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Spendwith (Image: C. Jibril Sulaiman II)

Spendwith Is Allowing You to Become An Investor

Not only is the company allowing its users to spend with culturally relevant companies, but…

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tasks

7 Tasks Solopreneurs Can Safely Outsource

Trying to do it all can hurt your business

If you do absolutely everything for your business as a solo entrepreneur, then it may…

By Selena Hill

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AfriDate: The Dating App for Black People Worldwide

Bringing love to the African diaspora through tech

Created in response to a lack of culture-specific matchmaking resources, the Afridate app strives to…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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Tizeti

Startup Acquires $2.1 Million in Seed Funding to Bring Wi-Fi to Africa

Tizeti will offer unlimited, uncapped internet service across Lagos, Nigeria

The numbers are astounding. 26% of Africans are online, however, only 6% have an internet…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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scale

Is It Time To Scale Your Business? Here’s How To Tell

5 signs that you may be ready to scale your business

Not everyone wants to scale and that’s okay. But for those of us that do,…

By Selena Hill

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Startup

If Your Startup Doesn’t Have These 5 Ingredients…

Then it probably won't be around for long -- just saying

It takes much more than hard work or determination alone to succeed with a new…

By Selena Hill

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blog

Turning Your Blog Into A Business

Don't just blog for fun. Get paid for it.

Are you serious about blogging and want to turn your hobby blog into a business?…

By Selena Hill

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next startup

Learn from Experience: Making Your Next Startup as Successful as Your First

Launching another company? Apply the lessons you learned from your first venture

Thinking about launching another startup? Here are a few tips to help you replicate success…

By Selena Hill

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pricing

How to Fix These Big Things Businesses Keep Getting Wrong

Inconsistent and improper pricing can be fatal for your business

Business owners tend to make mistakes in pricing. To be the change you want to…

By Black Enterprise

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black finance

How to Prepare for Your First 5 Business Milestones

The “firsts” of your business can be nerve-wracking. Here’s how to make sure everything goes smoothly

Educating yourself on common milestones in your startup will give you a better chance of…

By Black Enterprise

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college admissions

3 Hiring Lessons From the College Admission Process

When hiring a new staff member, think back to the college admissions process for inspiration on how to identify the best fit

The college admissions process is far from a perfect system, but it actually has a…

By Black Enterprise

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startup

4 Startup Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2017

This year, competition will increase. Find your niche and own it

These are the startup insights to keep these in mind whether you’re looking to partner…

By Black Enterprise

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starting

BE FAITH: 3 Secrets to Handle the Stress of Starting a Company

Family and faith help weather storms

Some of the best counters to anxiety rely on family and faith. Here are three…

By Neil Ahlsten

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startup week

The Nation’s Capital Kicks Off Techstars’ Startup Week

Washington, D.C. is the latest city to launch Startup Week, a global initiative to help entrepreneurs created by Techstars, a mentorship-driven startup accelerator program

Washington, DC is the latest city to launch Startup Week, a Techstars created global initiative…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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unknown

Embrace the Unknown: How I Founded My Own Company

When Cory von Wallenstein’s employer changed from a startup to a growth company, he realized it was time to leave

Here are a few questions you should ask yourself along with steps you can take…

By Black Enterprise

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power of broke

The Power of Broke: Making Success Your Only Option

Being broke can be the biggest driver for reaching success

The latest book by Shark Tank star Daymond John preaches the power of broke as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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motherhood

Moms Mean Business: How To Become A Mompreneur

Learn key tips on how to succeed in parenting and business

Are you a mom looking to start your own business? Here are a few tips…

By Cameka Smith

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Startup

Should Your Startup Actually Be a Small Business?

High growth isn’t necessarily better—or right for your lifestyle

Some key decisions that you’ll make about your business that will determine if it’s more…

By Black Enterprise

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HR

Don’t Overlook HR: 6 Mistakes That Can Be Costly for Your Startup

Education and preparation can help you avoid potential legal problems in the future

Six baseline tips that can help you better manage your company and avoid costly HR…

By Black Enterprise

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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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How To

Equifax hack

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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JavaScript Developer

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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