Startup Obstacles and Experiences of Minority Small Business Owners
Initial probe questions
In your understanding, what is the aim of this interview?
What type of business entity do your operate?
Depending on whether the business is a sole proprietorship or a partnership, what influenced your decision on the business entity?
What is your responsibility in the business?
Targeted Concept Questions
Given that many small businesses fail before the end of the first year, what measures did you take to ensure that your business is not another statistic?
What are some of the challenges that you faced when starting up your business?
What influence did the availability of capital have on your ability to startup the business and the subsequent operations?
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