Latest Small Business News 10/18/2019

Latest Small Business News 10/18/2019

Why NASA and Elon Musk Working Together is a Big Deal

Despite the long-held belief that NASA and Elon Musk were at odds, the two forces recently came together at a meeting between Musk and Jim Bridenstine, the administrator for NASA. Held at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, the meeting revolved around NASA astronauts and how Musk and his SpaceX team might be able to help the launch happen sooner - and ensure it goes smoothly.  Unlike previous NASA launches, where the agency built and operated its own ships, this future launch will be on the shoulders of both SpaceX and Boeing, with NASA providing “technical help on aerodynamics as well as test facilities for SpaceX to use”.

Latest Small Business News 10/11/19

Latest Small Business News 10/11/19

How Tala is Creating Banking Opportunities for the World’s Poorest (And Why it Matters)

What happens when someone in one of the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world has a dream to start a business to help care for their family? A few years ago, the opportunity to do much of anything would have been bleak - if not nonexistent. But, ask Amylene Dingle, a mom from Manila, and she’ll tell you a different story - and it’s all thanks to the Santa Monica-based startup known as Tala.

Latest Small Business News 9/27/2019

Latest Small Business News 9/27/2019

Is Community the Key to a Strong Economy - and Your Business’s Success?

Any good business, whether small and locally-owned or a publicly-traded behemoth, understands the need to create a community in order to build brand loyalty and evergreen profits. When there’s a strong community behind anything, be it brand or a motion at a neighborhood association meeting, there’s a strong probability that it will achieve its goal. And, even if it’s blocked by some super power or intentional interference, it still has passionate supporters bringing attention and awareness to its cause.

Latest Small Business News 9/20/2019

Latest Small Business News 9/20/2019

The Probable Food Supply Side Effect of Brexit

With Brexit gearing up to take full effect in just over a month from now (Britain officially leaving the European Union), more and more Europeans are taking a closer look at exactly what it all means. And, while it’s impossible to predict, there is quite a consensus that it will cause major upheaval in the food industry, hitting Britain, of course, the hardest.