Category Archives: Business Ownership

Serving Their Country, Then Serving Their Customers

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Tweet Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, US Census Bureau In about two weeks, the nation will observe Memorial Day, in which we commemorate U.S. soldiers who perished while in military service. Today, we recognize our military veterans who, following … Continue reading

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Asian-Owned Businesses Bring in Half a Trillion in Revenues

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Tweet Written by: Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, U.S. Census Bureau In a week our nation will celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage month, the time of the year when we celebrate the culture, traditions, and history of Asians and Pacific Islanders in … Continue reading

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Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders Continue to Pursue Entrepreneurial Dreams

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Tweet New Census Bureau data show that Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders are continuing to become a growing part of our nation’s economy. Between 2002 and 2007, Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned businesses saw a growth of 31 … Continue reading

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American Indian and Alaska Natives as Entrepreneurs

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Tweet This week, statisticians from the U.S. Census Bureau will be attending the 25th annual Reservation Economic Summit (RES 2011). This conference, headed by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, provides opportunities for American Indian and indigenous entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month

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Tweet The role of women in history was first commemorated in March 1978 as Women’s History Week in Sonoma County, California. Congress issued a joint resolution proclaiming a national Women’s History Week in 1981, and expanded the celebration to an … Continue reading

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