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Minority-Owned Businesses

MicroEnterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California helps minority-owned businesses, which comprise one-quarter of all small businesses. At least 25 percent of minority-owned businesses plan to apply for credit for their businesses in the next year. According to Gallup’s Small Business Diverse Segments Lending Study – Asian, African American, and Hispanic Business Owners Study, sponsored by Wells…

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Small Businesses Need: Access to Capital, Less Regulation, Skilled Employees, Technology

Access to Capital, Less Regulation, Skilled Employees, Technology: Small Business Needs According to “The State of Small Business in America” report issued by Babson College, U.S. small businesses face both challenges and opportunities for access to capital, regulations, employee development, and technology. The report’s purpose was to advance knowledge and ideas for facilitating a vibrant…