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Entrepreneurship Op-eds

5 Black-Owned Tech Companies Looking For Investors

Black Athletes
Entrepreneurship Op-eds

5 of the Most Decorated Black Athletes Turned Entrepreneurs

What do all of theses Black athletes turned successful entrepreneurs all have in common? More than you think…let’s explore! #1. LeBron James: A Winner’s Mindset As rare of a generational talent as they come, LBJ is coming up on two decades as an NBA superstar. However, it is widely known that off the court “The […]

Motivational Speakers
Entrepreneurship Op-eds

5 Motivational Speakers For Black Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur can be uniquely taxing, so being a Black entrepreneur in America can be that much more difficult. Because of this, it’s important to seek out training, counsel, and inspiration from people that understand this specific plight. With that being said, check out this list of 5 motivational speakers that provide great insight […]

NFT
Entrepreneurship Op-eds

Hip-Hop Artists Cashing In On NFT Products

As we emerge into a new era of financial literacy, the hip-hop world is cashing in on non-fungible tokens, also known as, NFTs. Many of today’s hottest rappers have embraced the new phenomenon, and the world is noticing it!   So What is an NFT?  The concept basically boils down to a digital piece of media […]

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Tiffany James

Tiffany James Helps Black Women Invest with Modern BLK Girl

— Tiffany James used investing to turn $10,000 in $2 million. Now she wants to help Black girls do the same. Like most college graduates, Tiffany James left school with a degree and student loan debt which had her struggling. However, in 2019, a coworker suggested she buy stock in a company named Tesla when shares were […]

Jay-Z

Jay-Z Participates in $33 Million Investment of Beauty Brand

Jay-Z just backed premier beauty brand Madison Reed in an investment totaling $33 million, Forbes reports. The round was led by Sandbridge Capital and Jay-Z’s Marcy Venture Partners also participated in the round. What’s more, the investment brings the San Francisco-based company’s total capital to nearly $220 million, according to Bloomberg. How The Funding Will Further Beauty Brand […]

Black-Owned Stocks

How to Invest in Black-Owned Stocks and Other Investments

In addition to donating to organizations that fight for racial justice or shopping at Black-owned businesses, you can put your investment dollars to work, too. “What comes after protests is money, and money is what will make change sustainable,” says Tiffany Aliche, a financial educator and founder of The Budgetnista. Here’s how to support racial […]

Community

Chris Paul
Community News

Chris Paul Collaborates with Koia, 100% of Proceeds Going Towards HBCUs

Phoenix Suns All-Star Chris Paul, a big supporter of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), has partnered with a plant protein drink company to help fund scholarships for students who attend HBCUs. Koia, a 100% plant-based beverage company co-founded by a Black woman, Maya French, is collaborating with Paul and the nonprofit clothing line, Support Black Colleges, […]

ANJEL Tech
Community Entrepreneurship News

Black-Owned Bodycam App, ANJEL Tech, Partners with Black Moms to Protect Black Youth

ANJEL Tech, a Black-owned cloud-based application that turns any smartphone into your own personal body cam, has announced a historic partnership with 1 Million Madly Motivated Moms (1M4). This organization, led by African American moms and aunties, was created to address police brutality through legal action and legislative policy education. The partnership strengthens moms’ well-being and […]

Ally
Community Op-eds

A Message to Our Allies: Black-Owned Businesses Need Your Help

I don’t want to throw the word “ally” around here, for I feel it has been overused and misquoted in many instances. Some might even say it’s today’s buzz word for non people of color.   Whatever your view on that, one thing is clear — Black business owners need people they can depend on to […]

The Gathering Spot
Community Entrepreneurship

The Gathering Spot Acquired by Black-Owned Banking Platform

Under the unified mission of leading minorities to financial freedom, Greenwood and The Gathering Spot aim for the new partnership to “continue to deliver features including community building, personal finance content, and banking services.” Along with the announcement of the acquisition, it was revealed that Ryan Wilson — Co-founder and CEO of The Gathering Spot — will […]

Marjorie Taylor Greene
Community Entrepreneurship News

Black Businesses in Marjorie Taylor Greene’s District Fear They Won’t Be Heard

Georgia bookstore owner Julia Davis has felt the sting of racism. Sometimes, it’s been subtle, like when people assume she’s the hired help and ask to speak to her boss. Other times, it’s more pronounced, an in-your-face reminder of the deep racial divide that still exists in Georgia. Since buying her shop in 2020, Davis has had […]