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Nas Talks About His Love for Hennessy and Venture Capital

Learn how the hip-hop artist, entrepreneur and startup investor is pushing the limits of his potential

2016 marks the 4th year in a row that the rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Steve Harvey and Shark Tank Producer Mark Burnett Team Up For Business Competition Series

ABC orders 13 episodes of the seed-funding business competition series

Two of reality television’s biggest names are joining forces. Shark Tank Producer Mark Burnett and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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11 African American Cannabis Entrepreneurs You Should Know (Part 2)

From marketing, media and tech, check out part 2 of our list of African American 'ganjapreneurs'

From marketing, media and tech, check out part 2 of our list of African American…

By Sirita Wright

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Black Millionaires Corner: ChemicoMays’ Leon Richardson Nurtures Emerging Entrepreneurs

Lessons from CEO of $85 million black-owned chemical supply company

Lessons from CEO of $85 million black-owned chemical supply company.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Business Leaders Nationwide Call For Supreme Court Confirmation

Senate’s refusal to hold hearings on nominee is hurting small business community

Senate’s refusal to schedule hearings on Obama’s nominee is hurting small business community; business leaders…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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This Mother of 3 Is A Top Producing Wingstop Franchisee In South Florida

Tina D. Howell owns Wingstop restaurants pulling in $1.5 million

Tina D. Howell, the divorced mother of three, owns Wingstop restaurants which are pulling in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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2016 United Negro College Fund Mayor’s Ball

The Los Angeles gala was a spectacular event

The annual United Negro College Fund just completed a month of fundraising activity with their…

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Entrepreneurs: 5 Starter Steps to Seize Business Opportunities in Cuba

With recent landmark diplomacy between the U.S. and the country, the opportunities are vast

Real estate developer Troy Nash, Ph.D., a frequent traveller to Cuba, shares pointers to help…

By Marquita Miller

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Corey Barnett: Marijuana Dispensary Owner in Washington, DC

Cannabis Consumer Products Company Launches First Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Med-X sets path for cash-strapped entrepreneurs to break into $11 billion legal marijuana industry

Med-X sets path for cash strapped entrepreneurs to break into $11 billion legal cannabis industry.

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Lauren Maillian Talks New Show “Quit Your Day Job'” and Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

'Master marketer' talks tips for preparing your business for investors

Master marketer Lauren Maillian talks tips for preparing your business for investors.

By Kandia Johnson

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Entrepreneurs Summit: How To Build A Multimillion-Dollar Business Like Miss Jessie’s Miko Branch

Key ingredients needed to make money in a specialized market, part 1

Miko Branch Branch will join a panel of other black-owned hair and beauty business owners…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ Seeks Entrepreneurs of Color

Nationwide casting call kicks off in Miami, Florida, for business owners to pitch the 'Sharks' and raise capital

In 2015, Values Partnerships held 11 casting events in 6 cities. Several entrepreneurs, including Sprëtz…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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This Little Box Has Ambitious Black Women Dreaming Big

TV personality and entrepreneur Lauren Maillian and other female leaders curate items women need to be successful

TV personality and entrepreneur Lauren Maillian and other female leaders curate items women need to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Coca-Cola Teams Up With Women’s Organization to Offer Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Multiple city-wide program provides resources to women business owners

WFF and The Coca-Cola Co. first partnered in October 2015 to present the Entrepreneur Boot…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How Allyson Byrd Went From Living on Food Stamps to Running a Profitable Business

Entrepreneur explains the blueprint to growing your business revenue

As CEO of Money Movers International, Byrd is a popularly known speaker and best-selling author…

By Courtney Connley

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VentureFund.io Combats Startup Funding Bias

Serial entrepreneur Clarence Wooten launches a platform for startups and investors to meet online

The online place for startups and investors.

By Samara Lynn

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Yvette Noel

Yvette Noel, CEO of U.DO.U, Shares Top Reasons For Starting a Fitness Brand

The top 5 reasons for starting a fitness brand

Yvette Noel, CEO and co-founder of U.DO.U, based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, shares the…

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5 Cost-Effective Ways to Increase Your Brand’s Visibility

Use these affordable approaches to make your brand known

Gain brand exposure and increase your brand’s visibility, without breaking the bank, through the following…

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5 Ways Starving Artists Can Build Up Their Business Skills

From financing to marketing, here's what you need for a flourishing career

From financing to marketing, here’s what starving artists need for a flourishing career.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Xerox CEO Ursula Burns

Xerox to Separate Into Two Companies, Ursula Burns Releases Statement

Xerox splits into two divisions; CEO Ursula Burns, the first African American woman to serve as CEO of a Fortune 500 company, issues statement.

Xerox splits into two divisions; CEO Ursula Burns, the first African-American woman to serve as…

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Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

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