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Commonwealth Innovation

Aug 27, 2018

In this episode we take a break from speaking with a business owner to learn about one of the many programs that are out there to help business owners.  We speak with the program director of Interise South Shore, Elizabeth Howe.  She explains the Streetwise MBA program she leads, she shares some common challenges she...


Aug 20, 2018

In this episode we speak with the owner of Five Way Foods, John Hopkins as he describes his journey in developing a food company that produces a refrigerated broth product line.  Listen to John as he talks about how he learned to create a business, how to create a unique product with special challenges to produce, the...


Aug 13, 2018

In this episode, we speak with Amanda Converse who runs 4 different companies.  They are connected from needs that Amanda saw in the community.  Learn how Amanda juggles keeping 4 businesses moving forward, learn how trial and error was a big part of her self education model and about her new venture that is in the...


Aug 6, 2018

In this show, we speak with Beth Marcus, one of the founders of Cape Cod Beer.  She discusses how her and her husband Todd started Cape Cod Beer, how she uses social media, the importance of voice and culture in your business and the importance of leveraging a local banking relationship.  She also talks about...