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Squire and Femi Secrets Win over $1.1 Million in Prizes from 43North Pitch Competition

Two companies, Squire and Femi Secrets scored big recently when they competed in the annual pitch competition hosted by 43North.  The yearly $5 Million competition held in Buffalo, NY offers eight up and coming companies’ various prizing including a $1 [...]

January 22, 2018 Entrepreneurship, Financing

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 [...]

January 19, 2018 Entrepreneurship, Personal Development

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
detroit Michigan

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

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 [...]

January 15, 2018 Entrepreneurship, Financing

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

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