Business Archives - Page 10 of 15 - Black Enterprise


T.D. Jakes: Sowing the Seeds of Prosperity

T.D. Jakes has grown a bountiful brand as a media mogul with a business enterprise encompassing film, books, music, and live events

Jakes hails from four generations of entrepreneurs. He asserts, “I was entrepreneurial before I was…

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

NYC Appoints First Chief Diversity Officer

BE speaks with Carra Wallace on minority contracting

Many minority-owned businesses have long found themselves locked out of contracting opportunities with the City…

By Alan Hughes

Beware Toxic Employess

Beware Toxic Employees

Here's how to identify the bad before they spoil your business

But how do you quickly identify and remove these toxic assets from your balance sheet?…

By Alan Hughes


Doing Business with a Smaller Government

BE 100s exec talks the new realities of federal contracting

BE 100s exec from Capstone Corp talks the new realities of federal contracting

By Alan Hughes


First Major Hotel to be Owned by Black Firm to Open in Philly

Plans to develop black-owned boutique hotel at city landmark

Are you familiar with this area of Philly?

By Alan Hughes

Posted: Tags: ,

BBVA Acquires Mobile Banking Startup Simple for $117 Million

The mobile banking startup will continue to operate independently, but will have access to the Spanish banking group's billions of dollars in assets

An amazing acquisition for the Spanish bank

By Patrick Austin

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Facebook Buys Messaging Startup WhatsApp for $16 Billion in Cash and Stock

The acquisition is Facebook's largest purchase since Instagram in 2012

WhatsApp will continue to operate independently and “retain its brand”

By Patrick Austin

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million To Handle Paying Your Employees

ZenPayroll's quick and simple payroll service faces stiff competition from entrenched competitors like ADP, Intuit, and Paychex

ZenPayroll is in direct competition with other, more established payroll solutions

By Patrick Austin

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
african american man speaking to audience

5 Reasons More Execs will Choose Interim and Temp Roles

Outsourcing, Obamacare expected to give rise in C-Suiters for hire

Executives are increasingly accepting interim and temporary job roles

By Alan Hughes

Posted: Tags: ,

What Should Marijuana Legalization Mean for the Black Business Owners?

How will black businesses benefit from the growth of the marijuana industry?

Colorado legalized marijuana New Years Day and the states economy is already reaping the benefits

By Sasha King

Posted: Tags:

House Republicans Off Base: Small Businesses Support Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Business owners believe nondiscrimination policies boost bottom lines

Senior House Republican aides say the bill is unlikely to come up in the chamber…

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Will Consumers Buy Local this Holiday Season?

Small Business Saturday organizers hope to give a boost to independent retailers

American Express is again undertaking its Small Business Saturday initiative

By Alan Hughes

Posted: Tags: , ,

Beats By Dr Dre Gets A $500 Million Pay Day

Private equity firm the Carlyle Group has invested a minority stake in the rap mogul’s audio company

Beats Electronics, which makes colorful, pricey headphones branded by rapper and hip-hop mogul Dr Dre,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

The Fellowship Open Continues to Inspire Our Future Entrepreneurs

Black Enterprise Teenpreneur Conference shows kids a 'brighter future'

The Fellowship Open has raised more than $800,000 in support of organizations that have made…

By Candace Myers

Posted: Tags:
Supermodel & Businesswoman Tyra Banks Becomes First Fashion Icon To Invest In Through F

Fashion Icon Tyra Banks Fierce Capital, LLC. Invests in New Startup

Investment comes through Tyra's recently formed Fierce Capital, LLC

Via Fierce Capital, LLC, Tyra is leveraging her unique background of 20 years as a…

By C. Daniel Baker

Posted: Tags:
alicia boler

General Motors Ranks No.1, Appoints First Black Female Officer

SVP Alicia Boler-Davis is in the driver seat of the big automaker’s vehicle quality and customer experience around the globe.

Alicia Boler-Davis is making waves in automotive industry

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

Adidas Selling T-Shirt to Support Bombing Victims

Adidas is stepping up to the plate big time

Boston is rallying to raise money for the victims and their families.

By Angela Davis

Posted: Tags: ,

Entrepreneurs Conference: How To Join The Million Dollar Company Club

Sundra L. Ryce talks what it takes to grow your business into a multimillion dollar revenue maker at the Entrepreneurs Conference

Ryce is one of the featured panelists on the session, “How To Create Your Own…

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , ,

As Louisville’s Kevin Ware Cut Down Nets, Fiskars Scissors Gets the Big Stage

Iconic images at Final Four have little monetary benefit for players

Critics parse fairness of brand associations on the court at the Final Four.

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags:
Universal Music Group Strikes Global Partnership With Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation & Universal Music Group Strike a Global Partnership

Roc Nation's roster includes Rihanna, Shakira, Rita Ora, Calvin Hariss and deadmau5.

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company and Universal Music Group have entered into a huge global…

By C. Daniel Baker

Posted: Tags: ,

How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

Read More »
JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

Read More »