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ENTREPRENEUR CLOSES $1.7 MILLION SEED FUNDING FOR HIS WARRANTY PLATFORM, UPSIE

by SAMARA LYNN on

Upsie is an app designed to take the headaches and guesswork out of product warranties. Users can buy product warranties via Upsie instead of through the product manufacturer. Upsie does away with the retail warranty’s markup price ... Read full article

Black Men Can Now Get A Haircut And Health Care All In One Stop

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Providing health screenings at barbershops can help African-American men to significantly lower their blood pressure.... Read full article

Getting the Credit You Deserve?

by Lee Kendrick on

Building a solid business credit rating is possible regardless of your personal credit scores. Obtaining the right types of corporate credit is vital to: the protection of your personal assets, the risks associated with personal law... Read full article

HERE’S HOW OKLAHOMA’S BLACK ENTREPRENEURS ARE REBUILDING ‘BLACK WALL STREET’

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Black Wall Street has become a rallying cry for economic independence. The modern #BankBlack and #BuyBlack movements trace their roots to the story of Tulsa’s prosperous Greenwood District.... Read full article

JPMorgan Chase Invests $10 Million to Expand Black Businesses and Growth in D.C.

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Washington, D.C. is home to some of the most powerful people, business, and government entities in America. Paradoxically, the nation’s capital also has some impoverished neighborhoods with woes that include high joblessness, failing businesses... Read full article

How Rapper 50 Cent Made Millions of Dollars from Bitcoin

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He is one of the first artists to accept bitcoins as payment for his work instead of cash. At that time when cryptocurrency was not yet known to everyone, the value of bitcoin was at around $662 each. His album reportedly earned 700 bitcoins ... Read full article

Nielsen Study Quantifies the Power and Influence of Black Girl Magic

by Selena Hill on

African American women have a gripping influencing in mainstream culture, proving our magic is limitless... Read full article

Rappers Jay-Z, Nas and Snoop Invest In Free Cryptocurrency & Stock-Trading App

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Jay-Z's new venture capital firm Arrive just announced that he will be investing in Robinhood, a free stock trading platform. Jay-Z will be joining Nas and Snoop Dogg who were its big-time backers since 2014.... Read full article

Founder of Shea Moisture, Richelieu Dennis, Acquires Essence From Time Inc.

by Angela Helm on

Essence Communications Inc., the 47-year-old mutliplatform brand that owns Essence magazine and the annual Essence Festival, has gone back to black (ownership), having been acquired by Essence Ventures LLC, an independent Black-owned company... Read full article

The Weed Business

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This infographic, “The Business of Cannabis,” produced by BusinessStudent.com and developed by NowSourcing, provides succinct yet detailed information on the cannabis industry and its target audience... Read full article

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