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Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County

One of the many challenges with starting a new business is finding out what you don’t know.  One resource that stands out for me is the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA).  A quick word about the FCEDA.  According to the FCEDA web site, it’s mission is to: … promote Fairfax County, Virginia, as a [...]

Build Your Own Office From a Kit…

Metal, prefabricated offices have come a long way in the past decade.  Not only is it much more affordable than in years past, it’s a quick and green way to meet your home office space needs. There are several vendors that offer prefab office kits, including kitHAUS, Modern Shed and Modern Cabana. Questions to ask [...]

House Small Business Panel Unveils Health Care Bill

The Small Business Cooperative for Healthcare Options to Improve Coverage for Employees Act (Small Business CHOICE) is designed to encourage small firms to join health insurance cooperatives. The bill, H.R. 6582, is sponsored by Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), who is the Chairwoman of the House Small Business Committee. These purchasing cooperatives enable small businesses, which [...]