Participate in an online survey OR phone interview about your experience as a racial minority entrepreneur or freelancer and receive a $25 gift card. In order to participate in this study, you must be 18 years or older, identify as a racial minority, be either an entrepreneur, an individual who is the founder and/or creator of a company, business or product, or a freelancer, an individual working on a contract basis for various businesses and/or individuals.

Click here to view the Informed Consent Form for this study. 

There are two ways to participate in this study, please select one:

To begin the online survey click here


To sign up for a phone interview click here

This study is conducted by Asheli S. Atkins, M.B.A, Sociology PhD Candidate. Email for questions/concerns. This study is funded by Texas A&M University’s Mays Innovation Research Center.

I do not anticipate any risk greater than you would come across in everyday life. The indirect benefit to you by being in this project is to share the story of your business for scholarly research to further the literature on racial minority entrepreneurs and freelancers.

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