Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

passion

Self-Taught Chef Turns Passion into Profit with A Unique Twist

Omar Walters talks monetizing passion for success

When it comes to monetizing your passion there are many paths to success. For Omar…

By Kandia Johnson

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sales team

5 Steps to Building and Managing a Winning Sales Team

Building an excellent sales team is a key factor for business success

What makes a business successful? One of the key factors is an excellent sales team.…

By Stephanie Chung

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape

Part 2, Jason Town's continues to share his story on how he has helped diversify the venture capitalist sphere

Jason Towns, the founder of Groundwork, tells BE how he got involved in the investment…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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pitch video

#BE30DayChallenge Week 2: Creating A Great Pitch Video

Telling a great story is key to getting financial backers

Week one of the #BE30DayChallenge: Launching A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign, talked about cultivating donors. Now…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape [Part 1]

Jason Towns' Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is supporting untapped excellence in the innovation space

Jason Towns tells BE how his Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is helping minorities…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Earl G. Graves Sr., Chairman & Publisher, Black Enterprise

Join Us in Houston, America’s Next Great Black Business Mecca

We hope to see you at the 2017 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

More than 1,000 business leaders and entrepreneurs are expected to attend the 2017 Black Enterprise…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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SCORE

SCORE Offers Free Help and Benefits for Small Businesses

SCORE is an excellent resource for getting business advice and mentorship for little to no cost

Learn more about SCORE, a government program that provides free small business mentoring sessions, workshops,…

By Preston Charles

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paths

Fundraising 101: 3 Typical Startup Funding Paths

Don’t go straight to a venture capitalist; start by raising your own funds and pitching to angel investors

How does a startup fund their business? While it won’t always be simple, you can…

By Black Enterprise

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magical thinking

How Magical Thinking Opens the Door to Success

Magical thinking isn't about wishing or hoping; it’s about having a clear vision and taking action

In this article, we’ll explore magical thinking, what it is, and how it works so…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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company culture

8 Things You Can Do Today to Grow Your Company Culture

You don’t have to break the bank in order to invest in your employees. In fact, it’s as simple as saying “thank you”

Company culture is a vital part of a successful business. Here are eight tips that…

By Black Enterprise

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Enlightenment

Technically Spiritual: Part 3 – Enlightenment

The new journey—the road to happiness #digitalGrace​

Nathaniel J., Black Enterprise Associate Tech Editor, reaches enlightenment through his love for tech and…

By Nathaniel J.

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depression

Technically Spiritual: Part 2 – Depression

The brink of self-destruction and grace’s turning point #digitalGrace​

Nathaniel J., the Black Enterprise Associate Tech Editor, shares the brink of his self-destruction and…

By Nathaniel J.

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success

Technically Spiritual: Part 1 – Success

A tech-savvy preacher's kid experiences success while battling depression #digitalGrace

Nathaniel J., Black Enterprise Associate Tech Editor, shares his story as a tech savvy preacher’s…

By Nathaniel J.

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four

4 Lessons for Starting Four Companies in Four Years

Starting numerous companies within a short period of time can teach valuable leadership lessons

Every entrepreneur has a different path and journey. Here are four valuable lessons learned one…

By Black Enterprise

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Vacation

5 Ways to Begin Saving for Your Dream Vacation

Start planning and saving for your dream destination today

Everyone deserves to travel, but money always seems to get in the way. Here are…

By Ashley M Fox

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power of broke

The Power of Broke: Making Success Your Only Option

Being broke can be the biggest driver for reaching success

The latest book by Shark Tank star Daymond John preaches the power of broke as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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funding

Startup Funding: What Are Your Options?

An expert on startup financing shares the options you have at your disposal for outside funding

Wondering how to attract funding and other sources of outside capital? Here are a few…

By Black Enterprise

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Ice Cream

2Brand You: Build Your Brand Effortlessly

The success of your business lies within your building a brand that people can trust

Deciding to build your personal or professional brand starts with forming an identity, developing trust…

By Cameka Smith

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drone

Can Drones Help Your Business Take Off?

You may want to consider investing in a drone for your business

Drones are increasingly taking flight worldwide, offering significant potential benefits for businesses of all sizes.

By Stephen L. Ball

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Shark Tank

Black Female Entrepreneurs Shine on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

In honor of National Women’s Small Business Month, this celebrates black female entrepreneurs from this season of ABC's "Shark Tank," while highlighting the value of African American women as small business owners in the American economy

Two teams of black female entrepreneurs – Angels and Tomboys and Lulu Bang – pitch…

By Brandon Andrews

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