Small Business

Final Results of 2017 Survey of M/WBEs in New York City

EuQuant’s CEO, Dr. Thomas 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 purchasing officers....

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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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Hispanic Business Performance since the Recession-Revenue Growth by Industry (Part 2)

www.Gazelleindex.com seeks to provide information, data, and analyses that assist minority and small businesses in improving their performance. One of our readers’ favorite blog posts examined the 2007 – 2010...

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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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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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Fed Raises Interest Rate: Meaning for Small and Minority Businesses

Despite the relatively slow-growing economy over the last quarter (1.9%), the Federal Reserve is betting that the low level of unemployment (4.3%) and economic expansion which has lasted for nine years will continue...

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For Minority Business Owners, It’s Time for Self-Reliance

The message coming out of Washington is as clear as it could be. If minorities wish to build successful businesses and stable communities, they must create strategies focused more on self-reliance. The federal...

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