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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Corrie Harris Launched Brand Placement Platform For Multicultural Designers

She's helped designers of color land fashion placements in TV and film

When Corrie Harris noticed a disconnect between the mainstream fashion world and multicultural designers, she…

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Anie Akpe Turns Frustration Into Innovation

Entrepreneur creates business card app to make networking easier

For all the talk about the benefits of networking, the fact is that many people…

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Glam University’s Girl Power Sleepover Empowers Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs from across the country came together to get business advice

The highlight of the evening was an intimate Q&A with New York Times best-selling author…

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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Developing Your Dream App

Make sure you have what it takes to set your app apart

True entrepreneurs understand that the real value of an idea comes from its execution. Here…

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Angela Stewart of CloudStewards.com Gives 10 Tips on Skyrocketing Business Growth

CEO of integrated digital marketing and CRM consulting firm shares from experience

If you’re in a B2B (Business to Business) industry, understand your customer’s customer. Understand…

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Brunson Cooper, CEO of Corenic Construction, Builds Business Success

5 core values have contributed to his firm's success

With vertical markets in aviation, automotive, commercial office, higher education, local government, Federal government, retail…

By Roz A Gee

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U.S. Black Chambers Adds To President Obama’s New Executive Actions On Gun Violence

Chamber calls for policies that protect and support the growth of black-owned enterprises

“The correlation between economic disparity and gun violence is grossly missing from the national conversation…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Houston Power Couple Positions Entrepreneurs For Financial Increase

These entrepreneurs have become super successful with network marketing

Success in network marketing wasn’t a reality in many of their former years, and their…

By Roz A Gee

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4 Fascinating Start-Up Entrepreneurs I Met In 2015

I am a geek for smart entrepreneurs and interesting start-ups. Here are four of the most impressive I connected with last year.

Every year, in part through my role as a judge for a number of annual…

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Young Disruptors Launch SENNA: A Multiplatform Series For Hip-Hop and Urban Culture

Founders of SENNA talk changing the way viewers consume and share content

It’s no secret that hip-hop culture is making waves across industries. Several major brands, such…

By Kandia Johnson

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Hiring Slowly? Try Hiring Well

The mantra 'hire slow, fire fast' doesn’t help if you don’t hire well from the start

When it comes to hiring in the business world, you should hire slow and fire…

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Passion To Purpose: DLynn Proctor, Sommelier

Proctor purchases, recommends, pours, and talks about great tasting wines worldwide

A sommelier, or wine steward, is much more than a waiter who serves or suggests…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Real Reason You Should Hire Millennial Talent

Don’t be swayed by age or previous experience. Millennials are often ahead of the game.

Companies are always looking for hot, young talent. If you’re a business owner, hot, young…

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10 Startup Celebrities and What You Can Learn From Their Success

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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What Matters Most to Venture Capitalists

Tips for perfecting your business pitch

To gain advantage over other startups, you need an understanding of your market, a business…

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Business–It’s Not Complicated: 4 Strategic Steps For Success

Entrepreneur and businessman Jay Veal shares his formula for a successful business

Keep in mind, you cannot do everything by yourself. You can’t go into any type…

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The Power of Video Marketing

It's estimated that only 9% of U.S.-based small businesses use YouTube

Only a small amount of US based small businesses use YouTube; only 9% according to…

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Entrepreneurs Raise $2.8 Million On Shark Tank And Kickstarter

Luggage line receives highest valuation in show’s history at $28 million

Trunkster is a new innovative luggage concept that offers zipperless entry, USB ports for charging,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How to Build a $10 Million Business

Here are 5 tips to help take your small business to bigger heights

Getting past $1 million in revenues is a goal that most entrepreneurs would love to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Business of Beauty: Hair Stylist MiMi Luvshair Talks Branding Beyond the Salon Chair

The Alabama native funds a styling competition and gives back to her community

A Birmingham, Alabama native, and a 10-year veteran in the hair industry, MiMi Luvshair is…

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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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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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