Monthly Archives: April 2012

10 Manatee County Business Stories You Don’t Want to Miss

What all the local buzz is about… New restaurant to open on Main Street in Bradenton from the people who brought you O’Bricks Irish Pub and Martini Bar. Creative? There’s no need to be a starving artist according to the Herald … Continue reading

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Five Common Mistakes Made By First Time Business Owners

So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and go into business for yourself. Congratulations! As a next step after this momentous decision you should definitely contact SCC so we can make sure your venture reaches its full potential and … Continue reading

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SRQ Daily Features SCC Partnership with Kauffman Foundation!

We were excited to see this news story pop up in our inbox this morning as part of the SRQ Daily, a summary of business news and events happening in the Greater Sarasota Community. SRQ spoke with SCC CEO Mike … Continue reading

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How to Build A Better Credit Score

Creating a good credit score seems to be full of Catch 22s: You need a credit card to establish a credit history but how do you get a credit card without a credit history? (Try a secured card) People want … Continue reading

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Suncoast Community Capital Announces Nine Companies to Participate in the UEP on the Suncoast

BRADENTON, FL – Suncoast Community Capital (SCC) announces the inaugural class of nine entrepreneurial companies selected to participate in “UEP on the Suncoast,” a partnership between SCC and the Urban Entrepreneur Partnership (UEP), a program of the Kauffman Foundation. The … Continue reading

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Have Fun. Live Better. Shop Local.

I am probably a rare breed of person who looks forward to grocery shopping. It’s scheduled in every Saturday morning and is a non-negotiable event- other things either get pushed back or I’ll wake up early at the ungodly hour … Continue reading

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UEP Round 1 – First Meeting Review

Nine entrepreneurs gathered at SCC’s UEP on the Suncoast office on Tuesday, April 10 for a breakfast of champions. This first meeting of UEP on the Suncoast entrepreneurs brought together representatives from some of the best start-up and growing companies … Continue reading

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