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Loans available to Businesses Affected by Sandy

100 Days After Hurricane Sandy: Businesses Continue To Put Disaster Plans Into Place

Having a continuity plan can help keep your company’s doors open after a tragedy

Because of Hurricane Sandy, the Sharps’ company, Precision Infrastructure Inc., experienced losses of about $250,000.…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Lifestyle Entrepreneur Mariah Huq's The Mommy, The Mrs., The Mogul

Lifestyle Entrepreneur Mariah Huq Turns Her Dream into a “Reality”

Mariah Huq balances a home decor line & a new reality show

New show aims to show the behind the scenes drama doctors and their families face.

By C. Daniel Baker

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New York Soul Food Hot Spot Files for Bankruptcy

Popular New York Soul Food Hot Spot Files for Bankruptcy

Pink Teacup saga continues as new location files for bankruptcy

When the eatery moved last year to its latest location, it did not have a…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Five Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Small Business Bank Loan

Employers Show Love with Benefits Packages

Improving economy giving employers confidence to treat workers well

Employers see the benefit in keeping workers happy, healthy a new study says

By Ashley R. Harris

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Entrepreneurs' Organization Signs Partnership with Microsoft

Microsoft Starts $75M Program for African Businesses

The company's 4Afrika Initiative will offer business training for as many as 200,000 people

Microsoft initiative will put as many as a million small African businesses online in the…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Queen Latifah signs exclusive Multi-Year Agreement with Netflix

Queen Latifah Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Agreement With Netflix

Deal will allow Netflix users exclusive early views of Queen Latifah Productions.

Queen Latifah’s “Flavor Unit” continues it’s success

By C. Daniel Baker

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BP Accused of Manipulating Gas Prices, Ex-Employee Speaks Out

BP is accused of rigging the oil market for the third time in less than 10 years.

BP falls in hot water again as former head of gas liquids trading speaks out…

By Amber McKynzie

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Minority Hiring at Columbia University Expansion Project Under State Scrutiny

Columbia University will be expanding its footprint in Harlem by 17 acres

State to confirm that minority hiring goals are being met

By Makkada B. Selah

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Baker refuses to Bake a Wedding Cake for a Same Sex Couple

Baker Refuses to Bake a Wedding Cake for a Same Sex Couple

Baker says if he has to be punished for his religion, so be it.

Incident raises the question: Does the First Amendment trump anti-discrimination statues

By C. Daniel Baker

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Slashing Costs, Not Innovation: How a Virtual Team Can Benefit Your Business

Study shows advantages and risks of the management model

Study by Chronos Consulting explores the risks and advantages of leading virtual teams.

By Amanda A. Ebokosia

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Why does Budweiser want to Buy Corona?

Why Does Budweiser Want to Buy Corona?

If Budweiser bought Corona, they'd control 46% of beer sales in the United States

Department of Justice says Budweiser’s attempt to purchase Corona is a threat to American Beer…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Entrepreneur sells millions of cans of “fresh air”

Entrepreneur Sells Millions of Cans of “Fresh Air?”

Chen Guangbiao has already sold 8 million cans of fresh air this week

With pollution in China increasing everyday, one entrepreneur has found a way to send a…

By C. Daniel Baker

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A Small Company’s Big Super Bowl Gamble

A Small Company’s Big Super Bowl Gamble

How SodaStream Used Getting Banned from the Super Bowl

How Soda Stream Turned Getting Banned from the Super Bowl into an Opportunity

By C. Daniel Baker

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Timberland Helps Plant Two Million-Plus Trees in Haiti

Timberland partners with the Small Farmers Alliance to plant five million trees in five years in Haiti.

Timberland works with Haiti’s Small Farmers Alliance to restore the country from its 2010 earthquake.

By Amber McKynzie

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Small businesses step up their support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Small Businesses Step up Their Support for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Business owners contribute to fight AIDS in their community

D.C. small business owners provide time and support on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By C. Daniel Baker

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New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs

New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs

Connects new entrepreneurs with established industry mentors

Startout is an organization dedicated to assisting entrepreneurship in the Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Majority Of Business Owners Hesitant To Visit Healthcare Exchanges

Obamacare Clarifies Contraception Mandate for Businesses, Religious Groups

Clarifications hope to end lawsuits from religious organizations

After facing more than 50 lawsuits, the Obama administration attempts to clarify the Affordable Care…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Survey shows American’s Are Still in Love with Valentine’s Day

Survey Shows Americans are Still in Love with Valentine’s Day

Shoppers are expected to spend $130.97 on gifts

Americans to spend more this year on Valentine’s Day than last year

By C. Daniel Baker

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Burger King® Expands Its Delivery Service To Chicago, Los Angeles And San Francisco

Burger King Admits Whoppers Contaminated With Horse Meat

European supplier used meat sources "other than beef"

Burger King does damage control after European supplier is found to be using horsemeat

By C. Daniel Baker

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Large Franchisees Lead The Growth In Franchising

Applebee’s Waitress Fired For Sharing ‘I Give God 10%’ Tip Receipt

Waitress violated Applebee's Customer Privacy Policy

After Pastor’s “I give God 10%, why should you get 18” message goes viral, Waitress…

By C. Daniel Baker

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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