A Dream Come True: Ahmad Richardson Meets the Mayor

AHCBED 27th Annual Awards Banquet Wrap Up HOUSTON – Recently, the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development hosted its 27th annual recognition banquet at the Beulah Ann Shepard Building. This year’s banquet honored Acres Home natives, the incomparable Mayor of the City of Houston, the Honorable Sylvester Turner and City Council member at-large…

Fidson Healthcare Plc and GB Pharma Holdings expanding Pharmaceutical Outreach into Nigeria and Beyond!

  The leading and publicly traded Nigerian pharmaceutical company, Fidson Healthcare Plc, has recently made a major leap toward addressing Nigeria’s pharmaceutical needs by entering into an agreement with the American company, GB Pharma Holdings. Their business agreement is expected to provide Fidson with the guidance it needs to establish its foothold within the US…

President & CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce

AUSTIN – A native of Rochester, New York, Natalie Madeira Cofield currently serves as the President & CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce (formerly the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce) in Austin, TX, a regional entity that focuses on economic development, supplier diversity, business and community relations on behalf of…

High School Dropout Turned Noted Speaker and Bestselling Author Helps Entrepreneurs Up Their Revenue

SAN ANTONIO – Allyson Byrd, widely known for her reputation as the “Profit Accelerator™,” doesn’t apologize for who she is – and she doesn’t think you should either. Growing up raised by a single mom with a father in prison, Byrd became a high school dropout at the age of 15. Yet, she learned the…

Houston Community College Sponsors New Business Competition for Women

HOUSTON – No one understands women’s issues better than a woman. Combine those issues with innovation and you have the makings of a new competition called InnovateHER. Houston Community College (HCC) and the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity are the local sponsors of this national initiative through the Small Business Administration (SBA). “The…