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

Tijuana’s Bar & Grill Corp. chief named P.R.’s ‘Small Business Person of the Year’
March 13, 2018, No Comments

Alex Gómez, president of Tijuana’s Bar & Grill Corp. has been named Puerto Rico’s Small Business Person of the Year ...

SBA approves more than $1B in disaster loans in P.R.
February 23, 2018, No Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that more than $1 billion in low-interest disaster loans has been appro ...

NY Fed study: P.R. small biz sector was already challenged pre-storms
January 30, 2018, No Comments

Prior to the extensive damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and María to Puerto Rico last September, the island’s small b ...

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 ...