Here is a brief of the top 10 black entrepreneurs in the United States for the year 2011:
Jean Orelien: CEO and founder SciMetrika
SciMetrika 2010 Revenue: US$10.9 million
Three-Year Growth: 921%
Jean Orelien was born in Haiti, moved to Guadeloupe when he was 10, and left for the U.S. after high school.
His family struggled financially, which only motivated Orelien to study and work harder. Orelien says that he has faced many challenges being a minority CEO, but it has only honed his strive for perfection.