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Two Atlanta Startup Hubs Merge to Diversify Tech Sector

Opportunity Hub and TechSquare Labs aim to grow black tech companies

Opportunity Hub’s Founder and CEO Rodney Sampson, together with TechSquare Labs co-founder and angel investor…

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5 Excuses Entrepreneurs Use That Derail Their Businesses

Are these common myths keeping you from starting your dream business?

Realize that there is never a right time to strike out on your own and…

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4 Sacrifices Every Entrepreneur Must Make When Starting a New Business

An honest look at setting out on your own

Nowadays, social media has given a lot of people a false sense of reality on…

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6 Tried and True Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

Your marketing strategy drives your company's success

Periscope is a new mobile app that allows you to livestream video right from your…

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6 Questions to Ask Before Saying ‘I Do’ to a Business Partner

Here’s what you need to consider when choosing a co-founder

Here’s what you need to know when choosing a partner or co-founder to help run…

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500 Startups To Raise $200 Million For Fourth Fund

Co-founder Dave McClure acknowledges Silicon Valley's diversity problem

This year alone McClure has had some tough conversations around Silicon Valley’s lack of diversity…

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Harlem Non-Profit Provides Women with Job Skills, Education, and Income

Bread Kitchen is striving to change the lives of immigrant women living in the U.S.

Check out how this non-profit is changing the lives of women, fighting to make a…

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9 Ways Small Business Owners Can Identify Advisory Board Members

You need a small group of people whom you can reach out to whenever you make a major business decision

Every entrepreneur needs a small group of people whom he or she can reach out…

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When Starting a Business, Think Innovation Over Imitation

Myleik Teele, CEO of Curlbox, offers business advice to entrepreneurs

Myleik Teele, CEO of Curlbox, says when starting a business, think innovation over imitation

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Jembere Eyewear Owner Shares 5 Business Lessons Learned

Entrepreneur, Abaynesh Jembere shares her business lessons learned with budding small business owners

Jembere Eyewear owner, Abaynesh Jembere, shares 5 business lessons learned with bugging entrepreneurs.

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[WATCH] She Leads Africa Announces 6 Finalists for Entrepreneurs Showcase

6 female trailblazers for its 2015 Entrepreneurs Showcase

She Leads Africa selects 6 Female Trailblazers for its 2015 Entrepreneurs Showcase.

By Kandia Johnson

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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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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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