Troy Marcyes

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    Intuit Sponsors the 2012 ASBDC Conference and Promotes Small Business Success

    by on August 22, 2011

    “Lighting America’s Future” — it’s the theme at the Association of Small Business Development Centers Conference this year, and it’s one that we at Intuit are working hard to promote, too. SBDCs are on the frontline of small business success: They’re often th…

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    Local Business Loves Its Community by Giving Back [VIDEO]

    by on February 14, 2011

    BookSmart in Morgan Hill, Calif. is owned by Brad Jones and Cinda Meister and, like many local businesses, it strives to provide a positive environment and to be involved in its community. Brad and Cinda say they look at their business as a third place for pe…

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  • Fleurtyng with Innovation

    by on December 9, 2010

    In an economy where flowers have become a luxury and in an industry that many consider traditional, a small floral design boutique has Silicon Valley buzzing. Fleurty has found fame not only with its distinctive floral designs, but also in its innovative appro…

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    The Beach House Exceeds Expectations to Thrill Customers [VIDEO]

    by on October 21, 2010

    The Beach House Hotel in Half Moon Bay is one of the most luxurious boutique hotels in the Bay Area, offering some of the region’s most breathtaking views.

    The Beach House has a reputation for creating a productive and professional atmosphere. Every guest we …

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    Book Pig Lets Kids Pig Out on Books [VIDEO]

    by on October 19, 2010

    You’re likely familiar with the Netflix story, and chances are you have an account with a pile of movies in your queue.

    But did you know there’s a similar business out there, designed for children’s books? It’s called Book Pig. Based in San Francisco, the c…

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    On the Street in Half Moon Bay [VIDEO]

    by on October 12, 2010

    Recently I had the opportunity to walk the streets of Half Moon Bay before small businesses start to ramp up for the upcoming Art and Pumpkin Festival on October 16 and 17, 2010.

    I was particularly interested in hearing from people that either live, work or f…

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  • All in the Family [VIDEO]

    by on June 22, 2010

    A & J is a sheetmetal manufacturer located in the heart of Silicon Valley. The majority of the company’s business involves precision sheetmetal fabrication for high-tech manufacturing companies all over the world. Amrik Atwal started the business in 1994…

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    The Daddy of All Coffees

    by on October 23, 2009

    According to Lee Paterson, the founder of Hula Daddy Coffee, not all coffee is created equal.

    The words “pure Kona coffee” can be deceiving. For those who are coffee connoisseurs or just desire the morning cup to get your day started, know that the word “pure…

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