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Startup Founders

5 Ways Startup Founders Can Rejuvenate — and Avoid Burnout

Sometimes, the key to improving overall productivity is cutting yourself a little slack

After many late nights staring at glowing fluorescent screens, drinking bottomless cups of coffee, and…

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How Major Corporations Can (and Should) Think Like Startups

Perks are great, but it’s how startups attack problems and mobilize talent that makes them unique

“Wow! Look at your mural—you guys really are like a startup.”
I hear this at least…

By Black Enterprise

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What Startups Can Learn About Marketing From the Food and Beverage Industry

Four tips from the food and beverage industry startups can use to launch a successful marketing campaign

Whether you’re trying to transform transportation in the tech industry or sling a new cocktail…

By Black Enterprise

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How LinkedIn Helped This Woman Find a Business Partner

Co-founder of COLOUR talks tips for finding a business partner

Co-founder of COLOUR talks tips for finding a business partner.

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Want to Get Rich? Start an Uber or AirBnB-Like Company

The tech startup you are considering had better be "an Uber" of something

Sharing economy businesses such as Uber will see revenue triple by 2020.

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5 Lessons Startups Can Learn From the Porn Industry

Online porn is a billion-dollar industry, but not just because sex sells

The online porn industry is highly innovative when it comes to tech and web presence.…

By Samara Lynn

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Timbaland Invests in New Tech Company That Lets You ‘Feel’ Sound

Timbaland backs company with an innovative way to let users experience sound throughout their body

“SubPac is a game changing experience for both artists and fans,” said Timbaland

By Samara Lynn

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My Brother’s Keeper: White House Cabinet Members Talk Entrepreneurship Advocacy

Maria Contreras-Sweet and Broderick Johnson share why initiative is vital and going strong

This week, media, industry leaders and members of President Obama’s cabinet gathered at the Apollo…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Lemonade Sippin’: 3 Beyoncé-Inspired Boss Moves for Young Entrepreneurs

Take a cue from the 'Queen' on launching new initiatives and pivoting your brand

Megastar Beyoncé has once again changed the album-dropping game with “Lemonade.” If you’re a young…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Waist Gang Winning: 5 Tips for Young Bosses to Turn Product into Profit

Nakeitha "PreMadonna" Felder shares her business journey

Nakeitha “PreMadonna” Felder, CEO of Waist Gang, has become a business and Web sensation, attracting…

By Janell Hazelwood

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10 Common Health Issues Entrepreneurs Face

Take heed to protect your biggest asset: Your well-being

With busy schedules and high stress, many entrepreneurs face health issues. Here are 10 to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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These 10 Smart Twitter Accounts Can Change Your Life

The key to dynamic resources, inspiration, and events are one 'follow' away

If you’re just a young entrepreneur making that dream a reality, follow these 10 startup…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Stacy Brown-Philpot Promoted to TaskRabbit CEO

Brown-Philpot ascends to a position that makes her one of the most powerful blacks and women in Silicon Valley.

With the promotion to CEO, Brown-Philpot becomes one of the most powerful (and few) black…

By Samara Lynn

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Money Moves To Make Before You Quit Your Day Job

Before you jump ship to pursue your dream of entrepreneurship, take steps to prepare for the financial shock of your transition.

Among the biggest and most intimidating aspects of the transition from employee to entrepreneur is…

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Ultimate Rainmaker: 3 Steps to Close More Deals and Make More Money

Keith "Sales Pro" Willis, expert salesman and publisher, shares insider tips for entrepreneurs

Keith “Sales Pro” Willis, expert salesman and author shares three steps to help you become…

By Marquita Miller

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Entrepreneurs: 5 Starter Steps to Seize Business Opportunities in Cuba

With recent landmark diplomacy between the U.S. and the country, the opportunities are vast

Real estate developer Troy Nash, Ph.D., a frequent traveller to Cuba, shares pointers to help…

By Marquita Miller

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Going to Africa: 3 Steps to Transition Your Business and Successfully Penetrate the Market

International PR powerhouse Claudine Moore shares how she took the leap and won

Claudine Moore of C. Moore Media expanded her firm to Africa and added one of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Social Media Success: 3 Simple Steps to Boost Global Customers via Instagram

How beauty entrepreneur Sushana Cole increased her worldwide visibility using Instagram

Beauty entrepreneur Shushana Cole was able to take her Jamaica-based line global with a few…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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VentureFund.io Combats Startup Funding Bias

Serial entrepreneur Clarence Wooten launches a platform for startups and investors to meet online

The online place for startups and investors.

By Samara Lynn

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