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Jennifer Alten

Jennifer Alten

Jennifer Alten is a Chicago-based writer, marketing consultant and photographer who specializes in working with business-to-business technology, manufacturing and medical sectors. She has written articles, white papers, websites and marketing materials for dozens of commercial and not-for-profit organizations ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups.


Article | May 12, 2011
Unlocking the Solution to Accessing Capital   

By: Jennifer Alten

Businesses in all stages of development, from startups to publicly traded companies, need capital to grow and expand. A company's business plan,...more >>


Article | May 12, 2011
Whether Short or Long, Supply Chains are Fostering Deep Roots in Communities Throughout the Country   

By: Jennifer Alten

The term "supply chain" can be misleading. While the process of creating and distributing products is a chain-like progression, supply chain roots...more >>


Case study | March 9, 2011
Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation - Great Things are Happening in Rural Places   

By: Jennifer Alten

In rural, north central Missouri, a handful of counties have banded together to prove that their sum is greater than their parts. The driving...more >>


Case study | March 9, 2011
North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes This Buzzing Community a Smart Place to Live and Work   

By: Jennifer Alten

Though it has roots as a retirement community, today the city of North Port, Florida, is anything but. Over the past 10 years, this thriving city in...more >>


Article | January 12, 2011
Researching the Road to Positive Economic Growth: Bioscience-driven R&D Leads the Way   

By: Jennifer Alten

From cancer research to the food on our table to airplane safety, research and development is behind virtually every product and service that touches...more >>


Article | November 18, 2010
PORTS: Driving more than just the transport of goods, ports are an economic powerhouse   

By: Jennifer Alten

From seaports to river ports to those that are inland, ports are a vital part of our economy. They touch a large percentage of the goods and products...more >>


Case study | November 11, 2010
Southwest Louisiana Port Network   

By: Jennifer Alten

Flanking the western Gulf Coast and the Texas border, the five-parish region known as Southwest Louisiana is entrenched in the maritime industry. Six...more >>


Case study | September 22, 2010
Gallatin, Tennessee - Prepared for Opportunity   

By: Jennifer Alten

While the economy may have slowed down over the past few years, Gallatin’s economic development team hasn’t. Instead, the Gallatin Economic...more >>


Article | September 13, 2010
Sites & Programs: Foreign Trade Zones   

By: Jennifer Alten

An old program is gaining steam these days. Throughout the country, areas are embracing the Foreign Trade Zone program as a savvy tool in their...more >>


Article | June 30, 2010
It's (becoming) Easy to be Green   

By: Jennifer Alten

The green technology field is huge, fueled in no small part by political and environmental issues, as well as those lured by the sheer economics of...more >>


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