black entrepreneurs

[The Upload] ConnXus Connects Black-Owned Tech Companies With Dollars

August is National Black Business Month. In recognition and celebration of that fact, we are revisiting this November 2016 article.


Shoppe Black’s Entrepreneurs Commit to Business—And Each Other

We are revisiting this December 2016 article in recognition and celebration of August’s designation as National Black Business Month.

Bill Pickard

Influencers: Millionaire Bill Pickard on Strategy, Vision and Keeping Black Dollars at Home

In recognition of August’s designation as National Black Business Month, we revisit this April 2017 article about businessman and author Pickard.

These Women Are Cashing in on the Cannabis Rush

Since the legalization of marijuana in most states, the cannabis industry has provided business owners…

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

The founder of Upsie, a platform designed to make purchasing and storing product warranties easy…

Tony Rock

‘Black Card Revoked’ is Now A Game Show

The popular game, “Black Card Revoked” is now a television game show! In 2015, Latesha…

Daymond John

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

The founders of Joe’s Gourmet Fish Fry should be happy campers. Why? Because Shark Tank host and…

Chicago TV Reporter Builds Business to Solve Hair Headaches

A Chicago-based television news reporter has launched her own business in response to her own…

John Legend

How John Legend is Supporting Former Inmates

Teresa Hodge isn’t just an entrepreneur, but a former inmate. And now she can confidently…

Equal Pay Day

Business Organization to Host Women’s Entrepreneurship Seminar

If you are a woman who owns a small business based in Chicago, here’s good…