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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Orange County

For 30 years, EY has celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of men and women pursuing innovation and entrepreneurial excellence in their businesses, their teams and their communities.

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The right people, who trust the leadership and solid core values can help make a...

Company culture varies, but tends to share a couple important traits. It’s custom built for each company and it includes core values.

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2015 Entrepreneur Of The Year® — Orange County

Results of the 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Program, which recognizes the most deserving entrepreneurs in the Orange County region.

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The Habit Restaurants LLCIt’s about evolution, not revolution at The Habit Restaurants

How Russ Bendel has taken a successful burger restaurant and made it even better.

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How to identify the right banking partner for your technology company

Since 2009, there has been significant growth in the number of new technology companies as a result of an increased amount of capital available to entrepreneurs through venture capital, growth equity and corporate investment. Technological advances have made it easier for companies to create and scale their businesses, and has contributed to the amount of […]

What you can do to protect your company against FX volatility

Business leaders need to understand their exposure to foreign exchange (FX) volatility and the risk it presents to their companies, says Gareth Sylvester, senior vice president and foreign exchange advisor at Bridge Bank.

Be clear about your company’s needs before pursuing a new line of credit

One of the keys to securing an appropriate line of credit for your business is being clear with your bank about the problem you’re trying to solve, says Kelly Cook, senior vice president, Technology Banking Group at Bridge Bank.

Why your search for an investor has to be about more than just money

With such great effort needed to get your product out the door, you want partners you’ll be comfortable working with for extended periods of time. When you face challenges, as most growing businesses do at some point, the relationship you have with your financial partner can go a long way toward determining your future.

Transparency is key to maintaining strong ties with your bank

Communication is the lifeblood of any strong relationship, including the one that develops between a business and its bank. One of the keys to maintaining that strength through the ups and the downs is the willingness of the business leader to remain transparent when the times turn tough, says Jeffrey M. Whalen, senior vice president […]