Category Archives: "Uncategorized"

1 May, 2019

BizBuySell reports: First Quarter of 2019 Transactions Dip Slightly, Market Remains Strong

BizBuySell stated that “Small business transactions in the first quarter of 2019 experienced a modest year-over-year decline but remain at historically high levels, according to the latest BizBuySell Insight Report, a nationally recognized economic indicator that aggregates statistics from business-for-sale transactions reported by participating business brokers nationwide.” Some key findings: A total of 2,504 sold […]

24 Jan, 2018

Small Business Transactions Reached Record Highs in 2017!

According to BizBuySell.com, small business transactions reached record highs in 2017, up 27 percent from 2016.  “This year’s increase marks a noteworthy upward shift in the number of small businesses changing hands across America. For several years after the 2008-2009 Great Recession, sales volume remained low as small businesses struggled financially and capital for financing […]

25 Oct, 2017

The Top 10 Fastest-Growing Occupations vs Fastest-Declining ones

Here’s a very interesting article by Ben Casselman in the NY Times, October 25, 2017 about the shifting job categories through automation and overall demographic changes.  It lists the projected top 10 fastest-growing occupations from 2016 to 2026 and then the fastest-declining ones.  Great information to know! Click here: “Experts Foresee a U.S. Work Force […]

27 Jun, 2017

I read lots of articles on business and entrepreneurship and this one provides some interesting insights.  The 3 Lessons:

  1. Talk to customers early and often
  2. Keep your focus on solving customers’ actual pain points.
  3. Always be iterating.

Click here to read the article the full article and learn more about these three lessons in Entrepreneur Magazine.

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.