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Just Released Report Shows Large Companies Out-innovate Start-ups by a Factor of Nearly 3 to 1

Outthinker, a leading growth strategy consulting firm, releases fresh findings from its innovation study showing how and why large incumbent organizations out-innovate smaller start-ups and are behind 22 of the 30 most transformative innovations of the last three decades.

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Financing a Painting or Construction Business

Small Business ExpertHandy advice from Idea Cafe Expert Mark Bower, our jack-of-all-trades expert, nails down some start-up dollars tips for going solo in the painting or construction biz.

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