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Running Start joins coworking network

Worcester’s Running Start has joined the Workbar Network, allowing its members to use space in six different locations in Massachusetts.

Boots to bootstrapping: Military vets find host of resources to succeed in business

BY LIVIA GERSHON Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The transition from military to civilian life is a notoriously tough one, but many veterans have a set of skills that's well suited to running a business. And there are a number of public- and...

More help on the way for small businesses

Sam Bonacci |

Former State Treasurer Steven Grossman, now CEO for a Boston-based nonprofit organization that aims to revitalize urban economies through business and job development, is leading the charge for...

Old skills in a new era: Entrepreneurs ply industrial-era crafts and trades

Sam Bonacci |

With most consumer markets populated by mass-produced items that are cookie-cutter images of each other, entrepreneurs in Worcester are capitalizing on goods that emphasize customization and...

Planting the seeds of a new business

(Editor's Note: Inspiration and Innovation, which focuses on entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship, is a new column written by Jeff Schiebe that will run in every other edition of the Worcester...

Volunteer group Krosslink adds to MetroWest startup support network

Emily Micucci |

There are a lot of exciting things about starting your own business, but the isolation many entrepreneurs feel when they start out can be debilitating, said Venkat Kolluri, the chief executive of...

U.S. aid available to small firms impacted by winter

Low-interest economic injury disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be available to Massachusetts small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the...

Small businesses in Fitchburg, Leominster and Groton get NCMDC loans

Businesses in Fitchburg, Leominster and Groton recently received a total of $91,500 in small-business loans from the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC).

Marlborough focuses on smaller players with proposed loan fund

Emily Micucci |

Corporate giants such as GE Healthcare Life Sciences and Boston Scientific have lifted Marlborough's profile as a prime destination for businesses by making the city their home in the last couple of...

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