UnShackled wants to extend opportunities to all entrepreneurs in the United States, including immigrants on work-visas who want to start companies without waiting for permanent residency. For some immigrant entrepreneurs, UnShackled may be the funding and stabilizing bridge they need to bring their ideas to life in the United States.
Competitions or awards spark new ideas, encourage innovation and reach new audiences within the sector.
Access to capital is a common challenge faced by immigrant entrepreneurs. Micro loan models are popping up as a solution.