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SBA Awards $4.4 Million To Business Accelerators

Groups helping minority start-ups among winners of annual growth accelerator fund competition

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the winners of the second annual Growth Accelerator…

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Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project Shifts Diversity Focus Into High Gear

Seeking commitment, access and accountability for ethnic minorities

The Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project will hold its 16th Annual Rainbow PUSH Global Automotive Summit…

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President Obama Hosts First-Ever White House Demo Day

Event celebrates the role entrepreneurship plays in America’s economy

President Obama hosted the first-ever Demo Day, which celebrated the role entrepreneurship plays in America’s…

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5 Tech Tips for Startup Success

Tech CEO Nichelle McCall gives advice to budding tech entrepreneurs

Tech CEO Nichelle McCall, of Bold Guidance, offers five tech tips for start-up success

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7 Unique Side-Businesses to Start Now

Small lucrative endeavors that may be worth more money than you think

These unique small businesses may help you earn more cash than you think.

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[STUDY] Millennials More Likely to Want to Start a Business But Can’t

Older adults are running successful businesses and employing people

A new study shows that millennials around the globe are 1.6 times more likely to…

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Mompreneur of Six Shares 3 Steps For Starting a Business

Ayo Ogun-McCants, owner of Soultanicals, shares her journey to entrepreneurship through passion and purpose

Ayo Ogun-McCants, owner of Soultanicals, shares her journey to entrepreneurship through passion and purpose. …

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Program Recognizing Outstanding Achievements of Minority Entrepreneurs, Individuals, Organizations

New Program Helps Social Entrepreneurs Grow

Innovative organizations incorporate big company skills and knowledge

A new program is underway to help selected entrepreneurs incorporate big company skills and knowledge…

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11 Ideas for Finding a Mentor for Your Startup

A mentor is invaluable for budding entrepreneurs if you know how to find the right one

A mentor is invaluable for budding entrepreneurs if you know how and where to find…

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7 Quick Tips for Starting Your Company Off Strong

How to successfully grow your small business

Here are seven lessons about starting off your company strong.

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4 Reasons Your Business Needs a Mentor

Having a mentor increases access to business opportunities and company profits

Having a mentor increases access to business opportunities and company profits.

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9 Branding Techniques For Your Small Business

Effective ways to promote and market your company, product, or service

Here are some surefire ways to promote your product, service or company image.

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SBA Names Mike Muse ‘My Brother’s Keeper Millennial Entrepreneur Champion’

Music CEO and engagement expert to help youth pursue entrepreneurship

Music CEO an engagement expert Mike Muse to foster entrepreneurship among young black males.

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4 Tips for Moving From Employee to Entrepreneur

Transitioning from corporate America to entrepreneurship requires planning

In a perfect world, you’d be able to save up at least a year’s worth…

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How to Market Your Product or Business on a Bootstrap Budget

Here are some strategies for branding your business without breaking the bank

Here are eleven strategies for branding your business without breaking the bank.

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Books All Young Entrepreneurs Should Read

See what's shaping some of today’s successful, young CEOs

Learning about business is an never-ending process. Books should be used as part of that…

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Sam’s Club Announces $2.7 Million Grant For Microbusiness Owners

New initiative to help the nation's smallest businesses to get loans

Sam’s Club has announced a $2.7 million grant intended to help the nation’s smallest business…

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4 Tips for Moving From Corporate Employee to Entrepreneur

Here’s how to make the leap to starting your own company

A would-be entrepreneur should save at least a year’s worth of salary before quitting a…

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5 Tips for Becoming a Better Author

Ylleya Fields, author of the Princess Cupcake Jones series, offers her entrepreneurial advice

The life of an author is more than just creative stories and exciting characters. Aside…

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Creative Entrepreneurs Can Compete For $50,000

Creative Startups mentors include musicians, filmmakers, and more

Accelerator program offers mentoring and financing to filmmakers, musicians, visual artists and other creative entrepreneurs.

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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