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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Supermodel & Businesswoman Tyra Banks Becomes First Fashion Icon To Invest In TheHunt.com 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Entrepreneurs Conference: Where Are They Now? The $10,000 Elevator Pitch Competition Winners

Each year, a group of select entrepreneurs bring their best 60-second pitch and go head-to-head at the Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch.

Catching up with Black Enterprise’s past cash prize winners whose businesses have reached higher levels…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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