The stats can be discouraging. One-fifth of small businesses fail in their first year, and half fold after five years. The most discouraging: Less than 1/3 of all startups make it 10 years.
Count us part of the 30%!
I'm proud that we not only survived 10 years but are thriving — and we started in the depths of the Great Recession. We have big plans for the future — stay tuned! — but first a quick look back at the last year.
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Hudson Valley Women in Business + BEAHIVE = Yay!
Our little wings are just a-buzzin' over a new partnership with the largest community of womxn business owners in the region. Keep Reading ➞
Private Offices Available in Beacon Annex
We have several sizes for 1 to 3 (or 4) people available now — perfect as a small office for an entrepreneur, independent worker, telecommuter, or a small team. Keep Reading ➞
Will Working Remotely Work for You?
Views + Trends
Many say that working remotely has helped reshape their lifestyle and restore work-life balance. But will working remotely work for you?. Keep Reading ➞
Member Bzzz Interview: Liza Lucky
A former educator-turned-strategist and mom, Liza joined the Beacon hive in June 2019. Keep Reading ➞
Bringing the Bzzz to Newburgh!
After years of requests and off-and-on exploration and actual planning, we’ve found a home to expand BEAHIVE in Newburgh!. Keep Reading ➞
Member Bzzz Interview: Jackie Gonzales
An environmental historian, researcher, observer, and writer, Jackie joined the Albany hive in August 2019. Keep Reading ➞
Highlands Current Explores the Rise (and Challenges) of the Gig Economy
The third in a series from The Highlands Current called "Living on the Edge" highlights some local challenges of freelancing and features BEAHIVE as an innovator and resource for freelancers and the community. Keep Reading ➞
Member Bzzz Interview: Lynn Freehill-Maye
An independent writer passionate about sustainability, nature, and travel, Lynn joined the Beacon hive in December 2018. Keep Reading ➞
Now Offering Big-Company HR Benefits Like Healthcare and 401(k)
BEAHIVE members now have discounted access to the same kinds of employee benefits you’d get working for a Fortune 500 company. Keep Reading ➞