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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 Uncategorized

BlackGirlMagic: Julia Collins Raises $50 Million in Funding For Robotic Pizza Delivery Service

Julia Collins, the co-founder and CEO of Zume Pizza, and her partner Alex Garden, have just raised a $50 million investment for their innovative company which uses robots to make ready-to-order healthy pizzas. Her company is being called the “perfect [...]

January 8, 2018 Uncategorized

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 Uncategorized

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 Uncategorized

What Other Sites Are Saying – January 27, 2017

My Three Agreements For Great Business Practices – Lisa Ascolese shares why developing your business partnerships with a full understanding that all parties involved must abide by communicating with gratitude, patience, and respect should be a top priority for all business owners. [...]

January 27, 2017 Uncategorized

Former McDonald’s CEO, Don Thompson, Launches Venture Capital Group Named Cleveland Avenue

Since leaving the job at Mcdonald's, former CEO Don Thompson been very busy. Thompson has launched an investment group/accelerator named Cleveland Avenue that focuses on building new food, beverage, and restaurant concepts. Cleveland Avenue, the name reported as the street that Thompson [...]

January 26, 2017 Uncategorized