Thursday, December 14, 2017
Black Entrepreneur

Jasmine Crow Wins $20K in Miller Lite’s Tap the Future Pitch Competition

In a standing room only, packed house in Atlanta, Jasmine Crowe artfully and brilliantly won $20k in the Miller Lite “Tap The Future” pitch competition and now has the opportunity to compete for the grand prize of $100K later this year. Miller Lite’s pitch competition has various stops around the [...]

August 14, 2017 Brian Business Start-Up, Financing 2

5 Lessons From Jay-Z’s $200 Million Deal With Sprint

About a year ago, most of the blogs and media sites were stating how Jay-Z’s purchase of Tidal was a terrible deal and would never work because of services like Apple Music and Spotify. Fast forward to this week and Jay-Z just inked a deal with Sprint for a 33% [...]

January 27, 2017 Brian Branding, Entrepreneurship, Personal Development 9

What Other Sites Are Saying – January 27, 2017

My Three Agreements For Great Business Practices – Lisa Ascolese shares why developing your business partnerships with a full understanding that all parties involved must abide by communicating with gratitude, patience, and respect should be a top priority for all business owners. 3 Lessons From the Founder of WorldStarHipHop, Who Died Monday [...]

January 27, 2017 Brian Branding, Entrepreneurship, Marketing 0

Former McDonald’s CEO, Don Thompson, Launches Venture Capital Group Named Cleveland Avenue

Since leaving the job at Mcdonald’s, former CEO Don Thompson been very busy. Thompson has launched an investment group/accelerator named Cleveland Avenue that focuses on building new food, beverage, and restaurant concepts. Cleveland Avenue, the name reported as the street that Thompson grew up on, opened its doors last fall in Chicago. According [...]

January 26, 2017 Brian Entrepreneurship, Financing 3

38 Ways To Get Filthy Rich During The Trump Presidency

You may not agree with his politics, but the swearing in of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States should have every entrepreneur salivating.  Trump is not “draining the swamp” – au contraire, mon ami! The swamp is in fact being filled with billionaires who will put making [...]

January 24, 2017 Brian Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship 48

Jessica O. Matthews Raises $7 million For Renewable Energy Tech Startup

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Jessica O. Matthews just raised the largest round of venture capital funding by a black female founder and entrepreneur.  Matthews is the founder and CEO of renewable energy tech startup Uncharted Play. Her company just closed a $7 million Series A round led by the NIC Fund with participation from Kapor Capital, Magic Johnson Enterprises, [...]

September 20, 2016 Brian Entrepreneurship, Financing 2