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WVCAP Client Spotlight: Buzz Foods.

February 1, 2023 10:00 am

Buzz Foods is a locally-owned and operated business in Charleston, WV that has been providing world-class meat and seafood to chefs in hotels, resorts, and other establishments since 1938. The company is currently owned and operated by Dickinson Gould, who is the 3rd generation to own and operate the business. With a reputation for providing honest food, advice, and service, Buzz Foods is a trusted name in the industry. In this blog, you’ll learn: How West Virginia Capital Access Program helps small businesses and startups looking to get funded How WVCAP client Buzz Foods used the Collateral Support program to[...]

Groundhog Day: How To Avoid Repetition & Take Action To Meet Your Business Goals

February 1, 2023 8:00 am

The movie Groundhog Day tells the story of a weatherman who is stuck in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over again. While the movie is a comedy, repetition, and stagnation can be too real for many business owners. Just like the weatherman in the movie, you can break out of the cycle and achieve your goals. This blog post will explore identifying signs of repetition and the importance of setting specific goals and taking action to meet your business goals. In this blog, you’ll learn: How you can identify signs of repetition in your business and[...]

One Big Reason To Compliment Your Business Today

January 6, 2023 6:30 am

Complement Your Customers & Employees As we move into the new year, it’s a great time to look at how you can start 2023 with positivity in your business. The start of the year is an opportune time to reflect on what you achieved in the previous 12 months and set yourself up for success in the coming year. Whether you’re starting a new business or looking to grow your current startup, there are a few key emotions and strategies you can take to ensure that 2023 starts off with a bang. This blog post will cover how you can[...]

How To Review Your Business’s Performance in 2022 & Prepare For The Year Ahead

January 3, 2023 11:30 am

With the new year just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about analyzing your business performance in 2023. As the business world continues to evolve, companies need to track their performance and adjust as needed. This means understanding where you are now, where you want to be, and how to get there. In this article, we will discuss the key components of analyzing your business performance and provide actionable tips for improving your results in 2022.   In this blog, you’ll learn: How to determine which goals are most useful for the year ahead & what you should[...]

West Virginia Capital Access Program (WVCAP) Expands Small Business Funding Opportunities

November 15, 2022 7:30 am

West Virginia Capital Access Program (WVCAP) Expands Small Business Funding Opportunities Small businesses and startups are the backbone of the American economy. They are responsible for nearly two-thirds of all new jobs in the US each year, and they have a huge impact on local communities. But despite their importance, small businesses and startups often have a hard time accessing the funding they need to grow and thrive. The West Virginia Capital Access Program (WVCAP) is changing that reality as it gives credit-worthy small businesses and startups access to nontraditional funding opportunities.   What Is The West Virginia Capital Access[...]