Small Business and Entrepreneur
Two of South Florida's most prominent Hispanic families are joining local investors trying to recapitalize U.S. Century Bank: the
Navarros, founders of the pharmacy chain, and the Mas brothers of MasTec.
Olga M. Ramudo found her career by going on vacation. She was a stay-at-home mom in the mid-1980s when she and her sister organized a ski trip with a group of about 30 friends. The next year, the crowd grew to 110.
Steve Malik, the entrepreneur who sold his medical software
company Medfusion to Intuit three years ago, has reacquired the business for
an undisclosed sum.
Entrepreneurs have a growing number of funding alternatives aimed at letting mom-and-pop venture capitalists back startups.
The California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's Latina Empresaria Day highlights women's power.
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has released its annual performance report for fiscal year 2012. The data shows that MBDA and its national Business Centers assisted in helping several minority-owned businesses gain over $3.6 billion in contracts and capital. Additionally, nearly 17,000 jobs were created or retained, marking a new record in the agency's 44-year existence.
In South Florida, startup and early-stage funding still makes the news
-- and there has been a run of it this month.
Alex Cabaņas never planned to join the family business, but when he realized his outside experience could benefit Benchmark Hospitality International, he gave it a second thought.
The strength of a community is based on a solid foundation of support and awareness of local needs.
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, two of the country's best-known Internet entrepreneurs, are squabbling over the rights to the Kennedy Space Centers' iconic Launch Complex 39A, the pad that launched 82 space shuttle missions.
Nonprofits feed the poor, shelter the homeless and help the
mentally disabled, but the most well-meaning group
can be an operational mess.
Alex Renteria, Brandon Mina and Samuel Nava created a
project to add environmentally friendly LED
lights to most of the buildings in the area while limiting
the cost to taxpayers.
In South Florida, startup and early-stage funding still makes the news -- and there has been a run of it this month.
Thousands of Hispanic entrepreneurs and business people from
across California are gathering in Oakland this week, aiming to strengthen their
growing influence on the state's economy.
U.S. President Barack Obama is to visit
Malaysia in October to address a conference bringing together about
3,000 entrepreneurs from around the world, a Malaysian official said