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Entrepreneurs Wanted for Verizon Award

August 1, 2013

Staff Reports --

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Monica Gonzales, 2012 winner of the Verizon award.

Telecommunications giant Verizon wants to funnel funds and technology to a worthy Hispanic entrepreneur.

To do so, it seeks nominees for its 2013 Verizon Latino Business Series Entrepreneur of the Year award. Nominees for the Verizon award will be asked a few essay questions about their businesses to help the company find that particular Hispanic go-getter who has demonstrated especially noteworthy leadership and success in their field.

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In addition to recognition at the fifth annual Entrepreneur of the Year awards gala in Los Angeles, the winner will pick up $25,000 in cash, five 4G LTE Motorola devices, and voice and data service for up to a year.

Nominations for the Verizon award can be submitted at

Meanwhile, here's a video of last year's winner, Monica Gonzales, co-owner of Aldabella Scarpa in Covina, Calif.


Find out which U.S. Hispanic-owned companies are up and which are down on the 2013 HispanicBusiness Fastest-Growing 100 overview.

For more stories on small businesses and entrepreneurs, please see HispanicBusiness' Entrepreneur Channel

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