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4 Lessons for Starting Four Companies in Four Years

Starting numerous companies within a short period of time can teach valuable leadership lessons

Every entrepreneur has a different path and journey. Here are four valuable lessons learned one…

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What I Learned From Starting a Business From Scratch

Dasiy Jing got her start as a YouTube vlogger. Now, she manages a successful business with an all-female team

As a young entrepreneur and YouTube vlogger, here’s what I learned about running a business…

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pay gap

5 Tips for Raising the First Round of Capital for Your Startup

Advice to fellow founders preparing to raise Series A funding for the first time

Black and Latino entrepreneurs are shut of out funding circles for the most part. Companies…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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President-elect

SmallBiz, Taxes, Bankruptcy and The (Dubious) Donald

Donald Trump is no genius when it comes to business

As a minority small business owner, the idea of a Trump presidency sounds very scary…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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DeVon Franklin

This Faith-Based Producer Inks Big Deal With Major Network

Under the multiyear pact, Franklin will produce and develop film content for the studio

See how faith-based producer DeVon Franklin inked a deal with 20th Century Fox, under the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Steve Rasmussen

CEO Spotlight: Nationwide’s Steve Rasmussen on the Side of Diversity and Inclusion (Part 1)

Nationwide has managed to ingrain diversity into its DNA

In part one of BE’s exclusive interview with Steve S. Rasmussen, the CEO opens up…

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Angel Rich

Meet The Game Changing Founder Of The Wealth Factory

The ed-tech entrepreneur is building games that teach financial literacy

Angel Rich, the co-founder and CEO of The Wealth Factory Inc., is an ed-tech entrepreneur…

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Corporate Jobs

Here’s Why Young Women Are Leaving Corporate Jobs

Black women receive less than 1% of venture capital funding, despite the fact that the number of black women starting businesses has more than tripled

A new study reveals that nearly 90% of millennial female entrepreneurs are leaving corporate jobs…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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nonprofits

Black Startup Founder Wins $500,000 To Help Nonprofits Raise Money

WeDidIt scores big at 43North annual business pitch competition

Sulaiman “Su” Sanni, the founder of WeDidIt, won the 43North annual business pitch competition and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Byron Allen

Byron Allen Moves Ahead With $10B Racial Discrimination Suit

Charter Communications cited for lack of contracting with 100% African American-owned media

A federal judge has approved Byron Allen’s $10 billion lawsuit against Charter Communications for lack…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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43North

43North Awards $5 Million to 8 Startups in Business Pitch Competition

Black founders among winning startups to walk away with cash prizes

Find out about the Black founders among the winning startups to walk away with cash…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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PR Firm

PR Firm Gives Employees the Gift that Keeps on Giving

This PR firm offers 30 paid vacation days, along with many other perks designed to help employees achieve a work-life balance

After offering employees extended vacation and added perks, PR firm owner Monique Tatum discovered better…

By Kali Wilder

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predatory lending

Helping Minority and Women Small Business Owners Combat Predatory Lending

Four CDFIs are honored with 2016 Small Business Leader Awards, because of their service as mission-driven lenders

Several community development financial institutions are working to help minority and women small business owners…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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finance

Finance ‘n Stilettos Wealth Retreat for Black Women

This retreat will teach women how to match their financial planning with their buying power

Finance ‘N Stilettos wealth retreat for black women is teaching critical planning in an environment…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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power of broke

The Power of Broke: Making Success Your Only Option

Being broke can be the biggest driver for reaching success

The latest book by Shark Tank star Daymond John preaches the power of broke as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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branding

8 Branding Mistakes You’re Probably Making

These seemingly harmless branding “don’ts” can cause major setbacks

Years of hard work on a brand can be wiped out in a single day,…

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millennials

6 Important Things to Remember About Your Millennial Colleagues

To understand the rising millennial workforce, relate to them instead of underestimating them

As millennials now make up 53.5 million people in the American workforce, it’s time you…

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funding

Startup Funding: What Are Your Options?

An expert on startup financing shares the options you have at your disposal for outside funding

Wondering how to attract funding and other sources of outside capital? Here are a few…

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marketing

This Is An Unusually Successful Marketing Strategy

Collaboration could be the piece that is missing from your current marketing plan

Check out these few unusually successful marketing strategies that, when implemeted, may be what takes…

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parenthood

Get These 2 Things Right and Have It All

You can have it all, if you learn how to prioritize and delegate

Check out this valuable insight detailing how you may be able to have it all…

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How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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