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Kobe Co-Launches $100M Venture Capital Fund for Tech, Media, and More

by Samara Lynn   The Wall Street Journal reports that retired basketball great Kobe Bryant launched a $100 million venture capital fund with entrepreneur and investor Jeff Stibel. Investments will

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10 Ways to Easily and Correctly Identify Your Target Customer

by Black Enterprise The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi,

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How to Get a Small Business Loan With Bad Credit

Here are some alternative loan sources for business owners with less than stellar credit scores by Carolyn M. Brown The fact remains that it’s harder for smaller businesses—even those with

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New Loan Resource For Entrepreneurs of Color

by Carolyn M. Brown Nearly 8 million small businesses in the U.S. are owned by people of color, and nearly 11.3 million women-owned small businesses help power our communities. But

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Nickell Robey maximizing his business profile

Chris Brown Bills Insider Nickell Robey has made the most of his NFL opportunity after he was signed as an undrafted rookie by Buffalo. Now he is doing the same

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Michael Jordan Invests 500K in Low-Income Charlotte Literacy Programs: ‘I Wanted to Reconnect to the Community’

Posted by Kiersten Willis Charlotte Hornets majority owner Michael Jordan announced Monday that he along with other key donors have invested $500,000 into the city’s literacy programs. The retired NBA

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10 Thriving Black Towns You Didn’t Learn About in History Class

Posted by Tanasia Kenney Map drawn by Egbert Viele showing the layout of Seneca Village circa 1856 The Town Destroyed to Make Way for Central Park: Seneca Village, N.Y. —

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New Small Business Loan From $10,000 to $35,000 Now Available Online

by Carolyn M. Brown Wells Fargo has launched a new online fast-decision loan product for small business customers. The new product is meant to help Wells Fargo meet the credit

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Best Credit Cards for Small Business Owners

by Carolyn M. Brown With National Small Business Week kicking off this month, personal-finance websites CardHub and WalletHub have released a trio of reports to help small business owners find

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Susan B. Anthony Going On Reverse of $10 Bill

By Tara Grimes ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester resident Geraldine Copes-Daniels has traveled the U.S. from her Rochester home, working to keep the legacy of her great-grand aunt and abolitionist Harriet

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4 Simple-But-Overlooked Ways to Stand Out From Your Competition

Contributor KimanziConstable With the explosive growth of the Internet, the opportunity for new business has almost become limitless. It’s created a central place to tell potential customers who you are

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Visionaries/Dreamers: 5 Tips before you quit your day job becoming an entrepreneur.

      by Alfred Edmond, Jr. As attractive and exciting as the jump from employee to business owner is, it’s far from easy and absolutely not for the faint


How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

by Stacey Tisdale click on image to enlarge “There’s a freight train coming,” CEO Enzo Villani tells BE Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale, in reference to the emerging


BET Acquires ‘Soul Train’ Franchise With Hopes To Preserve Legacy

by Cristie Leondis Viacom’s BET has recently acquired the iconic Soul Train  franchise from InterMedia Partners and The Yucaipa Companies, for an undisclosed sum. The Soul Train franchise consists of

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5 Benefits of Having More than One Mentor in Your Circle

    by Courtney Connley   Executive coach Mary Pender Greene shares the pros to having multiple mentors   Long gone are the days of having one mentor to guide