GameChangers Archives - Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine (MBE)


Shattering the Streaming Technology Glass Ceiling

Over the past four years, the number of startups with at least one female founding member grew by approximately 6 percent, from 22 percent in 2017 to 28 percent in 2020....
By Tanya Isley,

Latino Businessman Empowers Communities Of Color 

By Marcelo Wheelock Hispanic businessman George Burciaga enjoys serving on the board of directors of Chicago United, an organization seeking to empower entrepreneurs from...


After attending the WBENC/IBM/ Tuck Women’s Executive Pro­gram at Dartmouth, Brooke Foley knew she needed to make changes to her business. Before she left for Tuck, she...
By Tanya Isley,
Staci Wanichek hands out free hand sanitizer.

On the Defense During a Pandemic

Imagine getting call after call from clients, throughout the country, cancelling their orders and pausing their accounts with you. That’s what hap­pened to Staci Wanichek, CEO,...
By Angel Harmon,
Walter and Jeanille Griggs standing back to back with their arms folded while looking into the camera.

The Innovative Pivot to a Lasting Legacy

With no end in sight for the increased need for services and safety precautions, the ability to think critically and creatively about consumer needs and the delivery of those...
By Angel Harmon,

Pivot Plays: Aunt Flow

Claire Coder has an unbreakable Flow. In our Fall issue, we’re telling the stories of those business owners who faced the pandemic and resolutely determined to succeed by...
By Angel Harmon,
Darrin Thomas in dark suit and rust-colored tie.

In These Unprecedented Times

How Darrin Thomas found success during a pandemic. Darrin Thomas started South Carolina Black Pages 29 years ago. Over the years, the annual publication became the go-to source to...
By Teowonna Clifton,

Pivot Plays

The Collaborative: Women-Owned with Affordable Workplace Solutions In our fall issue, we’re telling the stories of those business owners who faced the pandemic and...
By Angel Harmon,
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