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Fund your startup

The first questions for any new business, Internet-based or not, remains the same. Do you need money and how much? What is your level of commitment to the future of the company? What other responsibilities and expenses do you have ...

Partners in college completion

Marianny Martinez and Jesus Martinez (no relation) are just two of hundreds of Boston students who are making their way through college with help from Partners HealthCare.

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 ...

Casinos reaching out to Roxbury residents

There are no safe bets in the push for a casino in the Boston area. Plans for casinos across Massachusetts may come to a halt if the state’s Supreme Judicial Court rules in favor of allowing a question on the ...

Forum speakers urge black women to follow dreams

The Young Black Women’s Society Inc., a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide a platform for women and girls of color to further develop their personal, professional and civic lives, championed female empowerment with a forum on May 3, ...

Abusers of minority programs beware

Manafort Brothers agreed to the fine and changes in its management team and structure in response to their admission of fraud related to a federally funded construction project in Connecticut

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 ...

Q&A with CEO Vienne Cheung

Armed with her MBA from Bentley University, Vienne Cheung left the office cubicle to launch her own fashion empire. Here she answers questions about her journey into the world of entrepreneurship.

Minority and Women Business Certifications

The Commonwealth is a rich source of revenue for certified businesses. Last fiscal year, certified businesses received more than $1 billion in sales from the state.

Lemonade Day in Boston promotes kids entrepreneurship

Ryan will be making rounds at many of the hundreds of lemonade stands set up around the entire city of Boston and its surrounding areas, meeting kids and encouraging them to continue on their entrepreneurial path. He will conduct a ...

Simmons College conference focuses on building women’s leadership

Approximately 3,500 business and professional women turned out for Simmons College’s 35th annual leadership conference to hear an impressive array of speakers, including former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Young Black Women’s Society of Boston focuses on leadership development

When Alicia Canady founded the Young Black Women’s Society of Boston along with four of her friends, it was because the then 23-year-old saw a need for an organization and network that catered to young women of color emerging in ...

ICIC now accepting applications for the 2014 Inner City 100

This year, the Inner City 100 has a new dimension: 10 x 10. The list will be comprised of fast-growing businesses within 10 high-impact industry categories: Construction; Manufacturing; Professional Services; Food and Beverage; Retail; Media and Communications; Software and Information ...

Talk Back Boston Innovation Forum and Expo promotes city’s creative economy

The Talk Back Boston Innovation Forum and Expo delivered on its goal of igniting dialogue on the creative economy in Boston and ways greater access between businesses and the city’s community can transcend its current plateau.

Entrepreneurs set to launch Dorchester business lab

Set to open later this month and modeled after business lab concepts very common in the high tech startup world in Silicon Valley and Cambridge, the Fields Corner Business Lab contains about a dozen small private offices, several conference rooms, ...