Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

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Hey, Entrepreneur! Is Your Elevator Pitch Worth $10,000? Prove It.

Submit your two-minute video pitch for a chance to win at the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit has officially opened its highly-anticipated Elevator Pitch Competition, ready for…

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Sephora Launches Program For Female Founders of Beauty Startups

Sephora seeks to bridge the gap between male and female founders in the beauty industry

Sephora seeks to bridge the gap between male and female founders in the beauty industry.…

By Kandia Johnson

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] Ade Samuel—Young Fashion Stylist to the Stars Launches Shoe Line

Young fashion stylist talks what it takes to launch your own shoe line

Young fashion stylist talks what it takes to launch your own shoe line.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Own Business

Starting a business requires more than capital

Starting a business requires more than capital.

By Kandia Johnson

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How a Side Hobby Became a Multi-Location Business

Falicia Fracassi, the founder of Fracassi Lashes, talks tips for managing a multi-location business

Falicia Fracassi, the founder of Fracassi Lashes, talks tips for managing a multi-location business.

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Diversity Recruitment Platform Jopwell Raises $3.25 Million in Seed Funding

Magic Johnson Enterprises among investors in landmark round

Jopwell will use $3.25 million investment to scale operations, infrastructure, and product capabilities to meet growing…

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The Best Countries For Women

Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Netherlands, and Australia named best countries for women

Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Netherlands, and Australia named best countries for women.

By Kandia Johnson

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Entrepreneurs Summit: Your Business Awaits—Register Now!

Let Black Enterprise help you build your business

This year’s Entrepreneurs Summit is focused on the marriage of innovation and capital, as it…

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Corrie Harris Launched Brand Placement Platform For Multicultural Designers

She's helped designers of color land fashion placements in TV and film

When Corrie Harris noticed a disconnect between the mainstream fashion world and multicultural designers, she…

By Kandia Johnson

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Anie Akpe Turns Frustration Into Innovation

Entrepreneur creates business card app to make networking easier

For all the talk about the benefits of networking, the fact is that many people…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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Glam University’s Girl Power Sleepover Empowers Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs from across the country came together to get business advice

The highlight of the evening was an intimate Q&A with New York Times best-selling author…

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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Developing Your Dream App

Make sure you have what it takes to set your app apart

True entrepreneurs understand that the real value of an idea comes from its execution. Here…

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Angela Stewart of CloudStewards.com Gives 10 Tips on Skyrocketing Business Growth

CEO of integrated digital marketing and CRM consulting firm shares from experience

If you’re in a B2B (Business to Business) industry, understand your customer’s customer. Understand…

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Brunson Cooper, CEO of Corenic Construction, Builds Business Success

5 core values have contributed to his firm's success

With vertical markets in aviation, automotive, commercial office, higher education, local government, Federal government, retail…

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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…

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5 Millennials Offer Non-Cliché Advice For Sticking to Your New Year Resolutions

First-hand tips for setting goals and sticking to them

With many New Year’s resolutions in motion, BlackEnterprise.com caught up with five millennials to hear…

By Courtney Connley

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30 Under 30: Stephen Curry, John Boyega, Breshere Gray and Zendaya Make ‘Forbes’ List

From the NBA to 'Empire' to Silicon Valley, young influencers impact industries

Forbes released its 2016 ’30 Under 30′ list that includes 600 young leaders making major…

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3 Key Elements For Producing a Successful Event

3 insider tips on making your event a hit

As the CEO of Variety Entertainment and founder of the Funk Fest Tour, Leo Bennett,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Business–It’s Not Complicated: 4 Strategic Steps For Success

Entrepreneur and businessman Jay Veal shares his formula for a successful business

Keep in mind, you cannot do everything by yourself. You can’t go into any type…

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