SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman Releases Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month

SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman Releases Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month

Shortly after the start of the National Hispanic Heritage Month, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman has released a statement.
The Stories of Inspiring Latino Entrepreneurs in the US

The Stories of Inspiring Latino Entrepreneurs in the US

Read on to find out about the inspiring stories of Latino entrepreneurs.

Loan Fund Launched to Help Latino Entrepreneurs

Latino entrepreneurs now have a chance to jumpstart their dream business through a revolving fund launched by LiftFund in partnership with the Bank of America.
Top 5 Female Entrepreneurs Helping Empower the Global Community

Top 5 Female Entrepreneurs Helping Empower the Global Community

The top five female entrepreneurs who are empowering the women of the world.

Run a Startup Accelerator? Here's How to Compete for $50,000 in Gov. Funding from the Small Business Administration

This week is National Small Business Week, and in celebration, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the third annual round of its Growth Accelerator Fund competition to award accelerators and startup ecosystems that empower aspiring startups.
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Here's What Makes a Good Location for Latino Entrepreneurs to Start a Successful Business

This week is National Small Business Week, celebrating an important and growing segment of the U.S. economy, especially when it comes to Latinos who are starting up enterprises faster than the national average.
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Where Does Your Area Rank? These Are the Best and Worst Cities for Latino Entrepreneurs

The beginning of May marks the start of National Small Business Week this year, and just in time comes the 2016 list of the best and worst places in America for Latino entrepreneurs to start up their enterprises. Where should you start building your dream?
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Latino Entrepreneurs Are Rapidly Creating Startups But Why Is Early Funding So Rare?

Latinos are creating businesses at a faster rate than the average for entrepreneurs. But only about one percent of Latino-owned businesses receive the early funding so important (and common) to many average startups. What gives?
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Latino Small Business Booms in Southern California, But Not Revenues

Business is booming for Latino entrepreneurs, especially in Southern California, where the growth in the number of Hispanic-owned businesses (HOBs) has bloomed despite the recession and tough economic recovery. But revenues for those enterprises haven't grown at the same pace.
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Is Baltimore Discriminating Against Latino Business Owners?

The city of Baltimore is treating Latino businesses unfairly, according to some Latino business owners in the region. The owners claim the city is targeting Hispanic-run establishments, often shutting them down for illegitimate reasons.
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White House Expands TechHire STEM Education Initiative; Is It Coming to Your Area?

Ahead of South by Southwest, President Obama has announced the expansion of the federal initiative to boost high-tech education in America called TechHire.
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Mark Zuckerberg, Silicon Valley Chiefs to Supreme Court: Let Immigrants Stay, 'Current Immigration System Inhibits Productivity of US Companies'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a group of Silicon Valley chiefs have come out in official support of President Obama's executive actions that seek to protect undocumented immigrants.
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500 Startups' Latest Graduating Class Is 10 Percent Latino

On Tuesday, the influential and well-connected startup accelerator and seed funder 500 Startups held demo day for "Batch 15," the latest class of up and coming entrepreneurs now being unleashed upon Silicon Valley. And it's one of the most diverse so far, as women lead a third, 15 percent were founded by Blacks, and 10 percent are led by Latinos.
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Miller Lite Encourages Entrepreneurs to Pitch Original Business Ideas with $200K Prize

Miller Lite is running their fourth annual Tap the Future contest to encourage entrepreneurs to send in original business ideas. The best idea will be awarded with a $200,000 prize.
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Accenture Publishes First Diversity Report, Pushing the Movement Beyond Silicon Valley

Accenture published a detailed diversity report on Monday, becoming the first major consulting firm to do so. The results are in line with much of Silicon Valley, which means there's certainly room for improvement, but as with tech companies, transparency is the first step.

Kapor Capital Seeks to Build Diversity Into the Bedrock of Startups with 'Founders' Commitment'

Venture capital firm Kapor Capital has decided to boost diversity in the next generation of Silicon Valley companies, by building commitments to it early.
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