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Young Money Mailbag: Break the entrepreneurial ice

blog by Caitlin Campbell McNulty  • 

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It’s been quite a while since I’ve dipped into the ‘ole Young Money mailbag, so I thought I’d answer a few reader questions this week.

I’ve received a lot of comments lately through social media (@CKCam4…

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BALLE: ‘Prosperity for all’

blog by Steve Wilger  • 

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As the events for the 11th annual Business Alliance for Local Living Economies conference time in Buffalo. came to a close on Friday, one central and enduring theme echoed throughout the discussions: prosperity for all.

In…

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Startup 101: Buffalo entrepreneurs offer advice for beginners

blog by Spencer Trotman  • 

{video_photo_caption}Oscar Pedroso taking 3rd place at Buffalo Startup Weekend

We’ve all had that next big business idea that’s going to take the nation by storm—but for some reason, we’re all still working for someone else. Well, almost all of us.

Some people get discouraged at the thought of failure. Others…

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Have a ‘Picnic in the Park’ tonight with NAWBO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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Join the National Association of Women Business Owners WNY for their annual fundraiser to benefit NAWBO’s leadership training for women entrepreneurs and women’s scholarship fund.

The “Picnic…

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Seth Godin to share words of wisdom Thursday - INTERVIEW

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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“The safest thing you can do is take a risk.”

A scary concept to some, but overall great advice from one of America’s best marketers, Seth Godin.

Coming to Buffalo on Thursday at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center Auditorium, Godin…

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A second Startup Weekend for Buffalo

blog by S.J. Velasquez  • 

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After a successful inaugural Startup Weekend Buffalo in November, the organizers have announced the anticipated followup weekend planned for early March.

Entrepreneurs and startup…

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Inspiring young entrepreneurs at UB

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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After a successful Buffalo Startup Weekend earlier this month, young entrepreneurs will have another chance to get inspired.

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Entrepreneurs, start your engines

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}The map to a solid business plan runs through Medaille College this weekend.

Ever get sick and tired of working for The Man? Ever toss around the idea of going into business for yourself? Ever find yourself overwhelmed by the thought of the complications involved, only to find yourself dragged down by your nagging spouse and awful kids, and…

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UB grad named Forbes all-star student entrepreneur

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of UB.

While some recent graduates are forced to pick up shifts waiting tables at their part-time jobs, Ansar Khan is developing a whole new way to do business.

The 23-year old Williamsville native graduated from the University at Buffalo with a bachelor of science…

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Young Money: Knowing when to trust yourself

blog by Caitlin Campbell McNulty  • 

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Each month, I have the opportunity to sit down with a dynamic leader in the community and share a meal with them and a small group of other young professionals. Throughout the 90 minutes that we spend together, they give advice on a variety of subjects—work-life…

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‘The accomplishments I have achieved…are the kind that I dreamed of’ - GUEST BLOG

blog by Crista Botticello  • 

{video_photo_caption}Crista Botticello (right) is one hard-working Western New Yorker.

Photo above: Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo recognized the efforts of my small business giving back to the community in a big way. I received a proclamation for creating…