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Text Messaging

The Text Messaging Mistake that Built a Business

Maci Peterson's text messaging mistake resulted in the patented technology company, On Second Thought

Have you ever texted someone and wished that you never sent it? So has Maci…

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chance

The 25 Got-to-Get Gospel Songs of 2016

Here are some of the top gospel tracks that dropped this year

As the year of 2016 closes, we decided to compile a list of what we…

By Bil Carpenter

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Africa

Building the Bridge Between Africa and Silicon Valley

Stephen Ozoigbo, the CEO of the African Technology Foundation, spoke with BE about the burgeoning tech scene in Africa

Stephen Ozoigbo, CEO of the African Technology Foundation, opens us about his professional journey and…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Baron Davis, Black Santa

Baron Davis Is Leveraging Data to Build His Character Franchise

Black Santa is the first character to roll out of a greater tech vision, lead by the NBA All-Star

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis understands the importance of measuring data when it comes to…

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Fences

Macro Ventures Brings Us ‘Fences’

Charles King's brainchild has produced of one of the most Oscar-worthy films of 2016, based on the play by August Wilson

Charles King’s brainchild, Marco Ventures, has produced of one of the most Oscar-worthy movies of…

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StubHub

Farewell Facebook: Bärí A. Williams Joins StubHub

StubHub appoints Bärí A. Williams, Esq., as its new head of Business Operations, North America

Stubhub hires Facebook’s internet.org [solar-powered airplane] purchasing and procurement legal savant talent as Head of…

By Nathaniel J.

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Digital Diversity Network Highlights Tech’s Top 40 Under 40

Awardees graced the stage ranging from tech mogul to Facebook execs to social impact giant, Kapor Capital.

Digital Diversity Network made an unforgettable splash in Silicon Valley.  First with an event held…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Jillian Wright

Fitness Expert Jillian Wright Inspires a High Energy Lifestyle

Jillian Wright's transformational cycling class instills confidence and independence, while helping people meet their weight loss goals

Learn more about Jillian Wright, one of the country’s most formidable Group Fitness experts, and…

By Tia Walker

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape

Part 2, Jason Town's continues to share his story on how he has helped diversify the venture capitalist sphere

Jason Towns, the founder of Groundwork, tells BE how he got involved in the investment…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Technology Luncheon

YouTube Hosts Women of Color in Technology Luncheon

Some of the biggest names in tech came together to share their stories and advice

Some of the biggest names in tech shared their stories and powerful advice at YouTube’s…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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non-traditional

How to Break Into Startups the Non-Traditional Way

The "Breaking into Startups", podcast shows you how

Rubén Harris has a trait that every founder should possess: tenacity. Even with his non-traditional…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape [Part 1]

Jason Towns' Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is supporting untapped excellence in the innovation space

Jason Towns tells BE how his Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is helping minorities…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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starting

BE FAITH: 3 Secrets to Handle the Stress of Starting a Company

Family and faith help weather storms

Some of the best counters to anxiety rely on family and faith. Here are three…

By Neil Ahlsten

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Monique Woodward

The Importance of Investing in Black and Latino Entrepreneurs

Monique Woodard, a venture partner for 500 Startups, discusses why her funding strategy is focused on black and Latino founders

Monique Woodward, a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, tells Black Enterprise about her decision to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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pep talk

It’s Time to Give Yourself a Pep Talk

Use these three strategies to give yourself an effective pep talk

Career and leadership development coach Kaydian Comer shares 3 steps you should incorporate into a…

By Kaydian Comer

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pitch deck

How to Prepare a Pitch Deck That Gets Funding

Components from my pitch deck that got me funding from a legendary VC

BE’s Associate Tech Editor shares key components from her pitch deck that helped her receive…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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move

This Startup Is The Best Kept Secret For A Stress Free Move

Learn about a social network that addresses both the logistical and social pain points of moving

Moving is one of the most stressful events in life. But NewbeeNetwork.com, a new social…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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DJ Mustard

DJ Mustard Goes Live at the Rémy Producers Series

Technology has allowed music producers to be more mobile than ever before

Technology has flipped the music industry on it’s back, especially when DJ Mustard can recreate…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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marriage

Why You Must Practice Conscientious Consumerism

A message from Black Enterprise Founder and Publisher Earl G. Graves, Sr. on how conscientious consumerism can produce social change

In order to effect lasting, systemic change, black people must engage in conscientious consumerism, even…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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marketing plan

Tis’ the Season to Create an Impactful Marketing Plan

Successful marketing plans are well thought out, creative, and pack a punch in the marketplace

The holiday season often involves turkeys and festive activities, but what about devising a marketing…

By Sherron Washington

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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