US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Alaska State Director for Rural Development Jerry Ward announced USDA has invested nearly $19 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve connectivity for nearly 270 rural households in Yakutat.
Gondwana Ecotours and local partners Fred and Janet Vreeman have purchased the 8,600-square-foot Alaska Grizzly Lodge in Fairbanks. The new owners plan to renovate all of the rooms, add ramps and lifts, and expand the Northern Lights viewing area.
Alaska will bring its oil and gas leasing processes into the twenty-first century under new regulations to allow for online lease applications, bids and lease payments, Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Corri A. Feige said.
A new rule from the US Small Business Administration (SBA) will allow governors to petition the SBA’s Administrator to designate HUBZone (Historically Underutilized Business Zone) status to certain covered areas. Under the rule, a governor may submit one petition per year for a covered area or areas.
Every year, Anchorage Downtown Partnership teams up with the Anchorage business community with the aim of creating an impactful Small Business Saturday. With the help of Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, this year’s campaign has expanded to cover local businesses across the city.
Many entrepreneurs make the mistake of thinking that being in a B2B industry is less complicated than a B2C, because clients intrinsically understand general business principles. Vincent Ney, however, finds B2B can often be more complicated because each organization you serve has a highly variable set of needs, values, and processes.