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“Mom and Pop” organizations are the driving force of most economies and Puerto Rico is not the exception.

Colmena66 reports 15K+ biz connections in 1st ‘Impact report’
December 22, 2017, No Comments

Colmena66 — an initiative of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust — in its first year has signed u ...

‘Shop your Way’ program to deliver holiday cheer to PR kids
December 5, 2017, No Comments

As rebuilding efforts continue in the wake of Hurricane María, Kmart and Sears will sponsor a toy drive through its “ ...

Act 20/22 investors launch $16M loan program in PR
October 26, 2017, 1 Comment

Puerto Rico residents and Act 20/22 decree investors Toby Neugebauer and Charlie Hamilton announced a long-term partners ...

Congresswomen lobby for more SBA investment in PR
August 11, 2017, No Comments

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner, Rep. Jennifer González-Colón, have written the ...

Parallel18 startups raise funds to expand PR operations
July 12, 2017, No Comments

The Puerto Rico's Science, Technology and Research Trust will invest $225,000 through the second round of the follow-up ...

Polytechnic professor wins InnovateHer competition
July 12, 2017, No Comments

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Professor Zayira Jordán, won “InnovateHer,” the local business idea competiti ...

Medicinal cannabis dispensary opens in Guaynabo
July 7, 2017, No Comments

Faced with the challenge posed by the adoption of a new bill limiting the use of the cannabis flower for medicinal purpo ...

‘Caguas Compite’ graduates 51 new entrepreneurs
July 3, 2017, No Comments

The sixth edition of the “Caguas Compite” business training program — an incubator and mentorship project for micr ...

Study: Parallel18 startups top $13M in sales, create jobs
June 30, 2017, 1 Comment

Parallel18, the global business accelerator that has been operating since 2015 as part of the Puerto Rico Science, Techn ...

SBA Administrator McMahon to visit PR this week
June 26, 2017, No Comments

Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration will be visiting Puerto Rico this week as part of the ...