pull up a seat

She Made the Uber of Home-Cooked Food

And she coded the app at the center of her new business, on her own

If you could use an app to find home-cooked meals nearby and have that food…

By Samara Lynn

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5 reasons you're not saving enough for retirement

Merrill Lynch Has Uncovered Why You’re Not Saving Enough for Retirement

A new study reveals five reasons that Americans aren't saving as much as they think they should

Everyone knows they need to put away some serious money if they want to enjoy…

By Alisa Gumbs

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small business awards

Apply Now for the Black Enterprise Small Business Awards

B.E. is on the hunt for the best black-owned small businesses across industries, across the country

If you’re part of an outstanding company that’s destined for greatness or if you know…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Key Startup Steps to Reach Social Media Numbers Like Beyoncé

Rishabh Sharma shares his proven formula for building a loyal brand audience on social media, as used by top influencers today

With 10.6 million likes and counting on Instagram, Beyoncé knows how to connect with her…

By Nathaniel J.

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Tim Cook WWDC

#BoycottApple? Apple Shareholders Reject Diversity Proposal

Apple shareholders say nay to a proposed diversity strategy

In a somewhat surprising turn, Apple shareholders voted to reject a diversity proposal in its…

By Samara Lynn

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hbcu summit

BE Smart HBCU Summit: Advocacy Orgs Hold Black Colleges Accountable

What the world needs now is (tough) love, says NBMBAA president

Three themes emerged: HBCUs’ need for greater structure, greater student-centeredness, and a cultural shift.

By Robin White Goode

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Entrepreneur Kathryn Finney Discusses How Economic Parity Can Be Achieved With Technology

The founder of the Atlanta-based organization digitalundivided and creator of the BIG Innovation Center explains how people of color can achieve economic parity via the tech industry

As you know, February is Black History month. I know most of you have been…

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] Here’s How Ginjan Bros Won $25,000—You Can Too

FedEx Small Business Grant contest is now accepting entries

Here’s a chance to share your story about your small business and win a cash…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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team

Lessons in Delegating: How to Let Other People Manage Your Team

It's important to trust your team rather than trying to do everything yourself

Here’s how you can make sure you’re letting other people manage your team for you…

By Black Enterprise

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microlending

How Microlending Can Help You Start A Business

This is a smart way to get the funding you need for your startup

Read on to learn more about how microlenders can help you get that $10,000 or…

By Black Enterprise

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unique

How to Find Your Unique Strength As A Business Owner

You may be sitting on a goldmine of talent and not even know it!

By figuring out what your unique strengths are, you can organize your business in a…

By Black Enterprise

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millipreneurs

Millennipreneurs Generate Serious Cash—but Peers Are Mostly Dreamers, Not Doers

Millennials think about and like the idea of starting their own businesses, however most struggle to find ways to effectively become their own bosses

The reality is that millennials think about starting business more than they actual go about…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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African American

How the African American Community Continues to Transform With Tech

Celebrate major strides in tech during Black History Month

In Black History Month, let’s celebrate technology as the catalyst for further development, paving the…

By Black Enterprise

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Moonlight

Moonlight Co-Creator Opens Up About His Academy Award Winning Film

Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film of 2017 is a semi-autobiographical inspired story

Moonlight, a drama about the coming of age of a young, black, gay man, was…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How to network your way to success

Coach Dee Marshall Shows How to Network Your Way to Success

Women of Power Summit coach shares her best networking tips

Are you an entrepreneur looking to gain new business? Or a professional striving to climb…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Navy Engineer Awarded at Black Engineer of the Year Gala

Dwayne Nelson was nominated by a commanding officer of NSWCDD

WASHINGTON (Feb. 11, 2017) – Dwayne Nelson, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division engineer,…

By Samara Lynn

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power breakfast

One Thing Powerful People Do That Costs Under $10

A power breakfast at least once a month can enhance your career and professional relationships

Have you taken a look at your life lately? Look now; there’s something missing. You…

By Maryann Reid

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College Promise programs

Free College? Why, Yes—With College Promise Programs

San Francisco’s not the only city offering its residents help with education costs

The programs are all over the U.S. but tend to be in areas that could…

By Robin White Goode

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black finance

Rutgers University Launches Black and Latino Tech Initiative

Tech entrepreneurs in the New York area; check this out.

The event’s goal it to provide scientists, inventors, and technology innovators with essential info that…

By Samara Lynn

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Why You Need This Kind of Attorney to Succeed in Business

Government affairs attorneys add value to businesses and organizations in multiple ways, even if their contributions sometimes go unnoticed

A strong government affairs team can help a business fight off unfavorable laws, encourage the…

By Stephen L. Ball

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