With his PlayVS e-sports platform, Delane Parnell is creating a valuable scouting grounds for new tech talent. Continue reading Meet the 26-year-old entrepreneur turning high-school gamers into varsity athletes
Once a beacon for more minorities to join him in Silicon Valley, the former tech and media darling enters a deal that will help to secure his legacy—and P&G’s. Continue reading Tristan Walker announces acquisition by Procter & Gamble, will remain as CEO and move company to Atlanta
The holidays are always busy for Gregg Bishop, the commissioner of the New York City Department of Small Business Services, which kicks into high gear during the consumer frenzy of December. Continue reading How Gregg Bishop, Small Business Expert, Spends His Sundays
By 2045, people of color will make up the majority of the U.S. population.
That demographic shift, predicted by the U.S. Census Bureau, is one reason why companies are starting to take workplace diversity, inclusion and equity more seriously. Continue reading How Diversity Officers Change Corporate Culture
Suburban Detroit may not be the epicenter of interior design, but that’s exactly where Nicole Gibbons, the CEO and founder of Clare, a direct-to-consumer paint line, got her start. Continue reading How This Interior Designer Turned Paint Into Profit
Sixty seconds isn’t much time to make a business pitch, but often, that’s all you have. Whether it’s at a networking event, a conference or another event, you’ll want to have a one-minute pitch ready. Continue reading MBE Smart Tips: Pitch Perfect
Operating with transparency used to be a luxury versus a necessity but, now, it’s quite mandatory. Millennials, in particular, who wield a tremendous amount of influence and purchasing power, make buying decisions based largely on the provenance, manufacturing processes and overall business practices of a particular company. Continue reading 5 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs
Shelly Bell has lived many lives. She’s a computer scientist, a former high school teacher, a performance poet, a community organizer, a founder, and a CEO. She has two successful apparel printing businesses: MsPrint USA—through which she creates swag for clients like Amazon and Google with a team of women designers and printers—and Made By A Black Woman, which celebrates products made by Black women. Continue reading Shelly Bell, Founder Of Black Girl Ventures, Helps Women Of Color Gain Access To Capital
New Nationwide survey reveals more than 80 percent of both African-American and Hispanic business owners of companies under 500 employees indicate they offer some form of employee benefits. Continue reading Employees of diverse business owners are more likely to receive robust benefits packages
TIAA recently announced the TIAA Difference Maker 100 Honorees – 100 individuals working in the nonprofit sector who have made significant contributions in their communities and throughout the world. Continue reading TIAA Unveils the TIAA Difference Maker 100 Recognizing Extraordinary People Helping to Create a Better Tomorrow
Angelique Brunner was once the only African American woman in VC from NYC to Atlanta. Now, she runs a $500 million investment firm that is revitalizing D.C.
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