Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

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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…

By Marquita Miller

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The Founders of Afripedia Are Changing the One-Sided Story About Africa

Art, film, fashion, and design are retelling the narrative

The idea of creating Afripedia, a platform dedicated to changing the conversation about Africa, came…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Ultimate 2016 Branding Guide

5 tips to launch your brand to the next level

If you haven’t begun to think about what your driving force will be in the…

By Aniesia Williams

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Report: Number of Female Billionaires Outpacing Men

Majority based in U.S. and Europe but Asia has a growing presence

Eighty percent of the world’s female billionaires are based in the U.S. and Europe, but…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Conferences for Entrepreneurs in 2016

Register for these upcoming events and find new ways to grow your business

Looking for some new ways to grow your business? Check out a few upcoming conferences…

By Kandia Johnson

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New Year, New You: 6 Ways to Reinvent Yourself in 2016

Ready to hit reset in 2016? Check out the tips below

Are you ready for a ‘new you’ in the New Year? If so, a good…

By Kandia Johnson

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From the Mouths of Babes: How a Mother, Inspired by Her Son, is Diversifying World of Superheroes

Denise Ajayi Williams, author of 'Akiti the Hunter,' shares her journey

Denise Ajayi-Williams decided to take matters into her own hands to fill a void in…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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