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Northern Illinois University is getting results for businesses by connecting them with a team of student interns. Springboard was launched last year to provide customized assessments to small and midsized companies while providing internships to students. The program helps businesses develop international markets, learn about competitors, enhance their websites, expand social media, improve marketing messages...
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and Fred P. Hochberg
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk and Chairman Fred Hochberg of the Export-Import Bank of the United States will keynote an event Monday, Aug. 18, at NIU-Rockford. The Exporter Forum is co-sponsored by NIU and aimed at small and medium-sized businesses in the region. Attendees will learn first-hand how local businesses have grown their international sales. Among...
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The Cloud is all around us. A swirl of data, program suites and virtual store fronts such as Amazon, iTunes, and Google Drive are revolutionizing the way that we use and store information. This revolution will provide great opportunities for experts who understand Cloud computing. Research from Microsoft shows that public and private Cloud services...
Cyber Security for the Small Business
In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, NIU Springboard is presenting a four-part webinar series for small business owners and managers. The sessions will help entrepreneurs understand the risks facing their systems and then show them how to use tools, policies and procedures to keep their data and systems safe. Sessions range in cost...
Crain's Small Business Week @ NIU
Today’s headlines are filled with hot-button issues – social media marketing, Illinois’ concealed carry law, changes to employment law – that will affect businesses, their employees and their consumers. To help regional business owners tackle these complex topics, Northern Illinois University has partnered with Crain’s Small Business Week to present three days of seminars and...