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Startup Founders

5 Ways Startup Founders Can Rejuvenate — and Avoid Burnout

After many late nights staring at glowing fluorescent screens, drinking bottomless cups of coffee, and…

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter To Black Businesses In Fight for Social Justice

African American entrepreneurs and executives are using their political and financial clout to drive policing reform

The Black Lives Matter movement has struck a chord with African American executives and entrepreneurs.…

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natural hair

Mixed Chicks Firmly Rooted in Natural Hair Movement With New Additions for Men

His Mix line of natural hair products caters to men of mixed races

Research shows that wearing their natural hair makes black women feel liberated, confident, and different…

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Periscope

How Periscope Increased This Salon Owner’s Clientele and Product Sales

Find out how Hayah Beauty is quickly becoming a household name via its use of Periscope

In the last year, live streaming video apps like Snapchat and Periscope have exploded in…

By Chanel Martin

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Robert F. Smith

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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Ebony

Linda Johnson Rice Says Ebony Sell Is Smart Business Move

New venture Ebony Media Operations is still black-owned

Last week marked the end of an era for the historic Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Oprah

Oprah Winfrey to Launch New Line of Food Products

Oprah's Kitchen is expected to offer everything from beverages to bacon

Network owner and entertainment media mogul Oprah Winfrey is looking to expand her scope of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Venture For America

Day In The Life: Meet Mandy Marcus Of Venture For America

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

Mandy Marcus, Community Growth Associate at Venture for America details what a day in the…

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Lizzy Divine

Day in the Life: Meet Lizzy Divine of DoSomething.org

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

Ever wonder what working for a nonprofit would be like? Lizzy Divine shares a day…

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Day in the Life: Meet Carlos Ray of Magic Johnson Enterprises

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

Carlos Ray of Magic Johnson Enterprises shares a day in the life.

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Minority Entrepreneurs: A Big Part of Detroit’s Comeback

Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co Jamie Dimon says The Motor City is a place that welcomes and encourages business investment

Today, Detroit is home to over 61,000 small businesses. Minority entrepreneurs play a big role…

By Jamie Dimon

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Small Business Groups React to New Employee Overtime Rule

Paying employees what they earn undercuts business growth

Every week, millions of Americans work more than 40 hours a week but do not…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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BE 100s CEO of Golden Krust Bakery & Grill to Appear on CBS Hit Series ‘UNDERCOVER BOSS’

Episode featuring Jamaican-born Lowell Hawthorne airs May 22 at 10 PM ET

Lowell Hawthorne, President and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, will be featured…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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PinkyLeeTaylor

Emerging CEO Plans on Changing the Face of Financial Literacy

Helping people achieve financial security and peace of mind for themselves--and their families, part 2

Alita Gregg talks financial literacy.

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5 Important Points to Keep in Mind When Working With Millennials

Millennials now represent a large portion of employed workers. Why do myths about how to retain them still persist?

Do you want to know how to successfully work with millennials? Check out these five…

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What You Need To Know About Entrepreneurship

5 lessons on entrepreneurship from one of the nation’s largest black-owned businesses

The son of preacher man, jazz musician and BE 100s CEO, Quintin E. Primo III…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Lemonade

Lemonade Sippin’: 3 Beyoncé-Inspired Boss Moves for Young Entrepreneurs

Take a cue from the 'Queen' on launching new initiatives and pivoting your brand

Megastar Beyoncé has once again changed the album-dropping game with “Lemonade.” If you’re a young…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Can EEOC New Document Stop Employers From Being Racists?

Fact sheet to help business owners better understand employment anti-discrimination laws

When you have billionaire businessmen like Republican Presidential Frontrunner Donald Trump making inflammatory remarks about…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Rihanna

Rihanna Launches Her Own Beauty Line

The music superstar has inked a $10 million deal to launch Fenty Beauty by Rihanna to hit stores nationwide in 2017

Once again proving that she is a multimillion dollar brand and savvy businesswoman, Robyn Rihanna…

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Accounting Mistakes Entrepreneurs Must Avoid To Succeed, Are You Guilty of the Top 5?

Don't let poor money management kill your chances for business success

Don’t let these top five common accounting mistakes kill your business and ruin your chances…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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