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10X Stages is a partnership between Grant Cardone and Pete “The Stage Whisperer" Vargas and featuring world-renowned Speaking Coach Pat Quinn. 10X Stages is dedicated to giving entrepreneurs the skills to grow their businesses, gain new clients, and increase their influence with stages. Pete Vargas has worked with dynamic speakers like Brandon Dawson, Gary Brecka, Natalie Dawson, Stormy Wellington, Michael Hyatt, JJ Virgin, and Grant himself to strengthen their impact. Since 2018, students have used Pete’s methodology to win over 750,000 stages, impact over 203 million people, and generate $1.1 billion in revenue.
Advance Your Reach helps people grow their businesses and spread their message through stages. The company’s mission is to impact 1 billion people across 7 spheres of influence over the next 10 years. Advance Your Reach’s founder, Pete Vargas, is known as the Stage Whisperer. Since 2003, he and his team have booked over 25,000 stages worldwide–and generated tens of millions of dollars of revenue through those stages. Pete has booked legendary speakers including Ryan Deiss, and Shark Tank’s Daymond John. He’s also shared stages with titans such as Michael Phelps, Robert Cialdini, Howie Mandel, and Brendon Burchard.
Amazon Small Business Academy is a free one-stop digital resource center for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners to help start, build, or launch their businesses online. Get access to our podcast, webinars, live Q&As, events, and more—all at no cost to you. Whether you’re curious about starting your own business or looking to expand, we’re here to help. Learn more at www.smallbusiness.amazon.
Constant Contact delivers for small businesses and nonprofits with powerful tools that simplify and amplify digital marketing. Whether it's driving sales, growing a customer base, or engaging an audience, we deliver the performance and guidance to build strong connections and generate powerful results. For more information, visit www.constantcontact.com
The Entrepreneur's Source® is the largest Career Ownership Coaching™ organization in the world. For nearly 40 years, we have helped nearly one million professionals explore their career possibilities with our powerful approach to education, awareness and discovery and our unique Income, Lifestyle, Wealth and Equity™ assessment. Our unique approach fosters meaningful connections through earnest interaction, empowering aspiring entrepreneurs to identify, pursue and achieve their dream of self-sufficiency.
Equitable is one of America’s leading financial services companies. Founded originally in 1859, the company’s mission is to help clients secure their financial well-being with advice, protection and retirement strategies for individuals, families and small businesses. We understand financial planning is about more than money. It’s about your personal needs, responsibilities and goals. Those are the key factors informing your path toward economic stability. That’s why we offer a humanistic and holistic approach to financial services that take into account the whole you.
FranNet assists individuals with the entire franchise process – from franchising an existing business to purchasing or selling a franchise. FranNet is committed to providing continuous marketing, business, and operational support so that they may be looked upon as the most knowledgeable, professional, and successful franchise consultants in the industry.
The Glenn W. Bailey Foundation serves Florida, New York, Connecticut and DC area organizations working to help us realize our vision and continue our mission of fostering pathways to success in STEM careers and entrepreneurial opportunities. Our Foundation’s focus also includes solving complex environmental and high-mortality disease research funding issues.
Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leading insurance company meeting the retirement and life insurance needs of individuals and institutions. With a strong financial foundation and risk and investment management expertise, the company delivers tailored solutions to create more secure financial futures. The company's performance has been driven by its culture and core values focused on integrity, teamwork, and the importance of building long-term client relationships.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help small businesses grow and create jobs by providing them with greater access to business education, support services, and pathways to capital for growth-oriented entrepreneurs. Through the tuition-free program, participants gain practical skills across topics like financial statements, negotiations, marketing, and management, and receive the tools to develop an actionable growth plan for growth – at no cost.
Lexmark GO Line helps small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) make a lasting impression on the world with intentionally engineered printers and all-in-ones. Combining over 30 years of experience and expertise, Lexmark is proud to offer enterprise-class and built-for-SMB devices and features to customers worldwide. With over 7 million printers deployed in more than 170 countries, Lexmark helps customers print, secure and manage documents with ease. Make your mark with Lexmark GO Line. Visit Lexmark’s the Spot for SMBs.
The LPL Financial Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports advancing the economic well-being of underserved populations, with an emphasis on providing training for individuals interested in the financial services industry and providing resources and training to small-business owners. For more information about The LPL Financial Foundation, visit the LPL Community Involvement page.
Meta Boost is a suite of tools, training programs, and events dedicated to helping small businesses grow and equipping more people with the digital skills they need to compete for jobs in the digital economy. No matter what level of experience you have in digital marketing, Meta Boost has a learning path to help you grow and thrive. Learn more about the resources available through Boost, take an online course, or find an event near you.
The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP) is a leading provider of business services, supplies, products, and digital workplace technology solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses, through an integrated business-to-business (B2B) distribution platform, which includes world-class supply chain and distribution operations, dedicated sales professionals and technicians, online presence, and approximately 1,000 stores. Through its banner brands Office Depot®, OfficeMax®, ODP Business Solutions™, Varis™, Grand&Toy®, as well as others, the Company offers its customers the tools and resources they need to focus on their passion of starting, growing, and running their business.
Phillips Edison & Company (“PECO”) is one of the nation’s largest owners and operators of grocery-anchored omnichannel neighborhood shopping centers and is home to thousands of small business owners. PECO calls those business owners—its tenants—Neighbors, to reflect the value it places on them and the success of their businesses. Learn more at PECO
Principal Financial Group® is a global financial services company passionate about helping people and businesses plan, protect, invest, and retire. Our solutions help employers and business owners take care of their employees, drive business forward, and protect their long-term financial security. Learn more at principal.com/businesses
With over 50 years of experience, Progressive Commercial Insurance offers a full range of business insurance products featuring competitive rates and first-class service. They offer customized insurance solutions for both heavy and light commercial vehicles, as well as business insurance coverages including general and professional liability, workers’ compensation, business owners’ policies, and more. Progressive is a Fortune 100 company and trusted by thousands of small business owners to protect their livelihoods.
Just like SCORE, Spectrum Business is dedicated to helping aspiring small business owners like you turn your business vision into a thriving reality. As part of their Let's Get Started program, Spectrum Business is committed to providing you with guidance, support, and solutions as you navigate the complexities of starting a new business.
Truist Financial Corporation is a purpose-driven financial services company committed to inspiring and building better lives and communities. Truist has leading market share in many high-growth markets in the country, and offers a wide range of services including retail, small business and commercial banking; asset management; capital markets; commercial real estate; corporate and institutional banking; insurance; mortgage; payments; specialized lending; and wealth management. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Truist is a top 10 U.S. commercial bank.
Launched in 2013, The Trust (Powered by the NFLPA) provides eligible former NFL players with the support needed to succeed in life after football. Members have access to VIP concierge-level resources, experts, and premiere partners, across 3 Pillars—Personal & Business Development; Health & Wellness Resources; and Community & Connection Opportunities. Through the strength of our Pillars, we provide support and a trusted team dedicated to helping Members win in their next season.
The SCORE Foundation is the philanthropic arm of SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer business mentors providing free advice and educational programs to small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Verisign is the registry operator of the .com top-level domain. Trusted by global companies, savvy startups, and local merchants, a .com domain name can help businesses of all sizes connect with customers and partners.
ZenBusiness is the all-in-one digital platform that makes it easy for everyone to start, run and grow their business in any of the 50 states. ZenBusiness has been recognized by Forbes as the “Best LLC Service” in the country for the second year in a row with an outstanding 4.9 rating and also offers a lot more behind a single login: tax and accounting, small business banking, domain names and website, business license, legal documents, etc… ZenBusiness is also proud to be a Public Benefit Corporation supporting underserved communities of entrepreneurs across the country.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides financial, technical, and management assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses. SCORE is a resource partner with the SBA. The SBA administers a Congressional grant, which provides SCORE with funding. SCORE volunteers work with the SBA to provide small business mentoring and training to entrepreneurs through SBA offices. More from the SBA.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is made up of 29 agencies and offices with nearly 100,000 employees who serve the American people at more than 4,500 locations across the country and abroad. They provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.
Hello, Alice is a free, multichannel platform that helps businesses launch and grows. With a community of more than 100,000 companies in all 50 states and across the globe, Hello Alice is building the largest network of owners in the country while tracking data and trends to increase the success rate for entrepreneurs.
The Latino Coalition was founded in 1995 by a group of Hispanic business owners from across the country to research and develop policies relevant to Latinos. TLC is a nationwide non-profit based in Southern California, with offices in Washington, DC, and Mexico.
BIPOC Support Foundation (BSF) is a nonprofit organization that conducts programs and activities that support and educate traditionally underserved communities, improve diversity in entrepreneurship, and promote economic growth for historically underrepresented persons. BSF’s Business Support program provides support in the form of grants, media promotion, business resources, referrals, and education. We are building equal opportunities for businesses that are statistically less likely to be granted loans, less likely to have a system of support within their community, and less likely to survive during times of economic struggles.
Performance Foodservice is a leader in broad-line food distribution, delivering high-quality products, innovative technology, and custom solutions to restaurant operators across the country. The food supply chain has never been more vital, and Performance Foodservice is proud to play a part in supporting small businesses, local restaurants, and the communities they serve.
AVIXA™ is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world, co-owner of Integrated Systems Europe, and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. Established in 1939, AVIXA has more than 11,400 enterprise and individual members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, consultants, programmers, live events companies, technology managers, content producers, and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries.
The Small Business Company provides some of the free online training on the SCORE website. They specialize in web-based content that is used by many small business support organizations across the globe.
The Angel Capital Association (ACA) is the largest professional association of active angel investors across North America. ACA offers education, best practices, data, public policy advocacy, and significant benefits and resources to its membership of more than 14,000 accredited investors, who invest individually or through its 250+ angel groups, accredited platforms, and family offices.
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) actively promotes the economic growth, development, and interests of more than 4.7 million Hispanic-owned businesses. The USHCC team embodies the patriotic spirit and core mission of fostering the growth of America’s business community.
The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) provides committed, visionary leadership and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, they support African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises.
The IRS mission is to provide America's taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and to enforce the law with integrity and fairness to all.
The Tougaloo College Research and Development Foundation (TCRDF) supports the research and development mission of Tougaloo College and that of other HBCUs by forming and managing partnerships between HBCUs and other entities including government contractors.
Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global (wegg) seeks to educate, inspire and nurture women business owners and entrepreneurs worldwide on how to go global so they can run healthier businesses and create a new future for themselves, their families and their community.
Cybercrime Support Network (CSN), a 501(c)(3), is a public/private non-profit organization founded to help cybercrime victims find needed resources, report crimes, recover and reinforce their cybersecurity.
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