AEDC is teaming up with the Municipality of Anchorage to host Alaska's first Hackathon June 15th-17th.
Last week, IBM experts on global innovation technology visited us in Anchorage for the “Alaska Smarter Planet Executive Conference” for an amazing opportunity to bring Alaska business leaders a one-of-a-kind conference, focusing on the future of global technology and innovation. At the conference, business leaders heard from Senator Mark Begich on his perspectives on Federal issues related to broadband and the changing world of technology.
Stocks tread water on weaker economic data and Q2 corporate earnings news.
Stocks advanced on better earnings numbers and dividend increases. The S&P 500 gained +1.8% to end the week at 1,582.
BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. earned $840 million on its Alaska operations in 2013 on gross sales revenues of $5.39 billion, the company said in its annual financial report released March 5.
Alaska has long been at the forefront of global fisheries, benefiting from the rich waters of the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska. The Alaska fishing fleet is one of the largest in the world, with state of the art modern vessels that can operate in any weather condition. The capital investment required to support this fleet is tremendous, and it has been supported through the privatization of fishing rights.
Asset Based Lending has matured and become part of the business mainstream.
What does it really take for a small business owner to get a loan from a bank today? It’s one of the top questions our bankers hear – and I would like to share our answer to this question.
Effective leadership is a key component of success. Whether it’s leadership within an organization, your family or other group, leaders who are able to inspire others through word and deed will lead their team and themselves to astounding success.
April is new homes month. And one of the virtues of a newly constructed home is the savings that come from reduced energy and maintenance expenses.
NAHB this week called on Congress to take measures to prevent taxation on “phantom income” in order to help small businesses to avoid major tax liabilities on income never received.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers commended Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) for introducing the Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2012 (S. 2148) to improve the lead paint rule for home owners and remodelers who must comply with the costly work practices and record keeping requirements of the rule. The bill was introduced with five original co-sponsors: Sens. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), David Vitter (R-La.), Michael Enzi (R-Wyo.), Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.).