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THOR Construction owner receives entrepreneur award

THOR Construction owner receives entrepreneur award

Apr. 10 |     Richard Copeland, owner and chairman of THOR Construction, Inc., based in Minneapolis, has been named the Minnesota Entrepreneurial Success of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Entrepreneurial Success Award is selected...

CEO Richburg credits business success  to encouragement from others

CEO Richburg credits business success to encouragement from others

Jun. 20 |     Encouraging youth is now her passion   By Lisa Bryant Contributing Writer   Sitting down to talk to Dorothy Richburg is like being with a friend. She’s so warm and kind, it’s easy to forget she’s one of the most influential...

How big  is ‘small’? New minority business center focuses on million-dollar-plus companies

How big is ‘small’? New minority business center focuses on million-dollar-plus companies

Dec. 14 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   An October 2010 City of Minneapolis report concluded that locally owned Black small businesses face “particularly acute” discrimination when seeking loans. They often are denied, and if they are...