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Here’s How To Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

What you need to know to convince people at an elevator pitch competition to give your business money

Many have watched Shark Tank, where contestants pitch products and businesses in hopes of garnering…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Family Business Launches Game-Changing 10-Minute Hair Weaving System via Kickstarter

Martin is one of the co-founders of hair technology startup Myavana, and has been featured in almost every major urban publication

Minute Weave, launched by a family business. is the fastest and easiest weave installation and…

By Chanel Martin

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ES Day 2: What You Don’t Know About Black Venture Capitalists Might Hurt You

Here’s how you can get the money you need from venture capitalists to drive your business to the next level

These financiers who are actively changing the face of investing and are actively seeking to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Need To Raise Money For Your Business? Adhere To These Top Pitch Lab Tips

Learn how to win your share of capital at B.E.'s Entrepreneurs Summit

Here’s why you ought to attend this pitch lab if you need to rise money…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Small Business Owners

Best Credit Cards for Small Business Owners

In honor of National Small Business Week, here is a list of the best bank offers to help meet your needs

In honor of National Small Business Week, here is a list of the best bank…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Eco-Friendly Mompreneur Talks Why Black Families Should Go Green

Easy eco-friendly tips to honor the home and environment on World Earth Day

It’s World Earth Day. And this African-American female owner of an eco-friendly baby products boutique…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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My Brother’s Keeper Led to Over $1 Billion Invested in Brown and Black Boys

Report looks at 2 years of expanding opportunities for young men of color

In response to the president’s call to action, nearly 250 communities in all 50 states…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Lemonade Sippin’: 3 Beyoncé-Inspired Boss Moves for Young Entrepreneurs

Take a cue from the 'Queen' on launching new initiatives and pivoting your brand

Megastar Beyoncé has once again changed the album-dropping game with “Lemonade.” If you’re a young…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Growing Your Tech Startup? Find a Community Outside of Silicon Valley

Here are some tips for growing your tech startup

Here are some tips for growing your tech startup.

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OP-ED: Why Access to Capital Still Matters

A. Shuanise Washington, President and CEO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation discusses the importance of access to capital for minority-owned businesses.

A. Shuanise Washington discusses the importance of access to capital for minority-owned businesses.

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Apply For Free Grants Up To $100,000 From FedEx Small Business Competition

Grants helping for-profit businesses are rare. Need free money, here’s your chance

Grants helping for-profit businesses are rare so if you need free money here’s your chance…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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‘Project Entrepreneur’ Empowers Women-Owned Businesses in NYC

Women entrepreneurs attend 'Project Entrepreneur' business intensive weekend

Women entrepreneurs attend ‘Project Entrepreneur’ business intensive weekend.

By Kandia Johnson

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Waist Gang Winning: 5 Tips for Young Bosses to Turn Product into Profit

Nakeitha "PreMadonna" Felder shares her business journey

Nakeitha “PreMadonna” Felder, CEO of Waist Gang, has become a business and Web sensation, attracting…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Week Of May 1 Big For Black Small Business Owners

Why you should care that National Small Business Week, Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit share same week

Why you should care that National Small Business Week, Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit share same…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Businesswoman Tricia Lee Talks Bouncing Back From Failure

How one entrepreneur reclaimed success following a major entrepreneurial setback

New and seasoned entrepreneurs will disclose that building a business from the ground up isn’t…

By Safon Floyd

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White House Salutes Prison Project and Other Champions of Change

10 champions of change honored for giving fair chance to those with criminal record

See why President Obama is honoring these 10 champions of change for offering a fair…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Marijuana Shops Break Sales Record In April

Retail sales for recreational and medicinal marijuana use up more than 30% during cannabis holiday

It’s no surprise to cannabis retailers that April 20 is the biggest sales holiday in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Spelman Grad and Her Travel Agency Named SBA’s Minority Business of the Year

UNIGLOBE owner and Spelman College alum honored twice in one week

A Spelman grad is making her mark as one of the top UNIGLOBE Travel International…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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3 Common Mistakes Women Make To Get Ahead

But beyond gender inequality, don't let these pitfalls among women in the workplace hurt your career advancement

The push to get more women in senior management positions and to bring gender diversity…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Walton Isaacson CEO Reveals What It Really Takes To Become A Marketing Success Story

Inside the brilliant mind of the CEO of the No. 1 black advertising agency

Get inside the brilliant marketing mind of the co-founder and CEO of the nation’s top…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

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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