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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 [...]

January 27, 2017 Branding, Entrepreneurship, Personal Development

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

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 [...]

September 20, 2016 Entrepreneurship, Financing

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
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Kobe Bryant Launches $100 Million Venture Capital 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 [...]

August 23, 2016 Entrepreneurship, Financing

8 Things You Can Do Everyday To Become A Better Entrepreneur

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 [...]

July 27, 2016 Entrepreneurship, Personal Development