entrepreneurship http://wvxu.org en ROADSIDE MBA: Going on the road to learn from the successs of small businesses http://wvxu.org/post/roadside-mba-going-road-learn-successs-small-businesses <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>What can Wall Street learn from thriving small businesses on Main Street, and how do these businesses evolve successfully from their start-up roots? Those questions inspired three economists, <strong>Paul Oyer</strong>, <strong>Michael Mazzeo</strong> and <strong>Scott Schaefer</strong>, to take a <a href="http://www.Roadside-MBA.com"><strong>road trip across America</strong></a>'s heartland. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 29489 at http://wvxu.org ROADSIDE MBA: Going on the road to learn from the successs of small businesses Cincy Sundaes - a tasty way to support innovative ideas http://wvxu.org/post/cincy-sundaes-tasty-way-support-innovative-ideas <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Greater Cincinnati has become known as a region where new ideas can get noticed, get funding and get help developing into viable projects. And now two local professionals have added a fun new twist to micro-funding innovative ideas, and it involves ice cream. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:52:19 +0000 Mark Heyne 29264 at http://wvxu.org Cincy Sundaes - a tasty way to support innovative ideas Covington's UpTech successfully supports technology entreprenuers http://wvxu.org/post/covingtons-uptech-successfully-supports-technology-entreprenuers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Of the 15 companies that have been helped by <a href="http://uptechideas.org/"><strong>UpTech</strong></a>, the Northern Kentucky business accelerator, over the last two years, 13 are still in operation. That is a great track record when you consider that half of all new-business startups fail. UpTech, which focuses on informatics and new ways to process, store, retrieve and use data, recently named the semi-finalists in its third class of entrepreneurs. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 28930 at http://wvxu.org Covington's UpTech successfully supports technology entreprenuers Talking about starting a small business in Greater Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/talking-about-starting-small-business-greater-cincinnati <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Greater Cincinnati. Our region's economic climate and support networks are becoming more favorable each year to those looking to take the chance and start their own business. But it's still a risky proposition, and no one should start a company without doing their homework. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 28064 at http://wvxu.org Talking about starting a small business in Greater Cincinnati Achieving Exit Velocity and Financial Freedom http://wvxu.org/post/achieving-exit-velocity-and-financial-freedom <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://burkecpa.com/" target="_blank">Patrick Burke</a>, CPA, attorney and author, says everyone has&nbsp; a number, that number, if invested wisely, that results in zero financial worries for the rest of your life. The number that provides “exit velocity” from the gravitational pull of your financial needs. A number, he says, few of us will reach in traditional salaried jobs. Wed, 28 May 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 27175 at http://wvxu.org Achieving Exit Velocity and Financial Freedom