly fought for a more peaceful world and to honor them. Fortunately, peace doesn’t always have to be attained on the battlefield and has merged into dozens of commercial industries and projects. Let’s look at a few such endeavors that may contribute […]

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California State Small Business Support

By Jim Martin, SCORE Santa Cruz Given the breadth of federal support for small businesses, one might expect the state of California to minimize its offerings.  Instead, the state has a strong support package in place.  The best place to start is the California Business Portal, established for the purpose of easy entry into a […]

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Small business & Entrepreneurs: Federal State Assistance is Available

  Need financing?Government Assistance to Small Businesses If your business has a staff of one, you might feel you are facing a difficult (and sometimes treacherous) world all alone.  You might get that same feeling if you have a staff of hundreds if you lack anyone you can turn to for help or advice.  That […]

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Apps for the Politic Junkie

As the Donald takes over the White House and leadership of the U.S.A, it’s turning out clear that 2017 is the year of renewed activism. And as an entrepreneur, owner of a small business or a solopreneur, you may be concerned with losing your healthcare plan, changes in tax laws or you may be worried […]

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Silicon Valley Supports Historic Calexit Movement Following Trump’s Victory

Following the presidential victory of Donald Trump on November 9th, Californian’s expressed their disapproval by protesting and proposing the state to secede from the nation. The Silicon Valley venture capitalist and Hyperloop co-founder, Shervin Pishevar, has been the leading force behind this ballot measure being termed as hashtag #calexit, on Twitter. The day before the presidential […]

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How to Cut Healthcare Costs Without Compromising Benefits

We all have heard the old saying An apple a day keeps the doctor away but unfortunately, it isn’t the case. And with medical costs going through the roof small businesses are feeling the pinch. Regardless of the entity’s size, many businesses want and have to offer healthcare benefits for their employees. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) […]

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Company Plans To Change the Landscape of Education with CoreAtlas

Education is becoming a major challenge not only for the teachers assigned to instruct students but for young scholars that lack sources to effectively engage their learning faculties. Paul F. Bulakowski PhD and Sara Niesen M.A. have seen this occurrence take place for nearly a decade with virtually no solution in sight. Emphasizing that students […]

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Zuckerberg Leading the Future of Personalized Learning

It is said that knowledge is power which is why education has become critical for a successful career and life. In a job market that views candidates through their scope of skills and academic adept hood, people of all ages recognize the symbolic nature of higher learning. However, the education system is not perfect: It […]

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UC Riverside is Documenting the Now

A two-year, $517,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund a project called “Documenting the Now: Supporting Scholarly Use and Preservation of Social Media Content.” The University of California, Riverside, Washington University in St. Louis, and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland are collaborators on the project. […]

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Are we ready for a blood test for cancer? UC San Francisco Developing Promising New Test

What if screening for cancer was as easy as checking your cholesterol? That’s the promise of techniques currently in development that may one day make it possible to detect the earliest stages of cancer with an annual blood draw. So-called “liquid biopsies” involve extracting free-floating cancer cells or cancer DNA from the bloodstream (or in […]

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