Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

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10 Awesome Colleges for Female Entrepreneurs

CrunchBase reveals top colleges for aspiring female founders

Are you ready to take the entrepreneurial plunge? Crunchbase reveals top colleges for aspiring female…

By Kandia Johnson

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Solo Entrepreneurs: 4 Tips to Help You Thrive, Not Flop

There are pros and cons to operating as a sole proprietorship

There are pros and cons to operating as a sole proprietorship. Here are four vital…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Startups: 3 Quick Tips to Get Influencers to Tout Your Products

Monique Rodriguez of Mielle Organics shares secrets to getting celebrity ambassadors

Monique Rodriquez of Mielle Cosmetics has built an international presence for her beauty brand and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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#BEBizChat: Jai Stone Talks Building a Successful Business Without Compromising Your Happiness

Founder of Emotional Nudity providing tips for women entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur and Periscope star Jai Stone will share tips for women to build successful businesses…

By Cristie Leondis

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In It to Win It: 3 Strategies For Achieving Your Goals in 2016

Advice on how to keep your New Year's resolutions

Use these strategies to achieve goals in the new year and see ultimate success.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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From Sports to Tech: How One Professional Went from Jordan’s Camp to Making Apps

Andre Walters shares his journey to launch Yuno app

Tech entrepreneur Andre Walters is the founder of Yuno, a new “social media e-commerce” platform.…

By Samara Lynn

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How I Did It: Nicholas Owen Seeks to Fill News Void for Minorities with NOTV

Platform uses social media to provide bite-sized videos on issues affecting people of color

Howard University alum Nicholas Owen launched NOTV, a global news platform that disseminates information via…

By Courtney Connley

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Drake Opens Flagship Store for Clothing Line OVO

Hip-Hop star ventures into fashion entrepreneurship

Drake announced the opening of his October’s Very Own (OVO) flagship store in Los Angeles,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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6 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Musical ‘The Wiz’

The 1978 classic film proves self-confidence and teamwork are critical to success

‘The Wiz’ is still popular today as it was 40 years ago. Beyond a beautiful…

By Kandia Johnson

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[RECAP] #BEBizChat with Gwen Jimmere

The 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Contest winner shared her story to aspiring entrepreneurs

Gwen Jimmere, CEO & Founder of Naturalicious, shared her story for entrepreneurs during Black Enterprise…

By Cristie Leondis

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Business Pitch Champions Join Forces to Teach You How to Win Big Money For Your Business

Gwen Jimmere of Naturalicious and Brian Williams of PurchaseBlack.com teach small business owners and entrepreneurs how to raise money without going into debt

“As a culture we generally are not trained how to actively and successfully raise capital.…

By Yvelette Stines

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How 3 Business Owners Are Keeping Black Dollars in the Black Community

It empowers businesses as well as the overall community

When you buy from black-owned businesses you create a chain reaction of events, empowering that…

By Gwen Jimmere

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Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs Talk the Importance of Self-Confidence in Business

Young entrepreneurs reveal some of their unwritten rules of business

As an entrepreneur, I get to define my own success. I could have stayed at…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Tips for Managing a Full-Time Job and Entrepreneurship

Make time for what's important to you

There are many of us looking to start and run our own businesses while working…

By Yvelette Stines

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Amazing Women Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in the World

Women entrepreneurs blazing trails in their careers and giving back to the community

Entrepreneurs making a difference and blazing trails in their career.

By Kandia Johnson

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The Rucker Sisters Talk Managing Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Motherhood

These God-fearing, southern belles were taught that the world is limitless

Education has always been the focal point for success in the Rucker family. Born into…

By Daron Pressley

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Equifax and Kingonomics Bring Innovative Program to Atlanta’s Westside Community

Program seeks to hack poverty and close growing wealth gap

Through a series of events such as #StartupHigh, #StartupLounge, and Idea Hackathon, attendees will have…

By Kandia Johnson

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Entrepreneur Talks Finding Success by Creating Her Own Dream Job

Monica G. Coleman talks finding success by creating her own company

Monica G. Coleman talks finding success by creating her own company, M320 Consulting.

By Kandia Johnson

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Celebrate International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Join the largest international celebration of businesswomen on November 19

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is the world’s largest celebration of women entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, innovators and job…

By Kandia Johnson

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Generation Boss: How Millennials Can Use Creative Talents to Fund Dreams

Photography entrepreneur Oye Diran shares three quick tips for success

Despite challenges, students find creative ways to succeed in their career goals while pursuing their…

By Janell Hazelwood

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