Small and minority businesses are born of the creativity and innovation that characterize Fairfax County's commercial enterprises. Fairfax County has one of the largest percentages of minority-owned information technology firms in the nation. Fairfax County's minority business community includes Hispanic-owned firms, African American-owned firms, Asian- and Pacific Islander-owned firms, American Indian- and Alaska native-owned firms and woman-owned firms.
- Demographic information about minority-and woman-owned businesses in Fairfax County.
- Fairfax County businesses listed on Black Enterprise magazine's list of the top 100 African-American firms.
- Fairfax County firms listed on Hispanic Business magazine's list of the 500 top Hispanic companies in America.
- Access a selected list of Fairfax County's emerging technology companies.
- Find out more about federal procurement for minority-owned firms.
- For small start-up firms, several incubators are available to nurture such companies in their infancy.
- Access the small business financing and venture capital information on this Web site.
- The FCEDA's Business Diversity Program provides individualized one-on-one assistance to businesses.
- Ready to start your Fairfax County business? Attend one of our Entrepreneurship 101 workshops.
- Visit the Small Business Datebook for events and classes of special interest to small, minority- and woman-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.
- For additional resources on how to start a business in Fairfax County, visit our Business Start-Up Resources page.
- For additional resources pertaining to small, minority or woman-owned businesses, visit our Small Business Resources page.
- For more information contact Karen Smaw, director of the FCEDA's Business Diversity Program, at 703-790-0600.