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Chicago startup Clearcover must eventually open Detroit office to get cash - Detroit Free Press

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CLOSE Development officials say Clearcover can get portions of its $4.65 million in incentive grants during COVID-19 by hiring remote workers, but must eventually open an office in downtown Detroit and locate workers there to get all the cash.(Photo: ROMAIN BLANQUART, Romain Blanquart, Detroit Free P) A Chicago-based auto insurance startup has begun filling the first dozen of its planned 303 jobs in Detroit and says it hopes to someday bring all of these remote-work employees into physical office space in the city after the coronavirus pandemic.The announcement last month that the startup company, Clearcover, had chosen downtown Detroit for its second office over at least two other Midwest cities was celebrated as a big win for the city and region.The jobs, which include customer support, sales, underwriting and technical support positions, would have an average annual salary of $59,000, plus benefits including "unlimited vacation," a 401K match and equity stakes in the compan…

Small business grants due by Oct. 6 - The Record-Courier

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Small business grants due by Oct. 6 - The Record-CourierSmall business grants due by Oct. 6 - The Record-CourierPosted: 26 Sep 2020 06:29 AM PDT Douglas County will continue to accept applications through Oct. 6 for a small business grant program designed to help businesses cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic.Grants are awarded on an as needed and first come first served basis. For details on eligible businesses and funding amounts, and to apply, visit the Nevada Association of Counties website."There is still ample funding remaining to assist businesses that are struggling financially. It is important to us that we get these funds to our businesses who are qualified and need it. We are asking for the public's help with spreading the word that these funds are available. If you know a small businesses, no matter how small, please tell them about this program." said Economic Vitality Manager, Lisa Granahan.You must have a valid state business license, to be eligi…

Chicago startup Clearcover must eventually open Detroit office to get cash - Detroit Free Press

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CLOSE Development officials say Clearcover can get portions of its $4.65 million in incentive grants during COVID-19 by hiring remote workers, but must eventually open an office in downtown Detroit and locate workers there to get all the cash.(Photo: ROMAIN BLANQUART, Romain Blanquart, Detroit Free P) A Chicago-based auto insurance startup has begun filling the first dozen of its planned 303 jobs in Detroit and says it hopes to someday bring all of these remote-work employees into physical office space in the city after the coronavirus pandemic.The announcement last month that the startup company, Clearcover, had chosen downtown Detroit for its second office over at least two other Midwest cities was celebrated as a big win for the city and region.The jobs, which include customer support, sales, underwriting and technical support positions, would have an average annual salary of $59,000, plus benefits including "unlimited vacation," a 401K match and equity stakes in the compan…

Chicago startup Clearcover must eventually open Detroit office to get cash - Detroit Free Press

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CLOSE Development officials say Clearcover can get portions of its $4.65 million in incentive grants during COVID-19 by hiring remote workers, but must eventually open an office in downtown Detroit and locate workers there to get all the cash.(Photo: ROMAIN BLANQUART, Romain Blanquart, Detroit Free P) A Chicago-based auto insurance startup has begun filling the first dozen of its planned 303 jobs in Detroit and says it hopes to someday bring all of these remote-work employees into physical office space in the city after the coronavirus pandemic.The announcement last month that the startup company, Clearcover, had chosen downtown Detroit for its second office over at least two other Midwest cities was celebrated as a big win for the city and region.The jobs, which include customer support, sales, underwriting and technical support positions, would have an average annual salary of $59,000, plus benefits including "unlimited vacation," a 401K match and equity stakes in the compan…

Cook County plans to give out grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses hit hard by pandemic - Chicago Tribune

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Cook County plans to give out grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses hit hard by pandemic - Chicago TribuneCook County plans to give out grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses hit hard by pandemic - Chicago TribuneSmall Business Grants Available for Minority-Owned Businesses - Norwood NewsCity of Portsmouth accepting applications for small business grants - WSAZTo help weather pandemic, Mayfield Village is offering its small businesses grants of up to $2,500 - cleveland.comCook County plans to give out grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses hit hard by pandemic - Chicago TribunePosted: 23 Sep 2020 05:24 PM PDT To be eligible, the businesses must be for-profit, have 20 or fewer employees and prove sales dropped by more than 20% during any month from March to July, compared with February. If the business received federal funding in the past, the applicant must demonstrate they will use this grant for different expenses. Finally, the business cannot have an IRS tax lien or …

Deadline for Small Business Relief Extended Until Sept. 30 - tn.gov

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Deadline for Small Business Relief Extended Until Sept. 30 - tn.govDeadline for Small Business Relief Extended Until Sept. 30 - tn.govHow To Succeed In A Small Business While Handling Adversity - PRNewswire72% of Small Business Owners Remain Optimistic About Their Future - Small Business TrendsA small business owner's advice after a disaster: Hire a public adjuster - USA TODAYDeadline for Small Business Relief Extended Until Sept. 30 - tn.govPosted: 25 Sep 2020 08:30 AM PDT Friday, September 25, 2020 | 09:12amNASHVILLETenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today announced a 5-day extension for eligible small businesses to certify for the Tennessee Business Relief Program (TBRP)."We want to ensure this relief makes it to as many small businesses as possible who are hurting from the impacts of the pandemic," said Gov. Lee. "I encourage every eligible business to certify and take advantage of these no-cost funds."According to the Department of Revenue, an estim…

Cook County plans to give out grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses hit hard by pandemic - Chicago Tribune

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Cook County plans to give out grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses hit hard by pandemic - Chicago TribuneCook County plans to give out grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses hit hard by pandemic - Chicago TribunePosted: 23 Sep 2020 05:24 PM PDT To be eligible, the businesses must be for-profit, have 20 or fewer employees and prove sales dropped by more than 20% during any month from March to July, compared with February. If the business received federal funding in the past, the applicant must demonstrate they will use this grant for different expenses. Finally, the business cannot have an IRS tax lien or other judgment, and the owners and partners cannot be in the process of bankruptcy. County OKs first round of small-business grants - Meadville TribunePosted: 23 Sep 2020 11:00 PM PDT The first 20 direct grants to help small Crawford County businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic have been approved by county commissioners.Direct grants of up to $10,000 are for small busi…

Mayoral debate centers on homelessness and small-business issues - pbmonthly.net

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