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BE100s Anniversary & Awards Gala

Where dreams are realized and acknowledged

Check out the winners of the BE100s.

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BE100s CEO Robert F. Smith Makes Forbes 400 List

BE100s CEO Robert F. Smith lands on Forbes' list of the 400 richest

BE100s CEO Robert F. Smith is now one of Forbes magazine’s 400 richest Americans.

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BE100s CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd featured on TODAY Show

The morning show introduced her as "the first African American woman with a billion-dollar business."

Bryant Howroyd’s Torrance, California-based company is No. 2 on the 2014 BE100s Industrial/Service Companies list…

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RUSH COMMUNICATIONS: Russell Simmons, founder of Def Jam (1984) and Rush Communications (1991) (pictured). Def Jam is responsible for launching the career of LL Cool J and the Beastie Boys, and Rush Communications is the parent company for media, entertainment, apparel, financial and philanthropic companies.

Black Music Month: BE100s Companies That Made Their Mark with Music

14 legendary black-owned businesses that influenced the sound of Black Music

Check out the BE100s companies that found success in the business of music and radio.

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Growth by Reinvention (2011 BE100s Ad Agency of the Year)

Through creative collaboration, research, and technology, Burrell Communications Group L.L.C. takes the lead

A company’s success and influence are defined by its leader’s ability to identify a need,…

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Re:Thinking Business (2011 BE100s Overview)

BE100s CEOs revamp their companies to reap profits through global business strategies, emerging technology, and training a more competitive workforce.

Against a sluggish recovery, a rough-and-tumble business environment, and a ferocious battle for revenue growth…

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Navigating the Curves (2011 BE100s Auto Dealer of the Year)

Surviving tragic losses and industry turmoil, Jenell Ross repositions the family dealership to speed past the competition

Business is slowly picking up at Bob Ross Buick/GMC and Mercedes-Benz (No. 30 on the…

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African American Billionaire Robert F. Smith Named Carnegie Hall’s New Chairman

The BE 100s CEO to assist with the prestigious concert stage’s outreach efforts

Robert F. Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners (No. 1 on…

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Walton Isaacson CEO Reveals What It Really Takes To Become A Marketing Success Story

Inside the brilliant mind of the CEO of the No. 1 black advertising agency

Get inside the brilliant marketing mind of the co-founder and CEO of the nation’s top…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[Entrepreneurs Summit] Top HBCUs Battle on Business Solutions

Watch tomorrow's business leaders duke it out over real world issues at ES

Watch as top HBCUs compete to devise solutions to real world business issues.

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Black Millionaires Corner: ChemicoMays’ Leon Richardson Nurtures Emerging Entrepreneurs

Lessons from CEO of $85 million black-owned chemical supply company

Lessons from CEO of $85 million black-owned chemical supply company.

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith Gives $50 Million to Cornell Engineering School

African American billionaire, generously gifts Cornell's School of Engineering

Smith’s $50 million will further diversity efforts at Cornell.

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$29 Million-Dollar, Family-Owned Construction Firm Celebrates 30 Years of Business

ENVIRO AgScience went from mom-and-pop landscaper to top black firm

One of the nation’s largest black-owned companies, ENVIRO AgScience, Inc., is celebrating 30 years of…

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David J. Grain, CEO of BE100s Private Equity Firm Grain Management (Image: Lonnie C. Major)

Riding the Wireless Wave to the Stars

How David Grain's private equity firm ventures into spaces others don't dare

Ken Louard, director of business development at Grain Management, says Grain showed affinities for business…

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Co-Founder of CommongroundMGS Talks Navigating a Career in Advertising and Marketing

Ahmad Islam shares game-changing business advice and lessons learned

I would tell my younger self to prepare for an incredible journey. And I’d also…

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the biggest stories of the week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights from news, career, education, small business, lifestyle,…

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Entrepreneurs Summit: Business On Demand

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Black Enterprise proudly presents the newly launched Entrepreneurs Summit On-Demand videos for you to enjoy…

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Chicago’s Oldest Black Bank in Jeopardy

Two black-owned financial institutions left standing, oldest is in need of rescuing

Chicago has two black-owned financial institutions left standing, the oldest is in need of rescuing.

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Black Women Owners Discuss How To Build A Million Dollar Business At The Entrepreneurs Summit

Lessons from the women of the BE 100s is the focus of this year's SisterInc panel

Entrepreneurs Summit showcases black women owning and operating billion and million dollar businesses.

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Entrepreneurs Summit: Legendary Producer and Arranger Quincy Jones to Receive Trailblazer Award

The music legend to be honored with his mentor, Clarence Avant

Music legend Quincy Jones will be honored as an exemplary leader in entertainment with a…

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