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Top Reasons Why Small Business Owners Should Collect User Data

User data is very important especially for a small business owner. Here’s why.

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Coolest Cooler Raises Over $11 Million, New Kickstarter Record

The Coolest Cooler is the new record holder with more than 52,000 Kickstarter backers pledging…

Open Call For Companies Seeking $1.2 Million Or less In Capital

The deadline for well-prepared entrepreneurs seeking up to $1.2M in capital to apply to the…

3 Tips For Meeting Great Investors

In choosing an investor, it’s critical you are able to seek out the right partners.…



Franchise Profile: Sean and Shannon Verdun Become A Small Business Success Story

Colbert-Ball is one of just a handful of black-owned successful franchise concepts. A entrepreneurial couple…

Ex-NFL Player Tim Biakabatuka Expands Bojangles Franchise Operations

Tim Biakabatuka, a former running back for the University of Michigan and Carolina Panthers, entered…

Franchise Spotlight: 6 Things To Look Out For When It’s Time To Get Out

Exiting a franchise? Things to consider before telling your franchisor goodbye.

Getting Started


New ‘Green Rush’ As Angel Investors Feverishly Back Marijuana Startups

It appears that cannabis is the next great American frontier—the “green rush”—and Wealthy investors are…

Thinking Inside The Box: 6 Steps to Your Own Subscription Box Company

Whatever your fancy, there’s a box out there to tickle it. Here’s how to start…

Ready, Set … No: The #1 Reason You Should Not Launch Your Business

Budding entrepreneurs, don’t get distracted by the hype. Starting a business requires research and market…

Home Based


YouTube Star Spotlight: How MahoganyCurls Tutorials Are Blowing Up Natural Hair

How Jessica Lewis, a stay-at-home mom utilized Internet marketing and social media to launch a…

White House: 9 Critical Facts About American Families And Work

A new report by the president’s council of economic advisers lays out nine critical facts…

5 Home-Based Business Ideas

It doesn’t matter if you’re hoping to kick-start a full-time business out of your home…

Tools & Resources

The Business of Mommy Blogging

8 Tips For Building A Successful Business Blog

Having a great Web platform for promoting yourself and your business is key as an…

Wells Fargo Launches Startup Accelerator

Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator is offering funds and mentoring for entrepreneurs. Find out more.

Student-Run Fund Invests In Student Startups

First Round Capital’s student operated Dorm Room Fund recently invested $20,000 in Prayas Analytics, the…

Your Business

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Top Reasons Why Small Business Owners Should Collect User Data

User data is very important especially for a small business owner. Here’s why.

Labor of Love: Teia Harris Explains Her Love for Publicity

Teia Harris, founder of the PR firm Love Publicity making a name for herself nationwide…

Urban Business Roundtable Spotlight On Truck Dealer Stephen W. Neal

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable: K. Neal International Trucking CEO Stephen W. Neal,…

Women of Power


REGISTER NOW: Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit’s 10th Anniversary

It will be a landmark year for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in…

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Venus Williams

Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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