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Intuit Brews Up A Granted Wish for Coffee Roasting Couple

John and Pat Curry of Augusta, Georgia had their hearts set racing this week. And for once that reality didn’t result solely from drinking the delicious java these expert coffee …

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Intuit Delivers Grant to California Logistics Business

Nothing can put the brakes on a freight transportation company’s growth like a weak economy. Needless to say, it’s been a rough couple of years for the logistics industry. But …

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Small Businesses Wish Big for the Holidays [INFOGRAPHIC]

For small businesses, this holiday season isn’t looking cheerful. A recent Intuit Small Business Survey found that small businesses are surviving but not thriving, and that winter is the toughest …


Telltale Signs of a Small Business Superfan [INFOGRAPHIC]

The “buy local” trend has been gaining momentum all over the U.S. as more and more consumers are beginning to understand its positive effects on them, their community, and the …

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Intuit Making Wishes Come True for Small Businesses

Success in small business never comes just by wishing for it. But thanks to the new “Small Business, Big Wishes” campaign from Intuit’s Love Our Local Business project, numerous small …

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Indiana Small-Business Owner Wins $5,000 Grant from Intuit

ClearStar Windshield Repair of Carmel, Ind., is the latest winner of a $5,000 grant in Intuit’s Love a Local Business Campaign. “This is so cool!” says owner Paul Lawrence, who …

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College Entrepreneur Wins Small Business Grant from Intuit

Brandon Rives is a busy young man. When he isn’t studying computer science and business at Tuskegee University or running his upstart entertainment and management company, Rives is actively involved …

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Clockworks Gets a Big Hand from Intuit Small-Business Grant

Ask anyone in the Downtown Creative District of Salem, Ore., where you can find the hottest, most laid-back coffee shop in town, and they’re bound to send you to Clockworks …

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Michigan Ebook Mogul Wins Grant from Intuit

For more than 15 years, Vern Firestone of Redford, Michigan has followed his professional passion. As a freelance marketer, Firestone developed such an impressive body of work that he and …

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Midwestern Momprenuer Wins $25,000 Hiring Grant from Intuit

Kelly LeFevre loves to make her clients feel happy, pampered, and confident through jewelry. These days, however, LeFevre is feeling the same way. But it has nothing to do with …

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Todali Tackle Reels in Success After Winning Intuit Grant

Alicia Haynes still remembers the phone call she received in November 2010. It was a call that would profoundly impact her business, Todali Tackle, a maker of custom, hand-poured fishing …

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Good Things Come to The GoodOnYa Bar after Intuit Hiring Grant

Kris Fillat, owner of The GoodOnYa Bar in San Diego, Calif., was the February 2011 winner of a $25,000 Intuit hiring grant through the Love a Local Business campaign. This …

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Intuit Goes to The Dogs (and Cats) to Award Latest $25,000 Hiring Grant

The newest small business catering to pets in Elwood, Indiana is still just a pup itself. “We recently opened on December 19,” owner Matt Spivey confesses, noting that his humble …

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Aqua Salon Wins $50,000 Love A Local Business Grand Prize

Aqua Salon has taken top honors as the $50,000 Grand Prize winner of Intuit’s Love a Local Business grant competition. The Chicago, Illinois-based salon became a Grand Prize finalist after …

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Nick’s Pizza & Pub Wins a $25,000 Slice of Intuit Grant Money

Many small businesses claim to care about their communities. But not all consistently prove it. Nick’s Pizza & Pub of Elgin and Crystal Lake, Illinois has a distinguished track record …

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