The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Minnesota District Office announced this year’s state winners of National Small Business Week. Held annually to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from across the nation, this year’s theme is “Dream Big, Start Small,” and will be held from May 1-7, 2016.
“Every day we work with new and existing small businesses across the state. Once a year we take time out to celebrate the best of the best,” said Nancy J. Libersky, District Director, SBA’s Minnesota District Office. “These ten business owners demonstrate the drive to succeed coupled with the determination to help others that we see in so many Minnesotans.”
For the full article on the SBA website, please click here.
Exporter of the Year
David Q. Ma and Amy X. Li, president and vice president of Kingnote LLC., were co-chosen as the Exporter of the Year.
Kingnote is a Saint Paul based exporter of used copiers to Southeast Asia.
Due to the determination of its owners and use of the SBA Export Working Capital program, Kingnote has increased revenues by 246% since 2009.
The company has been in business for nearly eight years and has 10 employees.
By developing close relationships with buyers and banks in Asia, Kingnote LLC has not only been able to expand its sales to that region but also mitigate its non-payment risks. This has led to a healthy return on investments.
Going forward, they are working with another potential exporter of women’s fashion products and building a partnership with Asian entrepreneurs to build an online store for Minnesota-made products.
Final Words From Kingnote
Kingnote is proud of the reputation that we have built over the years and will continue to serve the industry by setting excellence standards.
We are first and foremost a wholesale trading company so we trade and export containers to China, India, and other countries.
Over the years we have extended our buyer network as well as developed our own sales channels which gives us a price advantage over domestic bidders. Our buy network has allowed us to find purchasers for all models of copiers:
We are also able to give the highest prices on used copiers while purchasing a multiplier more than our competitors You can read more about how Kingnote is able to Outbid, Outbuy, and Outlast Competitors on our blog.
If you would like way to know the price of your used copier Contact Us. We look forward to speaking with you!