Raising money? As a minority, you may have access to special minority funding opportunities for small businesses. We take a look at minority business funding, including business funding for women business owners and minority business owners.
- Small Business Administration 8(a) Program - Like entrepreneurs everywhere, minority entrepreneurs and other disadvantaged entrepreneurs can use all the help they can get. By becoming part of the Small Business Administration's 8(a) Business Development Program, minority-owned businesses get better access to federal contracting opportunities.
- How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned Business - Minority-owned businesses enjoy some significant funding advantages. But in order to tap into minority business funding, it helps to become a certified minority-owned business. Here's how it's done.
- The Case for Minority Business Funding - Should minority business entrepreneurs get special treatment? There are some who object to the idea of offering funding that is exclusively available to minorities, but the case for minority business funding remains strong.
- African-American Investors and Venture Capital Firms - As an African American startup, you need an investor who understands the challenges you face. Here's a brief list of African-American investors and venture capital firms to help launch your private equity search.
- Hispanic Investors and Venture Capitalists - Hispanic and Latino companies have taken the small business market by storm, catching the eye of investors and VCs. If you are a Hispanic/Latino entrepreneur, it's in your best interest to know the names of Hispanic investors and venture capitalists that are interested in partnering with Latino companies.
- Minority Business Grants - Minority business grants can be a great way to get your business off the ground -- if you can get them. We take a hard look at minority business grants and how you can tap into them for your company.