black entrepreneurs

These Women Are Cashing in on the Cannabis Rush

These Women Are Cashing in on the Cannabis Rush

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 20, 2018

Since the legalization of marijuana in most states, the cannabis industry has provided business owners with the opportunity to have a booming profession if desired.... Read More

This Entrepreneur Just Landed Close to $2M for His Business

This Entrepreneur Just Landed Close to $2M for His Business

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 30, 2018

The founder of Upsie, a platform designed to make purchasing and storing product warranties easy and affordable, just closed a seed round of funding... Read More

Tony Rock

‘Black Card Revoked’ is Now A Game Show

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 23, 2018

The popular game, “Black Card Revoked” is now a television game show! In 2015, Latesha Williams founded the Cards For All People company along... Read More

Daymond John

Daymond John Invests $150,000 into Black Fish Fry Brand

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 19, 2018

The founders of Joe’s Gourmet Fish Fry should be happy campers. Why? Because Shark Tank host and million-dollar investor, Daymond John just blessed the Atlanta-based fish... Read More

Chicago TV Reporter Builds Business to Solve Hair Headaches

Chicago TV Reporter Builds Business to Solve Hair Headaches

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 19, 2018

A Chicago-based television news reporter has launched her own business in response to her own “hair headaches.” According to a press release sent to... Read More

John Legend

How John Legend is Supporting Former Inmates

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 07, 2017

Teresa Hodge isn’t just an entrepreneur, but a former inmate. And now she can confidently say she has help from John Legend. According to... Read More

Equal Pay Day

Business Organization to Host Women’s Entrepreneurship Seminar

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 04, 2017

If you are a woman who owns a small business based in Chicago, here’s good news. The Small Business Majority, in conjunction with Accion,... Read More

Equal Pay Day

Things May Have Just Got Easier for Entrepreneurs in Chicago

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 07, 2017

Entrepreneurs in Chicago may have a reason to smile thanks to a new online lending portal. Black Enterprise reports that Chicago City Treasurer Kurt... Read More

Oprah Winfrey honored in TIME's 'Firsts' series.

Oprah Launches Comfort Food Line, ‘O, That’s Good’

by #teamEBONY   Aug 10, 2017

Oprah Winfrey has no limits. In addition to having more than three decades of experience in film, television and production, the actress and business... Read More

Want to Get Your Product into Retail Stores? Learn From a Pro

Want to Get Your Product into Retail Stores? Learn From a Pro

by Tamara E. Holmes   Mar 23, 2017

Entrepreneurship requires consistent hustle, so it’s easy to see why FLO Wines is a company Marcus Johnson is proud of. Getting retailers to buy... Read More