Business Development PortalThe Native American Contractors Association (NACA), the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Black Chamber Inc. are partnering to launch NACA’s Business
Consumption Habits of BlacksAfrican-Americans constitute the largest racial minority group in America, with a projected buying power of $1.1 trillion by 2015, and they remain at the forefront of socia
Federal ContractsA new Federal Procurement Center, funded by the Minority Business Development Agency, is designed to enhance opportunities for minority businesses to get access to federal contracts.
Black SegregationConservative think tank Manhattan Institute for Policy Research reports that Black segregation from other racial groups is at its lowest point in more than a century. Researchers, Har
• Number of females in the U.S. as of Oct. 1, 2010: 157.2 million;• Estimated number of mothers: 82.8 million;• Average number of children that women 40 to 44 had given birth to as of 2008: 1.9;
Health Social Network OurHealth L.L.C., a digital health media company founded by three African-American women, says it will launch this fall a social network at www.ourhealthourlives.com, where wom
NYC Training Guide The New York City Department of Small Business Services unveiled its NYC Training Guide, an online directory at www.nyc.gov/trainingguide that allows New Yorkers using the city’
Columbia’s Vendors A Columbia University initiative expands purchasing from local businesses to include temporary staffing services and maintenance supplies. Of the nearly $73 million the university
Small-Business Help New York City College of Technology (City Tech) became a regional center of the New York State Small Business Development Center, offering full-time expert management and technical
Trillion-Dollar Losses Goldman Sachs forecasts global credit losses stemming from the current market turmoil will reach $1.2 trillion, with Wall Street accounting for nearly 40 percent of the losses.