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Entrepreneurship Op-eds

The Mompreneur Plan Every Mother in Business Needs

Automation
Entrepreneurship Op-eds

Technology Should Boost your Business, Not Bury It: Tips on Automation

Since the start of the pandemic, many business owners have had to increase their automation in order to take their brick and mortar experiences online, in ever creative ways, without overwhelming them.    We’re in the digital information age and in order to remain competitive, we have to learn to  adapt to the ever changing times. […]

Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship Op-eds

Entrepreneurship Vs. Leadership: A CEO’s Choice

More often than not, we use the words entrepreneur and leader synonymously with each other. Most times, the entrepreneur, for whatever reason, has to take on the role as leader in the organization.  That doesn’t mean the CEO or founder will be effective in that leadership role. The truth of the matter is, the more […]

Boundaries
Entrepreneurship Op-eds

Setting Healthy Boundaries With Your Customers

As business owners, being client focused is not just who we are, it’s how we survive and thrive. It’s our job to approach each client with the expectation to WOW them and to over exceed their expectations of us and our products or services. All of our goals include long lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with […]

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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 […]

Black Investors

Black Investor Survey Shows Market Increase in Young Black Investors

Ariel Investments and Charles Schwab’s 2022 Black Investor Survey is shining a light on trends in the investor market, and there are positive takeaways from this year’s research. Chief among them is the accelerated growth of young Black investors participating in a financial market that has been instrumental in building wealth. “Over the past 24 years, […]

Community

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 […]

Black Farmers
Community Entrepreneurship

CEO of Black Heffa Farms Explains Why We Need More Black Farmers

Clarenda “Farmer Cee” Stanley is the CEO of North Carolina‘s Green Heffa Farms. Originally from a small town in the Black Belt of Alabama named Annie Manie, she has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and nonprofit fundraising.  In July 2019, Farmer Cee began transforming a weed-covered mess of land with no infrastructure into what is […]

JPMorgan Chase
Community News

JPMorgan Chase Launches Tour Promoting Wealth-Building in Black Communities

JPMorgan Chase and Co is launching the Advancing Black Wealth Tour, an event spanning three cities designed to provide financial health education, wealth building seminars and other vital financial insights to Black communities. With stops in Los Angeles, New Orleans, and Philadelphia planned throughout 2022, the tour willhost prominent Black business leaders and entrepreneurs who will […]

Hyatt
Community Entrepreneurship News

Black Entrepreneurs in Atlanta Credit Business Boom to Hyatt Partnership

If you listen closely you can hear it, you can see it; the step-by-step process of making mac & cheese that has been echoing through generations of Kevin Mobley’s family. ”I am the owner of Anna Bell’s Mac & Cheese. It is my great-grandmother’s recipe. I grew up cooking with her,” said Mobley. His business […]

Systemic Racism
Community Op-eds

Uncle Sam Ain’t Your Unc: Systemic Racism in Business

Analysis shows that in the two years after George Floyd’s death, police violence against marginalized communities has increased and so have calls for an end to systemic racism in this country.  The unforgivable killings, the heartbreaking protests and loss have taken their toll. Businesses now have to navigate three major intersectional issues:  The pandemic (Yes, […]