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Jetpack CEO and Founder Fatima Dicko

Black Female-Led Startup Jetpack Takes off With Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Jetpack CEO and Founder Fatima Dicko talks about her “last-mile” delivery company and running an…

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WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu

This Black-Owned Startup, and Others, are Raising Capital Via Equity Crowdfunding

New funding opportunity has potential to supercharge black-owned startups

WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu shares why equity crowdfunding is right for his startup empowering millennial…

By Brandon Andrews

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Localeur Raises $3 Million to Help Travelers Find Spots Where Locals Hang

After rejections from over a hundred VCs for capital, he raised 3 million from angel investors

Have you ever visited a new location and wanted to know the cool spots where…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Steve Harvey's Funderdome - Tanya Tibbs - VSmart Bar

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: V-Smart Bar Creator Tanya Tibbs

She won the pitch competition with an innovative woman's product

Tanya Tibbs won $10K to fund the V-Smart Bar on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. She shares…

By Brandon Andrews

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Black Enterprise Editor Honored With ‘Heroine of Excellence’ Award

BE Editor recognized as an up-and-comer in media world

Black Enterprise’s Digital Editor Selena Hill was honored as one of several Heroines of Excellence…

By Samara Lynn

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Millennial Bosses: 3 Tips to Take Your #BlackGirlMagic Global

Saran Kaba Jones, founder of Face Africa talks starting small and getting great rewards

Saran Kaba Jones, 34, is a Boston-based powerhouse who decided in 2009 to build a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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pitch video

#BE30DayChallenge Week 2: Creating A Great Pitch Video

Telling a great story is key to getting financial backers

Week one of the #BE30DayChallenge: Launching A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign, talked about cultivating donors. Now…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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get taken

‘Tis Better to Give, But Don’t Get Taken

Here's how to avoid getting ripped off by fake, incompetent, or crooked charities during the holiday season

Peak season for legitimate charities is also prime time for fund-raising scams.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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capital

5 Simple Ways To Raise Capital

Numerous sources are out there in the form of equity, debt, and grants or cash prizes

Learn about these simple ways to raise capital for your small business, whether it is…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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pitch deck

How to Prepare a Pitch Deck That Gets Funding

Components from my pitch deck that got me funding from a legendary VC

BE’s Associate Tech Editor shares key components from her pitch deck that helped her receive…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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corner office

Need to Fund a Program or Project? Try Getting Fiscal Sponsorship

Consider this viable alternative to setting up a nonprofit organization

Passionate individuals or grassroots organizations who are looking to fund a program or a project—film,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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funding

Thousands in Funding Available for Startups with These Programs

There is money out there you may be missing, tech founders

As a tech startup founder you may be aware of angel investors and about pitching…

By Samara Lynn

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nonprofits

Black Startup Founder Wins $500,000 To Help Nonprofits Raise Money

WeDidIt scores big at 43North annual business pitch competition

Sulaiman “Su” Sanni, the founder of WeDidIt, won the 43North annual business pitch competition and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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43North

43North Awards $5 Million to 8 Startups in Business Pitch Competition

Black founders among winning startups to walk away with cash prizes

Find out about the Black founders among the winning startups to walk away with cash…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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raise money

Webinar Teaches Entrepreneurs to Raise Money From Investors, Accelerators, and Family

Businesswoman Chanel Martin offers first-hand tips in an upcoming webinar, after having raised over $500,000 for her own startup ventures

Accessing capital money to start, grow and build a business is major challenge. Helping entrepreneurs…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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2016 United Negro College Fund Mayor’s Ball

The Los Angeles gala was a spectacular event

The annual United Negro College Fund just completed a month of fundraising activity with their…

By Aniesia Williams

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5 Ways to Prepare For an Investor Pitch

Here’s how you can improve your chances raising seed funds from venture capitalists

Here’s how you can improve your chances for an investor pitch by raising seed funds…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How to Score a Meeting With Top Investors

Here are 5 steps you can take to land that all important meeting to raise capital for your business

Here are seven steps you can take to land that all important meeting with investors…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Spelman

Spelman Raises Record $157.8 Million for Academic Initiatives and Campus Facilities

HBCU receives more than 70 percent alumnae contributions to campaign

After a 10-year fundraising campaign, Spelman College has announced they’ve exceeding their monetary goal and…

By Courtney Connley

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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