Search

Does Your Small Business Need a Lawyer?

or patent issues and theft or fraud were also named as key legal worries that small business owners have ... ...

Blog Post

Jerry L Jones

<p> An entrepreneur at heart, he has over 35 years sales and product development experience in both consumer product goods and business to business products and services, with specific expertise in importing and exporting.&nbsp; Over the years Jerry has owned a number of small businesses&nbsp;and is currently owner of many innovative product patents through his own company&nbsp;Shredderplus, LLC and is sales vice president for Columbus Bench Advertising, an outdoor advertising company.&nbsp; He counsels SCORE clients in the areas of business strategy &amp; planning, manufacturing &amp; product development and sales and marketing.&nbsp; He is in high demand given his experience in international trade and imports, sales and retail and wholesale trade. Clients say Jerry, &ldquo;<em>far exceeded expectations in terms of responsiveness/availability, time spent with me, and value/actionability&nbsp;of opinions shared.&rdquo;</em>&nbsp;And&nbsp;<em>&ldquo;his advice is easy to understand and focused on the issues that were directly affecting my business.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</em>As an entrepreneur himself, Jerry enjoys giving back through his SCORE Counseling.&nbsp; He says he joined SCORE,&nbsp;<em>&ldquo;because I started many small businesses and didn&#39;t ask for the help that Score provides. I felt that I could help people make&nbsp;fewer mistakes than I did.&rdquo;</em></p>

Rhode Island

, college professors, patent attorneys, web designers, insurance brokers, marketing communications ... ...

Chapter

Mark Lowenstein

<p> Mark Lowenstein&nbsp;was an Assistant Professor of Business at a small college most recently. Mr.Lowenstein&nbsp;has a wide background in business development, contract negotiation, strategic alliances, marketing and international/domestic sales channel management in the software/high tech industry. He has a number of years of entrepreneurial experience with knowledge of a number of different markets and a strong&nbsp;sense of customer&#39;s needs.&nbsp;</p> <p> <span style="line-height: 1.385em;">Evaluating and refining business models and reviewing business plans are a specialty. He knows how to help you evaluate your target market and determine the characteristics&nbsp;of your target customers. He will advise you on how to structure product and/or service offerings for a successful business. In addition,he can determine the best means to deliver the product and/or service in a cost effective manner using a variety of methods; both direct and indirect.</span></p> <p> He has consulted with inventors evaluating the commercial feasibility of markets and product development for a variety of patents. &nbsp;He was the COO of a fixed wireless broadband company focused on the Caribbean market. Mark was the VP of Business Development at a software industry non profit. He co-founded two software based startups: one was a supplier of tactical weather systems to the US military and international markets and the other a data acquisition measurement company for manufacturers.</p> <p> He has worked with several non profit organizations and has been on the board of a regional economic development agency. He is currently a trustee for a local college.</p>

The SCORE Foundation Announces Creation of National Advisory Board Three New York Business Leaders Selected as Members

patents in the field of telecommunications and serves as chairman of Telecom Consultants, Inc. De ... ...

Headline

What to do First With a Great Business Idea

, file for a patent or write a business plan, heed these words: That’s not what you need to do ... ...

Template or Tool

Vertigo, Inc. Reinvents Itself With the Help From SCORE

to its board. They are getting ready to set up a dedicated factory for the manufacture of their patented ... ...

Success Story

Pinellas County SCORE

, applying for patents and registering trademarks, and navigating local government licensing and regulatory ... ...

Chapter

Lumen Photon Therapy

.  “We contacted the original patent holder, who referred us to his engineer,” Ron says.  “He became our ... ...

Success Story

Is Mediation Your Best Option?

. Similarly, a federal court just ruled that Pfizer’s patent for Viagra is valid until 2019 ... ...

Template or Tool