JAIME STROLLO As product design manager, Jaime Strollo is responsible for the UX strategy of Betterment's financial planning products, as well as the management and mentorship of product designers.
I read lots of articles on business and entrepreneurship and this one provides some interesting insights. The 3 Lessons:
- Talk to customers early and often
- Keep your focus on solving customers’ actual pain points.
- Always be iterating.
Click here to read the article the full article and learn more about these three lessons in Entrepreneur Magazine.
Are you considering expanding your business in Portsmouth, NH? There are some great tax benefits available through the state’s Economic Revitalization Zone Tax Credit Program. Here’s an article about the program in the Portsmouth Herald: Downtown Businesses Eligible For Revitalization Tax Credits Also, if you are looking to start a business in Portsmouth, below is a […]
It’s great to see that not everyone is saying that all retail sales are heading online. This article in The New York Times references that “web-influenced sales in physical stores (when a consumer researches a product on a smartphone, for instance, and then buys in a store) are expected to account for an additional $1.3 […]
“BizBuySell, the Internet’s largest business-for-sale marketplace, reported today that third-quarter small business transactions reached the highest levels since the second quarter of 2008, right before the recession hit. The full results are included in BizBuySell.com’s Q3 2016 Insight Report, which aggregates statistics from business-for-sale transactions reported by participating business brokers nationwide. A total of 2,090 […]
We had the pleasure of being guests on Seacoast Business Connections, a live radio show on WSCA 106.1 FM, Portsmouth Community Radio. Below is a link to the show: http://audio.wscafm.org/audio/2015/BIZ/WSCA-BIZ_07-20-2015.mp3 WSCA is a non-commercial community radio station broadcasting from Portsmouth, NH.
If you are a business owner or looking to acquire one, you should always stay current on what the market is like. Is it a good time to sell? What are like business’s selling for in my industry? Check out this link to the latest in 2016 Second Quarter Results and 2015 Results from our friends at […]
If you are considering transferring your business to a family member or members, you better get a move on it! The U.S. government is going to make it more difficult for wealthy business owners to transfer assets to heirs without paying estate and gift taxes. Read the Wall Street Journal article below: “U.S. Targets […]
Ruth Simon’s writes very interesting article in today’s Wall Street Journal about baby boomers having a difficult time of letting go of their business. All the signs were that a flood of small businesses would be hitting the market now and it hasn’t happened yet. I think it has just been delayed a bit due […]
BizBuySell shared their latest “Insight Reports” today in which one of the key findings was the sale of small businesses were down nearly 9% in the third quarter versus same period last year. “Brokers reported a total of 1,814 businesses changing hands during the quarter, down from the 1,987 in 2014, as well as the 1,913 […]
For those of you looking to apply for a green card (become a permanent residence of the United States) and have the financial wherewithal and business background, the EB-5 program is a fabulous opportunity. The United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) administers the EB-5 Program and here’s some information about it: “Under this program, […]