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STEVE HARVEY’S FUNDERDOME - "Episode 104" - Aspiring inventors hoping to win over a live studio audience to fund their ideas, products or companies include: swimsuit pieces that can be used as either a top or a bottom, weighted pompoms, and a plate that converts into a container to store the uneaten portion of kids' meals, on an all-new episode of the seed-funding competition reality series, "Steve Harvey's FUNDERDOME," airing on SUNDAY, JULY 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m.), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Lisa Rose) KIRSTON J. PITTMAN (GRITS CLOTHING)

Kirston Pittman’s Startup, Get Rich in The Struggle (GRITS), Inspires Through Clothing

The apparel serves as a conduit to the message, says the founder

Kirston J. Pittman pitched Get Rich in the Struggle (GRITS) on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. He…

By Brandon Andrews

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11 Ways to Boost Your Small Business’ Cash Flow

These tips can help keep your business "in the black"

Is your business about to flat line? Poor cash management can take you down. Use…

By Dr. Cozette M. White

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#BFF Co-founders (l-r): Sibyl Edwards, Xina Eiland, Erin Horne McKinney, and Melissa Bradley (photo: Brandon Luong)

#BFF is Helping Black Female Founders Succeed in Tech

A unique and positive community to help women thrive in the tech industry

We are a global membership-based organization that offers education and information to help and support…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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girls

Afrocentric Empowerment Dolls Changing the Way Black Girls See Beauty

Former Wall Street executive launches a collection of Afrocentric avatar toys to help black girls, like her daughter, who don't feel pretty

After watching her 4-year-old have a meltdown over her hair, Múkami Kinoti Kimoth created a…

By Selena Hill

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quit your job

4 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job to Grow Your Business

If you spend most of your time working for someone else, your small business can suffer

I  understand the importance of getting a business up and running before leaving a full-time…

By Shakira M. Brown

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Six Things Black People Should Always Hold Valuable

The author expresses his opinion on what we should hold dear in the aftermath of Charlottesville

For having a Black Expo and valuing black businesses and black people, we are called…

By Jerome D. Love

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5 Signs Your Business Is Ready for a Credit Card

A business credit card can take your business to new heights

A major bonus of using your business credit card is the airline miles you could…

By Samara Lynn

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Youngest in Your Family? You’re More Likely to Be Self-Employed, Study Finds

Entrepreneurs are likely the babies of the family

Youngest-born children may be less risk-averse than their older siblings, which makes them more likely…

By Samara Lynn

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Courtney Caldwell and Dr. Tye Caldwell

The ShearShare Power Couple Takes Their Startup to The Next Level

Strategic partnerships are advancing their startup

Since September 2016, Black Enterprise.com has followed the journey of ShearShare, a marketplace which allows salon and…

By Kandia Johnson

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User Interface (Image: Localeur)

Localeur Raises $3 Million to Help Travelers Find Spots Where Locals Hang

After rejections from over a hundred VCs for capital, he raised 3 million from angel investors

Have you ever visited a new location and wanted to know the cool spots where…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs: Here’s Your Chance to Realize Your Wildest Business Dreams

Your video could turn into an amazing opportunity

The entrepreneurs with the most compelling video will win an all-expense paid trip to this…

By Samara Lynn

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Temper Tantrum

Entrepreneurs, Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable; Here’s How

Understanding the inevitable downsides to launching a business is key to being prepared

As an entrepreneur, your success depends on your ability to get comfortable with the uncomfortable.…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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What I Learned about Business from the CEO of the World’s Largest Black-Owned Company

Christina Lewis Halpern of All Star Code uses what her dad taught her to prepare the next generation of leading men of color

Between growing up in segregated Baltimore, playing in segregated Little League, and being a waiter…

By Robin White Goode

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How to Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed as an Entrepreneur

Feeling overwhelmed? We've got tips for you!

Feeling overwhelmed is an inevitable emotion. In fact, it’s an essential part of your growth…

By Kandia Johnson

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work-life balance

Four Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Entrepreneurs, learn how to balance your work and home life—starting today

Many entrepreneurs struggle to find the perfect work-life balance. Learn four effective ways to get…

By Stephanie Chung

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Meet the Tech Founders Connecting You to Pharmacies That Deliver

When you're too sick to pick up your medicine...

After co-founder Halston Prox watched his busy dad struggle to find the time to pick…

By Kandia Johnson

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Music Business Couple Puts Musical Soul Food Fest on the Map

The music power couple's event hosted 12,000 last year

Rejoice Musical Soul Food Radio Network CEO Mike Chandler has been working in every aspect…

By Bil Carpenter

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6 Things to Watch Out for When Building a Fast-Growing Company

You're growing as a company, burning bright...don't trip up

As an entrepreneur, it’s exciting when things take off for your company.

Watching things move fast…

By Samara Lynn

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influencer marketing

4 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Consider Influencer Marketing

How to harness the power of the influential

Influencer marketing includes content creation as well as distribution across social media channels, and this…

By Kandia Johnson

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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