Entrepreneurial Inequity in America

Published May 10, 2022

Entrepreneurial Inequity in America

Photo of Gabe Horwitz
Senior Vice President for the Economic Program
Photo of Curran McSwigan
Senior Economic Policy Advisor
Photo of Don Cravins, Jr.
Don Cravins, Jr.
Former Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, National Urban League

Entrepreneurial inequity is the most unrecognized contributor to the racial wealth gap in the United States.

In this deck, we examine barriers throughout the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem holding back women and people of color from starting, scaling, and owning businesses. We also lay out how entrepreneurship is essential for wealth building, and how achieving equity in entrepreneurship could unleash a new era of business growth, hiring, and wealth.

Read the deck as a PDF.