RICHMOND, VA , January 18, 2016 -- Richmond’s SCORE Chapter today announced that its business model competition, The SCOREcard Competition, had received twenty-three entrants from local start-up entrepreneurs – an entrant field that exceeded expectations.
Q: Much has been written recently about identity theft and hacking of individual email accounts. As a small business owner should I be concerned about my business being compromised by these cyber criminals?
Q: I am a relative newcomer to Richmond and do not have many contacts here. I need guidance in selecting the right insurance for my small business. Any suggestions you can offer will be appreciated.
A: The first step is to select a qualified insurance agent. If you are new to the area, you should solicit recommendations from other business owners. Local trade associations and the Chamber of Commerce are a good source for references.
Starting a new business is a large undertaking. Fortunately, there are numerous excellent resources online and at your figure tips. Santa Fe SCORE has compiled the following resources that we think will be valuable for anyone running or staring a business.