Tag Archives: Small Business

Blendoor Wins National Black MBA’s Innovation Whiteboard Challenge

Stephanie Lampkin’s mobile application wins the top $10,000 prize

Stephanie Lampkin, founder and CEO of mobile job matching application Blendoor, is the 2015 National…

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5 Key Ingredients of a Successful Advertising Campaign

The building blocks of an effective advertising campaign

The building blocks of an effective advertising campaign.

By Kandia Johnson

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the top trending news stories from this week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, some of the biggest news, tech, career,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Tech Founder Creates Online Platform That Sends Customized Care Packages to Seniors

Mary Farrow founded Gramsly, an online platform that curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older

Gramsly, an online platform, curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older.

By Kandia Johnson

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‘Fashionpreneur’ Gives Tips for Young and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Ariana Pierce talks tips for creating your own path to success

Ariana Pierce talks tips for creating your own path to success.

By Kandia Johnson

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Renae Bluitt Talks Being a Female Entrepreneur and Supporting Them

Crush Media founder discusses passion and purpose

There are going to be some days where you’re going to be faced with some…

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‘Project Runway’ Contestant Laurie Underwood Talks How to Make it on Reality TV

Fashion designer launches her clothing line and plans to grow her business

After seven years of carefully designing her own line, Laurie strives to take her brand…

By Chanel Martin

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headshot of Gwen Jimmere, founder of Naturalicious

Meet the First African American Woman to Hold a Patent for a Natural Hair Product

Gwen Jimmere, 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, talks about how she did it

It can be very difficult to go through the patent process, let alone to…

By Kandia Johnson

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SBA Wants to Increase Government Contracting Opportunities for Women-Owned Businesses

The Sole-Source provision will enable women-owned small businesses to receive sole-source awards from a federal agency

The SBA has proposed that women-owned small businesses be given additional contracting authority to enable…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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New Technology Can Help Small Businesses Thrive

Small businesses should make every effort to adapt the latest business technology

“The pace of technological development is as staggering as the ever-changing ways that consumers engage…

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DJ Princess Cut Talks Growing Her Brand as a Celebrity DJ

Finding success in a male-dominated industry

Princess Cut was asked to join Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Life You Want Tour’ last year, in…

By Chanel Martin

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U.S. Commerce Department Gives Small Businesses $3.2 Million for Innovation Research

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is providing the funding

The awardees are from 15 states and were competitively selected from proposals submitted in response…

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Credit Card Fraud: What Minority Small Businesses Need to Know Before Oct. 1

Learn more about EMV chip card conversion

As of October 1, credit card companies will no longer be liable for credit and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Dwyane Wade Talks Brand Innovation and Product Development

NBA star turns entrepreneur with new product that enhances athletic performance

Pioneering a new product category dubbed AthleteCare, MISSION uses science and real life insight from…

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Tips for Productivity Learned at Google

Former employee shares four tools to help entrepreneurs be more efficient

Check out four tips to boost your business productivity derived from Google practices.

By Brittany Dandy

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When Starting a Business, Think Innovation Over Imitation

Myleik Teele, CEO of Curlbox, offers business advice to entrepreneurs

Myleik Teele, CEO of Curlbox, says when starting a business, think innovation over imitation

By Brittany Dandy

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3 Launchpad Products That Help Increase Productivity at Work

Amazon’s new marketplace for tech startups exposes them to a wider audience

Amazon’s new marketplace for tech startups exposes them to a wider audience

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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More Minority and Women Semifinalists Announced for One of the Largest Business Competitions in the World

Last year’s winners, two African American women, launched Beta platform for social media productivity app

43 North, one of the biggest business competitions in the world, has selected more women…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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branding

The Birth of a Brand: Several Factors Go Into Creating a Strong One

Like raising a child, a brand must be continually nurtured

In the business world, your brand is your personality, your identity, and the relationship that…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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Jembere Eyewear Designer Talks Becoming an Entrepreneur and the Importance of Giving

Abaynesh Jembere supports education abroad through her fashionable sunglass company

Abaynesh Jembere talks entrepreneurship and how she supports education abroad through her fashionable sunglasses company.

By Brittany Dandy

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