For many entrepreneurs just starting out with a small business, one of the largest challenges to growth is financing: It’s difficult to find the money your business needs from traditional lenders if you have little or no credit history.
There is a wave of Latino entrepreneurship sweeping across the country. But as the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative recently found, that wave isn't cresting as high as it could, because while Latinos are starting businesses at an increasingly fast rate, many of those businesses don't grow past the initial phases.
Funding and growth remains a big challenge for Latino businesses, from hi-tech startups to the mom and pop restaurant on the corner. One startup founded by two Harvard Business school students, who are also twin brothers, aims to pin its own by growth on helping small Latino businesses reach their full potential.