SOUTHPORT, CT, July 27, 2015/-
DiversityBusiness.com today announced the inaugural
launch of its “National Entrepreneurship Initiative” (NEI) campaign.
NEI’s mission is to encourage, motivate and educate individuals
about the opportunities and rewards of being an entrepreneur. NEI’s
mission is also to promote the success of America’s top privately
2000, through rigorous research, data collection and analysis,
DiversityBusiness.com has identified the most successful companies in the United
States. These efforts have allowed DiversityBusiness.com to recognize the
leading entrepreneurs throughout the country.
Public awareness of the success of these leading companies, will serve as a catalyst to
inspire others to follow in the footsteps of these successful companies.In
turn, entrepreneurship stimulates economic growth and prosperity throughout the
nation. We expect over 3,500 businesses, with revenue ranging from $5 million
to over a $ 1 billion to join the National Entrepreneurship Initiative.
Every large company started out as a small company. Every small company was started
by someone who was inspired and motivated to give entrepreneurship a try. But
not every American has a role model whose path they can follow. The purpose in
recognizing these top companies and showcasing their success through the
National Entrepreneurship Initiative is to make sure that every potential
American entrepreneur gets the inspiration they need to fulfill their dreams.
Drawing attention to the success of this year’s top list of honorees is an
important step in this process. Awareness of their achievements is instrumental
in generating that spark that inspires and motivates the next generation of
entrepreneurs to make that first move towards starting their own company. This
effort empowers our next generation of visionaries, innovators and leaders who
will someday, be responsible for job creation and building our nation’s future.
reinvigorate our country’s competitive spirit of being economically
self-sufficient, which has been a core American value throughout our rich
history. The ball is now in our court to leave a lasting mark for future
generations. All it takes is one news story, one encouraging quote, one
interview, one picture to make all the difference in someone’s life to believe
that they, too, can own their own business.
the pulse of every country’s economic engine is entrepreneurship,” says
Kenton Clarke, President & CEO of
DiversityBusiness.com. “Capitalism is the root of America’s history and as a
nation; we should promote entrepreneurship through our educational systems at
the same level as reading and math. It’s necessary to maintain a world class
economy and to remain a global competitor. DiversityBusiness.com is committed to
leading these efforts through our National Entrepreneurship Initiative”
Press Contact: | Quantise Rodgers | DiversityBusiness.com |
Director of Communications |
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness is the largest organization
of privately owned businesses throughout the United States that
provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government
agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides
research and data collection services for diversity including the
"Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities",
"Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America", and others. Its
research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine,
Business Week and thousands of other print and internet
publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won
numerous awards for its content and design. Its e-magazine reaches
over 3,000,000 readers, an e-newsletter that reaches 2.4 million,
and website visitors of 1.2 million a month. It is a leading
provider of diversity management tools. DiversityBusiness.com is
produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc.
(CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.