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Small businesses open their eyes to credit unions

By Jose Garcia (*) Northwest Community Credit Union. When you practice the credit union motto of "people helping people," your day doesn't end at 5…
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The Chingona Ventures story deserves to be told

Though it’s not necessarily uncommon for investors at established firms to go off and launch their own VC funds, it is rare for a woman…
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce warns of racial inequality for small businesses

Attitudes and beliefs about racial inequality are changing quickly as protests and media attention have helped highlight the gaps in opportunity between white- and minority-owned…
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Latino Entrepreneurship – How to get started if you’re interested in starting your own business

Latino business revenue has taken a hit in recent months because of COVID-19. Just two weeks into the pandemic in March 2020, 86 percent of Latino-owned…
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New Economic Reality: A reckoning for small business

The coronavirus pandemic is putting America’s small businesses to the test of a lifetime. Millions might not survive — and many of the tens of millions…
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Dear Margaret, you will always be remembered

All of us who knew Margaret Perez well, today are mourning her death, after a brave and silent fight against a disease that steals many…
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Small business tips for handling the Coronavirus crisis

For the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) small business members the consequences of the Coronavirus are very real. Ian So, owner of the “Chicken &…
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IHCC also promotes gender equality in businesses

The evolution of the role of women in the marketplace is clearly stagnant. Our commitment at IHCC is to help reverse this situation within the…
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Don’t forget: we are part of your team

Entrepreneurs are the heroes of this new era in which we live. They work passionately to make the world a better place. What phone or…
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