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How do you increase your odds of success?

by Jill Elliss
Thursday, April 2nd, 2009
Lex Watterson, of the Mountain West Capital Network had some great suggestions for entrepreneurs at this week's Governor's Summit. 1. Find somebody who's been there before. You don't have to make all the mistakes yourself. Note: (The SEED Dixie Entrepreneurs' Eat with an Expert event on April 23rd will hep you ...

Stimulus Dollars For Local Businesses

by Portia Phillips
Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
We learn more every day about how the government is keeping monster organizations afloat because they are “too large to fail”!  What about local businesses; how and when are they going to be helped?    We have the answers!   Come to the Dixie Area Economic Forum and learn how the federal, state and ...

Can you help me write a business plan and get financing for my new business

by Portia Phillips
Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
Yes we can, the first step is to attend the Start Smart class. Entrepreneurial success begins with this free seminar, held weekly, that covers the basics of successful business start up including registration, entity set up, financing, and marketing basics. Please click here http://www.dixiebusinessalliance.com/usbdc/startsmart.php to view the upcoming events. Please contact Kelly ...

Economic Summit

by Portia Phillips
Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
By Scott Kerbs skerbs@thespectrum.com   ST. GEORGE - The economic landscape of Southern Utah has seen dramatic transformation in recent months and event coordinators said the 2009 Washington County Economic Summit has been designed to reflect the recent activity. Presented by the Washington County Economic Development Council and the Dixie Business Alliance, the ...

Cool idea wins contest

by Portia Phillips
Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
By Scott Kerbs skerbs@thespectrum.com ST. GEORGE - The minds behind Efficient Fueling Systems were awarded the top prize in the Southern Utah Concept to Company Contest at the Washington County Economic Summit on Wednesday, and local economic development leaders said they expect the budding technology company to strengthen the local economy. The ...

Concept To Company Contest

by Portia Phillips
Tuesday, October 21st, 2008
The "Concept to Company" competition is an ongoing innovation contest held in the various regions across the state of Utah.  The main objective of the contest is to encourage and support Utah's entrepreneurial innovators with the intent of helping them turn their concepts into a company. The contest is organized ...