Tag Archives: startups


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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Can Drones Help Your Business Take Off?

You may want to consider investing in a drone for your business

Drones are increasingly taking flight worldwide, offering significant potential benefits for businesses of all sizes.

By Stephen L. Ball

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How Non-Techies Can Break Into the Tech World

Yes, you can fulfill your dream of conquering Silicon Valley, even if you aren't a techie

Startup Grind is a collective of entrepreneurs and advisors. Here are some great words of…

By Samara Lynn

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Startup52 NYC Accelerator Presents “We Color Tech”

Startup52 is helping founders from underrepresented communities launch the businesses of their dreams in the heart of NYC

Smack dab in the middle of bustling Times Square is one of the most diversified…

By Samara Lynn

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Diaspora Demo Day

Startup Applications Now Open for Diaspora Demo Pitch Competition 2016

The Diaspora Demo Experience is a vast meetup of entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and others from the African diaspora

Diaspora Demo Experience is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and more.…

By Samara Lynn

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Urban Co-Lab Releases Austin Startup Diversity Report

Urban Co-Lab's report reveals that, when it comes to minority and women-owned startups, it's business as usual, with little funding or access. But, there is some good news

Urban Co-Lab has released its inaugural 2016 report, Austin Startup Diversity. The report examines the…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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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Business Partner

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.

By Kandia Johnson

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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.

By Samara Lynn

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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

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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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