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images/new1.gif (111 bytes) AutoAp, Inc. closes Seed Round.January, 2014

images/new1.gif (111 bytes) eROI's "Why? eBook" is publihsed as part ot The Why Project. Synergy's Managing Partner selected to contribute as well as write the forward.

images/new1.gif (111 bytes) Consultants form the Business Growth Group to help companies outperform themselves.

Synergy client Geoloqi acquired October, 2012

Synergy partner creates new company: AutoAp, Inc. March, 2012

More press for Geoloqi. February, 2012

TopLine Sales newsletter refers to new Synergy report on "The Power of Referrals" (Scroll to the bottom of this page to download your report.) February, 2012

The US Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship recognizes author for "Outstanding service". February, 2012

Bend accelerator (Venturebox) recommends The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide in their Reading Room. February, 2012

Synergy client, Inform Accounting: Lands front page coverage in The Oregonian. January, 2012

Mark Paul to support the Portland State Business Accelerator as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence. January, 2012

BikeTrak wins Seed Oregon. January, 2012

Synergy client, BikeTrak: Lands front page coverage in The Oregonian. January, 2012

Synergy signs new client, Techolos, Inc. December, 2011

TiE requests Synergy Managing Partner to judge at their Incubator's "Pitchfest". December, 2011

Synergy client (GadgetTrak) gets national attention in a Forbes Magazine article. October, 2011

Synergy signs new client (Kinco). October, 2011

Synergy signs new client (Inform Accounting). October, 2011

Synergy signs new client (Blendr). October, 2011

Synergy client (Geoloqi) receives first page press (Oregonian Business section). September, 2011

MercyCorpNW recruits Synergy Partner to help them help business owners attract more customers. September, 2011

The US Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship selects Mark Paul as reviewer for their 2012 Entrepreneurship Renewal & Growth Conference. September, 2011

Synergy signs new client: Geoloqi. September, 2011

Synergy client (OCP) wins "Communicator Award" for print advertising. September, 2011
(Client: "
I feel like it wouldn't have been possible without the imprint you left on all of us, so I wanted to make sure you knew".)

Synergy signs new client: Moore Performance Group. August, 2011

SBDC enlists Synergy Partner to present to the "Small Business Management III" series: "How to attract significantly more customers". August, 2011

OEN invites Mark Paul to be lead-off speaker for their "Running with the Gazelles" CEO Forum. August, 2011

Inc. Magazine chooses Dr. Rob Wiltbank's course as one of the the Top 10 Entrepreneurship courses of 2011 (Rob uses The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide). June, 2011

Butler University College of Business begins using The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide in their "Real Business Experience" program. June, 2011

"How to Validate Your Market" selected as one of Portland's Top Ten Marketing EventsJune, 2011

Synergy partner interviewed on KUIK's "The Business Voice". May, 2011

KGW, Newschannel 8 reports on the SWWDC's conference. May, 2011

Columbian: Entrepreneurs benefit from 'lessons learned' - at SWWDC's conference. May, 2011

The Columbian runs an excerpt from The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide. May, 2011

SW Washington Workforce Development Council Selects Mark Paul for keynote address. May, 2011

Hillsboro Chamber presents "How to Attract More Customers". May, 2011

SBDC enlists Synergy Partner to present to the "Small Business Management III" series. May, 2011

Venture Capitalist recommends hiring Synergy. April, 2011

OTBC selects "The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide" as its text for their TechLaunch Boot Camp. April, 2011

Mark Paul recruited for Seattle University's 2011 Business Plan Competition Plan reviewer. March, 2011

Synergy signs new client: IP Services. February, 2011

Synergy partner supports University of Portland's $100K Challenge. January (event: April), 2011

Synergy creates / tests "Build Your Business" eNews for CEOs and business owners. Sign up, here (1st 3 months are free). January, 2011

30% of companies highlighted by the Oregonian are Synergy's clients (Chrome Data, QSent & RuleSpace). December, 2010

Cox Business Consulting to present "How to Attract More Customers" : October, 2010

Startup Weekend selects Synergy partner as guest speaker: October, 2010

Synergy signs Management Contract Services to represent its new Customer-attraction Service in Portland, OR.: October, 2010

Synergy client, Columbia Power Technologies Raises $750,000 September, 2010

Synergy signs The Eberhardt Group to represent its new Customer-attraction Service in Long Beach, CA.: September, 2010

Synergy signs Creative Enterprises to represent its new Customer-attraction Service service in Camas/Vancouver, WA.: September, 2010

Southwest Washington's "Innovate: CC"  recruits Synergy partner for OEN's PubTalk address: How to Validate Your Market: September, 2010

The Entrepreneurs' Survival Guide in 3rd printing, with updated material: September, 2010

Synergy signs wave-energy technology company, Columbia Power Technologies: June, 2010

Synergy partner completes interim Chief Marketing Officer role. Value added: April, 2010

Synergy partner hired as interim Chief Marketing Officer of $34 million publishing company: May, 2009

Synergy clients wins business plan competition: October 30, 2009

Presentation - How to Validate Your Market at OEN June 4, 2009

Presentation - Reaching C-Level Executives at the MAC Club: May, 2009

Client recommends Synergy Mark Paul's books.: April, 2009

Presentation - Best Practices for High-Performance Businesses
        at WSU's Small Business Development Center: April, 2009 (Response)

Synergy signs new client: DiGen Environmental Recovery Systems.

Presentation - How to Attract More Customers... in good times and bad.
        Lake Owego Chamber (radio spot): April, 2009 (Response)

Synergy signs new client: OCP. March, 2009

Presentation - Building Your Business at the Hillsboro Chamber: March, 2009

Presentation - How to Validate Your Market at OTBC: March, 2009 (Write-up)

Tools4Success presents Survive & Thrive in 2009! January, 2009

Synergy signs new client: Sports Unlimited. January, 2009

Synergy signs new client: The TOVA Company. January, 2009

Synergy partner receives press about efforts on NXergy. January, 2009

Synergy signs new client: Aries Engineering. December, 2008

University of Oregon's Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship uses The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide as text for their New Venture Planning (Graduate Course - 625) as part of their Technology Entrepreneurship Program.

Synergy's Managing Partner publishes 3rd book: The 21st Century Energy Initiative.

Synergy's Managing Partner publishes 2nd book: "How to Attract Significantly More Customers... in good times & bad".

OTBC uses The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide as text for their Fast Trac entrepreneur's series.

Presentations on How to Value-price Your Products & Services: Well-received - at OEN & OTBC.

Two companies helped by Synergy selected to present at OEN's SEED Oregon (GreenLiteMotors & Zubeo).

OTBC selects Synergy partner as "Entrepreneur-in-Residence".

Early Synergy client (Q-Sent) acquired! provides The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide to its members.

Synergy partner's presentation "Seven Secrets: How to Attract More Customers" at the Small Business Development Center a hit!

Synergy signs new client: ieSolutions, Inc.

Synergy partner speaks at Innotech Oregon: "What to do before you quit your day job!" April 19, 2006. (Response)

The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide: You can now obtain much of the content for free! (Press release.)

Synergy signs new client: Northwest Business Support Services.

New client: News Technologies, LLC.

New client: Scappoose Executive Hangars.

New client: Compiere, Inc.

New client: Safeguard Ventures.

New client: Freedom, Inc.

Synergy's "mini-seminar" - "Seven Secrets: How to Attract More Customers" is a hit at the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce.

Client nets new customers.

OSU's Food Innovation Center to offer "Food Business 101," using The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide as their text.

Clients attract new customers.

Synergy's presentation - "Seven Secrets: How to Attract More Customers" is well received at the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce.

Oregon State University selects The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide as text for their "Entrepreneurial Skills" module. 

Steve Strauss' book "The small business bible: everything you need to know to succeed in your small business" references The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide – 2005

Synergy's Managing Partner named "Renaissance man" in Oregon Business magazine article by Jack Rubinger. - 2004

Genevia Gee Fulbright’s "Make the Leap: From Mom & Pop to Good Enough to Sell" book recommends "The Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide" - 2004

Corvallis SAO invites Synergy Partner to speak on entrepreneurship. 

USA Today references Synergy's marketing expertise. October, 2003

MSN / Newsweek refers to Synergy's interim executive efforts. 

Congressional candidate Jim Zupancic recognizes Synergy partner's job creation idea. - 2003 selects Synergy Partner to moderate their "Strategy & Leadership" discussion forum. 

AMA hosts "Generate Demand While Building Your Brand." 

OHSU/OGI selects Synergy partner as keynote speaker for their just-launched"Center for Technology Entrepreneurship." 

The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide now available one section at a time! (PayPalaccepted for payment.)  

Synergy partner publishes second edition to The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide.  

Synergy partner supports start-up.

The "Buck-a-Book Challenge" established to help the economy and public schools! 

"Very good" condition 1st edition book, "Entrepreneur's Survival Guide" selling for nearly $200!

Decisioneering, Inc. promotes The Entrepreneur's Survival Guide, to reduce entrepreneurial risk. 

EasyStreet's "IdeaExchange" offers Synergy partner's advice on how to integrate web strategies - to boost your revenue and profitability.

Synergy offers new products to help clients improve their performance. 

Synergy partner publishes idea to help the economy! 

Synergy helps hydrogen production / renewable energy company HydroEnvironmental Resources, Inc.  

OEF "University of the Entrepreneur" selects Synergy Partner as subject expert.

CEO Refresher cites interactive nature of new book. 

Partner completes GM role @ Lamb Industries.  

Synergy partner on the KBNP radio.    

Survival Guide becomes interactive.

MIT Enterprise Forum's Venture Lab integrates Survival Guide into their process to help entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur's Survival Guide published

Comments from attendees of Biz Plan Primer seminar:
How to Write a Business Plan to Raise Money

What does the future hold? Read the Times

Results of the trade mission to UK. (12/99)

Mark Paul joined Governor Kitzhaber to UK (11/99) 

Synergy: One year old + 14 companies to next level. (9/99)

Valley Times: How Synergy fixes businesses.

Daily Journal of Commerce: How Synergy helps companies get to the next level.

The Business Journal: How Synergy helps its clients.

Value:  We can help find cash from operations.