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1.

Our region has a compelling vision for Community Economic Development (CED). *

 
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What's Community Economic Development? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_economic_development
 

Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

5 (50.0%): I agree.

3 (30.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

2 (20.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
2.

Our region has set clear indicators to measure whether we are reaching our CED goals. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

2 (20.0%): I agree.

6 (60.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

2 (20.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
3.

Our region has a clear sense of its assets (capital, skills, businesses, buildings, networks, history, etc.) and our CED goals are firmly rooted in those assets. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

3 (30.0%): I agree.

5 (50.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

2 (20.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
4.

Our region has done serious CED planning that includes proposals to plug economic leaks, promote tourism, create great places, and expand local businesses. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

- (0.0%): I agree.

6 (60.0%): I disagree.

2 (20.0%): I strongly disagree.

2 (20.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
5.

Our region has strong organizations that bring local businesses together and facilitate meaningful CED partnerships and collaborations. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

2 (20.0%): I strongly agree.

6 (60.0%): I agree.

1 (10.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

1 (10.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
6.

Our region is a place where businesses often work together to improve their competitiveness. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

7 (70.0%): I agree.

2 (20.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

1 (10.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
7.

Our region understands the value of “buying locally.” *

 
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Number of participants: 10

1 (10.0%): I strongly agree.

8 (80.0%): I agree.

1 (10.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

- (0.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
8.

Our region makes it easy for an entrepreneur to start a business. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

1 (10.0%): I strongly agree.

6 (60.0%): I agree.

2 (20.0%): I disagree.

1 (10.0%): I strongly disagree.

- (0.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
9.

Our region makes it easy for an entrepreneur to find capital for his or her business. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

1 (10.0%): I agree.

5 (50.0%): I disagree.

2 (20.0%): I strongly disagree.

2 (20.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
10.

Our politicians and policymakers understand and value the importance of local business, and have shaped CED priorities and programs accordingly. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

1 (10.0%): I agree.

3 (30.0%): I disagree.

4 (40.0%): I strongly disagree.

2 (20.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
11.

Our CED programs well reflect all the views in our community. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

2 (20.0%): I agree.

4 (40.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

4 (40.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
12.

Our CED programs include the participation of the poor, women, the young, racial minorities, recent immigrants, and Tribes. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

1 (10.0%): I agree.

5 (50.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

4 (40.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
13.

Our CED programs have set the right priorities. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

3 (30.0%): I agree.

2 (20.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

5 (50.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
14.

There is a simple “go to” place for entrepreneurs to find information, resources, and support. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

1 (10.0%): I strongly agree.

5 (50.0%): I agree.

3 (30.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

1 (10.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
15.

Entrepreneurs in our region effectively connect with each other through formal or informal networks. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): I strongly agree.

6 (60.0%): I agree.

2 (20.0%): I disagree.

1 (10.0%): I strongly disagree.

1 (10.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
16.

Our region is entrepreneurially minded. Many residents have embrace the idea of starting and running a business. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

1 (10.0%): I strongly agree.

7 (70.0%): I agree.

1 (10.0%): I disagree.

1 (10.0%): I strongly disagree.

- (0.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
17.

Partnership and collaboration are common in our region. We work well together and get things done. *

 
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Number of participants: 10

1 (10.0%): I strongly agree.

7 (70.0%): I agree.

2 (20.0%): I disagree.

- (0.0%): I strongly disagree.

- (0.0%): I don’t have an opinion.

 
 
18.

If you want to clarify or add detail to any of your responses, please add them here:

 
 

Number of participants: 1

- I don't see CED at a policy level.

 
 
19.

Is Accessing Capital a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

2 (20.0%): Not a serious challenge.

4 (40.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

2 (20.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

1 (10.0%): A huge challenge.

1 (10.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
20.

Is Finding Skilled Workers a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

1 (10.0%): Not a serious challenge.

1 (10.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

3 (30.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

3 (30.0%): A huge challenge.

2 (20.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
21.

Is Retaining Workers a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

1 (10.0%): Not a serious challenge.

1 (10.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

4 (40.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

2 (20.0%): A huge challenge.

2 (20.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
22.

Is Preparing a Business Plan a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

5 (50.0%): Not a serious challenge.

2 (20.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

2 (20.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

- (0.0%): A huge challenge.

1 (10.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
23.

Is Strategic Planning a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): Not a serious challenge.

7 (70.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

1 (10.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

1 (10.0%): A huge challenge.

1 (10.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
24.

Is Market Analysis a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

1 (10.0%): Not a serious challenge.

4 (40.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

2 (20.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

1 (10.0%): A huge challenge.

2 (20.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
25.

Is Marketing/Advertising a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

2 (20.0%): Not a serious challenge.

3 (30.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

4 (40.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

1 (10.0%): A huge challenge.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
26.

Is Increasing Sales a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

1 (10.0%): Not a serious challenge.

3 (30.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

6 (60.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

- (0.0%): A huge challenge.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
27.

Is Employing Better Technology a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): Not a serious challenge.

5 (50.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

1 (10.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

2 (20.0%): A huge challenge.

2 (20.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
28.

Is Accounting a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

6 (60.0%): Not a serious challenge.

2 (20.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

1 (10.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

- (0.0%): A huge challenge.

1 (10.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
29.

Are Legal Issues a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

4 (40.0%): Not a serious challenge.

4 (40.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

1 (10.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

- (0.0%): A huge challenge.

1 (10.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
30.

Are Personnel Policies a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

4 (40.0%): Not a serious challenge.

5 (50.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

- (0.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

- (0.0%): A huge challenge.

1 (10.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
31.

Is Shipping Goods a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

7 (70.0%): Not a serious challenge.

2 (20.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

- (0.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

- (0.0%): A huge challenge.

1 (10.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
32.

Is High Speed Internet a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

2 (20.0%): Not a serious challenge.

1 (10.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

3 (30.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

4 (40.0%): A huge challenge.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
33.

Is Affordable Space a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

2 (20.0%): Not a serious challenge.

3 (30.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

3 (30.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

2 (20.0%): A huge challenge.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
34.

Is Regulation – new minimum wage a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

5 (50.0%): Not a serious challenge.

- (0.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

3 (30.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

1 (10.0%): A huge challenge.

1 (10.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
35.

Is Regulation – mandatory sick leave a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

6 (60.0%): Not a serious challenge.

- (0.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

2 (20.0%): A moderately serious challenge.

1 (10.0%): A huge challenge.

1 (10.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
36.

Is The Vibrancy and Livability of Our Town a challenge? *

 
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Number of participants: 10

- (0.0%): Not a serious challenge.

- (0.0%): A little bit of a challenge.

10 (100.0%): A moderately serious challenge. Delete this filter

- (0.0%): A huge challenge.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
37.

Is Infrastructure a challenge? (please describe)

• Not a serious challenge.
• A little bit of a challenge.
• A moderately serious challenge.
• A huge challenge.
• I don’t know.
*

 
 

Number of participants: 9

- Not serious

- Not significant.

- I don't know.

- There is a lack of funds for municipal repair and maintenance

- I don't know

- A moderately serious challenge. Without a car, this region is inaccessible.

- I don't know

- Our roads are terrible, bridges are crumbling and internet sucks. So yes, a huge challenge.

- accessing affordable housing for (potential) employees is difficult

 
 
38.

Are Licenses and Permits a challenge? (please describe)

• Not a serious challenge.
• A little bit of a challenge.
• A moderately serious challenge.
• A huge challenge.
• I don’t know.
*

 
 

Number of participants: 10

- Moderately serious

- Yes.

- A moderately serious challenge.

- NO

- Not a serious challenge

- Not a serious challenge.

- Once you know the system they aren't - but until you do they definitely are.

- Not a challenge

- i dont know

- fees for very small scale businesses can be a deterrent

 
 
39.

Please use this space to describe any other challenges not mentioned above, or to clarify
any of your responses:

 
 

Number of participants: 1

- As an employer of 20-25 seasonal workers, I support a higher minimum wage, mandatory sick leave, and employer-funded single payer health care!

 
 
40.

Please indicate if there is one challenge in particular above that requires urgent attention:

 
 

Number of participants: 3

- More internships needed, more people need to stay in Keene, more shoppers need to support local businesses.

- High speed internet

- Faster, more reliable Internet

 
 
41.

Entrepreneurship Courses *

 
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Number of participants: 9

1 (11.1%): The resources do not exist locally.

1 (11.1%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

5 (55.6%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
42.

Mentorship (peer support) *

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): The resources do not exist locally.

1 (11.1%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

6 (66.7%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
43.

Coaching (paid support) *

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): The resources do not exist locally.

4 (44.4%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

2 (22.2%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

3 (33.3%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
44.

Technology Training *

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): The resources do not exist locally.

4 (44.4%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

3 (33.3%): I don’t know.

 
 
45.

Entrepreneurship Competitions *

 
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Number of participants: 9

3 (33.3%): The resources do not exist locally.

2 (22.2%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

4 (44.4%): I don’t know.

 
 
46.

Co-Working Spaces *

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): The resources do not exist locally.

4 (44.4%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

2 (22.2%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

3 (33.3%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
47.

Concept Testing Space (e.g., a community kitchen) *

 
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Number of participants: 9

5 (55.6%): The resources do not exist locally.

2 (22.2%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
48.

Incubator or Accelerator *

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): The resources do not exist locally.

5 (55.6%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

2 (22.2%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
49.

Maker Space (e.g., where tools can be rented for wood working or 3D printing) *

 
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Number of participants: 9

1 (11.1%): The resources do not exist locally.

6 (66.7%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

2 (22.2%): I don’t know.

 
 
50.

Federal Agencies with Entrepreneurship Programs (such as the USDA) *

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): The resources do not exist locally.

3 (33.3%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

3 (33.3%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

3 (33.3%): I don’t know.

 
 
51.

State Agencies with Entrepreneurship Programs *

 
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Number of participants: 9

2 (22.2%): The resources do not exist locally.

3 (33.3%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

3 (33.3%): I don’t know.

 
 
52.

Local Economic Development Department/Division *

 
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Number of participants: 9

2 (22.2%): The resources do not exist locally.

4 (44.4%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

2 (22.2%): I don’t know.

 
 
53.

University or Community College *

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): The resources do not exist locally.

7 (77.8%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

1 (11.1%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
54.

Small Business Development Center *

 
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Number of participants: 9

2 (22.2%): The resources do not exist locally.

- (0.0%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

6 (66.7%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
55.

Business Networks *

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): The resources do not exist locally.

2 (22.2%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

- (0.0%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

6 (66.7%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
56.

Networking Events (e.g., pub talks) *

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): The resources do not exist locally.

2 (22.2%): The resources exist but we have not used them.

2 (22.2%): We have used these resources but they were not helpful.

5 (55.6%): We have used these resources and they were very helpful.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
57.

Other Entrepreneurship Resource (please describe)

 
 

Number of participants: 0

 
 
58.

If you want to clarify or add detail to any of your responses, please add them here:

 
 

Number of participants: 0

 
 
59.

Would you like to raise more capital from private sources to expand your business? *

 
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Number of participants: 9

1 (11.1%): yes

8 (88.9%): no

 
 
60.

IF YES:
How much capital do you need next year?

 
 

Number of participants: 1

- 25000

 
 
61.

Ideally, in what form would you like the capital?

 
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Number of participants: 2

- (0.0%): Retained Earnings and Bootstrapping

1 (50.0%): Debt

- (0.0%): Convertible Debt

- (0.0%): Equity

- (0.0%): Royalty

1 (50.0%): Licensing Agreement

- (0.0%): Other

 
 
62.

How confident are you that you will be able to obtain this capital from existing sources?

 
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Number of participants: 6

2 (33.3%): Confident

2 (33.3%): Not Confident

2 (33.3%): Unsure

 
 
63.

Grants *

 
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Number of participants: 9

7 (77.8%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
64.

Family and Friends *

 
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Number of participants: 9

3 (33.3%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

3 (33.3%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
65.

Credit Cards *

 
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Number of participants: 9

3 (33.3%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

2 (22.2%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

3 (33.3%): I don’t know.

 
 
66.

Retained Earnings and Bootstrapping *

 
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Number of participants: 9

2 (22.2%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

2 (22.2%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

4 (44.4%): I don’t know.

 
 
67.

Home Mortgage Loan *

 
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Number of participants: 9

6 (66.7%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

2 (22.2%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
68.

Bank or Credit Union Loan *

 
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Number of participants: 9

4 (44.4%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

2 (22.2%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

2 (22.2%): I don’t know.

 
 
69.

Microfinance Loan *

 
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Number of participants: 9

4 (44.4%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

3 (33.3%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
70.

Internet Loan (e.g., KivaZip or Prosper) *

 
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Number of participants: 9

7 (77.8%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
71.

Crowdfunding *

 
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Number of participants: 9

5 (55.6%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

2 (22.2%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
72.

Angel Investor(s) *

 
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Number of participants: 9

8 (88.9%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

1 (11.1%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
73.

Venture Capital Fund *

 
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Number of participants: 9

9 (100.0%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
74.

Social Impact Investors *

 
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Number of participants: 9

9 (100.0%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
75.

Foundation Investment (in the form of program-related or mission-related
investments)
*

 
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Number of participants: 9

8 (88.9%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

1 (11.1%): I don’t know.

 
 
76.

Investment from Other Companies *

 
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Number of participants: 9

9 (100.0%): I have not sought this type of capital for my business.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, but did not receive it.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and received a small amount.

- (0.0%): I sought this type of capital, and it was significant.

- (0.0%): I don’t know.

 
 
77.

Other (please specify)

 
 

Number of participants: 0

 
 
78.

Company Name:

 
 

Number of participants: 3

- Teds Shoe and Sport

- Prial Outreach Consulting

- Picadilly Farm LLC

 
 
79.

City:

 
 

Number of participants: 4

- Keene

- Keene

- Keene

- Winchester

 
 
80.

Please provide a short description or your company’s business activities:

 
 

Number of participants: 4

- Footwear and Apparel brick and mortar retail.

- Part-time boutique consulting services to clients looking to expand their outreach: giving to the community with expectations of long-term returns.

- Retail in downtown Keene

- Agricultural business, growing and selling 30 acres of certified organic produce annually.

 
 
81.

What is the legal form of the entity overseeing your work?

 
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Number of participants: 7

1 (14.3%): Corporation

5 (71.4%): Limited Liability Company

1 (14.3%): Assumed Business Name/DBA

- (0.0%): Coop

- (0.0%): Nonprofit

- (0.0%): Other

 
 
82.

Demographic Details

 
 

Number of participants: 5

  1. column
Age - 13-90
- 50 ish
- 32
- 46
- 47
Gender - M,F, Children
- Female
- Male
- F
- female
Ethnicity/Race - All
- White
- White
- White
- caucasian
 
 
83.

Which of the following best describes the age/stage your business:

 
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Number of participants: 8

1 (12.5%): Startup (operating less than 1 year)

- (0.0%): Growing (2 or more years of growing sales)

6 (75.0%): Steady

1 (12.5%): Shrinking (2 or more years of contracting sales)

 
 
84.

How old is your business?

 
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Number of participants: 9

- (0.0%): Less than one year

2 (22.2%): One to five years

- (0.0%): Six to ten years

5 (55.6%): Eleven to twenty years

1 (11.1%): Twenty-one to fifty years

1 (11.1%): More than fifty years

 
 
85.

Please note the number of employees at your business

 
 

Number of participants: 8

  1. column
Number of permanent full time employees (include self if self-employed) - 3
- 4
- 3
- 1
- 4
- 1
- 3
Number of permanent part time employees (include self if self-employed) - 6
- 4
- 10
- 1
- 15
- 0
Number of seasonal/temporary full time employees - 0
- 2
- 0
- 5
- 0
- 8
Number of seasonal/temporary part time employees - 0
- 2
- 0
- 0
- 12
 
 
86.

Which of the following best describes the annual sales of your business?

 
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Number of participants: 8

1 (12.5%): less than $50,000

2 (25.0%): $50,000 to <$100,000

- (0.0%): $100,000 to <$250,000

2 (25.0%): $250,000 to <$500,000

2 (25.0%): $500,000 to <$1 Million

1 (12.5%): $1Million to <$5Million

- (0.0%): >$5Million

 
 
87.

Which, if any, of the following certifications does your business hold? Check all that apply:

 
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Number of participants: 1

- (0.0%): Minority Business Enterprise

1 (100.0%): Women Business Enterprise

- (0.0%): Emerging Small Business

- (0.0%): Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

- (0.0%): Enterprise Servicing Disabled Veterans