The Washington Women’s Business Center, hosted by Business Impact NW sent out the invitation to women-owned small businesses from our community for its inaugural showcase, ‘Celebrating Dreams, Celebrating Success. The idea was to create a networking space in which local women entrepreneurs and established businesses could comingle with investors and community mentors to celebrate

Business Impact NW client builds consulting firm with a fundraising focus Successful fundraising events require careful, strategic planning from idea to execution. When you attend, your experience should be seamless and make you feel valued, and you should see how the hosting organization’s mission and vision fit into every part of the event. That’s where

Business Loan Heats Up Hot Mama Salsa

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“I love chili peppers,” said Nikki Guerrero, owner of Hot Mama Salsa when asked why she started her company. “Growing up in the southwest, fresh salsa is a part of the culture. When you are a transplant, you miss that, so I wanted to bring those flavors to Portland.” That was eight years ago when

With the waning of winter and coming of spring, the first quarter is the perfect time of year to take advantage of new opportunities with strategic thinking. If you have just finished writing your business plan, you’re already one step ahead! Remember that your business plan is a living document that will change as your

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