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Crack-Up with Comedian Capone at BE Women of Power Summit

The notorious funnyman brings the laughter to Hollywood

Comedian Capone joins R&B sensation Johnny Gill as live entertainment for this highly-anticipated 2016 Women…

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Hey, Entrepreneur! Is Your Elevator Pitch Worth $10,000? Prove It.

Submit your two-minute video pitch for a chance to win at the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit has officially opened its highly-anticipated Elevator Pitch Competition, ready for…

By Safon Floyd

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[TechConneXt Summit] Day 2: Diversity, Finance, Opportunities, and Success

Another full day is scheduled at Black Enterprise's first tech conference

Today the agenda is full of informative sessions on trends, gaming, music, strategizing, and more.

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[TechConneXt Summit] Day 1: Investing and Ascending

The inaugural Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit kicks off in Silicon Valley

Students, engineers, professionals, executives, and tech pioneers have gathered for two days of collaboration,…

By Safon Floyd

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[TechConneXt Summit] Sequoia Blodgett Talks Millennials in Tech

Draper University Entrepreneur-in-Residence brings expertise to inaugural tech summit

Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Draper University and star of ABC Family’s reality series, Startup U, Sequoia Blodgett,…

By Safon Floyd

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[TechConneXt Summit] David Drummond Talks Tech

The Google SVP will give insight into being in a position of power in Silicon Valley.

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, and Chief Legal Officer of Google David Drummond will be…

By Safon Floyd

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Mayor Johnson

[TechConnext Summit] Mayor Kevin Johnson Confirmed for TechConneXt

The first African American mayor of Sacramento to speak at inaugural event

Kevin Johnson, the first African American mayor of the City of Sacramento, will be in…

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[TechConnext Summit] Top 10 Reasons to Attend BE TechConneXt

In addition to the obvious opportunities, here are a few reasons you should be at the BE TechConneXt Summit

Black Enterprise invites you all; career-seekers, mid-level professionals, tech entrepreneurs, and diversity seeking companies to…

By Safon Floyd

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Robert M. Beavers Jr.

McDonald’s First African American Senior Executive and Board Member Passes Away

Robert M. Beavers Jr. served with distinction between 1982 and 1999

McDonald’s first African American senior executive and board member, Robert M. Beavers Jr., passes away…

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Entrepreneurs Summit: Business On Demand

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Black Enterprise proudly presents the newly launched Entrepreneurs Summit On-Demand videos for you to enjoy…

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Meet the Young Creative Who Left Corporate America to Jumpstart Her Floral Design Business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks stepping out on faith to start her own business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks the challenges and triumphs of leaving her job in…

By Courtney Connley

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Diishan Imira, Mayvenn Inc.

How One Entrepreneur Raised $3 Million in Venture Capital Funding by Selling Hair Extensions

Mayvenn, Inc. CEO talks introducing the black hair market to Silicon Valley

Young entrepreneur talks merging the markets of Silicon Valley with the black hair industry

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How One Tech Entrepreneur Raised $18 Million in Venture Capital Funding

The Resumator founder talks raising capital and growing his business outside of Silicon Valley

The Resumator CEO talks raising $18 million in venture capital funding and growing his business…

By Courtney Connley

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NeNe Leakes, Egypt Sherrod and More on Our World with Black Enterprise

Hosts Paul Brunson and Patricia Cesaire get insights from today's leading entrepreneurs

NeNe Leakes, Egypt Sherrod and more to appear on this weekend’s new episode of Our…

By Courtney Connley

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Small Businesses

Top 21 Worst States for Minority-Owned Businesses

Iowa comes in as the worst state for minority entrepreneurs

Data from the SBA’s Office of Advocacy and Bloomberg Businessweek show the worst states offering…

By Courtney Connley

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PayPal Launches PassPort Website to Help Small Businesses

PayPal's latest website helps small businesses go global

Paypal launches their PassPort website to help small businesses increase their global sales

By Courtney Connley

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SBA to Update Small Business Size Limits for Nearly 500 Industries

Thousands of large companies to become small businesses in July

The Small Business Administration has announced plans to expand the size standards for companies eligible…

By Courtney Connley

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What It Takes to Win in Business and in Sports—Twice!

Two-time Super Bowl champ GM of NY Giants shares tips on finding and keeping talent in a competitive environment--from sports to business

New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese helped his team win two Super Bowl Championships.…

By Alan Hughes

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Citizens Bank President Pushes for Workforce and Industry Diversity at Chamber

Citizens Bank Pennsylvania remains committed to building the region’s economy, workforce and diversity.

Because Citizens is actually over capitalized, its business loan business is up 20 percent when…

By C. Daniel Baker

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The Business Trailblazers and Titans of Black America

The 40 most powerful African Americans in business-and how they shaped our world

When black enterprise published its first issue four decades ago, the era was marked by…

By Derek T. Dingle

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