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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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.…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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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entrepreneurs summit

10 Reasons to Attend B.E.’s Entrepreneurs Summit in 2017

Join thousands of small business owners in Houston to gain strategic, financial, motivational, and leadership advice

This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the BLACK ENTERPRISE Entrepreneurs Summit, which will take…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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burnout

6 Ways to Identify Burnout Before It Seriously Impacts Your Business

Entrepreneur burnout can be detrimental to your business, so learn the signs in order to fix the problem before it’s too late

Knowing how to spot the signs of burnout is key to stopping yourself before it’s…

By Black Enterprise

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NASA

Black Radio Rallies Around Movie ‘Hidden Figures’

This call to action for Greek-letter organizations to fill theaters while also empowering black youth to pursue STEM careers

Black Radio Solidarity has launched a campaign to fill theaters for the movie HIDDEN FIGURES,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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passion

Self-Taught Chef Turns Passion into Profit with A Unique Twist

Omar Walters talks monetizing passion for success

When it comes to monetizing your passion there are many paths to success. For Omar…

By Kandia Johnson

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encourage

Don’t Try to Do It All on Your Own: Building a Team

Learn your strengths and weaknesses and fill your team with people who bring a different skill set to the table

Building a core team during the startup phase of your business is challenging. Here are…

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Cannabis

The Future of Cannabis: 9 Experts Share their 2017 Predictions

With 8 new states legalizing cannabis, to an anti-cannabis cabinet appointment, where is cannabis going and how can we prepare?

The time to get into the cannabis industry is NOW. Take a look at what…

By Sirita Wright

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How To

support

How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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