3 Things I Learned Last Week 11.2.15

This week: Boeing is still flying high after nearly 100 years; SEC opens up crowdfunding; award opportunities for entrepreneurs

A Look at Boeing’s Aviation Innovation as the Company Turns 100
Boeing is turning 100 years old. Still the only company in the U.S. to build jumbo jets, it has come a long way since it got its start with a canvas and wood airplane. Watch how Boeing’s innovations have revolutionized the last century of travel.

SEC Votes to Allow Securities Crowdfunding
Many startups get their initial funding through conventional crowdfunding campaigns. A vote last week by the Securities and Commission will now permit startups to use crowdfunding to sell company stock to their investors. Read details . . .

Several Award Programs Seeking Small Business Nominations
Most small businesses can use all the publicity or dollars they can get. One way to earn those things is through awards. Right now, several awards programs are seeking nominations:





About Smart Companies Thinking Bigger®

Kelly Scanlon is the owner and publisher of Thinking Bigger Business Media. She recently finished a term on the national board of directors of the National Association of Women Business Owners, and was the national chair from 2010-2011. An advocate for small business owners, Kelly sits on numerous boards and committees to advocate on behalf of small business owners. She has won several awards for her advocacy. Among them are the 2011 United Nations NGO Positive Peace Award on behalf of Kansas City area small business owners, the U.S. Small Business Administration's Region VII Women's Business Champion of the Year in 2009, and the Women in Business Advocate of the Year from the State of Kansas in 2006. In 2002, she won the SBA's Region VII Small Business Journalist of the Year Award (Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas). Whatever your business stage—aspiring, startup, established, mature—Thinking Bigger Business Media has the resources you need to grow to the next level. We are a resource organization dedicated to providing the strategic, "how-to" information small business owners need to become more productive and more profitable. We also provide information that helps owners connect with resources within the business community that can help them grow. We deliver that information through a variety of media products and other channels easily accessible to business owners.
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