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Lowell man hits pay dirt with environmental remediation firm

Brian Chapman is the founder and CEO of Mill City Environmental a company that specializes in environmental remediation —cleaning hazardous waste from soil and water and providing other waste management services

In the News: Darryl Settles

Long-time entrepreneur and community leader Darryl Settles is a 2014 recipient of The Boston Business Journal's Leaders in Diversity Award.

Officials laud Roxbury business incubator model

A number of federal, state and city officials visited Roxbury late last week to promote efforts to back the budding urban entrepreneurial community in Boston’s inner-city areas.

Corey Thomas took a slow, steady path to the top of the corporate ladder

Corey Thomas, CEO of Rapid 7, always knew he wanted to run a company someday, but early on his was given the advice to seek experience and learn the different aspects of running a business.

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City recognizes inner city entrepreneurs

ICIC was founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter who realized that the development of small businesses is essential for the healthy growth of the nation’s inner cities. In keeping with this principle, ICIC headquarters are located ...

Harvard’s Michael Porter: small businesses hold keys to U.S. fiscal health

Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter had a strong message for business owners and entrepreneurs attending the Inner City 100 Symposium last week — the business environment in the United States is showing some disturbing trends and small businesses may ...

Keolis is hosting a Supplier Diversity event

Keolis has pledged to make strong inroads in partnering with the businesses of Greater Boston, with a particular emphasis on the state’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

Small businesses at head of trend in new job creation

Hiring continued to rise through last month and small businesses are leading the way, adding the most employees across the United States.

Asian professional group forges connections with SBA

The Boston chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals has recently increased its efforts to connect Asian businesses with the wider Boston business community.

Activists call on Fannie Mae to sell properties to former owners

Attorney General Martha Coakley is suing mortgage giant Fannie Mae over its refusal to sell foreclosed properties back to former owners.

Hub linkage fees fund $1 million in job training grants

The City of Boston’s Jobs and Community Services (JCS) Office recently awarded over $1 million to 19 community-based employment and workforce development programs.

Entrepreneurs exploring new ways to market on campus

Jossle is a youth marketing agency focusing on connecting brands with college students through on-campus representation, events and student-focused marketing.

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce cultivates class of women leaders

A Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce program offers women business leaders seminars, workshops, roundtables and other events focused on personal leadership development, negotiation, skill building and networking.

Patrick administration announces grants to continue to strengthen Secure Jobs program

The Patrick administration announced grant recipients of the Secure Jobs program aimed at funding for job training, job search services and a year of housing stabilization services for homeless or low-income families which will provide secure housing and stable jobs ...

Tremendous Maid founders emphasize upward mobility

The founders of the Tremendous Maid cleaning service maximize opportunities for their employees to grow professionally.