Month: June 2018

What Is the NY State Entrepreneurial Assistance Program?

The State of New York offers a wide array of programs to help women and minority owned business owners who wish to procure contracts with the state. Unfortunately for most start-ups, many of these programs are reserved for businesses that have a proven record of success — newly formed businesses or entrepreneurs typically don’t quality. […]

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MBDA Offering $11.65 Million to Benefit Minority-Owned Businesses

The U.S. Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has issued a call for proposals for projects that will have a positive impact on minority-owned businesses and the communities they serve. The Broad Agency Announcement issued June 12, 2018, promises up to $11.65 million in grant funding for projects across the United States.   The BAA is […]

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Diversity Still Low in STEM Careers

Since the early part of the 21st century, American institutions of higher learning have been working to increase the number or women and minorities educated in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines. America’s workforce is aging, and data shows that skilled workers in STEM fields are already in short supply. For example, about half […]

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