Community/Economic Development

REAL ~ Global Entrepreneur

REAL ~ Global Entrepreneur

By on Jan 27, 2013 in Community/Economic Development, Entrepreneur | 0 comments

Published REAL Magazine January 2013 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) – from November 12th through 18th where more than 100 countries across 6 continents will participate in more than 30,000 total activities! Launched in 2007 by Carl Schramm, President and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation and Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; this...

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More than just a place to retire…

More than just a place to retire…

By on Sep 8, 2012 in Business Development, Community/Economic Development, Sara Hand And Associates | 0 comments

We already know that Southwest Florida (SWFL) is a great place to retire. Yet more than just a place to retire, golf and fish; SWFL has also become a place where entrepreneurs looking for quality lifestyle are choosing to build their businesses and choosing to relocate. With many of these companies at an early stage of development and often pre-revenue, they may not...

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Will 2012 be your year…or will it be more of the same?

By on Nov 22, 2011 in Business Development, Community/Economic Development, Events, Finding Solutions, Sara Hand Speaking | 0 comments

No change means no change. Join Sara Hand for Setting Goals and Making “IT” Happen… Because setting goals is not enough! Thursday, December 1st 8 am-9:30 am AND Thursday December 8th 8 am-9:30 am For many people they simply dust off last year’s goals and change the date and are ready to face a new year. Somewhere they heard that if you simply get those goals on...

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Jacksonville Code Camp Rocks

By on Aug 27, 2011 in Business Development, Community/Economic Development, Sara Hand And Associates, Sara Hand Speaking | 0 comments

Despite the threat of rain from Hurricane Irene, the Jacksonville Code Camp has been an awesome event. Great turn out, excellent speakers, Kilwin’s icecream for dessert and the SWAG just kept coming at the closing session. If you would like a copy of the power point slides from my presentation… Early Stage Funding and Your Start UP  click here. From the...

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“It” is what “It” is…Now WHAT?

By on Apr 6, 2011 in Community/Economic Development | 0 comments

Recently I have been involved with a number of events whose purpose was to gather data about entreprenurial support in our region. Questions and discussions were among leaders from across a variety of organizations from formal to informal, and from the business community itself. These were not gripe sessions…although I have heard from enough people like that...

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