Monthly Archives: March 2010

Tapping Revolving Loan Funds for Business Finance

I recently returned from a regional Economic Development Administration (EDA) meeting in Philadelphia where the National Association of Development Organizations (www.nado.org) sponsored a roundtable discussion of local revolving loan fund (RLF) operators.   EDA has funded these RLFs for decades, and … Continue reading

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The 3/50 Project: A New Approach to Buying Local

Lots of communities around the US are hoping to encourage their residents to do more local purchasing and to support local retail businesses.  The problem is that these efforts generally do little more than use the bully pulpit to support … Continue reading

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Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction

I’m just finishing up Barry Lynn’s new book, Cornered:  The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction.  As usual with Barry, it’s a provocative and different look at what’s happening to small businesses in the US.  The basic gist … Continue reading

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Welcome to the EntreWorks Blog

This is a new and exciting effort for us. EntreWorks has been producing a regular e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, that takes a quarterly look at economic trends and other policy issues impacting the world of economic and workforce development. Our blog … Continue reading

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The EntreWorks Blog reviews the latest thinking and the newest ideas on what’s happening in the worlds of economic and workforce development.

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About EntreWorks

Based in Arlington, VA, EntreWorks Consulting is an economic development consulting and policy development firm focused on helping communities, businesses, and organizations achieve their entrepreneurial potential. EntreWorks works with a diverse base of clients including state and local governments, Chambers … Continue reading

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