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Wise Words from Women Entrepreneurs in JP

April 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Wise Words from Women Entrepreneurs in JP

Is Instagram a great marketing tool? What if I can't get a loan? Do I really need to plan? Carina Lopez (right) with Marie Michl of JPNDC Voices of experience answered these [...]

Monumental Market: A New Model for Small Business

March 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Monumental Market: A New Model for Small Business

Who was a Food Network addict? Who studied architecture? And who abandoned the world of high finance? Javier Amador-Peña, Gerly Adrien, David Lindsey and Kelsey Munger all took unique paths to business ownership. And [...]

JP & Anne St. Juste

February 20th, 2019|Comments Off on JP & Anne St. Juste

“I saw kids running around outside when they should have been in school. I thought, what is this? And so, I wanted to do something about it.” Sometimes JPNDC's work goes to unexpected places. [...]

JP & Vinndio Salon

January 8th, 2019|Comments Off on JP & Vinndio Salon

“My dad and I kind of butted heads. So when he told me, “All you need is scissors and a comb and you can go anywhere and make money,” I told him that I would [...]

JP & Michael Carnes

October 25th, 2018|Comments Off on JP & Michael Carnes

“Being able to turn around and look at what you’ve done. It really puts punctuation on your work day. It’s very rewarding.” In 2017, JPNDC provided over 88 hours of free classes for small business [...]

JP & Arnold Johnson

September 10th, 2018|Comments Off on JP & Arnold Johnson

“It’s not just banging nails. It’s engineering. It’s architecture. We need young people to realize they can make a good living.” Boston is in a building boom. Did you know most of the workers on [...]

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