Research assistant - first two searches are: (1) suppliers/manufacturers in world and (2) entrepreneur networks in USA

Research assistant - first two searches are: (1) suppliers/manufacturers in world and (2) entrepreneur networks in USA

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Job Description

Hi, I'm an entrepreneur building two start-up projects and I have a growing need for more administration support, personal assistant, and help. I am looking for an assistant to accomplish the below tasks. I would like to use this first project as a test run for a longer term engagement.

1) Research and find a list of 6-10 bow tie manufacturers - ideally who produce bow ties for clients such as Brooks Brothers, JCrew, Banana Republic, Nordstrom, or Bloomingdales in the USA. It would be idea if this manufacturer has different tie silks to choose from OR has the option to print the fabric patterns/designs generated and sent by me to use for producing the bowties. The desired individual cost range of each bow-tie is $1 each, with negotiable prices based on quantities ordered.

2) Research and find the following - I'm trying to find the best networks so I can be around people like me and the support:
a) the top/best 3 rated US city for entrepreneurship
b) the top/best 3 university/college campus in the US with an entrepreneurship network
c) 5 entrepreneur networks to join in the Washington, DC area that have proven results to help entrepreneurs grow
d) 5 local Washington DC independent graphic designers (Behance.net); preferablly 1-2 data visualist designers
e) the top/best rated US university/school/program that produces the most number tech entrepreneurs

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Skills: administration, research, test