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10 Important personal characteristics of entrepreneurs

Are entrepreneurs born or made? In most cases, it's a little bit of both. Discover some of the most important traits of entrepreneurs and even how you can gain them. Read More

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How to get a startup business loan

If you are one of the 1.3 million people who filed applications for new businesses in the first quarter of 2021, congratulations. Entrepreneurs like you are proving that the post-pandemic economy holds plenty of promise. Now, before you launch, get a small business start-up loan. Yes, a loan.  Read More

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What does the SBA’s Community Navigator Pilot Program mean for small businesses?

As part of the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is now accepting applications for the Community Navigator Pilot Program. This program will provide grants to organizations that support small businesses, and prioritizes very small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.  Read More

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Show your LGBTQ+ pride as a business or an ally

June is Pride month and small businesses are flying their rainbow flags. There are many ways to celebrate Pride, whether yours is an LGBTQ+ business or an ally – a business that demonstrates inclusion every day.  Read More

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Secrets to success: Encore entrepreneurs talk about confidence

Encore entrepreneurs – those who start their first business after the age of 50 – have some advantages over their younger counterparts. The single biggest advantage, according to the 2021 Hiscox Encore Entrepreneur Report, is confidence. Read More

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Advancing women in the workplace: A conversation with the leader of Women at Hiscox

The founder and leader of Women at Hiscox shares her top three careers tips in honor of International Women's Day. Read More

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Why now is a good time to start a side hustle 

There will always be reasons to not start your business, but for passionate entrepreneurs, not even an economic downturn can hold them back. Find out why now may be a good time to start a side hustle. Read More

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