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How to Get Certified As a Minority-Owned Business

Step-by-step best practices on declaring your business "minority-owned" from Nav, Inc.

Becoming certified as a minority-owned business allows you to access certain government and private-sector programs…

By Samara Lynn

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SpenDebt Login

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of SpenDebt

Micro-payment debt solution company seeks to help you become debt-free

For the seventh stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for ABC’s…

By Brandon Andrews

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Tunisha Walker, Senior Vice President, Capalino & Company, James Andrews, CEO, SMASHD Ventures, Esosa Ighodaro, Co-founder & President, COSIGN

BE Study Guide Series: Spotting Trends and Opportunities in Tech [Video]

Here's why it's important for businesses of all sizes to grasp the latest tech trends

Influencer marketing is a game changer. “You find people who match the brand’s story and…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Claire Sulmers, Journalist, Founder, Fashion Bomb Daily, Everette Taylor, VP of Marketing, Skurt, LaShonda Johnson, CEO & Co-Founder, The Houston Housewives Finance Official, HHOF, Inc.

BE Study Guide Series: How to Use Technology to Protect and Grow Your Business [Video]

If you are looking for advice on managing your small business, these tips will help you get your marketing, finance, and press efforts in order

How to Use Technology to Protect and Grow Your Business with Claire Sulmers, Journalist, Founder,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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New Business Idea? 3 Ways to Validate It Before Spending a Fortune

These tips can help you determine if you've struck gold ... or a rock

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If you can’t stop thinking about an idea, then it may be time…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Ways to Build a Good Rapport With Current and Prospective Sales Clients

Learning how to build a solid rapport with your sales clients will ultimately help boost your profits

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When it comes to sales, effective communication is key, regardless of your position…

By Stephanie Chung

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Black Asset Management Firms Manage Only 1.1% of the Total $71.4 Trillion in Assets

Black-owned asset management firms are also struggling with diversity issues

Priority, accountability, and pro-activity must exist before the anemic levels of diversity in the asset…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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6 Things to Watch Out for When Building a Fast-Growing Company

You're growing as a company, burning bright...don't trip up

As an entrepreneur, it’s exciting when things take off for your company.

Watching things move fast…

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Top 3 Social Media Small Business Mistakes

Your business Facebook is not the same as your personal Facebook

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Social media is a breeding ground for poor marketing because of its dynamic…

By Sherron Washington

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The New Resume: 7 Must-Haves for Every Media Kit

Whether you are launching a new business or seeking a new career, you need a solid need a media kit

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Media kits are a great way to highlight your successes in a professional…

By Cameka Smith

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This Detroit Entrepreneur Is Tapping into This $47 Billion Market

This serial entrepreneur just dived into the lucrative fuel industry

Moses says he also decided to start ACE Petroleum because the real estate
business is now…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Meagan Ward Founder of Femology

Femology Business Lounge Plans to Help Women-Owned Businesses Thrive

A working space to accommodate the growing women-owned business scene in Detroit

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When Meagan Ward, founder and CEO of Creatively Flawless, met client-turned-business-partner…

By Kandia Johnson

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hashtag props

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the Co-Founder of Hashtag Props

This producer of custom signs recently pitched his small business during the 'Shark Tank' Diversity Tour

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For the sixth stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour,…

By Brandon Andrews

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Jessica Smith, a business counselor at the Women’s Business Center of Northern Virginia, gives us some insight

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

By Kandia Johnson

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mobile bartending

Sumptuous Spirits Is Bringing Luxury Mobile Bartending to Metro Detroit

The one-year-old company targets “social professionals” in entrepreneurial, professional, and corporate communities

Sumptuous Spirits
As a college student at Miles College in Alabama, Lauren Daniels was always…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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living with intention

Living With Intention Allows Your Purpose to Guide Your Life

How finding my purpose prepared me for my entrepreneurial journey

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You never know where your life will lead you. Believe it or not,…

By Cameka Smith

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Bank Black

Why the Bank Black Movement Is Essential to Small Businesses

Black banks have historically been a staple in communities of color and continue to support entrepreneurs and those turned away by large banks

At the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit, a panel of bank owners and professionals discussed the #BankBlack…

By Selena Hill

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Moziah Bridges

Moziah Bridges of Mo’s Bows Talks About Building A Business: Interview

Moziah Bridges gives an in-depth interview about his rapidly growing neckwear business

“When you’re impacting others’ lives in a way that is both inspiring and meaningful, it…

By Rochelle Soetan

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Shark Tank

AOWIE 2017: A Conference for Black Women Inventors

An empowering gathering of female inventors and entrepreneurs

Our conference was filled with women inventors, patent attorneys, manufactures, producers, strategists and directors who…

By Lisa Ascolese

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business presentation

5 Steps to Mastering a Winning Business Presentation

This is how you win over new clients, partners, and investors

At the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit, Jonathan Sprinkles shared tips on how business owners can improve…

By Selena Hill

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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