Entrepreneurial Growth Initiative: UCSB’s New Venture Competition

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Here at Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., we take great pride in helping small businesses in all stages of their life cycles grow and thrive. However, because we’re led by a team of entrepreneurs, we have a special place in our hearts for fledgling innovative businesspeople. That’s why we established the Entrepreneurial Growth Initiative (EGI), a program […]

Celebrating Small Businesses Nationwide #SBW2014

Celebrating Small Businesses Nationwide #SBW2014

Our team is thrilled to be taking part in the many of the National Small Business Week 2014 (#SBW2014) festivities taking part around the country this week! We’ll be in Kansas City, Boston, and Washington D.C., so look out for the Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. booth at each of these events and say hello! This […]

Expand Your Knowledge: Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.’s Business Education Center

Educating Businesses

While I’m at the 2014 AEO National Conference, I figured it would be the perfect time to announce one of the projects that directly came from my participation in the conference last year. For many business owners, there is understandably a lack of knowledge around the role business credit can play in their success. With that […]

Valentine’s Day: Business Style

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If you’re like me, you plan to spend this Valentine’s Day in bed watching Netflix with a box of chocolates you bought for yourself.  But your business doesn’t have to do whatever is the business equivalent of lounging in bed in pajamas watching reruns just because your company doesn’t sell teddy bears or chocolate-covered strawberries. […]

Santa Monica 5000: Run for Education

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Yesterday, the Santa Monica 5000 run took place primarily along Ocean Boulevard in Santa Monica, CA. Among the hundreds of people who turned out for the run was a group of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. employees (myself included) from our Malibu headquarters. The run, the proceeds of which went to the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation, […]

Now Presenting the 100,000th CreditSignal Subscriber

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Several weeks ago, we mentioned that we were giving away a year-long subscription to a suite of credit-building products to the 100,000th CreditSignal subscriber. Today, we’d like to announce the lucky recipient. Congratulations to Stacy Ryan, owner of Umbisoft! UmbieSoft is a technology solutions company located in Germantown, MD. Our primary focus is to understand your business […]

TedxMalibu – Positive Disruption

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TEDx began as a grand experiment. Well, touché. Do entrepreneurs really lead by any other example than grand experiments? The program has been embraced with passion and dedication by hundreds — if not thousands — of volunteer communities across the planet. We here @DandB are thrilled to be hosting the community for a special TedxMalibu […]

Mentorship is the New Black

Inspire a Generation

From Plato and Aristotle to Gandalf and Frodo, the historical narrative surrounding the nature of the mentor/mentee relationship is very straightforward; young people fair better in the “real world” when they have expert mentor input readily available. Whether it’s advice on how to solicit funding for a start-up, or instructions on how to destroy the […]

Should Businesses Share a Social Responsibility to Educate Our Nation’s Children?

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Recently, Bart King posted a fascinating article on necessity of corporations to help manifest social change. With the economy only just recovering, and our Federal Government largely floundering in self-created doldrums, the power to enact social change is shifting from government centric to people centric. But this is not really a change; it’s more a […]

“Reach for the Stars” Contest Winner Announced!

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After much deliberation, we chose a winner for Dun & Bradstreet Credibility’s “Reach for the Stars” contest: Bjork Construction of Fremont, California. Back in October, we announced that we would be taking one lucky business owner and his or her guest to the American Music Awards.  When we read Jean Bjork’s entrance essay, we knew she was the one. […]

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