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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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Party Girl Gets Biz Facts of Life

Small Business ExpertIf you want to start a business, you gotta pay the piper. Kent Capener spells out licensing and marketing to-do's for this college girl looking to start a party favor/wedding accessories biz.

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Important News for Small BusinessThe voting deadline for the 18th Idea Cafe Grant was extended by two weeks. This way we will give everyone one last opportunity to vote for their favorite business idea. The winner will be announced shortly after voting closes on midnight, June 2nd, 2017.

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