City of Dayton to study disparities for minority-owned businesses

A third round of studies could help Dayton understand disparities for its business.  Led by MGT Consulting Group, the city is looking into the use of woman- and minority-owned businesses for purchases from 2013 to 2016, to determine how to continue.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Loan program for minority, women-owned businesses to be extended

A program providing micro loans to women and minority-owned businesses is set to become permanent, according to a press release from the City of Pittsburgh. The Micro-Enterprise Loan Program was started in 2018 by the Urban Redevelopment Authorit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2019

Study shows disparities in cigar, e-cig sales

New York City retailers in minority and low-income communities are more likely to sell and advertise alternative tobacco products with the lowest price tags and highest health risks, according to a .... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Top of the List: KC"s biggest minority-owned businesses

This week, the Kansas City Business Journal ranks the area's biggest minority-owned businesses. The accompanying gallery shows the top five on The List. For the full List, subscribers can look at the weekly print edition. The List also includes a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2018

City doubles down on commitment to Minority & Women Owned Businesses

The city has increased its bottom line .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJul 5th, 2018

Small businesses may get early option to leave PG&E for San Jose"s city-owned utility

Small commercial customers could get their electricity from San Jose’s new municipal utility, rather than Pacific Gas and Electric, as early as this summer if the City Council approves it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2019

Four questions with Ohio"s minority affairs liaison

"Teamwork makes the dream work": This motto has shined throughout all of Ronald Todd II's professional experiences. He's now taking this mentality to his new role as Gov. Mike DeWine's minority affairs liaison. The inner-city Dayton native's car.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Mayor Briley makes Nashville first Southern city to recognize LGBT-owned businesses

Today, Mayor David Briley signed an executive order to build more pathways for the city's LGBT-owned businesses to work with Metro, making Nashville the first Southern city to adopt such policy. Briley's order does four things: allows companies t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Study: Women-owned businesses face lending gap in Texas

Although small businesses in Dallas owned by women typically made less in their first year of opening and received less help from outside financiers, they survived at.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

(PHOTOS) eBay, Triad city partner to support small, local businesses

The city of Greensboro has formed a new partnership with online retail giant eBay geared toward fostering locally owned and operated small businesses. The 12-month program kicking off in March seeks to grow the target audience of small businesses to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

Why are Latino businesses so often denied funding?

A Stanford study found that Latino-owned businesses are far less likely to secure funding than white-owned firms......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 25th, 2019

Why are Latino businesses so often denied funding?

A Stanford study found that Latino-owned businesses are far less likely to secure funding than white-owned firms......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 25th, 2019

Port of Seattle names new contract diversity director

The appointment is part of the Port of Seattle's efforts to diversify its procurement spending among small, women- and minority-owned businesses.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2019

Dayton Children"s Hospital donates to future grocery co-op

A new partnership between Dayton Children's Hospital and Gem City Market has been announced in the effort to fight hunger, reports our news partner WDTN-TV. The planned cooperatively-owned grocery store planned in northwest Dayton will serve the area .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2018

Veteran-owned businesses face financing gap: Fed study

Veteran-owned businesses face U.S. financing gap: Fed study.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2018

NCI awards Temple, Hunter College $13.5M grant to study cancer health disparities

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Hunter College of the City University of New York jointly received a $13.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to create an entity to study cancer health disparities. The five-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2018

List: Birmingham’s top women-owned businesses

Women-owned firms are outpacing their male-owned counterparts around the country, and the BBJ’s new List highlights some of the largest women-owned companies in the Magic City......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2018

City hopes new riverwalk locations attract women- and minority-owned vendors

A new program on the Chicago Riverwalk could bring .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 7th, 2018

Women Entrepreneurs Are Optimistic About Their Businesses and the U.S. Economy, Study Finds

Women-owned businesses look ahead at the coming year and see growth. Women are a force to be reckoned with in American business, owning more than 12.2 million busin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 29th, 2018

New study finds Buffalo among places with youngest business founders

The people who start businesses in Buffalo are younger on average than every other region in the U.S. except for Salt Lake City, according to a recent analysis by LendingTree. The online lending exchange used data from business owners seeking fundi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2018

The case for supplier diversity

Who are diverse suppliers? •LGBT-owned businesses •Minority-owned businesses •Woman-owned businesses •Veteran-owned businesses •Service-disabled veteran-owned businesses •Businesses in Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) zones .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2018