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Black Entrepreneurs Are Closing the Gap in Raising Venture Capital in 2021

In the US, only 1% of venture capital funded startup founders are Black. But 2021 is showing a slightly different story. Black startup entrepreneurs are smashing venture funding records this year. In the first half of 2021, Black founders raised [...]

October 18, 2021 Entrepreneurship
Souadou Niang

From Housekeeper to Hotel Owner… the success story of Souadou Niang

If “you keep this up, one day you're going to own this place” was a person. Born and raised in Dakar, Souadou Niang moved to New York when she was 18. When she got there, she had to work to pay [...]

October 6, 2021 Entrepreneurship
Samia Gore

Samia Gore becomes the first Black woman with a supplement line in Vitamin Shoppe.

Body Complete RX began as just a goal to lose weight. But eventually grew to much more. It is now a successful vitamin company. Samia Gore, of Detroit, is the first Black woman to have a line in The Vitamin Shoppe in the [...]

September 8, 2021 Entrepreneurship
Hercy Miller and Master P

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

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 [...]

July 5, 2021 Entrepreneurship
Bshani Radio App

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

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 [...]

June 22, 2021 Entrepreneurship
Everything Legendary

Everything Legendary uses ‘Shark Tank’ fame to turn a $250,000 profit overnight.

Everything Legendary is a Black owned vegan burger brand based out of DC. They shot to national notoriety a little over 3 months ago after appearing on ABC's hit reality TV business show Shark Tank. Duane “Myko” Cheers,  Danita Claytor, and [...]

May 20, 2021 Entrepreneurship