Beating The Odds: Minority Entrepreneur Chris Rich Disrupts An Industry The Old-Fashioned Way

Updated: Feb 20, 2019

Dana Barrett , FORBES CONTRIBUTOR

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NOV 5, 2017 @ 02:50 PM

Hawque CEO Chris Rich knows that statistically his chances of securing venture funding are low, but says that won't stop him. He's disrupting an industry that hasn't changed in decades with an experienced team, solid technology, and good old-fashioned hard work. Hawque, an early-stage startup, currently in beta, is most easily described as the Uber for private security. It's a technology platform that allows neighborhoods, office buildings, events, and individuals to connect directly to security professionals for easy booking and transparent pricing.


Last month, at a live remote broadcast of my radio show, Chris joined me to talk about the terrifying home invasion that led him to start the business. We also chatted about the odds that are stacked against all entrepreneurs, and how much worse the numbers are for minorities. Read More.

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