About jbv's Competitive Edge
|We are jbv.com,
management consultants, publishers, evaluators, and sellers of information products,
specializing in entrepreneurship, home business opportunities, and
This site is maintained by John B. Vinturella, Ph.D.
This site is our "flagship" and highlights the
principles and best practices
of entrepreneurship, and related news, opinions, and ideas. Our "Entrepreneurship
University" has Colleges of Entrepreneurial Studies
and Internet Marketing. Take some courses and
sharpen your skills.
Also included in this site is a set of
lessons on personal financial planning.
This course is based on notes from a college class that I taught, and
emphasizes best practices for young adults.
John has more than 40 years’ experience as an educator, manager,
entrepreneur and strategist. He
is the co-author of “Raising
Entrepreneurial Capital,” now in its second edition, and
author of “The Entrepreneur's
He has been a professor of Computer Science and the Computer Center
Director at the University of New Orleans and at Bentley University in
Waltham, MA. John has also taught Management and
Entrepreneurship at Tulane and Dillard Universities, and as an adjunct
at several universities. At Tulane, John also headed the “Family
The company he founded in Covington, LA in 1978, Tammany Supply, Inc.,
a Blue-Chip Enterprise by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1994, and was
recognized for innovative use of technology ("The Wizardry of Tammany
Supply") in the trade journal, Supply House Times. The company
was sold to a regional chain in 1998.
John B. Vinturella, Ph.D.