This report was funded by the President’s Office of the University Of Texas at Austin • For the Texas Association of African-American Chambers of Commerce (TAAACC).
Conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the IC2 Institute of the University of Texas at Austin under the supervision of Dr. Bruce Kellison, Dr. John Sibley Butler, and Dr. Matt Kerwick
Nearly 1,000 Texas Black business owners took time away from running their businesses to respond to our survey, and each of them deserves our thanks. Hundreds more contacted our office with questions about the survey and its goals and offered to help in other ways to identify key training needs and
barriers to growth faced by Texas Black-owned businesses.