Minority-Owned Businesses http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/minority-owned-businesses The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Minority-Owned Businesses en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT How Minority Founders Overcame the Challenge of Finding VC Investors Personal networks are important for founders looking for venture capital. Entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups have particular challenges. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235500 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235500 Sarah Kunst Personal networks are important for founders looking for venture capital. Entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups have particular challenges. Fresh Off the Boat's Eddie Huang on Keeping It Real The outspoken owner of BaoHaus restaurant in New York talks about Taiwanese buns, hustling and challenging stereotypes. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225911 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225911 Amy S. Choi The outspoken owner of BaoHaus restaurant in New York talks about Taiwanese buns, hustling and challenging stereotypes. How Barbeque Helped Break Down Racial Barriers John Parker recalls how his dad's BBQ joint, open in 1962, served black and white patrons alike. Today, he's keeping the legacy alive. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225541 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225541 Sarah Max John Parker recalls how his dad's BBQ joint, open in 1962, served black and white patrons alike. Today, he's keeping the legacy alive. Closing the African-American Startup Gap (Opinion) Targeted minority-lending programs have had only limited success in encouraging new-business creation among minorities. Could crowd-funding help close the startup gap? Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:24:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224973 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224973 Scott Shane Targeted minority-lending programs have had only limited success in encouraging new-business creation among minorities. Could crowd-funding help close the startup gap? Do Small Businesses Really Need the SBA's Help? The SBA's Small Business Development Centers serve over 500,000 entrepreneurs a year, but they're still on the budget chopping block. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222675 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222675 Carol Tice The SBA's Small Business Development Centers serve over 500,000 entrepreneurs a year, but they're still on the budget chopping block. Franchises a Draw for Minority Entrepreneurs A greater percentage of Asians, African-Americans and other minorities are buying into franchised businesses, as opposed to starting their own independent businesses, says a recent study from the International Franchise Association. Thu, 22 Dec 2011 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222525 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222525 Dinah Wisenberg Brin A greater percentage of Asians, African-Americans and other minorities are buying into franchised businesses, as opposed to starting their own independent businesses, says a recent study from the International Franchise Association. Creating an 'Ecosystem' for Minority Entrepreneurs To foster entrepreneurship among minorities and in urban centers, a concentration of wealthy investors and academic, government and business institutions first needs to come together. A recent panel at Rutgers University put a spotlight on the issues. Wed, 16 Nov 2011 12:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220755 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220755 Colleen DeBaise To foster entrepreneurship among minorities and in urban centers, a concentration of wealthy investors and academic, government and business institutions first needs to come together. A recent panel at Rutgers University put a spotlight on the issues. Do Women Entrepreneurs Face Gender Discrimination? Many women-led business owners still spar in a battle of the sexes. Here are three of their stories. Tue, 03 May 2011 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219564 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/219564 Diana Ransom Many women-led business owners still spar in a battle of the sexes. Here are three of their stories.