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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 - 8:55am

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 ...

Categories: Minority Business News

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

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 8:12am

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 ...

Categories: Minority Business News

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 - 7:08am

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 ...

Categories: Minority Business News

Sign Innovations Earns Certification as Minority Business Enterprise - YAHOO!

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 30, 2012 - 3:33am

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 ...

Categories: Minority Business News

Citizens speak up for abandoned properties - Houma Courier

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 27, 2012 - 6:53pm

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 - 6:46pm

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 - 5:48pm

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 ...

Categories: Minority Business News

Finally I have arrived at Fuqua! - Financial Times

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 27, 2012 - 7:33am

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 - 5:28pm

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 ...

Categories: Minority Business News

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

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 7:52pm

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 ...

Categories: Minority Business News

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

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 1:55pm

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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American Water’s Ed Vallejo Selected For 2012 Minority Business Leader Awards - TheStreet.com

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 10:48am

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 a 2012 Minority Business Leader Award.

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Provade to Sponsor Upcoming CW Risk Forum - YAHOO!

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 10:34am

For more information: http://www.staffingindustry.com. About Provade Provade, Inc., a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) based in Silicon Valley, delivers the only enterprise Vendor Management System (VMS ...

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

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 10:27am

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 a 2012 ...

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American Water’s Ed Vallejo Selected for 2012 Minority Business Leader Awards - Yahoo Finance

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 10:27am

American Water (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 a 2012 Minority Business Leader Award. Established ...

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American Water’s Ed Vallejo Selected for 2012 Minority Business Leader Awards - StreetInsider.com

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 10:27am

VOORHEES, N.J.--(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 a 2012 Minority ...

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American Water Works Co., Inc. : American Water's Ed Vallejo Selected for 2012 Minority Business Leader Awards - 4-traders (press release)

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 25, 2012 - 10:20am

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 a 2012 Minority Business Leader Award. Established by the ...

Categories: Minority Business News

New report examines state of African Americans in New Orleans - WWL-TV

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 24, 2012 - 6:21pm

"We wanted to look at the perceptions of minority business owners about opportunities in the city," said political analyst Dr. Silas Lee. Lee helped co-author the economic section of the report, by surveying 175 business owners in the city.

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Conference to Aid Minority Business Ties - Hispanic Business

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 24, 2012 - 12:01pm

The 34th Annual Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council Business Conference & Opportunity Fair will be Wednesday and Thursday at the Downtown Doubletree Hotel and Tulsa Convention Center. The event -- "Minority Businesses and Corporate ...

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Conference to aid minority business ties - Tulsa World

Bing Search on Minority Business News - July 24, 2012 - 8:55am

The 34th Annual Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council Business Conference & Opportunity Fair will be Wednesday and Thursday at the Downtown Doubletree Hotel and Tulsa Convention Center. The event - "Minority Businesses and Corporate ...

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