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New Bill Could Double the Number of Investors for Startups

“This bill will mean that businesses that have traditionally struggled to secure capital will have…

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Jay Z Launches Venture Capital Fund to Invest in Startups

Hip hop mogul joins list of celebrity angel investors starting VC funds

Jay Z is launching a new venture capital fund according to a new report from…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Why Companies Are Being Asked How Soon They Can Turn a Profit

Investors are increasingly asking, “How soon can you become profitable?” in order to stay in their comfort zones.

Find out why many venture capitalists are asking “How soon can you become profitable?” right…

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Why This FinTech Founder Believes ‘Entrepreneurship Is the New Street Hustle’

From crack, to rap, to tech: A former drug dealer and rapper launches his own tech startup and talks about a fortuitous meeting.

Divine is prepared to launch his company’s first product—the BLAK card—a pre-paid debit card designed…

By Samara Lynn

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Learning From Your Investors: Tips From 5 Top Venture Capitalists

Steve Ufford, founder and CEO of Trulioo, shares tips on how entrepreneurs can win over investors

There were more than 12,000 financial technology startups worldwide at the end of 2014, according…

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Marlon Nichols Helps You Become an Investment

Venture capitalist schools you on how to market yourself to investors

Nichols will be at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit providing insight from an investors point…

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4 Ways To Get Money For Your Business – Which is Right for You?

Assessing what your business needs now and how you should go about getting it

In starting a business you must be tactful. Take a look at the cheat sheet…

By Safon Floyd

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What Matters Most to Venture Capitalists

Tips for perfecting your business pitch

To gain advantage over other startups, you need an understanding of your market, a business…

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East Coast vs. West Coast: It Matters When Pitching Your Business to Investors

11 tips for altering your startup pitch based on your audience and locale

East Coast vs. West Coast was a common theme that came up during several panel…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[TechConnext Summit] Recap: How to Deliver a Powerful Pitch to Investors

Tips and advice for experienced entrepreneurs and those pitching for the first time

This panel provided an impressive mix of seasoned Silicon Valley veterans as well as a…

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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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5 Ways to Prepare For an Investor Pitch

Here’s how you can improve your chances raising seed funds from venture capitalists

Here’s how you can improve your chances for an investor pitch by raising seed funds…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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ABC Shark Tank’s Chef Big Shake Goes Up Against Major Brands With Crowdfunding

Shawn Davis launches his Shrimp Burger Revolution Tour

Big Shake is the originator of the original shrimp burger

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Networking Forum Helps Entrepreneurs Meet Investors

National Minority Angel Network kicks off Formation to Funding multicity tour

The National Minority Angel Network (NMAN) debuts its fall 2013 multi-city tour of its Formation…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Fast-Track Your Business

Boot-camp accelerator programs help entrepreneurs start and grow their enterprises

Business accelerators offer similar assistance and services, but tend to provide an intense, shorter experience—a…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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Push for More Investment in Minority Entreprenuers Emerges

Silicon Valley looks to diversify pool of black and Latino-owned companies

Silicon Valley looks to diversify pool of black and Latino-owned companies

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Hooking Investors

ABC’s Shark Tank co-stars share tips on pitching your business to private financiers

Al Nelson STK night club in Miami, FLAl Nelson landed a deal with two of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Daymond John Moderates Early Stage East’s Gathering of Startups & Investors

Venture funding conferences lets entrepreneurs and investors partner up for a day

Start-ups pitch ABC’s Shark Tank co-star Daymond John and other influential investors at Early Stage…

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5-Point Recap of CNN’s Black In America 4

What steps need to happen to increase our presence in Silicon Valley

Following the premier of CNN’s Black in America 4: The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley,…

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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