minority business Tag Archive

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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Black and Minority Women more likely to be Business Owners than White Women

It is past time for business analysts and researchers to give more specific attention to the entrepreneurial dynamics of minority women – rather than continuing to lump them into the category of all minorities....

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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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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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Improving New York City’s Minority and Women Owned Business Program

  Read our latest press release on the work that we completed for the city of New York that examined the capacity of M/WBE firms. Capacity is the amount of work a firm can perform in a specific period of time. The...

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Black Firms Lag in Capacity Growth

Over the last quarter century, the number of Black-owned businesses has grown at a record pace – nearly four times the rate of white-owned businesses. During the last decade, the gap in revenue and employment...

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