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This Entrepreneur Grew a 7-Figure Beauty Business with No Prior Experience

Beauty entrepreneur Vivian Kaye talks about her approach to turning a side hustle into a…

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How This College Entrepreneur Juggles School and Business

The Michigan State University student uses his time effectively

William Murphy, an entrepreneur, and junior in college at Michigan State University was fed up…

By Kandia Johnson

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JPMorgan Chase Invests $10 Million to Expand Black Businesses and Growth in D.C.

Sparking economic growth and combating gentrification part of commitment

Banking giant JP Morgan Chase aims to lessen the economic disparity dilemma by investing $10…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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These 5 Passive Investments Earn You Money and Let You Keep Your Day Job

You need to know about passive and semi-absentee franchises

Passive business ownership (also known as absentee or semi-absentee) is a excellent option for the…

By Nancy E Williams

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Jetpack CEO and Founder Fatima Dicko

Black Female-Led Startup Jetpack Takes off With Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Equity crowdfunding can create investing- and wealth-building equity for diverse entrepreneurs

Jetpack CEO and Founder Fatima Dicko talks about her “last-mile” delivery company and running an…

By Brandon Andrews

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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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Black-Owned Investment Company’s $700 Million Project Will Redevelop South Central, LA

Mixed-use project still needs final approval from Los Angeles City Council

Calling its approval a “milestone,” Capri Investment Group has the green light to proceed with…

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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Winner of Pitch Competition Headed to Silicon Valley to Make Her Next Moves

She won the Hiscox "Courage to Pitch" contest and is headed to TechConneXt!

Caudle won the Black Enterprise/Hiscox Insurance small business pitch competition and will be flown to…

By Samara Lynn

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Psyche Terry

CEO Talks Money Mindset Needed to Grow an 8-Figure Business

She keeps all of her goals posted in front of her desk.

Now, with a company reportedly evaluated at $10 million dollars, Terry shares the money mindset…

By Kandia Johnson

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Ray J and business partner, Billy Jones with Scoot-E-Bike at the Staples Center (Image: File)

Just What Is Ray J Doing with a Tech Company?

'At some point, you gotta branch out and start taking the money that you make and investing it.'

I sat down with Ray J to find out why he built his company Raytroniks…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Chicago’s Last Black-Owned Bank Gets $20 Million Cash Infusion

Some say the transaction could help alleviate the violence plaguing The Windy City

To spark economic development activity within the black community, Chicago deposits $20 million into ISF…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Basketmate Funderdome

Brother-and-Sister Entrepreneurs Create Unique Laundry Basket

Their invention means never having to struggle carrying laundry

Najma and Yusuf  Jamaludeen are siblings that collaborated to create an innovative laundry product, BasketMate.…

By Brandon Andrews

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This Entrepreneur’s Mobile Recording Studio Can Save Emerging Artists Big Money

Lets you record high-quality audio whenever from wherever

Brandyn Armstrong is CEO, founder, and inventor of the Studio Stick, a device that allows artists—musicians, podcasters,…

By Brandon Andrews

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She Created Her Product, a Weave Dryer, After Her Grandma Came to Her in a Dream

A weave-lover invents a dryer for women tired of waiting for their weaves to dry

Dr. Michalyn Porter’s Weave Dryer provides a new solution for women with hair extensions. She…

By Brandon Andrews

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How theBOM Makes it Convenient to Shop Black-Owned Businesses

Creating pop-up retail for black-owned businesses

We (theBOM) are a collaborative platform, without the participating brands we would not exist. We…

By Kandia Johnson

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Enjoy-A-Bowl Creator Dr. Joe J. Owens on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Black Vet Invents Innovative Pet Food Bowl After His Dog Begged For Pasta

He invented a unique pet feeding system

On Episode 13 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Dr. Joe J. Owens pitched his product, Enjoy-A-Bowl, in…

By Brandon Andrews

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Spendwith (Image: C. Jibril Sulaiman II)

Spendwith Is Allowing You to Become An Investor

Title III, Regulation CF rules, allows a private company to raise money from anyone through equity crowdfunding

Not only is the company allowing its users to spend with culturally relevant companies, but…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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