Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Resources for women, minorities and teen entrepreneurs

(Fortune Small Business) -- Check out the websites below that are targeted to women, minorities and students who are thinking of starting a business.


MWBE.com: This site's goal is to provide a single starting point for resources and information specifically targeted to Minority- and Woman-Owned Businesses.

National Association of Women Business Owners: A dues-based national organization that since 1975 has helped women evolve their businesses by sharing resources and providing a single voice to shape economic and public policy.

We Inc.: An association whose purpose is to help women entrepreneurs succeed through networking, educational programs and advocacy.

SBA's Small Business Training Network: A "virtual campus" that provides targeted online training to prospective and existing small business owners.

NWBC women's business portal: Thinking about bidding on a government contract? Check out the procurement resources at this portal.

Center for Women's Business Resource: You're only as good and profitable as your information. This site claims to be the "go-to source" on the trends, characteristics, achievements, and challenges of women business owners.


United States Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce

National Black Chamber of Commerce

National Alliance of African American Chambers of Commerce


SBA's Teen Business Link: A web portal targeting teens with information on new business tips, trends and tools such as a sample business plan for a babysitting business.

SBA and Junior Achievement Youth Entrepreneur Resources: Working together, SBA and JA say they are looking to maximize support for the next generation of entrepreneurs.


U.S. Census Bureau's Survey of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises


Next: Ultimate Small-Business Resource Guide: Everyone wants to start a business Top of page

To write a note to the editor about this article, click here.