Valiant CEO Eamonn O’Kane featured on Boston Biz Journal Expert Panel

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Got competition? 3 leader-recommended tips for handling business competitors

Image: L-R: Eamonn O’Kane, Rushik Mehta, Sandy Lish

No matter how unique your business idea is, chances are pretty good that someone else is doing something similar. Though they may have a slightly different product or service offering or maybe you specialize in different areas of a broader skill set — ultimately they are competing with you for the same types of customers.

This can be a daunting prospect for new business owners, especially those who face a lot of competition from local companies in the same market. However, there are some smart strategies you can follow to differentiate your business from its competitors. You may even be able to collaborate with them on a combined solution to better serve your target market.

To help you handle your competition, we asked three members of Boston Business Journal Leadership Trust to share their best tips. Follow their advice to stand out and earn new business.

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Season of Giving at Valiant-America

Holiday Party

Over the holidays, Valiant team members came together to ensure a warm and joyous season for the children and young adults of New Bedford.

For many locals, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater New Bedford has been a sanctuary for play and peace since 1871.  Previously known as the Union for Good, the club has continuously aided, assisted, and acknowledged the local youth.  For that, Valiant decided to step in and pay it forward, giving back to the surrounding community by helping out the club as the company settles in their into their new office in a new end of the town. Continue reading “Season of Giving at Valiant-America”

Agrify and Valiant Showcase New Joint Venture at MJ Biz Con 2019

MJ Biz Con

Early in December, over 35,000 cannabis business people from around the world converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center for the annual Marijuana Business Convention – the largest cannabis convention of its kind worldwide.  With big news to celebrate, Agrify and Valiant showcased their new joint venture, Agrify Valiant, to the continuous flow of crowds in the Agrify booth, just inside the main doors of the event.

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Agrify Enters Into Joint Venture With Valiant-America

Agrify Facility

Agrify-Valiant LLC to address cannabis industry’s biggest concerns

Source: Agrify Corporation

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire – Agrify, a developer of premium indoor grow solutions, announces today it has entered into a joint venture with Valiant-America, a leading cannabis consultant and innovative general contracting firm.

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Eamonn O’Kane invited to join Boston Business Journal Leadership Trust

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Boston Business Journal Leadership Trust is an Invitation-Only Community for Top Business Decision Makers in Greater Boston

[New Bedford, MA (October 14, 2019)] — Eamonn O’Kane, Chief Executive Officer of Valiant-America, has been invited to join Boston Business Journal Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in Greater Boston.

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‘Construction Leading Edge’ Podcast Hosts Eamonn for ‘Deep’ Discussion on GC/PM Communication, Motivation, and more…

Podcast

Earlier this month, Valiant CEO Eamonn O’Kane made an appearance on ‘The Construction Leading Edge’ Podcast.  He and show host Todd Dawalt spent over an hour discussing the issues faced by general contractors and project managers, complex issues faced by contractors in the cannabis construction niche, and how to stay motivated when you feel like your business is struggling.

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