Honda R&D (2007)


ATTENTION Rising Stars! Hispanic Business magazine's 17th annual EOY Awards will celebrate entrepreneurial excellence in the U.S. Hispanic business community, and we need a few Rising Stars! Rising Star candidates must:
  • Be an entrepreneur under 35 years old
  • Have a venture that is at least 51 percent Hispanic-owned
  • Be based in the U.S.
  • Have U.S. citizens as Principals
  • >>Visit our EOY Nominations page to apply now!



    Top Stories

    POLITICS

    U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
    U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales thanked his family, co-workers and President George Bush as he resigned from office Monday.

    In Canada, Immigration Still Colors U.S.-Mexico Relations
    When the leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada met in Quebec this week, they spoke of Arctic waterways, war in Iraq and an international highway, but precious little about the 11 million-plus illegal immigrants in the U.S.

    Barnstorming Bill
    Bill Richardson isn't close to the three leaders -- Hillary Clinton, John Edwards and Barack Obama -- in many Iowa polls, but he is drawing decent crowds and some favorable reviews.


    HISPANIC MARKET

    New Look for NAACP
    Jorge Portalatin is a Latino cop and a self-described conservative. He's also president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Gwinnett County.

    WellPoint Aims for Hispanic Market
    The team inside WellPoint Inc. that created a successful product for the twenty-somethings is now hard at work trying to create a similar winner among Hispanics.

    Fewer Turkeys, More Tortillas
    Hank's Thriftway, a 70-year-old mainstay of mainstream grocery shopping, revived its lagging business by converting to Grande Foods, the largest and perhaps only full-fledged Latino grocery in Oregon state.


    SMALL BUSINESS / ENTREPRENEUR

    Hispanic Chamber to Offer Venture Capital Classes
    The California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday it is launching a program for small-business owners who would like to learn more about venture capital and how to grow their companies through equity investment.

    SBA Increases Access to Bonds for Small Businesses
    The U.S. Small Business Administration has made it easier for small business to obtain bonds as part of its Surety Bond Guarantee Program.

    Colorado Hispanic Chamber in Search of Executive Director
    The Colorado Springs Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new executive director after the departure of Joe Aldaz Jr., who left last month after a year in the post.

    HispanTelligence Research
    Media
    Advertisers' efforts to reach Hispanic consumers are becoming more targeted, and language is a major factor. Advertisers spent more than $3.3 billion to market products to U.S. Hispanics in 2005, a 6.8 percent increase from 2004.

    Search the 2007 HB 500...
    Search the 2007 Hispanic Business 500, a national benchmark of the surging development of U.S. Hispanic-owned companies.

    Inside the House: Hispanics Subgroups Differ by Age
    More than 20 percent of Cubans are 65 or older, while a scant 4 percent of Mexicans are in that age bracket. On the other hand, 37 percent of Mexicans and 31 percent of Puerto Ricans are younger than 18.

    From the current issue of Hispanic Business magazine...
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    Marcelo Claure, Brightstar CEO
    Beyond Latin America: Increasingly, Hispanic companies are exporting their products and services to Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

    Miami's "Big Wheels" Keep Latin America Rolling
    Four of our Top Exporters find profits in tire sales.

    Leaps and Bounds
    Liberty Power, Force 3 ride rapid expansion to the top of the Hispanic Business 100 Fastest-Growing Companies® 2007 list.






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