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Why Companies Are Being Asked How Soon They Can Turn a Profit

Investors are increasingly asking, “How soon can you become profitable?” in order to stay in their comfort zones.

Find out why many venture capitalists are asking “How soon can you become profitable?” right…

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India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

Four things to remember when opting to use an international remote development team

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

By Nathaniel J.

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tech jewelry

Female Founder Makes Mark With Tech Jewelry

Tinsel Founder and CEO Aniyia L. Williams offers an audio accessory that doubles as a beautiful necklace

Tinsel founder/CEO Aniyia L. Williams is transforming tech essentials into fashion accessories, starting with a…

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low-cost

4 Low-Cost Benefits That Majorly Boost Employee Happiness

Simple changes like encouraging healthy living and accommodating their schedules can do wonders for employee morale

If you’re a company wanting to offer perks to your employees that will help them…

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Donald Thompson

Ex-McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson Launches Venture Capital Group

Cleveland Avenue, the investment group and accelerator founded by former McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, offers VC funding to support food and beverage business concepts

McDonald’s former top executive Don Thompson has begun a second act in his career. This…

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code

The Simplest Ways Business Owners Can Learn to Code

In today’s tech-driven world, fluency in the fundamentals of coding is an essential skill, even if it is not a standard requirement of your job

Check out these five tips if you want to learn to code as it can…

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GPS

#Techies Hang up Military Uniform to Launch Pickup Basketball GPS App

Military veterans are the next pedigree to take the tech scene by storm

Harvard, Stanford, and other top schools tend to get all the “street cred” for launching…

By Nathaniel J.

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Shark Tank

Expect to See More Black Entrepreneurs on ‘Shark Tank’ Season 8

The new season of ABC's 'Shark Tank' will feature a number of black business owners

Grease Bags, an eco-friendly way to dispose of cooking grease, joins an increasing number of…

By Brandon Andrews

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Avisare

#techies Win Contract Opportunities from Former Wall Street Investment Banker

Enroll your startup/business to gain access to capital programs and nationwide economic development opportunities

As a software procurement system with a social mission to grow minority, women, LGBT and…

By Nathaniel J.

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sole power

This Female Innovator Is Providing Sole Power

Hahna Alexander’s self-sustaining smart work boots use the power of walking to charge devices

How This Female Innovator Is Providing Sole Power, Hahna Alexander’s self-sustaining smart work boots use…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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3 strategies

3 Strategies That Helped Me Raise $500,000 in Less Than Three Weeks

Hustle contributed to this founder’s fundraising success

Check out these 3 strategies CEO of Athena Technologies. Eghosa Aihie, used to raise $500,000…

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company culture

How to Carefully Use Company Culture to Attract Top Candidates

These four successful recruitment strategies are centered around company culture

Find out how you can streamline your recruitment and hiring process so that it is…

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Brand

A Good Brand is Your Most Valuable Asset

Prominent Latina tech designer from Silicon Valley, Gail Yui, shares must-read secrets of great brands

Check out these 3 must-follow rules for building a good brand by one of the…

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federal contracts

Cost of Doing Business With the Federal Government on the Rise

Minority-owned firms are investing more time and money seeking government contracts

Each year federal agencies spend billions of dollars purchasing goods and services from small businesses…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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tech companies

Using Humor as a Business Tactic: How to Know When to Cross the Line

Humor can be effective in marketing, but it’s important to understand who your audience is

When you set out to use humor in your marketing, strive to be edgy, entertaining…

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Akida Mashaka

Black Restaurateur Spotlight: Akida Mashaka, Co-founder of Hyperion Public

This entrepreneur is establishing himself as an eatery titan

Akida Mashaka, co-founder/CEO of two Hyperion Public restaurants in LA, spoke to BE about the…

By Aniesia Williams

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low expectations

How to Prevent Yourself From Unintentionally Setting Low Expectations

We’re often told to set “realistic” expectations, but that mentality can limit what we can truly achieve

In business, it seems that we are taught to settle for less than we deserve.…

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feedback

3 Steps for Transforming Negative Feedback Into Positive Results

Negative reviews can be the holy grail of customer feedback.

Negative feedback is a little less obvious of a gift. It provides a map to…

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support

4 Trends Staffing Firms Should Look Out for in 2017

The highs and lows of the past can often dictate a lot about what your firm can expect in the upcoming year.

Mature or established staffing firms should be very good at identifying their seasonalities. At my…

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Books

5 Books to Keep From Failing in Business During 2017

Turn your New Year's resolution ideas for 2017 into an actionable plan, with these five insightful must-reads

The New Year is upon us. For many people that means a set of resolutions…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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