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BE 100s: 2016 Report on the Nation’s Largest Black Businesses

Despite last year’s sluggish performance, BE 100s companies seek to revive their fortunes by aggressively employing tech, revamping business strategies, and connecting with millennials

The BE 100s have adopted a new attitude.
It has been a challenging year for a number…

By Kali Wilder

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Brown Capital Management’s Small Company Team Named Morningstar’s U.S. Fund Manager of the Year

Congrats Brown Capital Management! Job well done

The stars are shinning bright for Brown Capital Management this year. A small, talented team…

By Kenneth Meeks

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What You Need To Know About Entrepreneurship

5 lessons on entrepreneurship from one of the nation’s largest black-owned businesses

The son of preacher man, jazz musician and BE 100s CEO, Quintin E. Primo III…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Walton Isaacson CEO Reveals What It Really Takes To Become A Marketing Success Story

Inside the brilliant mind of the CEO of the No. 1 black advertising agency

Get inside the brilliant marketing mind of the co-founder and CEO of the nation’s top…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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This 28-Year-Old Went From Car Trunk Sales To Whole Foods

The 28-year-old entrepreneur is profiting off of a family recipe

Nailah Ellis-Brown, 28-year-old entrepreneur, is profiting off of a family recipe.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Millionaires Corner: ChemicoMays’ Leon Richardson Nurtures Emerging Entrepreneurs

Lessons from CEO of $85 million black-owned chemical supply company

Lessons from CEO of $85 million black-owned chemical supply company.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Millionaire’s Corner: Quintin Primo Talks Surviving A Failed Business To Building A $4 Billion Asset Firm

Lesson from the top 100 black businesses on why owners should never give up

Lessons from the top 100 black businesses on why entrepreneurs should never give up. Here…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New Startup Accelerator Addresses Needs of Minority and Women Entrepreneurs Who Have Limited Access

Tech accelerator provides access to contacts and capital

Limited access to private equity and debt financing remain factors which inhibit the growth of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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In Memoriam: Black Investor and Icon Lou Holland

From a farm boy to a respected stock picker, Holland grew his investment firm to $4 billion in assets under management

From a farm boy to a respected stock picker, Holland grew his investment firm to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Co-Founder of CommongroundMGS Talks Navigating a Career in Advertising and Marketing

Ahmad Islam shares game-changing business advice and lessons learned

I would tell my younger self to prepare for an incredible journey. And I’d also…

By Kandia Johnson

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BE100s CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd featured on TODAY Show

The morning show introduced her as "the first African American woman with a billion-dollar business."

Bryant Howroyd’s Torrance, California-based company is No. 2 on the 2014 BE100s Industrial/Service Companies list…

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Jenell R. Ross Discusses Father Bob Ross’ Auto Legacy

Continuing the vision

“sLearn all you can about your industry. No one can take your knowledge away from…

By Brittany Dandy

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Black Investment Bank To Help Improve America’s Infrastructure

BE 100s CEO is part of new business leader council on infrastructure

Black investment bank among new leadership council charged with improving the nation’s roads and infrastructure.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Turnaround Kings: BE 100s Financial Services Company of the Year

Vista Equity Partners team prove themselves masters of rebuild and returns

By applying its proprietary operating principles (the details of which were not fully disclosed), Vista…

By Alan Hughes

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The Magicians of Madison Avenue: BE Ad Agency of the Year

Walton Isaacson combines analysis and creative wizardry to fuel company growth

According to Walton, it takes a particular mindset to succeed at the firm. “I would…

By Alan Hughes

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Pipeline to Power: BE’s Industrial/Service Company of the Year

By fueling sales with integrity, teamwork, and healthy competition, Hightowers Petroleum has doubled its earnings over the past five years

“Bad times are great times for small, innovative, and emergent businesses to take advantage of…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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High Velocity: Black Enterprise’s African American Auto Dealer of the Year

Quality of service and dealer-owner operations helped March Hodge weather the storm and speed past the competition

Game changers: March (L) and Hodge combined their dealerships to help grow a top auto…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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BE 100s: Accelerate Your Business

41st Annual Report On Black Business

Get ready to take your company through a business environment that promises to be even…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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What It Takes to Accelerate Your Business

I want to share with both newly minted entrepreneurs and established business owners that you…

By Earl Graves, Jr.

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BE 100s: Behind the Names

How the nation’s black-owned businesses develop household products we can’t do without

Long lines at tollbooths are becoming a thing of the past for motorists using E-ZPass.…

By Alan Hughes

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