Minority-Owned Businesses

Why Minority-Owned Businesses Should Consider Government Contracting Opportunities Sooner Rather Than Later

A look into the opportunities available for minority-owned businesses to engage with state and local governments.

Free Webinar | June 17: Supporting Black-Owned Businesses

Small business owners will join Irene Walker from Facebook Elevate to discuss how digital tools and personalized ads have given businesses the ability to thrive in the pandemic

Celebrating the Inspiring and Resilient Stories of AAPI Business Owners

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and this month, we're highlighting the stories of Asian business owners and how their culture has impacted their business owner experience

Your Employees Are Probably Feeling Triggered at Work

In all likelihood, it's happening. Here's how to know when your employees are triggered, and what to do about it.

Nika White

6 Ways You Can Support Black Businesses Long-Term

Want to see lasting diversity and equality in your entrepreneurial community? Here are some ways to put your time, money, leadership and know-how to work on evening the playing field for minority-owned businesses.

Frances Dodds

'Shark Tank' Star Daymond John to His Younger Self: 'Get the Hell Out of Here!'

The FUBU founder and VC discusses his new, celebrity-studded livestream event to boost support for black- and minority-owned businesses. And how he thinks his younger self would do in a pitch meeting.

Kenny Herzog

Free Webinar | September 9: How to Start a Company as a Diverse Founder

Join Tara Sabre, social entrepreneur in residence at Said Business School, Oxford University, as she discusses the challenges facing minority founders, and offers tips and resources to help during this journey.

5 Ways Entrepreneurs of Color Can Determine an Ally's Authenticity

Many BIPOC entrepreneurs have been inundated with messages from well-meaning "allies." Here's how to identify genuine allies and build positive relationships.

The Best Business Funding Options for Immigrant and Refugee Entrepreneurs

Breaking down the grants, loans and other forms of funding aspiring business owners should know about.

The SBA Gives $6.8 Billion in PPP to Business Owners of Color

The Small Business Administration is giving additional PPP funds to Community Financial Development Institutions, which lend to small businesses in underserved communities.

Frances Dodds

To Fuel Inclusive Entrepreneurship, Give Communities a Voice

Women and people of color have the ideas. They just need opportunity, capital and support to reach the next level.

A Leaked Powerpoint Suggests the SBA Is Denying Disaster Loans to Anyone Arrested in the Last 10 Years

Despite broad bipartisan support for stimulus loans reaching small-business owners with criminal records, Steven Mnuchin and the SBA are reportedly excluding more rehabilitated entrepreneurs than they've ever admitted before.

Frances Dodds