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Black-Owned Company Launches Inaugural Pop-Up Event

Here's a way to not only support black brands, but also get eclectic, precious, one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family just in time for the holiday season

Black-Owned Market launches inaugural Pop-Up in Brooklyn, a destination event where people can shop conveniently…

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Fundraising 101: 3 Typical Startup Funding Paths

Don’t go straight to a venture capitalist; start by raising your own funds and pitching to angel investors

How does a startup fund their business? While it won’t always be simple, you can…

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patens

Turning Patents and Ideas Into Profits

Here are four key pieces of advice you need to adhere to before you should even apply for a patent

Last year, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued 288,335 new patents, reports the QVC…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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unknown

Embrace the Unknown: How I Founded My Own Company

When Cory von Wallenstein’s employer changed from a startup to a growth company, he realized it was time to leave

Here are a few questions you should ask yourself along with steps you can take…

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women owners

Women Business Owners Unite for ‘She Said. She Led. She Is.’

Black, female business owners gathered in Houston to discuss cultivating sustainable enterprises at the dinner, which celebrated female empowerment

Some 120 women business owners convened in Houston, Texas for the “She Said. She Led.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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4 Lessons for Starting Four Companies in Four Years

Starting numerous companies within a short period of time can teach valuable leadership lessons

Every entrepreneur has a different path and journey. Here are four valuable lessons learned one…

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tech savvy

What I Learned From Starting a Business From Scratch

Dasiy Jing got her start as a YouTube vlogger. Now, she manages a successful business with an all-female team

As a young entrepreneur and YouTube vlogger, here’s what I learned about running a business…

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Corporate Jobs

Here’s Why Young Women Are Leaving Corporate Jobs

Black women receive less than 1% of venture capital funding, despite the fact that the number of black women starting businesses has more than tripled

A new study reveals that nearly 90% of millennial female entrepreneurs are leaving corporate jobs…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Byron Allen Moves Ahead With $10B Racial Discrimination Suit

Charter Communications cited for lack of contracting with 100% African American-owned media

A federal judge has approved Byron Allen’s $10 billion lawsuit against Charter Communications for lack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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funding

Startup Funding: What Are Your Options?

An expert on startup financing shares the options you have at your disposal for outside funding

Wondering how to attract funding and other sources of outside capital? Here are a few…

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Franchise

I Want to Buy a Franchise, But I Have No Money

Here are two options you should consider if you're seeking to raise capital to purchase a franchise

Your bank account may not be overflowing, but you may be overlooking ways to get…

By Nancy E Williams

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Lo Toney

The Tao of Lo Toney: Words of Wisdom for Funding a Tech Startup

At TechConneXt, GV venture capitalist Lo Toney delivered some rules for tech startups seeking funding

Acclaimed Silicon Valley venture capitalist Lo Toney, took part in a one-on-one session about how…

By Samara Lynn

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international

Global Markets Are A Big Source of Revenue for Small Business Owners

Survey reveals international sales is a major contributing factor to revenue growth

Revenues are on the rise for small and mid-sized U.S. companies that sell goods and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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passion

Find Your Passion and Make It Profitable in 5 Steps

Here's how you can turn your dreams into a lucrative business

Learn 5 Key Steps to marry your passion and desire to start a business with…

By Cameka Smith

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designer

Berny Martin Talks the Business of Fashion

The Afro-Latino fashion designer's chic, sophisticated, and stylish clothing line is taking the industry by storm

Berny Martin grew up under the care and encouragement of his grandmother, sewing his…

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bootcamp

6 Tips for Startup Success From MIT Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

Former Olympian Inga Stasiulionyte shares the main lessons that she learned about starting a successful business

Reports show that at least 8 out of 10 businesses fail within a year of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Streetwear Company in Flint Gets $20,000 From AT&T Agility Challenge

GoodBoy Clothing is awarded by AT&T for its socially driven urban and casual clothing brand

While the City of Flint Michigan has made national headlines due to its poisoned water…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Inventors And Entrepreneurs Can Compete To Pitch Their Products On QVC

QVC joins the founders of Make48 and other successful startups for the ultimate series of inventor competitions

Companies like QVC and famous startups from Shark Tank, like Squatty Potty, Scrub Daddy and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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sole

Soul to Sole, Stepping Into Destiny Part II

Creating a walking testimony of faith, dedication, and drive

Soul to Sole
During our interview, one thing that really stood out to me was hearing Tiannia describe…

By Candace Boggan

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july 4th

5 Books Every Millennial Entrepreneur Must Read

Because entrepreneurial success requires a degree of self-education

Make no mistake about the best entrepreneurs read. Entrepreneurial success requires that you continuously invest…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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