Friday, January 19, 2018
Black Entrepreneur

6 Tips To Become More Productive and Stop Being Busy

Have you ever had one of those days where you went from task to task all-day and there was never a moment to stop, but at the end of the day you felt unaccomplished and major projects still remained on your to-do list? There are a variety of reasons that [...]

January 19, 2018 Brian Entrepreneurship, Personal Development 0

17 Year-Old Zandra Cunningham Wins 43North Pitch Competition

43North is a startup competition in a league of its own that has given away more than $5 million to entrepreneurs. Just recently, 17-year old entrepreneur Zandra Cunningham won the organization’s collaborative M/WBE business plan competition designed to elevate the profile of minority and women business owners. It’s called The [...]

January 18, 2018 Brian Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship 0

KJ Miller and Amanda Johnson Raise $1 Million in Funding Mented Cosmetics

Harvard Business grads KJ Miller and Amanda Johnson once pondered, over a glass of wine, why it was so hard for them to find a perfect shade of nude lipstick that would complement their darker skin tones.  From that conversation the idea for cosmetic line, Mented Cosmetics was born. Beginning [...]

January 17, 2018 Brian Entrepreneurship, Financing 0

Brooklyn Boy Knits Sales Skyrocket after Facebook Post Goes Viral

Brooklyn Boy Knits

A recent post that became very popular on social media was a man spotted on the NYC subway train knitting away the time during his commute. It truly was the photo that shot around the world. The photo, posted by Louis Boria in response to a Facebook post by former American [...]

January 16, 2018 Brian Entrepreneurship 3

Chase Increases Detroit Loan Fund For Minority Entrepreneurs to $18 Million

detroit Michigan

The opportunities for minority entrepreneurs in Detroit to receive funding for their business just increased as Chase has expanded their Minority Loan fund from $6.5 million to $18 million. The fund, initially started by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in 2015 with $6.5 million, is jointly run by JPMorgan Chase and [...]

January 15, 2018 Brian Entrepreneurship, Financing 0

BlackGirlMagic: Julia Collins Raises $50 Million in Funding For Robotic Pizza Delivery Service

Julia Collins, the co-founder and CEO of Zume Pizza, and her partner Alex Garden, have just raised a $50 million investment for their innovative company which uses robots to make ready-to-order healthy pizzas. Her company is being called the “perfect marriage of food and technology” and “a seamless blend of [...]

January 8, 2018 Brian Entrepreneurship, Financing 0