A new report from GoodCall.com reveals which U.S. metro areas provide the best opportunity for success for African American-owned businesses, based on the firm’s analysis of official government data. A total of 378 metro areas were assessed based on economic health, educational attainment, networking opportunity and unemployment rates.
“African Americans … read more
Duke Energy is ramping up efforts to protect customers from the long-running scam targeting customers of utility service providers across the country.
The company has launched a new multi-week social media campaign with content focused on identifying the tricks scammers use to get money from customers, and how customers can … read more
SBA is now accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local communities, and to our nation’s economy.
The … read more
Imagine being surrounded by vibrant fall colors, serenaded by the sound of cascading water accompanying vintage Frank Sinatra music in the background.
Imagine being mesmerized by the red and yellow flames emanating gently from a fire pit while sipping wine and savoring the flavors in freshly made crepes.
And if … read more
The first week in November, eleven startups from around the world will come to Galvanize’s San Francisco campus to learn, network and build relationships that can take their company to the next level. The company’s selected are a part of Google for Entrepreneurs Scale-up Exchange program. Three companies from Durham … read more
BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has established a kiosk at Northgate Mall, which will offer education and enrollment information for the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period Tuesday, October 20, 2015 through Thursday, January 31, 2016.
Authorized BCBSNC agents will offer information and guidance on specified days throughout the … read more
Monday night, October 12 was an epic night in Durham County’s history. The Durham County Board of Commissioners started the epic night by participating in a signing ceremony to formally execute the Public-Private Projects Agreement between Durham County Government and Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina.
On September 28, 2015, … read more
by Durham Chamber Board Chair Bill Brian
Post-recession economic realities are forcing developers and local governments to collaborate on financing the infrastructure needed to support private real estate projects. Although some states, North Carolina being one, may present a treacherous legal landscape for such collaboration, that landscape can be traversed … read more
The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce has selected Jorgenson Consulting to lead the search for the next Durham Chamber of Commerce President and CEO. The Durham Chamber Search Committee, headed by incoming board chair Farad Ali, reviewed several proposals before deciding on Jorgenson.
“The Durham Chamber is a vital economic … read more
Here at the Chamber, there are two things we love: Durham and food! If you didn’t know it, we are true foodies. That’s why we are launching a new campaign to Eat Our Way Through Durham. With a new restaurant nearly every week, we have a huge challenge, but trust … read more