Minority-Owned Businesses

Growing a Business

How Chef JJ Started a Rice Bowl Revolution in Harlem

Chef JJ Johnson's global portfolio of rice bowls brought clean eating to a working-class community that has traditionally lacked access to healthy, fast-casual restaurants.

Franchise

He Opened a Pizza Restaurant to Serve the Native American Community. It Was So Successful He's Opening 20 More.

Dennis Johnson thought that Bemidji, Minnesota needed a place for the surrounding tribes to work, and hang out. He was right.

News and Trends

Hindustan Unilever Limited And Genpact Launch Be.Seen To Scale Minority-Owned Businesses In India

With an aim to advance diverse and sustainable sourcing, this initiative will enable minority businesses to be absorbed into the supply chains of large consumer goods companies including HUL

Thought Leaders

5 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Are Privileged

As a Black woman entrepreneur, I've managed to run a successful diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) consultancy for the past six years. But despite the years I dedicated to my entrepreneurial journey, I still benefited from a level of privilege that many don't share when it comes to entrepreneurship.

Leadership

Facing More Than 15 Years in Prison, This Founder Transformed His Hustle Into a Powerful Personal Brand and Business. Now, He's Giving Back in a Big Way.

Julian Young and his wife Brittany are using entrepreneurship as a social impact tool to break the cycle of generational poverty.

Starting a Business

Robert "Don Pooh" Cummins of Brooklyn Chop House on Opening Restaurant Doors

Interview with the Brooklyn Chop House owner and franchising expert about working in the music industry, opening restaurants, and creating avenues for black entrepreneurs.

Fundraising

The Challenges in Getting Funding for Women and Minority-Owned Businesses, And How to Solve Them

There are a number of ways to finance a business, but all include doing your homework.

Starting a Business

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.

Social Media

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

Thought Leaders

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

Diversity

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.

Growing a Business

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.

Business News

'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.

Starting a Business

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.

Thought Leaders

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.