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B.E. 100s

Lessons from the BE 100s: The 2017 Auto Dealer of the Year

While working on the Black Enterprise Auto Dealer of the Year story (in our May-June…

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The Fishing Caddy CEO Joe Pippins on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: Fishing Caddy Creator Joe Pippins

Fishing Caddy CEO Joe Pippins pitched his business on "Steve Harvey's Funderdome" and won $20,000. Learn more about his story.

Fishing Caddy CEO Joe Pippins pitched his business on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome; winning $20,000. He…

By Brandon Andrews

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Wonderffle Waffle Iron Creator Mike Bradford on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: Wonderffle Stuffed Waffle Iron Creator Mike Bradford

His gadget for creating stuffed waffles, earned him $50,000

On Episode 3 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Mike Bradford from Texas pitched his product, the…

By Brandon Andrews

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The 45 Greatest Moments in Black Business Series Continues

Black Enterprise's countdown of the milestones of the largest black-owned businesses continues into the next couple of weeks

For the past few weeks we’ve been presenting a web series on the truly monumental…

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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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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Meet Black Enterprise’s Top Companies For Supplier Diversity

The top companies for supplier diversity and why they made our list

So what does it take to become one of BLACK ENTERPRISE’s Top Companies for Supplier…

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 34: How R. Donahue Peebles’ Historic Real Estate Deal Became A $127 Million Payday

A boycott gave this African American an incredible business opportunity

Peebles makes history in 2002 when his BE 100s real estate firm completes development of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 36: Essence Sale Continues Debate Over Black Ownership

Sale of "The Voice for Today's Black Women" caused an uproar in the media world

Essence Communications Partners sells the remaining 51% of the company that publishes the leading black…

By Derek T. Dingle

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 38: Indecorp Buys a $100 Million White-Owned Bank

This is a true "first-time ever," in black business history

Independence Bank of Chicago becomes the first African American financial institution to acquire a healthy…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Nick F.

Nick F. Nelson’s ‘Stay Tuned’ Offers Tips on Work-Life Balance

This book will help you find success in both life and career

Nick F. Nelson’s debut book. “Stay Tuned: Balancing Faith, Family and Career Without Comprising You,”…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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gift guide

#BuyBlack: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for the Fly Professional

Keeping it trendy by keeping it in the community.

Check out this epic gift guide featuring some of the coolest products for the young,…

By Safon Floyd

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Google

11 Black Owned Businesses That You Should Know and Support

Here are a few more black-owned businesses that you must check out, Part II

Check out this list of 11 black owned businesses that you should know and support…

By Patrice Tartt

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black owned

11 Black-Owned Businesses That You Should Know and Support

There is power in the black dollar, Part I

Included are 11 black owned businesses that are highly recommended along with detailed information on…

By Patrice Tartt

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black-owned

#BlackBizMatters: 10 Black-Owned Counterparts to Your Favorite Tech

Here are some tech products, apps, and services that are black-owned and could be used in place of the tech you may already use

“Build our own” is a strong sentiment from the Black Enterprise audience, whenever we cover…

By Samara Lynn

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successful people

These Chicago Black-Owned Spas Give You a Taste of the Good Life

Uplift while being uplifted

Recuperate, rejuvenate, relax and refocus at these black-owned spas in Chicago where you can experience…

By Safon Floyd

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5 Black Miami Entrepreneurs You Need to Know

As if the sunny, beachy haven could get any better, these black business moguls add their touch to paradise

As Black Enterprise gears up to head to South Florida for the 2016 Entrepreneurs Summit,…

By Safon Floyd

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Last Chance to Nominate Your Favorite Small Business

The deadline for this search is Tuesday, March 22nd, so we need you to get to submitting!

Black Enterprise is searching for the best small business to be honored at the 2016…

By Safon Floyd

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New Mobile App to Harness Capacity of $1.3 Trillion Collective Buying Power of the Black Community

A dollar circulates in the black community only six hours

WHEREU, a new mobile app, is the best mobile guide when looking for black-owned businesses…

By Chanel Martin

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Elevator Pitch Competition Deadline Extended!

You now have a little under a week to perfect and submit your pitch. Best of luck!

Black Enterprise just announced that we have so graciously extended the submission deadline of the…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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