16 COPENHAGEN LLC
Minority business enterprises make significant contributions to the economy and add breadth and diversity to the business community. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Minority-owned firms represent 22% of all classifiable firms in the United States and generate a total of $1.0 trillion in annual revenues. They also account for 15.1% of all businesses (more than 3 million firms), and approximately 99% of these firms are categorized as small businesses. Small businesses mean continued economic viability in a global marketplace.