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Aug 12, 2020

Milken Institute - Coming Together

It was good to sit at this table with both Ron and Ramiro. Not only was I present to share my insights of our Pan Asian American business community, but I learned quite a bit as well from my friends.

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Jul 23, 2020

Innovations Meet the Market: Elnaz Sarraf of ROYBI

Serial entrepreneur Elnaz Sarraf is the founder and CEO of ROYBI, an edtech company that offers interactive, personalized language and STEM learning experiences for children. Elnaz was one of the 2019 What’s Your Pitch competition winners. She shares her company’s story, as well as advice for future contestants.

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Jul 22, 2020

Streamlined Loan Forgiveness

More good news for our small and diverse business members.

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Jul 12, 2020

More Funds for Minority Businesses

In unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances like the one we are in today, USPAACC is also here to provide good news such as this, the Open For Business Fund, and offer the resources and support to regroup and regain a foothold in business.

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Jun 19, 2020

Innovations Meet the Market: Zachary Witman of GrowSquares

Zachary Witman founded Brooklyn-based GrowSquares to take the guesswork out of gardening. Zachary was the grand prize winner of USPAACC’s 2019 What’s Your Pitch: Innovations Meet the Market competition held in Houston, TX last June. We recently checked in with him to hear how the company has grown over the past year and what advice he has for future contestants.

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Looking backwards

Jun 16, 2020

Looking Back To Move Forward

Like most Americans, we all came from somewhere else, but our arrival was not met with open arms. In 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act—the only U.S. Iaw to prevent immigration and naturalization on the basis of race.

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Jun 11, 2020

COVID-19 + the George Floyd Killing Amplify Our Need to Come Together

COVID-19 has amplified the needs of so many for help and compassion, and the lack of Internet access in undeserved communities. The George Floyd killing further exacerbated the anguish over injustice in the Black community.

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Jun 08, 2020

USPAACC LiveTALK Library

Watch our past LiveTALK on small business grants, strategies for short term Cash Flow, Paycheck Protection Program, and more conversations.

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Blackout Tuesday

Jun 02, 2020

Challenges of Racism in America Today

As I write to you, I am worried for our country and with a very heavy heart. People are scared and angry. George Floyd’s death has sparked wide protests but these peaceful demonstrations have been mixed with violence, riots and clashes with the police.

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May 22, 2020

Innovations Meet the Market: Smriti Zaneveld of Lazarus 3D

Smriti Zaneveld founded Houston-based Lazarus 3D to transform the way surgeons are trained. She was one of the winners of USPAACC’s 2019 What’s Your Pitch competition. We checked in with her to see how her company has grown and get her advice for future contestants.This year’s pitch competition will be held online. Applications are open until June 15th.

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May 17, 2020

MERCK: Virtual Business Opportunity Fair

USPAACC member Merck will be hosting a virtual business opportunity fair starting June 17, 2020, from 8 am - 4 pm EST. This fair will allow suppliers to meet with Merck's professional team. Check more details in our blog post!

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May 13, 2020

USPAACC WebCAST Library

Watch USPAACC's series of WebCasts with experts from wide-ranging fields talk about topics that are critical to business owners.

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