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Doing something they’re passionate about is the key driver for women who start their own businesses, cited by 92% of those surveyed by NAWBO and Web.com. Being their own boss and having higher earning potential followed, while flexibility and family were at the bottom of...

Entrepreneur Glaucia Martin-Porath is working to create a co-working space for mothers that offers on-site day care, a game changer for the more than 100 women who expressed interest in the concept. Co-working spaces are growing in popularity across the country, and one location in...

The NMBC (National Minority Business Council) is offering early-bird registration for their Management Program. See the letter and information below for more information: Dear Business Person, Please find attached information on our upcoming September session of NMBC’s Executive Management Program for your information and action.  We are now...

Goldman Sachs 10,000 small business program is offering a management education opportunity for early stage WOB. Please see the details below: GOLDMAN SACHS TORY BURCH PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT We are pleased to inform you that the Tory Burch Foundation and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is partnering with Babson College and...

Is it much ado about nothing? Many of us are understandably concerned about changes that are going to take place when the new healthcare legislation goes into effect and how it will impact our businesses here in New York. On July 10, the Manhattan Chamber of...

M/WBE (Minority/Women Business Enterprise) For women business owners, access to capital should not just for debt financing, but it should also include access to procurement opportunities. Multiple disparity studies showed significant disparities in contracting opportunities for women and minority owned business. As a result federal, state...

NAWBO® Advocacy Pays Off: SBA Announces Contracting Program For Women-Owned Small Businesses Women business owners can finally begin taking steps to participate in a federal contracting program that was enacted by Congress more than a decade ago. Beginning February 4, the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract...

NEW YORK, NY – New York City Comptroller John C. Liu launched an unprecedented, online report card that for the first time sheds light on the city’s failure to spend with minority- and women-owned businesses. The M/WBE Report Card will be updated daily using data from...

NAWBO members Sandi Webster of Consultants2Go and and Pat Smalls of Elite Security Personnel LLC at the Nov. 3, 2010 SCORE and American Express OPEN Speed Coaching Test Drive. SCORE is one the free services that works with businesses at any stage or type of...

A recent LA Times Article, Hiring part-time workers can have its downside, Oct. 25, 2010 is worth the read. Part time help is an important part of small business growth, but it is good to double check that you are protected and know all the rules–there...

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