If you are interested in doing business with private corporations like Amazon, Chase, Target, the NFL, and more this first step is to become MBE certified with the National Minority Supplier Development Council. This is allow you to work with the corporations supplier diversity programs to win contacts!
If you are interested in doing business with government organizations like the schools, healthcare systems, municipalities and more this first step to become DBE certified through the US Department of Transportation or MBE/WBE certified in your local sate, city, or county. This is allow you to work directly with the government or as a subcontractor to win contacts!
Make sure you meet the requirements:
The firm is a for-profit business
The firm is at least 51% owned by a minority or socially and economically disadvantaged individual(s) who also controls it.
Owner(s) are U.S. citizens or lawfully admitted permanent residents of the U.S.