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Capacity Building Defines the New Era of Minority Business Development

Four decades ago the significant challenge for minority business development was diversifying from mom-and-pop enterprises, creating market access in nontraditional industries, and generating more business startups....

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EuQuant’s CEO keynotes City & State New York event entitled Achieving 30% Aspirational MWBEs Goals

EuQuant’s CEO Dr. Thomas “Danny” Boston delivered a keynote address to a landmark gathering of over 150 New York City and State policymakers, MWBE entrepreneurs, government agency heads, contractors, and...

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FEMA Small Business Hurricane Disaster Assistance: Advice from an Expert

Hurricane Irma and Harvey were two of the most destructive storms in US history. Their damage hit multiple states throughout the South and South Atlantic. The cost of recovery will be hundreds of billions. Despite the...

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Save the Date!!! We will be in NYC Sept. 26

We will be featured on the upcoming panel “Achieving 30% Aspirational MWBE Goals” in New York City on September 26th. The panel will center on ways for the city to reach its 30% MWBE aspirational contracting...

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The Dow Retreats Fearing Trump’s Damage to his Agenda

At the market close, the Dow had tumbled 274 points, its biggest drop in over three months. The S&P declined by 500 points, and the NASDAQ decreased by 2%. While investors are concerned about big-box retail sales,...

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To Close the Employment Gap We Must Develop Minority Firms of All Sizes

The 2014 Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Employers (ASE) provides valuable insights on the progress of minority-owned employer-based companies. It showed that minorities owned 18.4% of all employer based businesses....

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When compared to their male counter parts, Minority Women Businesses are relatively more successful than are White Women, Part II

Minority women business owners are relatively more successful than are white women, when both are compared to men of their respective groups. In a previous post, we suggested that business analysts need to give more...

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New Census Data on Minority-Owned Businesses

For four decades, if someone wanted to know the state of minority-owned businesses they had to rely on the 5-year Census Bureau Report. Starting in the early 1970’s the Bureau produced the Survey of Minority-Owned...

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Achievements of Black and Minority Businesses in Telecom May Be Threatened

Minority business owners (with the exception of Asians) continue to experience disparities in the general marketplace. This is especially true for Black entrepreneurs; their revenue growth was flat over the last five...

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Business Diversity Metrics: Key to Optimizing Shareholder Value

For decades corporate sourcing officers have sought to measure the value proposition of supplier diversity – as distinct from its social contribution. One primary mission of the Gazelle Index (which is powered by...

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