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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

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

College scholarships for African-American students

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Students around the nation are always looking for money to pay for college. Here are some scholarships for African-American students with upcoming deadlines. ... 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

Carnival Full of Fitness® proposes Pop-Up for Peace

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Carnival Full of Fitness® Pop-Up for Peace project is proposing to utilize a park for active play, proper nutritional habits infused with core value principals: respect, responsibility, honesty, caring and coping with differences... Read full article

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

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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

Music Mogul Master P Gives Back In A Major Way to Help the Elderly in New Orleans

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New Orleans, LA— Businessman and entrepreneur Percy Miller aka Master P recently took time to visit Guste Homes, a residency complex for elderly and low income people in the city of New Orleans. He commented, “I don’t want to forget about the elderly... Read full article

THE BEST NEW WAY FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS TO INVEST IN OR START A BUSINESS: EQUITY CROWDFUNDING

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Professors, politicians, and prognosticators have—for years—implored the black community to “take all the money you spend on clothes, shoes, and hair, and put it into investing or starting a business.” Equity crowdfunding provides a new opportunity ... Read full article

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

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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

Getting the Credit You Deserve?

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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

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