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Marginalized Businesses Are Lifting Each Other Up

Minority groups in the U.S. have had a good run with their businesses despite the challenges that come with setting up. It may prove more challenging to maintain during an economic crisis, where production, sales, and supply are affected by the pandemic.

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?
Sean and Kenny Salas, co-founders of Camino Financial

Latinos Helping Latinos: Camino Financial Helps Business Owners Get Loans Up to $500K

For many entrepreneurs just starting out with a small business, one of the largest challenges to growth is financing: It’s difficult to find the money your business needs from traditional lenders if you have little or no credit history.
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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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Federal Ban on Internet Access Taxes Looming

As Congress is rounding out its session for 2015, all signs point to a bipartisan agreement in both houses to permanently prevent state and local taxes on Internet service.
Kenny Salas, Sean Salas, Latino Entrepreneurs, Camino Financial

MARKETPLACE: Camino Financial Founders Sean & Kenny Salas Are On a Mission to Help Latino Businesses Grow

There is a wave of Latino entrepreneurship sweeping across the country. But as the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative recently found, that wave isn't cresting as high as it could, because while Latinos are starting businesses at an increasingly fast rate, many of those businesses don't grow past the initial phases.
Kenny Salas, Sean Salas, Latino Entrepreneurs, Camino Financial

Camino Financial: Small Business Finance for Latino Entrepreneurs, by Latino Entrepreneurs

Funding and growth remains a big challenge for Latino businesses, from hi-tech startups to the mom and pop restaurant on the corner. One startup founded by two Harvard Business school students, who are also twin brothers, aims to pin its own by growth on helping small Latino businesses reach their full potential.
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