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Wilmington announces Minority Business Development Program - WDEL 1150AM

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 31, 2012 - 11:23pm

A new program is aimed at helping minority-owned businesses in Wilmington. The city Tuesday announced the Minority Business Development Program, a 5-point strategy including creation of business-development zones, low-interest loans, gap financing ...

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Minority business group hosts Windows to Opportunity - Gaston Gazette

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 31, 2012 - 6:22pm

Networking is great, say leaders in Gaston’s Diversified Business Professional Association. But this group is chiefly interested in creating concrete business opportunities for their communities. They’ll tackle the issue in a meeting open to ...

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New Charlottesville Venture to Make Second Street Green - NBC 29 News

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 8:39pm

Toan Nguyen, the owner of C'ville Coffee, and Bernard Whitsett, a financial consultant and the chair of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Minority Business Council, plan to create what they are calling the Green Dot Collaborative in an empty ...

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Santa Clara Business Expo Promotes New & Upcoming Opportunities for Local Suppliers - Marketwatch

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 8:04pm

2012 NCMSDC Minority Business Opportunity Expo tickets are available for purchase until August 1 at http://2012ncmsdcexpo.eventbrite.com/

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Santa Clara Business Expo Promotes New & Upcoming Opportunities for Local Suppliers - Marketwatch

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 8:04pm

2012 NCMSDC Minority Business Opportunity Expo tickets are available for purchase until August 1 at http://2012ncmsdcexpo.eventbrite.com/

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Merlene Davis: Minority business expo offers opportunities not to be missed - Worldnews.com

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 6:45pm

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Santa Clara Business Expo Promotes New & Upcoming Opportunities for Local Suppliers - Yahoo Finance

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 6:16pm

2012 NCMSDC Minority Business Opportunity Expo tickets are available for purchase until August 1 at http://2012ncmsdcexpo.eventbrite.com/. About NCMSDC Founded in 1978, NCMSDC is a non-profit dedicated to promoting minority participation in the ...

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Businessman Jonathan Lee to run for Jackson mayor - Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 3:17pm

the Mississippi Minority Business Alliance, Farish Street YMCA, and several others. He believes that it will take all of us working towards a collective vision to reach Jackson’s full potential: Greatness.

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JHT Inc. forms game development sub-division, releases new mobile game - The Business Journal

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 1:59pm

JHT Inc., founded in 1990, is a service-disabled, veteran-owned minority business that is headquarted in Central Florida Research Park and employs more than 370 across North America. It provides services in computer and Web-based instruction ...

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Minority-Owned Businesses Come Up Short in Access to Capital: It's Time to Change the Equation for MBEs - Forbes

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 9:55am

But the “buck” (or lack thereof) doesn’t stop with women. Limited access to financing also restricts the ability of minority business enterprises (MBEs) to achieve viability, generate new jobs and, in general, fulfill their potential to ...

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Gov. Bryant to attend dedication of Highway Patrol building - Meridian Star

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 9:12am

He was honored as Mississippi’s Minority Business Person of the Year and received the Hartley D. Peavey Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence.     Young Jr. said this is the first highway patrol district office to be named after a minority and for a ...

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Fayetteville City Council's proposal would give Cumberland County businesses an edge on city projects - Fayetteville Observer

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 8:08am

According to the new policy, Fayetteville plans to help minority business owners become certified so they can seek state contracts. The city will hold informational meetings throughout the community. Lacy is glad, he said. "There is no way we ...

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Sign Innovations Earns Certification as Minority Business Enterprise - YAHOO!

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 4:33am

Huntersville, NC-based Sign Innovations, a leading Charlotte-area visual brand communications, graphics and custom signage provider, is pleased to announce it has received national certification as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the Carolinas ...

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Citizens speak up for abandoned properties - Houma Courier

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 27, 2012 - 7:53pm

Telisa Clark, 46, said she'd open a multi-purpose center for youth or another center for the elderly. Minority business owner Mike Billiott introduced his plans in May for a Cajun, Indian and African-American museum. Wendy Jeffcoat, executive ...

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Macon Wants to Boost Minority Business Projects - 13 WMAZ

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 27, 2012 - 7:46pm

After fourteen years of contracting experience, Adrian Harmon knows what it takes to place a competitive bid. He says, "Projects come, they're few and far between, but when they come, you need to be prepared." As a local minority business, he won the spot ...

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Macon Wants to Boost Minority Business Projects - 13 WMAZ

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 27, 2012 - 6:48pm

After fourteen years of contracting experience, Adrian Harmon knows what it takes to place a competitive bid. He says, "Projects come, they're few and far between, but when they come, you need to be prepared." As a local minority business, he won the spot ...

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Finally I have arrived at Fuqua! - Financial Times

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 27, 2012 - 8:33am

I joined Management Leadership for Tomorrow’s MBA Prep programme in February 2011 with approximately 200 other aspiring minority business school students. We worked on monthly assignments that developed our 60-second pitches, essays and ...

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Asian Americans Aren't A Model Minority, They're A Neglected Minority - The Business Insider

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 26, 2012 - 6:28pm

Vishakha N. Desai is President of the Asia Society. The Pew Center’s recent report “The Rise of Asian Americans,” which shows that Asians, not Latinos, comprise the largest group of immigrant arrivals in the United States, took many people by ...

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Webb's arrest comes as a shocker - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 8:52pm

For many folks who thought they knew Freida Webb, the news about her was a shocker. Webb, the head of Milwaukee County's minority business development office, was arrested last week after being investigated for allegedly writing sham contracts ...

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American Water's Ed Vallejo Selected for 2012 Minority Business Leader Awards - Marketwatch

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 2:55pm

VOORHEES, N.J., Jul 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- American Water (NYSE:AWK) , the nation's largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, today announced Ed Vallejo, vice president of Investor Relations, has been selected to receive ...

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Between 2002 and 2007, minority-owned firms outpaced the growth of non-minority firms in gross receipts, employment, and number of firms. Minority firms are an engine of job creation.
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