Latest Women's Business Development Center Stories

2010-11-04 12:59:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Women business owners who want to expand their business through added technology have the opportunity to win $60,000 in free technology products and business services through the second annual "Small Business Technology Makeover Competition" presented by the Women's Business Development Center (WBDC). Open to Chicago area women-owned businesses who have been in business at least two years, maintain a minimum of five employee workstations and have at...

2009-02-18 15:27:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Followers of Feng Shui know that "positive chi" is what the average American might call "good vibes." And Kristen Wente feels like she's in that flow right now, as the president of a new company marketing Chi Sheet Feng Shui Kits. Each packet contains an array of small adhesive wall charms to place strategically in the home or office. They're designed to attract peace and abundance, according to the ancient Chinese practice of Feng Shui, believed to...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'