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Small Business

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The Key to Setting Your Business Apart From the Competition

To stand out in today’s marketplace, every business needs a “Unique Selling Proposition.”

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Access to Working Capital Is the Top Priority For Business Owners

For new businesses, especially those that are minority-owned, having access to working capital—which is used…

[TechConnext Summit] Silicon Valley Billionaire Tim Draper Talks Investing In Millennials at BE TechConneXt

Tech Venture Capitalist Tim Draper discusses his reality television series, Startup U, for millennial entrepreneurs.

Wells Fargo Invests $1.2 Million to Fuel Black, Hispanic, Asian, and LGBT Chambers of Commerce

Multinational bank Wells Fargo extends it commitment to help minority-owned business through grant and leadership…



How Couples Can Buy a Franchise to Start a Family Business

Here are several tips to consider before making that leap of faith to become franchisees.

4 Tips For Financing a Franchise

Plan on needing to have a credit score of at least 680 and a net…

Changes In Franchising Model To Hit Minorities The Hardest

New labor ruling could negatively impact minority businesses which represent 20% of all franchisees.

Getting Started

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6 Questions to Ask Before Saying ‘I Do’ to a Business Partner

Here’s what you need to know when choosing a partner or co-founder to help run…

500 Startups To Raise $200 Million For Fourth Fund

This year alone McClure has had some tough conversations around Silicon Valley’s lack of diversity…

Harlem Non-Profit Provides Women with Job Skills, Education, and Income

Check out how this non-profit is changing the lives of women, fighting to make a…

Home Based

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Women Make Up a Whopping 86% of Etsy Sellers

A recent report says women make up a whopping 86% of Etsy sellers.

Texas Governor Signs Law Abolishing Natural Hair Braiding Regulations

Texas no longer to treat hair braiders like barbers, ending a 20-year battle against unfair…

Bridesmaid for Hire: Monetize Your Place at the Alter

Jen Glantz’s start-up, allows brides to hire her as a bridesmaid for wedding party needs.…

Tools & Resources


The Best and Worst Rated Federal Agencies For Minority Contracting

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

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

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

Mobile App Helps Small Businesses Manage Social Media Content

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

Your Business

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4 Motivational Takeaways From Speaker Hall of Famer Willie Jolley

Before making that miraculous move, he asked himself four questions: What’s the best that could…

Ericka Winters Discusses Starting Up and Standing Out

Ericka Winters, a human hair retailer, talks business strategy.

4 Brands Winning With Mobile Marketing Strategies

Brands getting big results from mobile marketing strategies.

Women of Power

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[2016 Women of Power Summit] Register for Empowerment Now

Registration is officially open for the 2016 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, March 9th-12th,…

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Save the Date: Women of Power Summit 2016

Black Enterprise has officially announced that the 2016 Women of Power Summit will be held…

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