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accelerators

Best Accelerators For Minority Startups and Small Businesses To Get Funding

From Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley, these accelerators are popular destinations

Studies show that the survival rates of companies that go through an accelerator are three…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Pipeline Angels

Pipeline Angels Network Seeks Women To Train As Investors For Its Boot Camp

Launches signature angel investing bootcamp in more than 30 cities for the fall season

Pipeline Angels is a network of new and seasoned women investors that is changing the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Daymond John

Daymond John Shares How Being Broke Can Be an Entrepreneur’s Greatest Asset

Daymond John's latest book discusses why starting a business while still broke is more advantageous than one might think

Shark Tank investor Daymond John’s latest book is The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Billion Dollar Roundtable

Major Companies Spending Over $1 Billion Annually With Minority Businesses

Meet the 21 members of the Billion Dollar Roundtable, from AT&T to Walmart

AT&T, Walmart, GM and Microsoft all have one thing in common. They can be found…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Tyra Banks

Tyra Banks Joins ‘Funded’: A New Reality Show Awarding $1 Million to Entrepreneurs

Similar to ABC's popular reality show "Shark Tank," startups and their mentors will face off to get venture capital

ABC’s widely popular series Shark Tank draws more than 7 million viewers weekly. Now NBC…

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Media

Radio One Founder Cathy Hughes Produces New Movie About A Black Media Family Dynasty

TV One will air "Media," an original movie that captures the power struggles occuring within a wealthy, black-owned, family business

Radio One Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes joins the bevy of black women making movies.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Chaz Hammonds

Chaz Hammonds Talks Balancing Law School and Entrepreneurship With “Spice”

Find out how this entrepreneur, law student, and philanthropist became an innovative tastemaker, in every sense of the word

Chaz Hammonds, a native of Houston, Texas, is the owner of SoulFitGrill, an all-natural, low…

By Chanel Martin

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Business plan

From the Expert: How to Write a Business Plan That Works

Tips on organizing and composing a quality business plan

An idea without a strong business plan has little chance of getting an investment. As…

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marketing

How Pinterest’s Timing Element Affects Your Marketing (and What You Can Do About It)

How to correctly calculate the Aging or Baking effect on your campaigns

Imagine you’re watching the Indy 500. It’s lap two of the race and you’re thinking…

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real estate

Throwback Thursday: Black Professionals Ban To Invest In Commercial Real Estate

How a group of black doctors and Cincinnati, Ohio, business people pooled their money as first-time investors

It was a bittersweet moment for Carl Satterwhite when he was toasting the purchase of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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app

How I Created an App Under $200 (and Earned Six Figures in Return)

Building an app with the potential to make bank

Almost everyone has an idea for an app, but most people never act on their…

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Instagram

4 Tips for Maximizing Instagram for Your Business

Here’s how to best use Instagram to help boost brand awareness and sales revenue

If you have a product, service, or company that you’re trying to market and you…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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black auto dealers

#BlackBizMatters: Supporting The Nation’s Top Black Auto Dealers

Black Enterprise’s compilation of the nation top black-owned auto dealerships, and why you should buy black

An often-overlooked aspect of racial equality is economic equality. That’s why black-owned businesses are important…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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acknowledging others

Be Relentless With the Three R’s of Business

What separates seasoned, resilient, flexible employees with a timeless approach to business from those with less experience? It's all in how they leverage the three R’s of business

Good business leaders are like wine–we get better with age. We are relentless in pursuing our…

By Cristie Leondis

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relentless

An Invaluable Offering for Closing the Digital Divide

Free data programs are helping to make meaningful progress toward that goal

Recently, a federal appeals court upheld a series of unprecedented new rules that govern almost…

By John Burnett

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mystery shopper

How You Can Earn Extra Money On The Side As An Undercover Shopper

Becoming a mystery shopper is a valid entrepreneurial side hustle or part-time gig

If you love to eat out at restaurants, shop at retail stores, give your opinion…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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investors

Win $1 Million in Cash and In-kind Prizes to Help Get Your Startup Off the Ground

Accelerate Michigan's Innovation Challenge helps entrepreneurs attract investors

Investors and entrepreneurs—many in high-tech fields–are no longer just looking to Silicon Valley or even…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Patterson Law Office

Meet Rhonda L. Patterson: Managing Attorney at Patterson Law Office, LLC  

As a small business owner and mother, Patterson balances life’s challenges while providing excellent service to her clients

As a small business owner and mother, Patterson balances life’s challenges while providing excellent service…

By Chanel Martin

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Franchising

Franchising: The Numbers Tell the Story

The perks of franchising

When people see me speak about franchising, they ask me why I’m so passionate. Well, the…

By Nancy E Williams

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Maya Angelou

After Surviving Funding Shortfall, Maya Angelou Documentary Heads to PBS

‘And Still I Rise’ is the first documentary on life story of the phenomenal poet

Coming soon to public television is And Still I Rise, the first documentary that chronicles…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

hire talent

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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grief

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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