Minority-Owned Businesses

Small Businesses

These City Programs Are Giving Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses Access to Capital

If you're an entrepreneur in Minneapolis, Atlanta or New York, these programs could help fund your business idea.

How a Great Idea and Just $500 Launched a Powerful Network of Entrepreneurial Women of Color

Here's the story of how Aisha Taylor Issah founded Sistahs in Business Expo.

How These Minority Founders Got Tech Execs to Put Their Money Where Their Mouths Are

Tech executives happily pay lip service to diversity, but precious few financially support underprivileged groups.

How the SBA Helped My Small Business Survive Hurricane Maria

What this entrepreneur learned from some SBA courses about expanding his business saved the business following the hurricane.

Cannabis Social Equity Programs Are Imperfect but Critically Important

Execution of social equity programs has been lackluster but the intention is good and we should continue the effort.

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