Saturday, July 27, 2019

President From Largest Black Chamber Of Commerce Gives Insights On SBA Loans

New York, New York – On June 10, 2019 Phil Andrews the 2019 Small Business Champion for the New York District Office of the United States Small Business Administration appeared on the nationally syndicated Karen Hunter Show to give some championship advice to listeners of the popular national show. The show appears on Sirius XM Urban View.

The New York District Office of the United States Small Business Administration covers 14 counties in Downstate which and is responsible for the delivery of SBA's many programs and services in New York City, Long Island and the downstate counties of Duchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Stephen Jackson The New CEO of WIBO Weighs In On Getting Minority Contracts

Stephen Jackson The New CEO Of WIBO Explains The Reality Of Preparing And Winning Minority Contracts In NYC
Stephen Jackson (Center) At A Recent WIBO Event
By Stephen Jackson, CEO Of Workshop In Business Opportunities (WIBO) Based In NYC

Recently the NYC Comptroller was saying NYC was doing terribly in minority contracts from the city.  Why is this the case with all the community prepping taking place?

There are other sides to this story. It takes more than getting prepped or certified to play the game of government/corporate contracts. One a small business is not getting a multi-million dollar contract with less than a $100 K in sales.

Government/corporations make primarily large purchases for the services/products they utilize and only a handful of minority businesses are primed for those types of contracts. Two, unfortunately, some minority businesses do not want to invest in the needed insurance, bonding necessary to bid on these contracts.

Tech Innovator Caroline Wilson's AfroAvenue Startup Raises $1 Million

Caroline Wilson, founder of AfroAvenue
London, UK -- AfroAvenue is pleased to announce the launch of its app for its award-winning platform  Founder & CEO Caroline Wilson, the brainchild behind created the website and app after securing first round funding of over $1 million from investors. Located in Tech City in London and with almost 100,000 followers across social media and a growing member base has come a long way. is free to join and is a global urban social media e-commerce platform, which allows its users to connect, share, buy, sell and discover with other members of its global community. comes at a time when diversity in tech is much needed, as so few ethnic minorities hold leadership positions in technology companies.

In the US, the figure is 17 percent while in the UK, the share is significantly lower at 2.6 percent based on a report by Colorintech. Caroline has defied incredible odds to get AfroAvenue to where it is today. Only 34 women of color globally have been able to raise over $1 million in venture funding since 2009.

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