Stories of people who’ve come to this country, often with little savings, and built thriving businesses and successful lives in the U.S. They’ll show you firsthand how to use your “foreignness” as an advantage, how to start a business, how to raise financing, how to sell and market your product or service, and how to navigate American business culture.
How Immigration Revitalizes Our Culture and Economy
Entrepreneur Paul Hsu’s life is an embodiment of the American Dream, and now he is giving back, ensuring that other immigrants will have their opportunity to succeed.
Making The All-American Hummus
Immigrant Java Hemmat lost her corporate job during the recession, but opened a bright new chapter in her life by putting an All-American twist on traditional Middle Eastern foods.
Farmers’ Markets – A Great Launch Pad For Immigrant Entrepreneurs
How Farmers Markets helped this immigrant entrepreneur launch her business for free in the US.
Ten Tips to Improve Sales
Persian immigrant Javaneh Hammet has made her mark in her new home of Nashville by creating a line of American hummus. Now she explains the sales strategy that helped make her successful.
Sick Cat Inspires Forty Million Dollar Business
A big bill for their beloved cat’s medical care inspires two young immigrants to create a brand new market in the U.S.
Open Doors with American Advisors
These two immigrant entrepreneurs got instant credibility by using American advisors. Find out how they did it…..and how you can too.
Turning Your Idea into a Market-Ready Product
America still lags behind the rest of the world at soccer, and Aziz Makhani offers a solution. Here’s how he developed his idea into a product ready for sale.
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Manufacturing
Manufacturing is not as sexy and exciting as product development, but not understanding production will cost entrepreneurs plenty of time and money.
The Seven Keys to Raising Start-up Money
Immigrant entrepreneur Aziz Makhani parlayed common assets like savings, sweat equity, friendship and enthusiasm into the realization of a special dream — to teach American kids how to play world-class soccer.
Creating the Great American Empanada
Argentinian immigrant entrepreneur “Americanizes” a much-loved staple from home—creates a new market in the U.S.
Ricardo Rezk’s Advice for Immigrant Entrepreneurs
“I knew how to react quickly and live with a situation that was changing all the time.”
Six Reasons Why Immigrants Should Head To St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri wants to become “the fastest growing metropolitan area for immigrants by 2020.” How did this iconic American city come to choose immigration as the means of revitalizing its economy?
Indian Entrepreneurs Revolutionize “Sending Money Home”
Two Indian immigrants launch one of the fastest growing businesses in America — one that is revolutionizing cross border payments around the world
Made in America — Global Payment System for Immigrants
How two college friends built a $100 million business exploiting opportunities that only immigrants could see.
Desi Mom Diaries: Bringing Up Baby in America
When you’re a new, financially insecure immigrant, raising a child isn’t easy. This is especially true if your new country is vastly different culturally from your home country, as is the United States compared to India.