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Boston Public Market to Partner with Interise and CropCircle Kitchen

Vendors at Boston’s first permanent, indoor farmer’s market to benefit from award-winning curriculum, local instructor

As economy moves forward, savvy small businesses can continue to strengthen

Five years on from the official end of the Great Recession, a slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. While many businesses have righted the ship from the toughest days, many small businesses are merely plodding alone, but small business experts are ...

Research finds entrepreneurs of color face more hurdles to success

According to research from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, minority entrepreneurs who feel their road to success is more difficult than others may not be imagining things. The researchers found that entrepreneurs of color ...

Downtown Buffalo business district wins battle to add financial firm

In what N.Y. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is calling a big win for the downtown business district of Buffalo, equipment financing firm Blue Bridge Financial — after considering out-of-state-options — has decided to set up new headquarters in the historic ...

National Black Chamber of Commerce speaks out on new EPA greenhouse gas rule

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States. The EPA says the ...

Google admits low diversity numbers, pledges to improve

Tech giant Google surprised many last week by going public with data that showed the Silicon Valley-based company has a long way to go in its diversity efforts

Study finds small businesses struggle to adopt technology

Global Insights conducted a study of small business owners around the globe.

Immigrants from Argentina thrive with Massachusetts-based Golden Cannoli Shells

The Chelsea, Mass.-based Golden Cannoli Company has received national recognition for its handmade cannoli and fillings by some of the largest distributors and customers in the United States for its handmade cannoli and fillings. This year, the company was named ...

Panelists discuss hurdles to building an inclusive new economy movement

A panel at the New Economy Coalition’s CommonBound conference discusses how people of color are faring in emerging industries and alternative economic structures

Get Konnected, Eastern Bank & ALPFA Hold Forum on Board Diversity

The event is titled "Women and People of Color: The Missing Link on Corporate Boards" and will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 27 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston on 600 Atlantic Avenue.

Pioneering entrepreneur Denise Jones expands engineering systems firm

Denise Jones, president and CEO of Dnutch Associates Inc., has been a trailblazer for women entrepreneurs in Massachusetts, running and growing her company successfully for over 20 years. The recent growth earned Jones and Dnutch the Massachusetts Small Business Association ...

Business incubator slated for Dudley Square’s Ferdinand Building

The administration of Mayor Martin Walsh has upped the ante in the push for a business incubator in Dudley Square, setting aside 4,000 square feet in the Ferdinand Building for a startup space.

Steven Rogers - Harvard Business School Professor and successful entrepreneur

At Harvard Business School, Steve Rogers teaches select students from around the world how to be successful entrepreneurs, drawing upon his two decades as a business professor at elite universities and his own experience owning profitable companies. “I’m a regular ...

SBA Loans on the Rise

Eliminating low-dollar loan fee boosts minority-owned business