Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

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Seven Sisters Wine, From Poverty to Prosperity

How South African native Vivian Kleynhans, entered the wine market

How Vivian Kleynhan led seven sisters and one brother from poor fishing village in South…

By Kandia Johnson

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Industry Leaders Talk Diversity in Film, at 2nd Hollywood Creative Forum East

ABFF and Walter Katiz Foundation bring filmmakers and directors together

Filmmakers, directors, screen writers, content creators and producers of color all gathered at the 2nd…

By Cristie Leondis

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Entrepreneurship Is Tough. Don’t Go It Alone

If you want to keep your competitive edge, never forget that isolation is your enemy

As an entrepreneur, if you want to keep the competitive edge, never forget that isolation…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Morehouse College To Increase Pool of Minority Angel Investors

HBCU offers certification program in investing in startups and early stage firms

Historically Black College offers first ever certification program in investing in startups and early stage…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Gabrielle Jordan Sets the Bar High In Business

Teen author and multi-award winner paves the way for young entrepreneurs

The teen author, speaker, and multi-award winner paves the way for young entrepreneurs.

By Roz A Gee

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4 Tips for Moving From Corporate Employee to Entrepreneur

Here’s how to make the leap to starting your own company

A would-be entrepreneur should save at least a year’s worth of salary before quitting a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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25 Best Corporations For Vetpreneurs

Programs targeting veteran-owned small businesses for products and services

Here are the 25 top corporations that do business with veteran-owned companies.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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ABFF and AAF: A Celebration of Black Art

Festivals highlight music, film, life and culture of black American community

The African American Festival and the American Black Film Festival, uplifting the art and culture…

By Safon Floyd

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Successful Entrepreneurs Focus on Profitability

Businesses without money-making plans are like race cars without engines—they may look fast, but they only go downhill

Your main job as an entrepreneur is to make money. To achieve sustained entrepreneurial success,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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SBA Putting $1 Million Towards Post-Riot Baltimore Business Recovery

Agency to provide rebuilding assistance including low-interest disaster loans

SBA to commit $1 million in low-interest disaster loans to help Baltimore businesses rebuild during…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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African American Festival Best Pitch Competition

Submit your video today

This year Black Enterprise brings back the much anticipated 2nd Annual Black Enterprise Best Pitch…

By Safon Floyd

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Creative Entrepreneurs Can Compete For $50,000

Creative Startups mentors include musicians, filmmakers, and more

Accelerator program offers mentoring and financing to filmmakers, musicians, visual artists and other creative entrepreneurs.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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BE Modern Man: Meet “The Executive” Santos Garcia

Distinguishing himself from the crowd led to his professional success

New York City’s own Santos Garcia is a man determined to get the best out…

By Cristie Leondis

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Carmelo Anthony Talks Sports Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The superstar shares his involvement with new MISSION brand

Carmelo Anthony shares his involvement with MISSION brand, an innovation-led brand focused on solving problems…

By Roz A Gee

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BE Modern Man: Meet Author, Life Coach, and the 19th Child of 21, Paul Lamar Hunter

The entrepreneur proves that limits nor lineage can determine the quality of one’s life

Paul Lamar Hunter is living proof that neither limits nor lineage can determine the quality…

By Daron Pressley

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Parents Create Black Doll for Their Daughter

The Sweetings' raised over $50,000 on Kickstarter for their black, natural hair doll

The Sweetings created the Angelica Doll, a black doll with natural hair, for their daughter.

By Brittany Dandy

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BE Modern Man: Meet Lifestyle Expert Aaron Paxton Arnold

The founder of MusicIsMyBusiness talks 'Boss Moves'

The lifestyle expert and founder of MusicIsMyBusiness, talks #BossMoves.

By Daron Pressley

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Nonprofit

Jessica Sutherland, founder of Homeless to Higher Ed offers advice to entrepreneurs

Why are you doing it? Why this cause? Why should it be you? Why should…

By Brittany Dandy

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MyBookBag Offers Subscription-Based Book Program for Independent Authors

Jessica Greenhill launched myBOOKbag to bridge the gap between authors and interested readers

Jessica Greenhill recently launched myBOOKbag to bridge the gap between independent authors and interested readers.

By Daron Pressley

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Sheryl Underwood’s Tips for Success in Comedy and Business

Strategies for getting ahead, on and off the stage

Sheryl Underwood offers several strategies for getting ahead, on and off the stage.

By Marquita Miller

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