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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

I just finished a great business course called Rapid Start up School 101 offered by The Arizona State University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group in conjunction with the city of Mesa's Launch point Accelerator program.

I recommend any future offerings of this course to fellow entrepreneurs looking to start up or expand their business. The coursework covered everything from basic resources for small business, how to legally setup your business, sales and marketing tools as well as business funding options.

These classes also offer an opportunity to network with other small businesses. I got some good insight from fellow business owners in regards to how well certain products are working for them like feedback about using Google Ad words or utilizing business networks like Linked In or Alignable.

One observation I have to make here however is that the attendees of these classes were all part of the technology economy. Everyone seems to be making an app or a website, or an App t…