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Black Entrepreneurs In NYC: Private Shark Tank Casting Call In New York Underway

Minority and women-owned startups need to get their “pitch” on for a chance to secure millions

A private NYC Casting Call event for ABC’s Shark Tank it taking place on April…

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Why Every Entrepreneur Needs To Grab These Unique Opportunities

Forging your own specific path is a vital step in becoming a successful entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur means you are able to identify opportunities at the right time and…

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Co-Working Spaces Can Kill Productivity, But…

The upsides and downsides of sharing a work space

There are several benefits of co-working spaces, but these don’t come minus a few drawbracks.…

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This Baltimore Startup Is Part of Dreamit Accelerator’s New EdTech Cohort

Entering an accelerator is helping these black founders and other startups thrive and survive longer than nonaccelerated firms

Entering an accelerator makes a lot of sense for startup founders. The survival rates of…

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National Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Diversity Leaders

Council recognizes diversity leaders for positive impact on companies

On Wednesday, May 18th, the 2016 National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Awards will recognize…

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Entrepreneurs Summit: Meet The Sisterhood of Angel Investors

Learn how Simone Castillo is helping to fund women-owned businesses

it wasn’t until Castillo attended the White House Women Economic Summit in New York in…

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Tax Return Filers Beware of Fraud Among Liberty Tax Service Preparers

A string of Liberty Tax franchises have been shut down across the country

Find out why a string of Liberty Tax franchises have been shut down across the…

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6 Effective Marketing Tactics to Borrow From Big Businesses

Even without a big budget, it’s still possible to have a strong marketing strategy

Established businesses have one obvious advantage over their younger counterparts: Deep pockets. Here are six…

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5 Fast Ways To Get Your Customer Referrals

Here's how to get customers to refer their friends and family to use your service or product

Word of mouth is still one of the greatest marketing tools in business. Whether it…

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“Boss” Cameka Smith Talks Making Social Media Work for You

The successful entrepreneur offers strategies and solutions to leverage your social media presence

Learn how to utilize social media to take your business to the next level.

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Miss Jessie’s Miko Branch Lights Up Twitter Chat

7 valuable lessons learned from Miko Branch during the #BESummit Twitter Chat

Miss Jessie’s co-founder and CEO Miko Branch opened up about lessons she learned along with…

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Why Lazy Employees Are the Biggest Asset to Your Business

Frequently, it’s the lazy employees who will push your company to develop more efficient systems and processes

Being a workaholic is overrated. It’s stressful, time-consuming, and completely unnecessary.

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How To Avoid These 5 Spending Mistakes In Business

If you don't want your business to fail, avoid these common spending mistakes

If you don’t want your company to fail, avoid these common spending mistakes in business.

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9-5 and 6-10: How to Find Work-Work Balance

How an entrepreneur successfully pursues all her goals at once (Part 4)

We’ve reached to those who are successfully maintaining work/work balance to offer you tips that…

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The Pros and Cons of Owning a Franchise

Should you or should you not let others do the work for you?

Find out why you should, or perhaps you shouldn’t, take on a franchise as your…

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Nas and Hennessy Introduce New Campaign

Not only is Nas one of hip-hop's greatest lyricists, he's an Emmy award-winning voiceover artist

Not only is Nas one of hip-hop’s greatest lyricists, he’s an Emmy award-winning voiceover artist.

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Nas Talks About His Love for Hennessy and Venture Capital

Learn how the hip-hop artist, entrepreneur and startup investor is pushing the limits of his potential

2016 marks the 4th year in a row that the rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and…

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Psychiatrist Dr. Janet Taylor Talks Coping with Failure

A look at what we experience in failure and how to convert that experience into success

Psychiatrist Dr. Janet Taylor recently spoke to BlackEnterprise.com about the psychological effects of failure in…

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Celebrated Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Receive Spirit of Africa Award at Gala Event

Harlem Business Alliance Honors Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson, Carol’s Daughter’s Lisa Price

The pionieering entrepreneurs represent why black business matters

See why Carol’s Daughter Founder Lisa Price and celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson represent Black Business…

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6 Ways Growing Startups Can Hire Top Talent On a Small Budget

Here’s how you can afford the best and the brightest talent for your startup or small business

Every entrepreneur wants to attract top talent with outstanding capabilities to grow their enterprises. But…

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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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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