VIDEO: An entrepreneurial success story for The Forge

Jessica Flint, Project Manager of Entrepreneurship

Since its founding, The Forge’s business incubator has given startup companies low-cost office space in downtown Tulsa and access to a host of resources beyond those of a typical business incubator. Companies get a safe harbor at The Forge and, more importantly, a place they can grow. When they leave, or “graduate,” they tend to […]

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A free guide to small business hiring

Jessica Flint, Project Manager, Entrepreneurship

Small Business owners are powered by their people. To be successful, small businesses need to act thoughtfully when it comes to finding good candidates. They need to carefully review their labor needs, navigate the interview process to hire the best and recognize and reward employees’ achievements. In this white paper sponsored by American Express OPEN, […]

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Spotlight: Small Business Council

Mary Statton, Motorsports Tulsa

How long have you been a small business owner? Motorsports Tulsa, L.L.C. was formed in 2007 between our managing partner, Ken Statton, and me.  I’ve been partner-co-owner for approximately seven years.  What are the greatest challenges associated with small business ownership? These are what I’ve discovered are the most apparent in the type of business […]

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Grow your business in 2014

By Carey Dunkin Baker, President and CEO, Part-time Pros, and 2014 chair of the Small Business Council

Happy 2014 to my fellow small business owners! Let me start by saying that I hope this year is one that is full of prosperity and joy. This March, I will embark on my sixth year in business. I say this with a sigh of relief but also with a bit of anxiety. As a […]

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Angel investing a thriving investor movement


There’s money to be made in startups — at least, with a diverse portfolio and the support of an angel investment group, Michael Kindrat-Pratt, Manager of SeedStep Angels told a group of entrepreneurial investors at an event hosted by The Forge last week.  Kindrat-Pratt manages SeedStep Angels on behalf of Oklahoma-based nonprofit i2E. Angel investors, as […]

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Shaun Epperson

Communications Manager

Office Phone 918.560.0267
Email shaunepperson@tulsachamber.com

Jessica Flint

Project Manager, Entrepreneurship

Office Phone 918.560.0294
Email jessicaflint@tulsachamber.com

Heather Davis

Executive Director, Small Business

Office Phone 918.560.0235
Email heatherdavis@tulsachamber.com

Chamber launches Let’s Do Business Tulsa

March 31, 2014

Let’sDoBusinessTulsa.com is a free member benefit intended to increase sales and help companies throughout the region gain high-quality exposure. Let’s Do Business Tulsa allows users to make exclusive offers, request products and services and generate attention for their business. Get started today by visiting Let’sDoBusinessTulsa.com. GAIN EXPOSURE. Your offers can be viewed and reserved by […]

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Tulsa’s Future bolsters regional, state economy

April 23, 2014

The Tulsa Regional Chamber-led Tulsa’s Future plan is playing a leading role in boosting economic development in northeast Oklahoma and bolstering the state economy. That’s what Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, regional business leaders and local elected officials reported at the annual meeting for Tulsa’s Future investors April 21. Gov. Fallin touted the accomplishments of Tulsa’s […]

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Free legal services available at The Forge on Friday, April 11

April 10, 2014

Carrie M. Luelling with startup law firm Clue Law will be providing sessions at The Forge with individuals and companies on a first come, first served basis Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Interested individuals can book appointments of 30 minutes or 1 hour by emailing info@theforge-tulsa.com.  More about Carrie: Carrie is a passionate advocate for her […]

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Tulsa businessman named top financial advisor in state

April 3, 2014

Barron recently announced its list of top advisors in the country, naming Senator Mike Mazzei, CFP, No. 1 in the state of Oklahoma for 2014. Mazzei is President of Tulsa Wealth Advisors, an independent firm, and Branch Manager with Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. “The recognition is a testament to the strength of my entire team,” […]

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Chamber nominees win big at Small Business Administration awards

March 24, 2014

Five Tulsa-area small business leaders nominated by the Tulsa Regional Chamber for the prestigious U.S. Small Business Administration awards have been named award honorees, the SBA announced. The 2014 state winners will be honored at the Oklahoma State Capitol and an awards luncheon June 10th. “The Tulsa region’s entrepreneurial spirit is embodied by these award […]

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The Forge receives state business incubator accreditation

March 20, 2014

The Forge’s downtown Tulsa business incubator has been accredited by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce as a certified small business incubator, making its tenants exempt from state business income tax, The Forge announced Thursday. The accreditation was hailed as a milestone for the facility, which opened in 2010 as an initiative of Tulsa’s Young Professionals. […]

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  • Earlier this week, Tulsa Chamber execs joined local business leaders and Gov. Mary Fallin for the annual Tulsa's Future update meeting. Read more about our ongoing efforts to bring high-quality jobs to the Tulsa region at TulsaChamber.com.


    Tulsa’s Future bolsters regional, state economy - Tulsa Chamber
    www.tulsachamber.com
    The Tulsa Regional Chamber-led Tulsa’s Future plan is playing a leading role in boosting economic development in northeast Oklahoma and bolstering the state economy. That’s what Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, regional business leaders and local elected officials reported at the annual meeting for Tu…
  • #TalentTuesday | We’re working on an unprecedented strategy for developing the #NEOKWorkforce. What should the regional workforce look like? You tell us: http://bit.ly/1mzPdXj


    Tulsa Regional Workforce Initiative - Tulsa Chamber
    www.tulsachamber.com
    The Tulsa Regional Chamber and several community partners have launched an unprecedented 24-week initiative to gauge the state of the Tulsa area’s workforce and draft a regional plan for workforce development by Summer 2014 aimed at improving job training opportunities for residents and keeping the…
  • What happens when Craigslist and Groupon collide? LetsDoBusinessTulsa.com connects the Tulsa business community with sales and savings everyday. Check it out: http://bit.ly/1mxc6h6
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    - Bradford Marketing
    - ORI Environmental
    - BR Smith, LLC
    - Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation
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