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Here’s How To Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

What you need to know to convince people at an elevator pitch competition to give your business money

Many have watched Shark Tank, where contestants pitch products and businesses in hopes of garnering…

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ES Day 2: What You Don’t Know About Black Venture Capitalists Might Hurt You

Here’s how you can get the money you need from venture capitalists to drive your business to the next level

These financiers who are actively changing the face of investing and are actively seeking to…

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Need To Raise Money For Your Business? Adhere To These Top Pitch Lab Tips

Learn how to win your share of capital at B.E.'s Entrepreneurs Summit

Here’s why you ought to attend this pitch lab if you need to rise money…

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Best Credit Cards for Small Business Owners

In honor of National Small Business Week, here is a list of the best bank offers to help meet your needs

In honor of National Small Business Week, here is a list of the best bank…

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My Brother’s Keeper Led to Over $1 Billion Invested in Brown and Black Boys

Report looks at 2 years of expanding opportunities for young men of color

In response to the president’s call to action, nearly 250 communities in all 50 states…

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Apply For Free Grants Up To $100,000 From FedEx Small Business Competition

Grants helping for-profit businesses are rare. Need free money, here’s your chance

Grants helping for-profit businesses are rare so if you need free money here’s your chance…

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Financial Literacy Month: Avoid These Money Blunders If You Want To Stay In Business

Common obstacles which can impede your profitability

Forget about not being good at math in school growing up. Financial literacy goes beyond…

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Are You Doing The Right Thing With Your Tax Refund?

For savvy professionals, tax season means getting creative with how to use your tax refund check

What should you do with that tax refund once you get it? The left side…

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Entrepreneurs Summit: Meet The Sisterhood of Angel Investors

Learn how Simone Castillo is helping to fund women-owned businesses

it wasn’t until Castillo attended the White House Women Economic Summit in New York in…

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How To Avoid These 5 Spending Mistakes In Business

If you don't want your business to fail, avoid these common spending mistakes

If you don’t want your company to fail, avoid these common spending mistakes in business.

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The Most and Least Expensive States to Own a Car

Here’s where the costs for car owners, outside of a car payment, are adding up

When preparing to buy a vehicle, many consumers spend weeks researching the best value. Here’s…

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On The Road With ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’: Black Company Spotlight On Cuffed Designs

Entrepreneurs discuss auditioning to pitch their businesses on season 8

Every Friday night millions of fans tune in to watch ABC’s ‘Shark Tank.’

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Women Age 65 are Becoming Poorest Americans

Reports shows 401k plans have failed most workers who are facing financial hardships in retirement

Starting a business after age 50 can be very risky but it can also…

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Women’s History Month: The Shark Tank vs. The Dolphin Tank Approach To Raising Capital

Tips on how women can get the money they need to start and grow their businesses

Tips on how women can get the money they need to start and grow their…

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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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Federal Government Meets Women Contracting Goal First Time in History

Call for black-owned female firms to take products and services to federal agencies

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that the federal government met women contracting goal…

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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…

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How To Land A Once-In-A-Lifetime Deal On ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

5 ways to bait the millionaire and billionaire investors of the hit TV show

Here are five ways to bait millionaire and billionaire investors of the hit TV show…

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Angels and Unicorns: Black Women-Owned Businesses Grow But Raise Very Little Seed Money

A number of groups now cater to women investors and entrepreneurs

Black women represent the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S., with the number of…

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Investing Millions in Companies Led by Black Men

Venture capitalists back tech and consumer products companies with founders of diverse backgrounds

Cross Culture Ventures backs tech and consumer products companies with culturally and racially diverse founders.

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