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The Enterprise Center is creating the funding network its minority founders don’t yet have results

Jul. 11, 2016 11:15 am

The Enterprise Center is creating the funding network its minority founders don’t yet have

The West Philly-based community development corporation just graduated the first cohort of minority businesses from ScaleUp.
Minority, women and disabled-owned businesses are slowly but surely procuring more city contracts results

Jul. 5, 2016 8:15 am

Minority, women and disabled-owned businesses are slowly but surely procuring more city contracts

Public and private contracts awarded to those businesses are up 1.2 percent from last year, but the city has a long way to go if officials really want that number to better represent city demographics.
Why systemic social change starts with retelling community narrative method

Apr. 7, 2016 12:39 pm

Why systemic social change starts with retelling community narrative

Here's what we can learn from a group of social entrepreneurs, community organizers and investors building an economic hub in West Baltimore.
‘An entrepreneur is a hustler’ — and other facts about minority entrepreneurship in Philadelphia people

Feb. 9, 2016 10:07 am

‘An entrepreneur is a hustler’ — and other facts about minority entrepreneurship in Philadelphia

Is Philly the best place to be a minority entrepreneur? Yes and no — and it depends on how badly you want it.
How Philly’s City contracts measure up for minority, women, and disabled owned businesses purpose

Aug. 26, 2015 2:49 pm

How Philly’s City contracts measure up for minority, women, and disabled owned businesses

Two annual studies from the city, the FY2014 Annual Disparity Study and the FY2013 Annual Participation Report, were recently released and focused on the utilization of Minority, Women and Disabled Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/DBEs). There is a ton of information to be analyzed in these two documents– here’s a few highlights: 1. Women represent more […]