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Kwame Anku, Founder and CEO of Black Star Fund shares the story of starting a fund to serve African and African American entrepreneurs. He explains the novelty and challenges of the fund as a small business startup itself as well as the businesses it helps start and grow. From roots in Ghana, West Africa to an education at Stanford, Kwame Anku explains the reasons, the process and his passion with helping African American businesses grow, the role of government in small business, observations of doing business in California and stories of perseverance. An explanation of "the business" as a machine details the "Visionary", the "Producer" and the "Operator" and the need for all in what he sees as successful businesses. For more information on Black Star Fund visit www.blackstar.fund. For more information on NFIB California, visit www.NFIB.com/CA