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The race for TikTok: What a ban might mean for small business owners in U.S.
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The race for TikTok: What a ban might mean for small business owners in U.S.
Stating that TikTok is a threat to our national security, lawmakers have pushed for legislation to limit (or even eradicate) its use in the United States.
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Black business ownership numbers are booming
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Black business ownership numbers are booming
Black business ownership is growing at the fastest pace in 30 years, and the share of Black households owning a business has more than doubled, from 5% to 11% between 2019 and 2022, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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Nantucket in December — holiday charm abounds
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Nantucket in December — holiday charm abounds
Nantucket may be a quintessential New England summer destination, heavily populated by those in a high tax bracket, but in December, it transforms into an egalitarian winter wonderland focused on supporting small businesses and celebrating the holiday season.
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Running a business is hard. You don’t have to go it alone.
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Running a business is hard. You don’t have to go it alone.
Since 2017, the Business Equity Initiative (BEI), our high-touch advisory program, has supported 100+ entrepreneurs of color to grow and scale their businesses.
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Eastern Bank launches business lending initiative
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Eastern Bank launches business lending initiative
Times were tough for people of color who owned businesses in Boston in 2008. The great recession had kicked off, putting stress on businesses of all sizes. Entrepreneurs faced difficult choices, from whom to lay off to whether to keep the doors open.
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Money Matters: Starting a business? Here are 5 things to consider
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Money Matters: Starting a business? Here are 5 things to consider
If you are ready to dive into small business ownership, having a plan, understanding your credit health, and building a strong foundation can set you up for success — and help you sustain and grow what you are working to build today.
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Head of Small Business Administration meets with local entrepreneurs
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Head of Small Business Administration meets with local entrepreneurs
When a group of 50 local business owners and activists sat down with Small Business Administration head Isabella Guzman last Wednesday to discuss ways the federal government can better help local entrepreneurs, there was no lack of ideas.
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At Odessa Instant Shoe Repair, fixing your soles is an art form
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At Odessa Instant Shoe Repair, fixing your soles is an art form
Robert Glover thinks of fixing shoes like sculpting. “Like making something out of clay. I’m taking a pair of shoes, tearing them apart and putting them back together,” he said, while sitting behind a counter labeled “No refunds” and surrounded by medieval-looking presses, clamps, shoe stands and single loose shoes.
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Tufts student starts social justice clothing line
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Tufts student starts social justice clothing line
For 19-year-old Ayah Harper from Revere, the civil unrest that followed George Floyd’s death in 2020 served as a motivator to encourage uncomfortable conversations in her elite private high school and start a small business to enact change.
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Empower your business with proactive processes
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Empower your business with proactive processes
If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s to believe in the adage “Expect the unexpected.” Rather than believe, perhaps it’s better to embrace in order to empower your business against situations that otherwise feel uncontrollable.
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Thinking about starting a business? Here are 5 things to consider
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Thinking about starting a business? Here are 5 things to consider
If you are ready to dive into small business ownership, having a plan, understanding your credit health, and building a strong foundation can set you up for success — and help you sustain and grow what you are working to build today.
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Elevating Boston’s Black Entrepreneurs
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Elevating Boston’s Black Entrepreneurs
The disruptions of the past year have cast a spotlight on the unique hurdles that Black business owners face, including lack of access to capital, financial education, and networking opportunities.
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