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7 Ways to Fund Your Startup

When you have a startup or a small/medium business that you are looking to get…

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Sports Facility Owner Wins $25,000 in American Small Business Competition

Over 1,500 entrepreneurs competed in the American Small Business Championship

Monte Evans II, co-owner of Competitive Edge Athletic Performance Center, has won a $25,000 grand…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Millennial Accountant Offers Advice on Leaving Your Corporate Job and Starting a Business

"Don’t quit your day job if you can’t go a year or more without a paycheck"

Wilson has his own accounting practice, The WII Group, LLC. He shared his experience launching…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu

This Black-Owned Startup, and Others, are Raising Capital Via Equity Crowdfunding

New funding opportunity has potential to supercharge black-owned startups

WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu shares why equity crowdfunding is right for his startup empowering millennial…

By Brandon Andrews

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Virginia Businessman Evolves from Butcher to Multi-Unit Entrepreneur

Newest plans include opening restaurant; seeking SBA certification

Washington initially started at Miller Meats in 1990 as a butcher, leaning the ins and…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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How to Get On The Shelf of Walmart Stores

Getting your product into Walmart can rocket launch your business

With a global reach and massive sales opportunities, there’s no surprise businesses want to know…

By Samara Lynn

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Echoing Katrina, Harvey Threatens to Devastate Houston’s Black-Owned Businesses

There is likely a long, painful road to recovery ahead for the black businesses that survive

A furious and unforgiving storm, Hurricane Harvey, threatens to derail the incredible progress made by…

By Samara Lynn

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Remembering Dick Gregory: Comedian, Activist, and Entrepreneur

The legendary comic was a health advocate; a passion that drove his business success

Gregory eventually became a successful entrepreneur. A long-time vegan and healthy eating advocate, many may…

By Samara Lynn

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entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs: Here’s Your Chance to Realize Your Wildest Business Dreams

Your video could turn into an amazing opportunity

The entrepreneurs with the most compelling video will win an all-expense paid trip to this…

By Samara Lynn

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Baltimore Black-Owned Juice Bar Squeezes Its Way to Small Business Success

A family tragedy sparked a health-focused business idea

Black Enterprise caught up with Kenny Minor, owner of Xtract Juice Bar in Baltimore, Maryland…

By Nicole K. Webb

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Temper Tantrum

Entrepreneurs, Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable; Here’s How

Understanding the inevitable downsides to launching a business is key to being prepared

As an entrepreneur, your success depends on your ability to get comfortable with the uncomfortable.…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Ways to Improve Yourself This Summer

Self-development is achieved in many ways

Beyond enjoying backyard barbecues and waves at the beach, the summer season is also the…

By Kandia Johnson

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financial planning

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of myFinancialAnswers

Goldman Sachs alum pitches myFinancialAnswers—a new personal finance technology platform—at Shark Tank casting call in Philadelphia

For the eighth stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for…

By Brandon Andrews

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Steve Harvey's Funderdome - Tanya Tibbs - VSmart Bar

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: V-Smart Bar Creator Tanya Tibbs

She won the pitch competition with an innovative woman's product

Tanya Tibbs won $10K to fund the V-Smart Bar on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. She shares…

By Brandon Andrews

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What I Learned about Business from the CEO of the World’s Largest Black-Owned Company

Christina Lewis Halpern of All Star Code uses what her dad taught her to prepare the next generation of leading men of color

Between growing up in segregated Baltimore, playing in segregated Little League, and being a waiter…

By Robin White Goode

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buy black

Black Leadership Forum Sparks #BuyBlack Movement In Houston

Here's more about the 7th Annual Houston Black Leadership Forum and Buy Black Weekend

Hundreds of African American entrepreneurs and professionals recently assembled for a master class on the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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women business owners

Microsoft Set to Kick off Major Event for Small Business Owners Across the Country

A week of free workshops, content, webcasts, events, and more

Small businesses account for 55% of employment in the U.S., according to the Small Business…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott’s 10 Tips for Becoming the Black Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott, serial entrepreneur and founder/CEO of Laugh.ly, outlines how black entrepreneurs can achieve the same level of success as Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Leave behind the notion that black people only achieve success on a field or a…

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Stephens

Janell Stephens Is Taking Camille Rose Naturals to the Top

The former therapist and mother of five discusses how she found success in the natural hair and beauty industry with her brand Camille Rose Naturals

Ms. Stephens’ attention to detail, business savvy, and personal brand has helped her get her…

By Tia Walker

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Nicole Valentine

Corporate to Consultant: Nicole Valentine Uses Mergers and Acquisitions to Dominate in Small Business

Helping small businesses dominate in any industry

Business success advice from Nicole Valentine, an entrepreneur who left her comfy role at a…

By Crystal I. Berger

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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