Helping Underutilized Businesses Achieve Their Maximum Potential
The American Dream was founded on the idea that anyone with a great idea can make it here. And yet, starting a business remains more difficult for socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs, who often find it harder to raise cash, get credit or make business connections. Learn More.
How To Help
Visitors can help further the cause of socially and economically disadvantaged businesses first by getting educated, a process this blog was established to assist. Secondly, they can lend their own business expertise through a growing number of groups formed to help businesses. Learn More.
Our blog strives to cover the many challenges of starting a business for historically disadvantaged populations, ideas for giving them a leg up and stories about how efforts across the country are helping businesses to succeed. Learn More.
Fostering Action in Dallas and Beyond
About David Kiger
David R. Kiger is the founder and Executive Chairman of Worldwide Express, a diversified global logistics company based in Dallas, TX. David started the company with $5,000 of his own money in 1995 and led it to become one of the largest of its kind in the US with current sales in excess of $750 million. Additionally, David orchestrated the sale of the company to Allied Capital in 2007, the management-led repurchase in 2009 and the second sale of the company to Quad C in 2013. David is a major investor in Exos Transport Group and Alef Mobitech, as well as an advisor to Alef founder Dr.Ganesh Sundaram. He is also majority shareholder and Chairman of beGlammed.com and is on the board of advisors of AFI (American Film Institute). David was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, graduated from the University of Alabama and currently resides in Dallas, TX. Learn more.
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