Critical Value #59 What Does COVID-19 Mean for the Future of Latino Entrepreneurship?
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Over the past decade, the number of Latino entrepreneurs increased 34 percent—compared with just 1 percent for all business owners in the US, but the pandemic may affect that growth. How might COVID-19 affect Latino entrepreneurship, and what can we do to help ensure an equitable recovery? Host Justin Milner discusses trends with Marlene Orozco, lead research analyst with the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative, business owner Josh Melendez from Crossfit Be Someone, and Urban Institute researcher Jorge González.

Related links:
Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative
The Pandemic Is Threatening Latino Entrepreneurship, but Local Leaders Can Help
Crossfit Be Someone
Measuring the Latinx "Tsunami" and Its Impact on the US
Latinx Communities in America

Research Areas Workforce
Tags Small businesses Racial inequities in economic mobility Latinx communities