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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 [...]

January 18, 2018 Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship

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 [...]

August 14, 2017 Business Start-Up, Financing

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 [...]

January 24, 2017 Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship

Monique Woodard To Lead $25 Million Investment in Black Businesses

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 [...]

September 7, 2016 Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship
Do What You Love

7 Steps for Turning Your Passion Into A Business

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 [...]

August 8, 2016 Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship, Marketing
Trap Kitchen Former Gang Members

Former Gang Members Used Instagram To Grow Booming Catering Business

Malachai Jenkins and Roberto Smith at one point would’ve never saw eye-to-eye. Both LA natives pledged their allegiance to rival gangs, Jenkins a Crip and Smith a member of the Bloods. But after years of gang banging, Jenkins grew tired [...]

April 8, 2016 Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship, Marketing