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Meet Kristal Hansley, the woman behind the first Black female-owned solar company

By |2020-10-16T10:18:44-04:00October 15th, 2020|Business|

Kristal Hansley is an entrepreneur and an advocate for the use of solar power to help working families reduce the cost of electricity. She got involved in the solar power ...

This woman is behind the first Black-owned tax franchise system in U.S. giving businesses financial freedom

By |2020-10-06T21:36:11-04:00October 6th, 2020|Business|

Alniesha Carter is the first Black woman to own a tax franchise business in the United States. The tax franchise business, TaxPrep Evolution Inc. (TPE), is already making significant impacts ...

NACC, Lagos government to boost entrepreneurship, trade development

By |2020-09-29T10:08:23-04:00September 28th, 2020|Business, Politics|

The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) and the Lagos State Government have pledged to partner on facilitating trade and empowering entrepreneurs in the state. This was disclosed after NACC President, ...

Black-owned ice-cream business conceived over a photo made $100k in sales in 60 days

By |2020-09-28T19:45:34-04:00September 28th, 2020|Business|

Female entrepreneurship is changing in the United States as minority women like Trishona Helm are starting up businesses faster than their white counterparts. According to census data and research by Womenable, ...

Tony Elumelu named in “Time 100” list of The 100 Most Influential People in the world 2020

By |2020-09-23T12:49:19-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Business|

Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading philanthropy, celebrates 10 years of transforming African lives, in November. TIME has named Tony O. Elumelu, one of Africa’s leading investors and philanthropists, in the ...

At 16, Paris McKenzie has become the youngest Black owner of a beauty supply business

By |2020-09-18T17:45:41-04:00September 18th, 2020|Business, Stories|

Owning a business takes grit, determination, and passion, and one teenager in Brooklyn, New York, is proving she has what it takes to run her own beauty supply store. Paris ...

The James Beard Foundation Launches Investment Fund For Black And Indigenous-Owned Businesses

By |2020-09-15T09:45:48-04:00September 15th, 2020|Business|

Food and drinks businesses have been suffering as a result of the massive closures due to COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, pandemic restrictions on in-door dining. While the James Beard ...

Billionaires On The Brink: How The Forbes 400 Makes And Loses Billions During Market Crashes

By |2020-09-10T17:58:11-04:00September 10th, 2020|Business, Finance|

Meet the billionaire winners and losers of the dot-com bubble, Great Recession and Covid-19 crash. Crashes, wipe-outs, recessions.Fortunes are often forged, or fumbled away, in the fire of economic downturns. ...