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Angel Investors Forum Kicks Off In Washington, DC

Program helps companies raise angel and venture capital effectively and efficiently

Program helps companies raise angel and venture capital effectively and efficiently.

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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Black Woman-Owned Wine Company Launches Campaign

Gwen Hurt hopes to raise $50,000 for expansion in US and Asia

Winemaker Gwen Hurt hopes to raise $50,000, for expansion in US and Asia, by launching…

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5 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit Regularly

Here are some very useful sites for new and established business owners

Here are some of the most useful sites for small business owners.

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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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Take Advantage of Business Depreciation Write-Offs for Your Small Business

First-year small businesses could save up to $125,000

Have you heard about the beneficent first year of business depreciation tax write-off that’s tailor-made…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Small Black Businesses Easy Prey for Predatory Lenders

Financial institutions get support from Sam’s Club to educate and protect minority and women owned business owners in low-income areas

Financial institutions get support from Sam’s Club to educate and protect minority and women owned…

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[WATCH] Flat Out Heels Wins $25,000 Pitch Competition at PowerMoves.NOLA

Dawn Dickson and her alternative to high heels beat out three other minority entrepreneurs at the Big Break Power Pitch

CEO of Flat Out Heels, Dawn Dickerson, wins 25,000 at entrepreneur PowerMoves pitch competition in…

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New Report: Small Businesses Creating Jobs, Giving Back and Growing Local Economy

How to Plan for Success in Business and Life

Think about your next steps before you have to take them

As entrepreneurs, we all swing for the fences. Sometimes we hit a grand slam, or…

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Black Banks Shut Out of New Federal Tax Credit Program

Out of $3.5 billion awarded, not a single dollar went to minority institutions

Minority-owned banks are claiming the government has shut them out tax credits intended to spur…

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Black Women Are the Fastest Growing Group of Entrepreneurs

African American female-owned businesses have increased by 322% in the last 18 years

Recent study says black female owned businesses has increased by 322% making black women the…

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6 Power Plays Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Serena Williams

Winners always find new ways to win. Are you doing what you need to elevate your game?

Winners always find new ways to win; they must. Are you doing what you need…

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Meet Millennial Swimwear Designer Altrichia Cook

Entrepreneur and owner of A.Lekay Swimwear says she wants women to feel beautiful, confident and empowered

Entrepreneur and owner of A.Lekay Swimwear talks her passion for women’s fashion, how she got…

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Auto Startup Unveils $16 Million Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Move comes after SEC approval of long-awaited alternatives for capital raising

Equity crowdfunding made possible after SEC approval of long-awaited alternatives for capital raising in the…

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Nuracode Founder, Iziah Reid, Talks What Inspired His Startup

Tech entrepreneur discusses software company

Two things were important to me: to produce cutting edge technology practically, and to build…

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‘GirlPower Sleepover’ Announces Sophia Amoruso as Keynote Speaker

Author and founder of Nasty Gal to address attendees

Attendees will learn fundamental skills and strategies to transform their business ideas into established brands…

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3 Common Debt Relief Options For Entrepreneurs

You may feel trapped, but there are ways out

Too much debt can lead to serious financial trouble, especially if business owners are using…

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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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The Many Benefits of a Payment Services Account

Decrease extra spending and save money

One effective way small businesses owners can decrease extra spending is to switch from a…

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5 Best Ways to Get Your Startup Quality Media Coverage

Here are some tips to generate exposure

Every startup craves media attention and press. They know they need it, they just don’t…

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Procurement Statistics Revealed Great Gains for Women-Owned Small Businesses

The 6 Types of Entrepreneur

What kind of entrepreneur are you?

These are the six major types of entrepreneurs out there, and you likely fall into…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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