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Google is giving Black founders millions in order to grow their businesses.

Rachel Palmer

Like most things across the world, technology is supposed to work for everyone. And also like most things, Black folk just don't seem to be getting a fair slice of that pie. In order for technology to work for everyone, it needs to be built by everyone. Currently less than [...]

September 22, 2021 Miles Kelley Financing 1

Danielle Hughes Wants To Teach You How To Make Money With Vending Machines

Danielle D. Hughes

Since being honored as one of Forbes “30 Under 30” back in 2019, Danielle D. Hughes has not stopped making power moves. She was honored for her profound work in education. But Hughes also was hosting her own vision board series in cities across the country since 2015. She is widely [...]

September 16, 2021 Miles Kelley Business Start-Up 0

Ashley Lamothe Was the Youngest Person To Own A Chick Fil A Franchise

Ashley Lamothe

Franchising has always been a topic for discussion here at Black Business Boost. For many aspiring business owners, franchising is a much easier way to get into business for yourself than starting on your own. A few months ago we discussed the story of Jonathan Lacy and how he became [...]

September 16, 2021 Miles Kelley Franchises 0

The Six Figure Spa Chick Runs a Million Dollar Consulting Firm

Candace Holyfield

Candace Holyfield is the definition of never stop hustling. The “Six Figure Spa Chick” started out as a massage therapist right out of high school. But the road wasn't as straight forward as you might think. The first time she took her massage license exam, she failed. By only five [...]

September 14, 2021 Miles Kelley Beauty 0

Ceata Lash is the First Black Woman to Hold Multiple Patents for a Hair Accessory

Ceata Lash

If you have natural hair, then you already are familiar with some of woes that faced Ceata Lash. Many people with natural, kinky, curly hair want to have that hair-styling accessory that will not damage the hair. Some do improvise but Lash created one for herself and all of the natural [...]

September 14, 2021 Miles Kelley Beauty 0

Ashley Hamilton Flipped A Tax Refund Into A Million Dollar Real Estate Portfolio

Ashley Hamilton Consults

A single mother making $22,000 a year as a waitress in Detroit wanted more. But Ashley Hamilton wasn't exactly the ideal candidate for a business start up loan. Determined to make a move, Hamilton took her 2009 tax refund and combined it with her savings. Using that money, she was [...]

September 11, 2021 Miles Kelley Real Estate 0