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Pitch in the City - A meetup in Roxbury for local entrepreneurs

Pitch in the City is a meetup at Hibernian Hall in Roxbury to give an opportunity to local entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas to a panel of experts and to our audience. The entrepreneurial spirit is alive in well ...

Northeastern benefits agreement praised

Over the past few years, Northeastern University has worked to develop a new Institutional Master Plan for the school that includes close to a dozen development projects to enhance its academic facilities, improve campus housing and add public spaces. But ...

Massport makes push for diversity

The state’s massive transportation authority, Massport, may be best known for running Boston Logan International Airport and handling the local shipping ports, but that is not all it does. With well over 300 acres of real estate in addition to ...

John Barros: City of Boston ‘Open for Business’

Chief Economic Development Officer seeks innovation, inclusion in city’s business community

Gary Morton: Boston Black MBA Association Chapter Chair builds leadership skills

The Boston chapter of the Black MBA Association advocates continuous learning and education attainment.

Beverley Johnson’s consulting firm builds bridges between developers and community.

Bevco Associates, Inc. works to stabilize neighborhoods through economic and physical revitalization.

My Recovers founder, Kelly Marchetti shares her startup experience

My Recovers is an orthopedic soft goods designer and retailer that brings fashion to the recovery process.

Marketing entrepreneur parlays passion for social causes into successful business

MORE Advertising founder and CEO Donna Latson Gittens had one long-term dream for most of her early professional career — to run a television station. But after more than two decades in the TV industry, with this dream not looking ...

Creating a lifestyle: HáRBëR Clothing is more than just an urban apparel line.

Pronounced like “hare bear,” HáRBëR Clothing is a new urban apparel line founded by three friends in their early twenties — Taylor Ross, Harry Berduo, and Luca Pignatiello — who grew up in Framingham, Mass. HaRBëR produces t-shirts, tank tops, ...

The startup True Moringa was inspired by the African Tree, Moringa

True Moringa was inspired by the African tree, Moringa. Founders Kwami Williams and Emily Cunningham were introduced to what was known as the "miracle tree" during a trip to northern Ghana, in 2011. Putting their engineering and business acumen to ...

Business Accelerated - City Incubators help lay groundwork for urban entrepreneurs

Boston is a city known for business innovation in places like Kendall Square and the Seaport District, but there is a growing movement to expand this ecosystem in the city's neighborhoods like Dudley Square and Fields Corner.

Fred McKinney to take on national role in minority business development

Dr. Fred McKinney has been appointed Managing Director of Minority Business Programs at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He has been serving as President and CEO of Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC), where he designed ...

Executive order seen boosting minority, women business office

Gov. Charlie Baker announced last week that the Office of Access and Opportunity, which helps businesses owned by minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans to secure contracts with state government, will now report directly to the Governor’s Office, a ...

Harvard grad Matthew Fields finds success in online education with Stanford-backed Redbird Advanced Learning

A business he birthed in his time at Harvard University has allowed Matthew Mugo Fields to fulfill a promise he made while a young immigrant student back in high school — to one day help other students better their educational ...

Grossman to head Initiative for a Competitive Inner City

Steve Grossman, former Treasurer of Massachusetts has been named chief executive officer of the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, a Roxbury-based organization that has been helping urban entrepreneurs and inner-city business for 20 years.