Thursday, September 29, 2016
Black Entrepreneur

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

jessica-matthews

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 1

Monique Woodard To Lead $25 Million Investment in Black Businesses

Monique Woodard

500 Startups is raising a $25 million dollar microfund to make early stage investments in Black and Latino founders. This fund will invest in ~100 companies and give Black and Latino founders the access to capital, networks, and expertise that they need to grow their businesses. The United States’ shifting [...]

September 7, 2016 Brian Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship 4

Kobe Bryant Launches $100 Million Venture Capital Fund

Kobe Bryant Venture Fund

If you were wondering what Kobe Bryant had planned after basketball, you do not have to wonder anymore as he is starting to show us how he will keep busy. On Monday, Kobe announced his venture-capital fund, a $100 million vehicle for investing in technology, media and data companies. Kobe is partnering [...]

August 23, 2016 Brian Entrepreneurship, Financing 3

Fear of Success: What Will Happen if You Succeed?

Fear

Sometimes you find yourself with a goal you think you should want to achieve, but you just don’t seem to be taking enough action to reach it. You aren’t really afraid of failure or rejection, the path to the goal seems clear enough and might even be an interesting challenge, [...]

August 23, 2016 Brian Entrepreneurship, Personal Development 4

7 Steps for Turning Your Passion Into A Business

Do What You Love

You have a passion that you invest a lot of your time and energy into, but would love to transition it from just a passion into a money-making business? Here are some steps that you can follow that will make the transition much more smooth: Define what makes you unique? [...]

August 8, 2016 Brian Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship, Marketing 0

8 Things You Can Do Everyday To Become A Better Entrepreneur

Improve Your Routine

Becoming a successful entrepreneur is not something that happens over night. It’s a daily battle and decision to be the best version of yourself all the time. It takes constant work, personal development, creating a plan, and following through with that plan. You should have weekly, monthly and yearly goals [...]

July 27, 2016 Brian Entrepreneurship, Personal Development 6