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Why Companies Are Being Asked How Soon They Can Turn a Profit

Investors are increasingly asking, “How soon can you become profitable?” in order to stay in their comfort zones.

Find out why many venture capitalists are asking “How soon can you become profitable?” right…

By Black Enterprise

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tech jewelry

Female Founder Makes Mark With Tech Jewelry

Tinsel Founder and CEO Aniyia L. Williams offers an audio accessory that doubles as a beautiful necklace

Tinsel founder/CEO Aniyia L. Williams is transforming tech essentials into fashion accessories, starting with a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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3 Strategies That Helped Me Raise $500,000 in Less Than Three Weeks

Hustle contributed to this founder’s fundraising success

Check out these 3 strategies CEO of Athena Technologies. Eghosa Aihie, used to raise $500,000…

By Black Enterprise

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Get Your Startup in These Funding Programs, Now!

'Tis the season to apply for funding

F6S—an online network of over 1.5 million tech founders, released its year-end list of funding…

By Samara Lynn

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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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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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capital

5 Simple Ways to Raise Capital for Your Small Business

Use these tips to help successfully fund your small business

Small businesses often need capital to get their footing, i.e.: for inventory, equipment or retail…

By Black Enterprise

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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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Lo Toney

The Tao of Lo Toney: Words of Wisdom for Funding a Tech Startup

At TechConneXt, GV venture capitalist Lo Toney delivered some rules for tech startups seeking funding

Acclaimed Silicon Valley venture capitalist Lo Toney, took part in a one-on-one session about how…

By Samara Lynn

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Startup Costs

Follow These 7 Steps to Save Thousands in Business Startup Costs

Employ customer discovery to ensure you're on the right track

There is an age-old saying, “If you build it, they will come.” But that couldn’t…

By Chanel Martin

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food

We’re Sick to Our Stomachs Over Food Delivery Apps

VCs are full from funding food delivery apps

Who doesn’t love the ease of ordering takeout with a few taps after a hard…

By Samara Lynn

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Have a Great Idea for a Tech Hardware Product? This Accelerator Program Wants to Give You $75,000

A Los Angles-based accelerator wants to help founders and entrepreneurs of color realize their tech hardware dream company.

“There is a big gap in the market for any type of hardware activity in…

By Samara Lynn

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5 Ideal Reasons to Attend Entrepreneurs Summit

As if building your business isn’t reason enough to attend, we went ahead and offered 5 more

In just over a month, new and seasoned entrepreneurs will gather in Miami, Florida, for…

By Safon Floyd

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LendStreet Lands $28 Million Funding to Help Consumer Debt

Just in time for Financial Literacy Month: LendStreet's $28 million infusion of capital will allow the company to help more consumers get out of debt

“There’s still so much we can do and will do, to make finance work for…

By Samara Lynn

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Black-Owned Business Receives Largest ‘Shark Tank’ Tech Funding in Show’s History

D.C-based tech fitness company Nexercise negotiates $1.5 million deal

Shark Tank ‘shark’ Mark Cuban invests largest sum in show’s history in Sworkit app.

By Samara Lynn

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Ask “Big” For Startup Funding—Kanye Style

A 'no" doesn't mean 'never'

While asking a billionaire for money may get the rest of us kicked off of…

By Samara Lynn

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African American Scientists Nearly Invisible in NIH Program

Biotech program's woeful lack of participation from black scientists

A new study shows that a National Institutes of Health program, which gave out three-quarters…

By Samara Lynn

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’72 Hours Of Power’: Business Reloaded At The Speed Of Results

Business leaders Trevor Otts and Che Brown detail premise and success of entrepreneurs' event

Business leaders Trevor Otts and Che Brown detail premise and success of entrepreneurs event ’72…

By Roz A Gee

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Yo app

Yo, This ‘Yo’ App Just Got $1 Million In Funding

You've got SnapChat for video, WhatsApp for texting, and now Yo for ... saying, "Yo."

Yo does one thing and one thing only. Say “Yo.” But it’s tearing up the…

By Patrick Austin

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If banks turn down your request for financing, consider a factor

Are You Really Ready for Outside Investment?

Ask yourself these 7 questions before looking to raise capital

“The first thing is asking yourself, ‘Are you really, really ready to raise money?’”

By Alan Hughes

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