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Once-reluctant realtor finds success
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Once-reluctant realtor finds success
The prospect of a career in real estate initially did not capture the attention of Keller Williams realtor Elizabeth Dawan-Abdullah. But an early liking for entrepreneurial work inspired within her a lasting desire to create grassroots change through real estate.
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Dominican food comes to Centre Street
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Dominican food comes to Centre Street
If you’re looking for mofongo and arepas that taste like your grandmother’s, look no further than 100% Delicias Express on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain.
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Chamber boosts Haitian businesses
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Chamber boosts Haitian businesses
The Chamber offers countless services to Haitian business owners and was the first Haitian American chamber of commerce in the state.
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State Rep seeks boost for micro businesses
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State Rep seeks boost for micro businesses
State Rep. Carlos Gonzalez is working to help support existing micro businesses and help local entrepreneurs start some new ones. He is sponsoring House Bill 183, “An act relative to the development of a strategy supporting micro businesses in inner city communities,” which would establish a state Micro and Minority Business Strategy Committee.
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Assistance for small businesses
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Assistance for small businesses
Today, Mass. Growth Community Capital provides loans and small business assistance to the types of business owners who often fall through the cracks of the traditional lending world. The agency is able to help businesses by taking a different approach than that favored by
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Expanding a fresh food business
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Expanding a fresh food business
Since Cassandria Campbell and Jackson Renshaw opened their food truck Fresh Food Generation in 2015, their business has expanded to include catering and a cafe space at the DotHouse Health Center in Dorchester, enabling the duo to bring fresh, local, healthy food beyond Dudley Square where they started.
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Cacao Nuts and Chocolates
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Cacao Nuts and Chocolates
Cacao Nuts and Chocolates on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain is a sweet tooth’s
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New initiative aims to diversify tech talent
The Innovation Institute, an economic development agency housed within the larger quasi-governmental organization the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, has just launched an initiative aimed at increasing diversity in local tech industries.
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City’s Office of Economic Development competing for funds to boost participation
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City’s Office of Economic Development competing for funds to boost participation
Through a nationwide accelerator program sponsored by the Citi Foundation and the organization Living Cities, Mayor Martin Walsh’s Office of Economic Development is planning to ramp up efforts to increase the number of women-owned and minority-owned vendors the city has contracts with.
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Competition teaches teens personal finance
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Competition teaches teens personal finance
It’s never too early for children to start learning about financial literacy, and in order to encourage them, OneUnited Bank is holding its ninth annual “I Got Bank!” Youth Essay and Art Contest.
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Passion & hard work: Best practices of the best small businesses
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Passion & hard work: Best practices of the best small businesses
About 10 percent of the labor force — or more than 15 million people — work for themselves, according to the Bureau for Labor Statistics. Successful small-business owners create jobs and economic opportunity while avoiding mistakes and seizing innovation and the future.
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Kill the 9-to-5 by  turning your hobby  into a thriving business
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Kill the 9-to-5 by turning your hobby into a thriving business
A beloved hobby can feel like a mini vacation from everyday life. Whether it’s gardening for relaxation, photography as a creative outlet or computer coding to exercise the brain, hobbies serve as an escape from stress and boredom.
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