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African Tech Startup Scene Skyrockets

Investment capital has doubled since last year to $26.9 million

There are three key factors for the growing interest in African tech investment: an increased…

By Samara Lynn

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[Op Ed] Peeple App is VC Funding Gone Amok

When black-owned startups have difficulty getting VC dollars, it's maddening when silly apps get millions

The Peeple app is valued in the millions and that’s exactly what’s wrong with VC…

By Samara Lynn

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#CES2016: Call For Technology That Improves Lives

Video contest for start-ups with tech for seniors and the disabled

To enter, start-ups can submit a video of up to three minutes in length to…

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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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Amazon Partners With Startups To Sell Crowdfunded Products

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New Accelerator and Wi-Fi Network Promises to Jumpstart Newark, NJ with Innovative Startups

Sponsor Audible plans to transform the Brick City by adding innovative solutions and hundreds of jobs

“The fund and the Wi-Fi network are major steps toward establishing Newark as a technology…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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[STUDY] Millennials More Likely to Want to Start a Business But Can’t

Older adults are running successful businesses and employing people

A new study shows that millennials around the globe are 1.6 times more likely to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New Reality TV Pitch Competition For Entrepreneurs

FOX network's Shark Tank-esque show lets entrepreneurs compete for the chance to win $10,000

Produced by Inez Kelley of Kelley Media Marketing, Final Pitch, with its Shark Tank-esque…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Got an MBA? 5 Ways You Can (Still) Excel in a Tech Startup

Here are a few pieces of advice for those who want to make a mark…

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7 Quick Tips for Starting Your Company Off Strong

How to successfully grow your small business

Here are seven lessons about starting off your company strong.

By BlackEnterprise.com

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5 Best Ways to Get Your Startup Quality Media Coverage

Here are some tips to generate exposure

Every startup craves media attention and press. They know they need it, they just don’t…

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Intel Pledges $125M to Women and Minority Startups

Tech-giant hopes to diversify its portfolio

Intel Capital said it would allocate $125 million over the next few years to bring…

By Brittany Dandy

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Why All Startups Need Business Plans

Ensure the success and profitability of your venture

Contrary to popular opinion, business plans are alive and well. Not only do financial folks…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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Morehouse College To Increase Pool of Minority Angel Investors

HBCU offers certification program in investing in startups and early stage firms

Historically Black College offers first ever certification program in investing in startups and early stage…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Creative Entrepreneurs Can Compete For $50,000

Creative Startups mentors include musicians, filmmakers, and more

Accelerator program offers mentoring and financing to filmmakers, musicians, visual artists and other creative entrepreneurs.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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10 Best Cities To Start A Business

Jacksonville, Florida is the hot spot for aspiring entrepreneurs

Somewhere between 10 million and 43 million Americans are now working for themselves. There is…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Entrepreneurship Is Becoming Viable Option Only For The Wealthy

New data reveals 1 million missing entrepreneurs due to dwindling middle class

Research shows that the majority of American entrepreneurs no longer come from middle-class families.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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When Business Planning, Don’t Fake The Financials

Even if a company exists only on paper, your numbers should be real

As a judge of business plan competitions, I am amazed the aspiring moguls, many with…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Shark Tank Recipe For Success

Study shows formula for getting big investment on the show

Digital Exits produced a study which analyzed every business pitch from Shark Tank seasons 1-5…

By Kandia Johnson

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Coca-Cola Founders Program Invests in Tech Startups

The program seeks out established entrepreneurs to develop innovations for its business

Coca-Cola is recruiting established entrepreneurs to the Coke side of life.

By Joel Lyons

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