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How people of color can jump start their businesses, according to entrepreneur Melissa Bradley

Melissa Bradley founded 1863 Ventures to help women and people of color jump start their businesses.

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Melissa Bradley’s mission to help women and people of color build their businesses stems from the hardships she faced as a young entrepreneur.

The 52-year-old, co-founder of the mentorship tech platform Ureeka and a Georgetown University professor, started her first company shortly after she graduated from college 30 years ago. The business’ mission was to provide financial literacy services to parents.

Bradley says that when she went to a government agency for a loan, she was told she had three strikes against her: She was Black, she was a woman and the person said she didn’t know any successful Black women in finance.

Bradley, who recently participated in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and CNBC + Acorns Invest in You’s “Rebuilding Better: A Virtual Town Hall for America’s Small & New

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Bradley Mowers Releases a Guide to Starting a Lawn Care Business

The guide goes into detail on identifying a market, managing costs, and more.

BRADLEY, Ill., Sept. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Bradley Mowers has announced the release of their most recent infographic: A Guide to Starting a Lawn Care Business. The infographic walks through some of the most important steps required in order to start a successful lawn care business.

The infographic breaks down crafting business plans, start-up and ongoing costs, target market, prospective employees, and legal hurdles.

According to Bradley Mowers, “Having a good business plan is essential in an industry such as lawn care, that brought in almost $100 billion in 2019.”

The infographic acts as a comprehensive plan, so that future lawn care business owners are equipped for their market.

According to the infographic, “There is a vast target market, as research shows 40% of Americans with land hire lawn care of some kind.”

To learn

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