Equifax Profits Fall and Expected to Continue to Fall Due to Hacking Crisis

Equifax's massive data breach has prompted some customers to hold back business which has directly impacted the company's profits. Equifax reported lower quarterly profit and their quarterly revenue missed their targets. More than 145 million people were compromised by this breach that has led to investigations in all 50 states, a federal criminal probe, and … Continue reading Equifax Profits Fall and Expected to Continue to Fall Due to Hacking Crisis

Apple VP of Diversity and Inclusion Denise Young Smith is Leaving End-of-Year

Apple’s first-ever Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Denise Young Smith, is leaving Apple at the end of this year. After more than 20 years with the company, but only six months in her current position, Ms. Young Smith will be transitioning out of her role at the tech giant and transitioning over to Cornell Tech, … Continue reading Apple VP of Diversity and Inclusion Denise Young Smith is Leaving End-of-Year

Hard Lessons Learned Fast: When Growing Your Business Too Fast Takes a Wrong Turn

Business owners are oftentimes also big dreamers and with those big dreams comes visions of growth--more and more products and services offered to more people, and more team members to serve those customers. New business owners seek fast growth to penetrate markets that they know their competition will try aggressively to create barriers. If they … Continue reading Hard Lessons Learned Fast: When Growing Your Business Too Fast Takes a Wrong Turn

TechDay New York 2018: New York’s Largest Startup Event

TechDay, a growing series of multinational tech conferences, has officially launched its seventh annual New York show, set to be held at Pier 94 on May 10th, 2018. TechDay is a single day expo held in New York City, London and Los Angeles, and is geared towards connecting tech startups to all the resources they need to grow. Exhibitors feature a wide … Continue reading TechDay New York 2018: New York’s Largest Startup Event

More than 25 Million Americans Are Starting or Running New Businesses

According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2016 United States Report released on November 13th by Babson College, during the past two years, more than 25 million Americans were starting or running new businesses in the United States. Additionally, the report also states that more than half of Americans see good opportunities around them for starting a business. … Continue reading More than 25 Million Americans Are Starting or Running New Businesses

Is US Toymaker Hasbro Trying to Buy Mattel?

Right now it's unconfirmed. Neither company is speaking. But the Wall Street Journal first reported on the suspicions that some have deemed a mere rumor and now Reuters is saying that a source is claiming that this may be more than just a rumor. There is a strong possibility that the two largest toymakers in … Continue reading Is US Toymaker Hasbro Trying to Buy Mattel?

Results From Atlanta Housing Authority’s Disparity Study

The Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) recently completed a disparity study to review how they conduct business with minority- and women-owned business enterprises and small business enterprises, as well as how it facilitates Section 3 programs. Both quantitative and qualitative evidence shows that AHA has been successful in its utilization of MBE and WBE firms, as … Continue reading Results From Atlanta Housing Authority’s Disparity Study