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Top 100 CEOs Have as Much in Retirement Assets as 41% of American Families

Study shows wide ‘asset’ gap among CEOs due to gender and race

“The CEOs’ extraordinary nest eggs are not the result of extraordinary performance,” notes Scott Klinger,…

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Top 100 Places to Eat in America

Yelp reveals top 100 foodie hot spots in the U.S.

Yelp reveals top 100 places to eat in America.

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Open Table Releases Top 100 Restaurants for Foodies in US

Open Table releases the best 100 restaurants in America

Open Table releases the best 100 restaurants in America.

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Not only did BLACK ENTERPRISE select Harpo Inc. as the 2008 Industrial/Service Company of the Year but it was the first time that billionaire entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey spoke to the press in detail about her business empire. At the time, the dynamo was still developing Oprah Winfrey Network or OWN, asserting that  divine inspiration, not strategic planning, drove her company’s success. She also admitted that it took a solid business team and sound financial controls to grow her entity from a five-person production company to a 430-employee multimedia conglomerate. Moreover, she owns every piece of her franchise: the content, name, brand and studio.

BE 100s: Winning Lessons from Top Companies of the Year

Best of the best talk leadership, capital and longevity

For more than 40 years, Black Enterprise has identified the best of the best in…

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CAMAC Holdings Inc. was the second black-owned enterprise to gain membership into the BE 100s billion dollar club when it reached the No. 1 slot on our 2003 INDUSTRIAL/SERVICE 100. In fact, the Houston-based oil and gas exploration, consulting and engineering company was only a hair away from achieving the milestone when it made its debut on our industrial/service list in 2002 - - gross sales for 2001 were $979.5 million. Operated by Nigerian-born Kase Lawal, CAMAC (which stands for Cameroon-American) grew through its ability to integrate upstream services, the production of oil and gas, and downstream operations, which included trading and refining of its products. CAMAC, which reported its highest level of revenues-- $2.43 billion-- on the 2009 list, left the BE 100s in  2011 after shifts in operational structure, management and ownership.

BE 100s Billion-Dollar Club: Lessons from Top-Earning Black Business

Check out the eight companies who have surpassed $1 billion in revenues

Over the past four decades, only eight black-owned companies have surpassed $1 billion in revenues.…

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BE 100s 2014: Top Black-Owned Businesses in the U.S.

BE 100s: Nation’s Top Black-Owned Businesses By the Numbers

Take a look at the top black-owned industrial/service and auto businesses

Black Enterprise breakdown by the numbers of the nation’s top black-owned auto and industrial/service companies.

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Michelle Obama Lands in Top 10 on The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

The First Lady comes in at number 8

Michelle Obama is the highest ranked Black woman on this year’s list.

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In the tech industry, less than 1% of founders who have received venture capital funds are African American. Black women compose only a fraction of that 1%. But, you would never guess that walking into Ogilvy & Mather World headquarters in New York City for day one of the FOCUS100 Symposium and Pitch Bootcamp. 

The one thing many of these women had in common was the passion and drive to create their own dream, and become employers in today’s high-growth innovation economy. Founded by Kathryn Finney, the FOCUS 100 symposium was designed to not only connect black female thought leaders and tech innovators, but arm them with the skills needed to make an impression on the mostly white, male-dominated world of tech startups. Here’s a glimpse at what transpired: --Marcia Wade Talbert

#FOCUS100: Black Women’s Tech Conference Becomes Trending Topic

Highlights from the FOCUS100 Pitch Bootcamp

Founded by Kathryn Finney, the FOCUS 100 symposium was designed to not only connect black…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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BE 100s Titan John Rogers: Why Black Board Members Matter to Your Wealth

The value of diversified corporate boards

Find out why BE 100s Titan John Rogers concludes that African American participation on boards…

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dangerous jobs

Top 10 Safest and Most Dangerous Jobs

Are your job conditions safe, or is there always a potential risk for danger?

Clearly there are some dangerous jobs out there, but someone has got to do it.…

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#BlackBizMatters: Supporting The Nation’s Top Black Auto Dealers

Black Enterprise’s compilation of the nation top black-owned auto dealerships, and why you should buy black

An often-overlooked aspect of racial equality is economic equality. That’s why black-owned businesses are important…

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The Top Black Banks To Bring Your Next Paycheck

A listing of all African American banks, according to the NBA

Check out this list of black banks to deposit your next pay check in, an…

By Safon Floyd

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Top Entry Level Jobs for New Grads

A good jumping-off point to assist your search for a quality, entry level job in 2016

Find out which careers have been deemed the top jobs for new graduates, where these…

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Online solutions

The Top 5 Online Solutions for Small Business Owners

Integrating online solutions are the most efficient way to manage your business

Integrating online solutions are the most efficient way to manage your business. Not only,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Generation Z

Top 10 Jobs for Generation Z

Yes, it's time for you to get ready too

Find out what jobs will be the most lucrative and essential for Generation Z.

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Black Founders Praise Chase’s $100 Million Investment in Detroit Businesses

Serial entrepreneur Haj Flemings is re-branding Detroit’s innovation economy

Detroit leaders and organizations are working with JPMorgan Chase to deploy the bank’s $100 million…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A Good Run and No Deprivation: A BE 100s CEO’s Recipe for Wellness

Monica Walker, CEO of Holland Capital Management, shares her story

Monica Walker, CEO of BE 100s company Holland Capital Management, talks the main ingredients for…

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Need To Raise Money For Your Business? Adhere To These Top Pitch Lab Tips

Learn how to win your share of capital at B.E.'s Entrepreneurs Summit

Here’s why you ought to attend this pitch lab if you need to rise money…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Apply For Free Grants Up To $100,000 From FedEx Small Business Competition

Grants helping for-profit businesses are rare. Need free money, here’s your chance

Grants helping for-profit businesses are rare so if you need free money here’s your chance…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Top Takeaways from #BESummit Twitter Chat with Lisa Price

The haircare and beauty entrepreneur dishes on turning passion to purpose

Discover the top ten takeaways from Black Enterprise’s Twitter Chat with founder of Carol’s Daughter,…

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