Mentor

Why Every Black Business Owner Needs a Mentor in 2023

Mentors are intended to help new and small business owners navigate the tumultuous waters of the entrepreneurial sea. They are the ship’s navigation system that steers us toward success. According to a recent study performed by Endeavor, as published in Forbes, nearly 92% of small business owners interviewed attributed their success directly to having a […]

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Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos May Be Looking to Buy Washington Commanders in a Possible Partnership with Jay Z

Billionaires are reportedly making their way toward helming the position of team owner for the NFL’s Washington Commanders franchise. As previously reported, Commanders’ co-owners Dan and Tanya Snyder are pursuing “potential transactions” involving the team, and this could take the form of a sale or open the door for minority investors. While the direction they will head in remains […]

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Winemaker

Oregon’s First Black Winemaker Aims to Change the World

For Bertony Faustin, Oregon’s first Black winemaker, his business is bigger than wine. It is a testament to his life while fostering humanity, community building, and positive change. Abbey Creek Vineyard was born out of discovering the Brooklyn native’s own way of turning winemaking into a fully functioning business. In 2008, Faustin became the first recorded Black winemaker in Oregon, impressively with no […]

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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 […]

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