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Minority Business Development Agency Puts $7.7 Million Toward New Business Centers

New grants will spur innovation and collaboration

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency launched a search for prospective partners…

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3 Skills Schools Should Be Teaching the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

What skills are kids going to need 25 years from now?

In order to help a younger generation of entrepreneurs succeed, there are a few key…

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4 Crucial Factors for Successful Self-Employment

Tips for transitioning into entrepreneurship

The self-employment transition involves going from being an employee to learning how to manage it…

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How to Master the Art of the Follow-Up

Follow these steps to follow-up like a pro

A networking event is just the jumping-off point for starting a new professional relationship…

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Morgan Stanley Shows Its Commitment to Helping Entrepreneurs Move Their Business Forward

Financial services firm hosts event to help business owners elevate their company's success

Morgan Stanley helps entrepreneurs elevate their business with a ‘Business FORWARD: Innovate and Connect’ event…

By Courtney Connley

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3 Initial Steps to Raising a Seed Round

How one successful entrepreneur planned his search for startup capital

The most important step to raising your seed round is finding your first investor. This…

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Win Free Office Space Valued at $55,000

Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Lab Competition provides lucky entrepreneur with mentorship and co-working space in New York City

One fortunate entrepreneur is about to receive a major deal as part of a new…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Questions You Should Ask Before Creating an App For Your Small Business

Here’s what you need to know before investing time and money

Kuty Shalev, founder of Clevertech, gives entrepreneurs five questions they should ask themselves before investing…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Best and Worst Rated Federal Agencies For Minority Contracting

Office of Minority and Women Inclusion reveals performance opportunities

The Office of Minority and Women Inclusion reveals performance opportunities for minority-owned firms.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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8 Ways to Get Free Publicity For Your Small Business or Startup

Good publicity may be more effective in generating sales than good advertising

Good publicity may be more effective in generating sales than good advertising. Try these eight…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Mobile App Helps Small Businesses Manage Social Media Content

A tool that automates the process of sharing relevant content on social media

A tool that automates the process of sharing relevant content on social media.

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Why Miss Jessie’s Book Is A Must Read for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

With refreshing candor about the realities of family and business, author Miko Branch shares how she built a pioneering natural hair business with sister Titi

I’ve always been concerned that not enough attention is paid to the very real challenges…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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5 Top States For Black Businesses

States step in where Uncle Sam falls short, with opportunities for minority entrepreneurs

These states are stepping up to the plate where Uncle Sam falls short, providing opportunities…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Tips for Productivity Learned at Google

Former employee shares four tools to help entrepreneurs be more efficient

Check out four tips to boost your business productivity derived from Google practices.

By Brittany Dandy

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Study: Small Business Owners Unaware Of Credit Card Liability Changes

New rules go into effect in October that may cause serious consequences

New rules go into effect come October that may cause serious consequences for small business…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Groups Offer Black Women $1,000 To Become Angel Investors

Pipeline Fellowship enlists Black MBA Women and BEVisible to help with recruitment

Since the launch of Pipeline Fellowship in April 2011, the percentage of women angel investors…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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(Part 2) Entrepreneurs: How to Systemize Your Business

Polish your brand and save time with these business tech tools

Success, as an entrepreneur and business owner, hinges on your ability to maximize your efficiency…

By Kenny Pugh

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5 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit Regularly

Here are some very useful sites for new and established business owners

Here are some of the most useful sites for small business owners.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Best Ways to Get Your Startup Quality Media Coverage

Here are some tips to generate exposure

Every startup craves media attention and press. They know they need it, they just don’t…

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Periscope: Winning at Disrupting Social Media Advertising

What this new platform means for small business owners

Periscope provides never-before-seen opportunities for small business owners to interrupt with customers.

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