Minority-Owned Businesses

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

Minority-Owned Small Businesses Aren't Getting Stimulus Loans. Could That Finally Change?

So far, in the scramble to disperse SBA relief loans, big banks have passed over the most vulnerable businesses in favor of bigger "small" businesses. But Congress's latest stimulus package gives $60 billion in PPP to key community lenders.

Frances Dodds

Tracee Ellis Ross Spent 10 Years Building Pattern, Her Hair Care Brand

The actress and entrepreneur has learned that to be successful, the message is as important as the product.

Liz Brody

3 Ways to Support Minority-Owned Businesses

From #BuyBlack and #BankBlack to supplier diversity initiatives, here's how you can get involved and support minority-owned businesses.

Gregg Bishop