Tag Archives: Minority Business Development Agency

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Sisters Prep to Take Over $28 Million Black Construction Business

The Lynn's family 29-year-old mom-and-pop business has grown to be one of the nation's largest black-owned firms

Louis B. Lynn’s family tree is rooted in entrepreneurship

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Power Moves: How Your Small Business Can Make Money Now

Simple steps entrepreneurs can use to take your business to the next level

According to the recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners:…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Resources to Help Your Business Tap Overseas Markets

President Obama’s National Export Initiative looks to double minority business exports

In an effort to narrow America’s trade deficit, the Obama administration unveiled the National Export…

By Alan Hughes

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

Jobless rate at 16.5 % for African Americans; Fattah jockeys for chairmanship

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke is looking for individuals to serve on a National Advisory Council…

By Joyce Jones

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MBDA Reports Findings to Improve Business Programs

Recommendations include ‘blueprint’ to help minority firms

The Minority Business Development Agency hosted a summit where stakeholders made recommendations on how to…

By Joyce Jones

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Top 5 Strategies for Diverse Supplier Success Tips allow organizations to more competitively seek contracts and growth opportunities

Tapping Supplier Diversity To Energize Your Business

Key advice for entrepreneurs who want to establish and grow business with major corporations

Black Enterprise Magazine Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle led an insightful panel for Minority Enterprise Development…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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MED Week Begins With Government Contracting 101

Experts talk competition, following the rules

In these tough economic times, federal contracting can provide the perfect opportunity for small businesses…

By Joyce Jones

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MEDWeek Kick-off Celebrates Business Achievement

White House reception underscores excellence, economic importance of minority-owned companies

The Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference, better know as MED Week and hosted by the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Small Businesses Struggle Against Government Contract Fraud

Some believe firms must expand to combat abuse

More than two years ago, the African American owner of a southwestern engineering and construction…

By Joyce Jones

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David Hinson Named MBDA Administrator

Financial adviser to lead minority business federal agency

David Hinson, president and CEO of Wealth Management Network Inc., was named the new administrator…

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Study: Women at the Forefront

Growth of women-owned firms outpacing other small businesses

The growth of minority, women-owned businesses outpaced all other small businesses, at a rate of…

By Renita Burns

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