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Grow America Announces Partnership with National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) to Support and Educate Entrepreneurs | Small Business News, Tips, Advice – Small Business Trends

Grow America Announces Partnership with National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) to Support and Educate Entrepreneurs

  • February 8, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Grow America℠(www.GrowAm.com), an organization that accelerates the creation and growth of companies and stimulates the economy by helping entrepreneurs, has entered a partnership with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Through this partnership, NFIB will work to make its membership base aware of Grow America’s online programs to provide education, mentoring and no-cost resources for entrepreneurs.

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NFIB is the leading U.S. association for small and independent businesses. It is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943 to represent the consensus views of its members to federal government in Washington and all 50 U.S. capitals.

“We are highly supportive of Grow America’s agenda to promote and uplift America’s entrepreneurs,” said NFIB SVP of Marketing Mark Garzone. “The programs provide great value to the current and prospective business owners we represent, and we are pleased to educate them about the benefits of getting involved in the new Grow America programs.”

“We welcome NFIB as a highly strategic partner for Grow America,” said Alan E. Hall, Grow America founder. “NFIB plays a leading and longstanding role in the ecosystem of American business. It is a tremendous benefit to entrepreneurs that they are willing to help educate and align these many thousands and even millions of businesses with the programs and resources Grow America provides.”

Entrepreneurs can come to the Grow America site to compete in online business competitions, to access socially-curated information, to vote for great product ideas, and to access the entrepreneurial hub that offers a variety of resources including Grow America’s free downloadable guidebook: Entrepreneur’s Guide to Breakaway Growth.

Grow America’s inaugural Innovative Product Competition is currently live and is accepting entries at www.GrowAm.com/competition. Through Grow America’s social platform, CrowdLift℠, entrants earn competition points with community “likes” and “shares” to help the best innovations rise to the top. Participants can also track the progress of their favorite entrants.

About National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

NFIB’s mission is to promote and protect the right of its members to own, operate and grow their businesses and works to provide its members with power in the marketplace. By pooling the purchasing power of its members, NFIB gives members access to many business products and services at discounted costs. NFIB also provides timely information designed to help small businesses succeed through on site locations in all 50 U.S. states and through its website at http://www.NFIB.com.

About Grow America

Grow America is a company with a mission to help entrepreneurs be successful, help them build their companies and grow local economies. As an organization, they align partners, mentors and capital that the entrepreneurs need to create, launch and grow successful companies. (For more information, visit www.GrowAm.com.)

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Cheryl Conner, Snapp Conner PR
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