small business

How to use Instagram for Business: Business Account Basics

April 22, 2022

This three-part series is a great introduction for small business owners looking to either start an Instagram account for their business or to fine-tune their existing Instagram strategy so that

5 Action Steps to Build A Business Right in the Phoenix West Valley

February 14, 2022

When launching a new idea, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Our Peoria Forward team has worked with local ecosystem resource providers in the West Valley to create a

The most cost-effective way for small businesses to drive sales

February 22, 2021

Objectives By the end of this post, you will be able to: Understand the value of organic social media toolsUnderstand the role of social media in driving salesBaseline current social

Inno-NATIONS Cohort

Inno-NATIONS: A Business Cohort Where I Felt Safe

August 7, 2017

Guest Contribution By: Lady Yazzie I was running in 113-degree heat at 3:43 pm, in Phoenix, AZ. I should have been there at 3:30 p.m., but the traffic and parking were my

Prepped Showcase: Serving Up Food Entrepreneurship

June 13, 2017

The Prepped Showcase on May 19th exceeded all expectations and was a milestone in the growth and success of the entrepreneurs in the program. The event was held at New

Prepped Feature: Ni De Aqui Ni De Alla

December 1, 2016

Name: Ni De Aqui Ni De Alla Owner: Lorenzo Santillan What is your business story and what do you make? We specialize in the preparation of traditional Mexican dishes that

Prepped Feature: Where’s Waffle?

November 10, 2016

Name: Where’s Waffle Owners: Dustin and Elizabeth What is your company’s name and what do you make?  It all started in Eugene, Oregon, where we first discovered Liege waffles. We

Prepped Feature: Ceci Melendez + Cake Art Studio

October 19, 2016

We are thrilled to feature a different Prepped Food Entrepreneur each week on our blog. This week, we are featuring Ceci Melendez of Cake Art Studio. Please check back weekly

Special Announcement: Welcome Our 1st Prepped Fall Cohort

October 12, 2016

In Entrepreneurship + Innovation at ASU we love working with entrepreneurs from various sectors, backgrounds, and walks of life. We are always looking to innovate on our programs and offer