Featured Success Story – ID Signsystems

Posted in Small Business, The Entrepreneurs Network

Katrina Beatty and Paul Dudley see signs wherever they look. Not the mystic kinds, of course, but rather physical signs that build brands and improve the total customer experience. As co-founders of ID Signsystems, they have created an internationally recognized design-build company specializing in signage and lighting for retail, healthcare, and institutional markets. Just look […]

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Intro to Incentive Programs: Equipment Purchasing

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In order to help businesses grow and expand in Monroe County, there are programs available for non-retail businesses purchasing equipment. GreatRate, GreatRebate and Monroe Manufacturing Rewards are administered by the Monroe County Industrial Development Corporation (MCIDC). EquiPlus is offered in partnership between MCIDC and COMIDA. The GreatRate program offers businesses a rebate on interest paid […]

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Monroe County Small Business Week 2019

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COMIDA is pleased to recognize the small businesses of Monroe County during National Small Business Week May 5th to 11th, 2019. Small Business Week is an annual event created by the U.S. Small Business Administration held in recognition of the nation’s top small businesses and entrepreneurs as well as small business advocates and champions. Small […]

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Featured Success Story: Glamping Experience, LLC

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Dawn Aprile is a successful real estate developer with vision.  She also has a new title to add to her profile – Glamping Diva. For those of you who have not heard of glamping, it is one of the hottest trends in the tourism and hospitality industry, offering outdoor accommodations with luxury, comfort and convenience. […]

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Featured Success Story: Sydor Technologies

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Sydor Technologies is a global leader in the manufacturing of high-speed diagnostic imaging solutions and ballistic test systems.  These complex measurement solutions generate critical results for the world’s most advanced applications in the defense, energy, ballistics, security, space, and research industries. Michael Pavia, CEO and President, held key positions in laser fusion systems, semiconductor capital […]

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TEN alum Ecolectro secures $1.7M ARPA-E award

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A clean tech alumnus of The Entrepreneurs Network, Ecolectro Inc., a developer of low-cost, high-performance polymers for electrochemical applications, secured $1.7 million from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E.)

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Featured Success Story: Sweet & Cute Sweets

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Sweet & Cute Sweets, founded by Tina Clark, has grown from a side-hobby to a thriving small business. Tina began making sweets and syrups for craft shows and after getting rave reviews for her Coffee Syrup, began working with a local co-packer to commercialize the product to launch in late 2016. She completed The Entrepreneurs […]

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First-Time Event in Monroe County Excites and Supports Women Entrepreneurs and Their Male Allies

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TEN Graduates Celebrate at The Strong’s Happiest Hour

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