The Anchorage Community Land Trust is purchasing a food truck where entrepreneurs can learn the ins and outs of cooking on a line in a timely manner.
On the occasion of National Small Business Week this week, the IRS has some tips for anyone launching their own enterprise.
Clear as gin, brown as iced tea, or tinted aquamarine by glacial dust, Alaska’s freshwater supply is so abundant the numbers are hard to comprehend.
Putting seafood to new uses earned recognition and cash prizes at the 5th annual Sitka Food Business Innovation Contest.
More than two dozen selections split $40,000 in cash prizes at the 13th annual UAF Arctic Innovation Competition.
“I saw a lot of opportunity to grow it, even though it was an established business, and it was one of those feel-good businesses where the public really embraces it and everyone feels like it’s theirs: it belongs to them, it’s their Bagoy’s,” says Chanda Mines, who owns the florist shop with her husband Randy.
After moving from Dallas to Anchorage, Suzanna Smiles came across Set Up Shop, Anchorage Community Land Trust’s (ACLT) flagship program to help neighborhood entrepreneurs. Smiles had noticed a lack of groomers in Anchorage and wanted for years to set up her own shop. ACLT helped make that happen.
A robust licensing and permitting process offers protection from federal prosecution for the Alaska cannabis industry, but the time and expense of participating in that process has created a market in which licensed businesses are vulnerable to being undercut by black-market prices.
Levi Adams of Forage and Farm and Andrew Jylkka of Southeast Dough Company, have won the two $1,500 prizes in the third annual Sitka Food Business Innovation Contest.
Factor[e] Ventures closed a deal with 60Hertz, the first maintenance management software designed specifically for people managing remote energy assets such as microgrids.