1. Zorch
    Nicole Loftus
    Loftus's creation: an online portal from which corporations can purchase promotional merchandise.
  2. LeGacy Resource Corporation
    Chiquita Young
    Young's forte is IT and security consulting for government agencies. (See "Top 10 Minority-Run Companies.")
  3. Temporary Housing Directory
    Teresa Vidger
    This business finds temporary homes for people who have been displaced by disasters.
  4. Craig Technologies
    Carol Craig
    Craig runs an IT services firm with an expertise in engineering.
  5. Search Wizards
    Leslie O'Connor
    O'Connor helps companies handle hiring chores.
  6. Solid Source Realty
    Michele Shoda
    This Roswell, Georgia, real estate agency primarily serves the residential market.
  7. LaborLawCenter
    Duyen La
    La's specialty: Printing and selling those labor-compliance posters seen in break rooms everywhere.
  8. Signature Genomic Laboratories
    Lisa Shaffer
    This genetic testing company helps diagnose chromosome abnormalities in children with developmental disabilities.
  9. Earth Resources Technology
    Jingli Yang
    Provides IT support services, with a focus on earth science, to the federal government.
  10. Oil Chem Technologies
    Christie Lee
    Lee's company helps drillers get more oil out of wells that are considered depleted.