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Showing Effective Leadership During Tough Times
May 16, 2022

A crisis—whether personal, local, or national in scope—offers an important opportunity for a small business owner to demonstrate his or her leadership to employees.  The keys here are thoughtfulness, timeliness, and communication.  Consider…

SCORE’s Workshop Series Presents – How to Start Your Own Small Business
March 25, 2022

If you are thinking about starting your own business then consider signing up for SCORE's upcoming IN PERSON workshop “How to Start Your Own Business” featuring local experts, including RVA’s small business attorney Eric Perkins on April…

Professional Limited Liability Company v. Limited Liability Company
November 29, 2021

The limited liability company (“LLC”) has emerged as the entity of choice throughout the small business community over the past 25 years. However, for many professional service providers, Virginia offers another, yet confusingly similar,…

Tips for Winding Down a Small Business
October 22, 2021

I was saddened to recently to hear the news that the Innsbrook Foundation was dissolving, an unfortunate fate for an organization that had served the Innsbrook community so effectively for over 30 years, but an inevitable part of the life cycle…

Pitch Virginia Coming to VCU’s Shift Retail Lab on November 10
October 18, 2021

The inaugural Pitch Virginia event, organized by Activation Capital, is scheduled for Wednesday, November 10 at the newly opened Shift Retail Lab at VCU, an initiative of the VCU da Vinci Center. The festivities will feature pitches from high…

SCORE’s Workshop Series Presents – How to Start Your Own Small Business
September 17, 2021

If you are thinking about starting your own business then consider signing up for the upcoming 3-night virtual SCORE workshop “How to Start Your Own Business” featuring RVA’s small business attorney, Eric Perkins on October 7th. Speakers…

Upcoming Webinar on Developing a One-Page Business Plan for Small Biz Owners and Entrepreneurs
September 14, 2021

Richmond SCORE is conducting an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for entrepreneurs and small business owners on an accelerated strategy for developing an abbreviated one-page business plan for your business. …

What Small Business Owners Should Know About The New Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act
September 07, 2021

On March 2, 2021, Virginia became the second state to enact a comprehensive state privacy law when Governor Northam signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (the “CDPA”) into law. The CDPA creates consumer rights, similar to California’s…

The Corporate Transparency Act and its Effect on Small Businesses
August 18, 2021

On January 1, 2021, the Corporate Transparency Act (the “CTA”) was enacted as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act. As a result, certain U.S. business entities will soon be required to file a report with the U.S. Treasury Department’s…

Quick Intro to SBA 504 Loans
July 30, 2021

Virginia Community Capital recently hosted a recorded webinar, Supporting Small Businesses & Promoting Job Creation with SBA 504 Loans, featuring Zachary Petry and Chris Topping of 504 Capital. The presentation focused on what the SBA 504…