Tag Archives: entrepreneurs

ES Day 2: 5 Takeaways from Driving Sales Using Social Media

Panelists at Black Enterprise's Entrepreneurs Summit advise how to use social media successfully for business

Social media makes this a great time to be an entrepreneur.

By Samara Lynn

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Interior Design

How This Working Mom Made a Successful Transition From Interior Design to Education

Tutor Doctor owner shares her journey of finding her calling

Nika Fouquet opens up about how she successfully transitioned from the interior design business to…

By Courtney Connley

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First African American Woman to Receive Harvard MBA Opens Up About Lessons Learned (Part II)

Barrier-breaking entrepreneur talks succeeding in a male-dominated industry

Barrier-breaking entrepreneur talks succeeding in a male-dominated industry.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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4 Ways To Get Money For Your Business – Which is Right for You?

Assessing what your business needs now and how you should go about getting it

In starting a business you must be tactful. Take a look at the cheat sheet…

By Safon Floyd

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9-5 and 6-10: Balancing Your Day Job with Your Night Hustle (Part 3)

Actress and entrepreneur, Sirita Wright, offers tips on successfully pursuing all of your dreams; simultaneously

We’re now on Part 3 of the 5 part series exploring the balancing act an…

By Safon Floyd

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Adekunle Ayodele

Mixle is Like ‘Match.com’ for Business

Mixle helps business professionals mingle with other like-minded professionals at events

Mixle helps business professionals mingle with other like-minded professionals at events.

By Samara Lynn

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How to Operate Small While Supplying Big in Business

Tips for winning that big supplier contract

There is most certainly a way to get in the game operating small, and a…

By Safon Floyd

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9-5 and 6-10: Balancing Your Day Job with Your Night Hustle

Entrepreneur, Kandia Johnson, offers tips on successfully pursuing all of your dreams, simultaneously, part 2 of 5

BlackEnterprise.com solicits experts to offer tangible tips on how entrepreneurs can go about balancing your…

By Safon Floyd

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young entrepreneur

Angels and Unicorns: Black Women-Owned Businesses Grow But Raise Very Little Seed Money

A number of groups now cater to women investors and entrepreneurs

Black women represent the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S., with the number of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Chef Miguel Trinidad

[Watch] The Cannabis Market: Cannabis Entrepreneurs Create Culinary Magic

Part 2 - Renowned chef Miguel Trinidad and events expert Doug Cohen take diners to the 99th Floor

The legalization of marijuana in several states is prompting connoisseurs, investors, and entrepreneurs to savor…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Yvette Noel, CEO of U.DO.U, Shares Top Reasons For Starting a Fitness Brand

The top 5 reasons for starting a fitness brand

Yvette Noel, CEO and co-founder of U.DO.U, based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, shares the…

By Roz A Gee

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Code2040

Calling All Entrepreneurs of Color: Get Your CODE2040 Residency Application Submitted

Get your applications in quickly for Code2040's Entrepreneur in Residence program

Code2040 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black and Hispanics in…

By Samara Lynn

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Erwin & Twiler Portis

Houston Power Couple Positions Entrepreneurs For Financial Increase

These entrepreneurs have become super successful with network marketing

Success in network marketing wasn’t a reality in many of their former years, and their…

By Roz A Gee

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4 Fascinating Start-Up Entrepreneurs I Met In 2015

I am a geek for smart entrepreneurs and interesting start-ups. Here are four of the most impressive I connected with last year.

Every year, in part through my role as a judge for a number of annual…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Adrian Grant and Patrice Drew, founders of SENNA

Young Disruptors Launch SENNA: A Multiplatform Series For Hip-Hop and Urban Culture

Founders of SENNA talk changing the way viewers consume and share content

It’s no secret that hip-hop culture is making waves across industries. Several major brands, such…

By Kandia Johnson

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Raleigh-Durham Is Startup Capital of the South

American Underground leads nation in funding, jobs, and minority-led businesses

Raleigh-Durham is the startup capital of the South. American Underground leads nation in year in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Photo of Dayira Jones and Bianca Jones of Ladies Who Lunch

Young Trailblazers Create Empowerment Movement For Entrepreneurs

Atlanta-based empowerment movement creates series of events for current and aspiring entrepreneurs

Atlanta-based empowerment movement creates series of events for current and aspiring entrepreneurs.

By Kandia Johnson

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Odyssey Media Blazed The Country With ‘In The Black’ Tour

Women across the country were equipped with relevant, cutting-edge tools for success

Odyssey Media wrapped up their fall tour, ‘In the Black,’ a 15-city tour of high-end,…

By Roz A Gee

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Fred McKinney, Managing Director of Minority Business Programs, Tuck-Dartmouth

Fredrick McKinney: Creating a Path For Minority Business Owners

Helping diamonds shine in the rough

“I started a lawnmower business with a friend in junior high school because money was…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Successful Women Entrepreneurs Share the Business Rules They Didn’t Follow

Incredibly inspiring women reveal their secrets to success

In business, there are those who follow traditional rules for success—and those who prefer to…

By Kandia Johnson

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