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CurlMix turned down $400K from Shark Tank and are now worth over $12 million

CurlMix owners Kim and Tim Lewis

Chicago natives Kim and Tim Lewis started CurlMix six years ago. Initially it was a subscription box service for people with curly hair. But after two years of stagnant sales, the couple went back to the drawing board. They hired advisors, and revamped their business model. In order to improve [...]

July 23, 2021 Miles Kelley Branding 0

The story behind Uncle Nearest’s $50 Million Venture Fund will inspire you…

Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey

I have to admit, I thoroughly enjoyed researching this story. I've always heard stories about the slave that actually taught Jack Daniel about whiskey, but I never thought to learn more. And yes, I am referring to THAT Jack Daniel. The man in question was Nearest Green, a Tennessee slave. [...]

July 10, 2021 Miles Kelley Community 0

How did Joseph Evans III and Brandon Patton build a million dollar business from home?

Evan Alexander Grooming

In 2019, CNN wrote an article about how the skincare industry grew 13% to amass sales of $5.6 billion in 2018. In addition, according to Fortune Business Insights, the skincare industry will boom to be a $200 billion industry by 2026. As social media and social media influencers continue to grow, [...]

July 9, 2021 Miles Kelley Business Start-Up 0

What does the Supreme Court’s NCAA ruling mean for student athlete entrepreneurship?

Hercy Miller and Master P

For decades, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has barred athletes from receiving any compensation while still a student athlete. Despite the fact that colleges, coaches and of course the NCAA itself all make millions per year. Top NCAA coaches receive anywhere up to $1o million per year to coach players [...]

July 5, 2021 Miles Kelley Entrepreneurship 0

Black Owned Podcast Network “Bshani Radio App” has over 3 million downloads

Bshani Radio App

Bennie Randall Jr. has had his hands in tons of different business ventures. From author and motivational speaker, all the way to investor and full blown entrepreneur. But to know Randall's journey, is to know that he has always had a love for music. Randall actually began his journey into [...]

June 22, 2021 Miles Kelley Entrepreneurship 0

Goldman Sachs issues first round of grants for One Million Black Woman Initiative

Goldman Sachs

Earlier this year, Goldman Sachs announced their initiative to invest into Black women. The plan is called One Million Black Women Initiative. This commitment includes investing $10 billion over the next decade in businesses and organizations that benefit Black women. In addition, the bank also will commit $100 million to [...]

June 16, 2021 Miles Kelley Financing 0