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Jun292017

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MBDA Acting National Director Chris Garcia (center) is joined by Hector Barreto, Chairman of The Latino Coalition (left), and Manny Rosales, Executive Director of The Latino Coalition (right), at the West Coast Economic Summit in Los Angeles, CA where a memorandum of understanding to strengthen ties between the Federal Government and Latino business leaders was signed.

Jun232017

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The numbers don’t lie. From start-ups and C-Suites to tech firms and beyond … women of color are making significant strides in the business world. In fact, data from the U.S. Census’ 2012 Survey of Business Owners shows that women of color are the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Jun192017

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Disruptive Innovation is when a technology is used to develop new goods and services that are less expensive and more accessible. As far as I’m concerned, “accessible” means I can get to it on my smartphone. These “disruptive” goods and services eventually replace older, more established products - even companies.

Jun192017

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I’m Sophia He, an intern with the Minority Business Development Agency, and my days are spent doing some pretty interesting things. I was given an assignment to call small businesses that were recently awarded up to $225K in commercialization grant funding from Federal Government Laboratories to see if they had any advice to share with other business owners.

Jun132017

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Founded in 2007, Mechanical Bull Sales, Inc. is an innovative woman-owned company that specializes in manufacturing mechanical bull systems. The entertainment systems are sold throughout the United States and to 44 countries worldwide with just three employees including the company’s president, Gracienne Myers, who runs the business out of State College, Pennsylvania.

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