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Small Business Directory

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a difficult climate for small businesses. In response, Dartmouth Alumni Relations launched the Alumni Small Business Directory in order to provide visibility for alumni owned and operated small businesses within the Dartmouth community. Review these Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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Small Business Week - Meet a Dartmouth Alumni Business Owner

collette ellis and her coaching team

What's surprised you about running your own business?

"Develop the mindset to sustain you through the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. What matters is how you respond, recover, and regroup!"

- Colette Ellis ’89, Owner, Start with Coaching

View Her Business & Search the Small Business Directory


Audio and Video

  • three_box.jpgFuture of Work in Small Business: Hanover small business owners Jarett Berke TU'17 (Lou's Restaurant & Bakery), Allie Levy '11 (Still North Books & Bar), and John Pepper '91 TU'97 (Boloco) discuss the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Main Street. Moderated by Steve Kahl ’91, faculty director of TuckGO and Tuck's Center for Entrepreneurship.
  • Chris Hogan TU'16: Enabling Sales Teams to Scale Faster and Cheaper Through Software focuses on key software platforms, applications and tools available to small and medium-sized businesses.
  • Jason Hsiao '98, co-founder, Animoto: The How of Business - How to Start, Run & Grow a Small Business, Episode 225: Building Animoto & Video Marketing
  • Three Box Solution: Implementing strategy in your organization with the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business and the Founding Director of Tuck's Center for Global Leadership Vijay Govindarajan.


Alumni Book Shelf

  • bookcovers_0.jpg Scott Anthony '96: Dual Transformation: How to Reposition Today’s Business While Creating the Future
  • Rob Kornblum '91: Never Too Late to Startup: How Mid-Life Entrepreneurs Create Wealth, Freedom & Purpose
  • Mark Peterson '91 TU'95: Guerillapreneur: Small Business Strategy for Davids Wanting to Defeat Goliaths
  • Ken McDonald '89: How to Acquire Your First Million Customers: Scaling Your Online Business by Laying the Foundation for Growth
  • Cliff Ennico '75: The Crowdfunding Handbook: Raise Money for Your Small Business or Start-up with Equity Funding Portals
  • John Cioffi GR'75: 6 Habits of Highly Successful Managers
  • Santiago Lopez '73: Value-Based Marketing Strategy
  • David Kreps '72: The Motivation Toolkit: How to Align Your Employees’ Interests with Your Own

Alumni in Print