Tag Archives: entrepreneur

Part 1: Star Jones Talks Money, Careers, and Capitalizing on Diversity

Climbing the corporate ladder to be an agent of change

Inclusion is simply good for business. Your consumer base is going to be black, Asian,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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4 Motivational Takeaways From Speaker Hall of Famer Willie Jolley

The renowned motivational speaker offers words of encouragement to businessmen and women

Before making that miraculous move, he asked himself four questions: What’s the best that could…

By Marquita Miller

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Entrepreneur Creates Online Community That Celebrates African Women

Louisa Kinoshi builds an online community for African makeup artists, beauty bloggers, and makeup enthusiasts

Beauty and tech entrepreneur Louisa Kinoshi built an e-commerce platform and online community for African…

By Kandia Johnson

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Tech Founder Creates Online Platform That Sends Customized Care Packages to Seniors

Mary Farrow founded Gramsly, an online platform that curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older

Gramsly, an online platform, curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older.

By Kandia Johnson

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‘Project Runway’ Contestant Laurie Underwood Talks How to Make it on Reality TV

Fashion designer launches her clothing line and plans to grow her business

After seven years of carefully designing her own line, Laurie strives to take her brand…

By Chanel Martin

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Meet the First African American Woman to Hold a Patent for a Natural Hair Product

Gwen Jimmere, 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, talks about how she did it

It can be very difficult to go through the patent process, let alone to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Cool Jobs: How One Young Designer is Charting Her Own Path in the Fashion Industry

Jesstia Usher talks the business behind her clothing line, Eyanatia

Fashion Designer Jesstia Usher talks getting her start in fashion and the highs and lows…

By Courtney Connley

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Dwyane Wade Talks Brand Innovation and Product Development

NBA star turns entrepreneur with new product that enhances athletic performance

Pioneering a new product category dubbed AthleteCare, MISSION uses science and real life insight from…

By Roz A Gee

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Vincent Lee Builds Successful Carpet Cleaning Business From the Ground Floor

Entrepreneur talks persistence, patience and growing a profitable business

Vincent Lee, founder and CEO of I-V-LEE Carpet Cleaning, is a prime example of someone…

By Roz A Gee

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No Money Left Behind: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Going After Government Contracts

Make sure you don't miss out on lucrative business opportunities

LaShonda Bracey doesn’t look for paths that lead to nowhere, instead she blazes her own.

By Roz A Gee

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(Part 2) Entrepreneurs: How to Systemize Your Business

Polish your brand and save time with these business tech tools

Success, as an entrepreneur and business owner, hinges on your ability to maximize your efficiency…

By Kenny Pugh

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Chrisette Michele Launches Clothing Line ‘Rich Hipster Belle’

Songstress wants girls to embrace their curves and 'glamourosity'

The collection includes a variety of looks, specifically designed to fit and flatter shapely women.

By Brittany Dandy

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Nuracode Founder, Iziah Reid, Talks What Inspired His Startup

Tech entrepreneur discusses software company

Two things were important to me: to produce cutting edge technology practically, and to build…

By Chanel Martin

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Dr. Vikki Johnson Unleashes ‘Soul Wealth’ on Entrepreneurs

Tips for building relational equity

Dr. Vikki believes that, all too often, people get caught up in the “ego of…

By Roz A Gee

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BE Modern Man: Meet Celebrity Trainer Hino Ehikhamenor

From champion boxer to motivational trainer

Boxing didn’t lose its luster for Hino, but his curiosity and love for all things…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Make Peace With Your Inner ‘Maverick’

Why the 9-to-5 routine may not be for you

Have you ever considered that, all things being equal, your success and happiness might require…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Concerned Mompreneur Develops Driver Watchdog Device

Device tracks driving and reports emergencies in real time

Christian Johnson never intended on becoming an inventor. But when her son was ready to…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Delatorro McNeal II Delivers Closing Keynote to 80 Countries

The professional speaker talks breaking into the industry

Delatorro was named the closing keynote speaker at The Million Dollar Round Table Annual Convention…

By Roz A. Gee

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SelfieHeat App Rewards Selfie Takers

The most popular personal pics get prizes

“Posting selfies is a big thing now. People like to show off and tell stories,”…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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BE Modern Man: Meet ‘The Disruptor’ Hajj Flemings

A master brand strategist talks about his own brand

Tech entrepreneur and brand strategist Hajj Flemings talks about his own brand and his passion…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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