You’ve probably never heard of Thomas Jennings, but chances are, you’ve benefited from his expertise. Jennings was a dry cleaner who developed a process called dry scouring, which is still used in dry cleaning today. Dry scouring removes stains from garments without damaging the fabric. Jennings received a patent for dry scouring and became the first black man to hold a patent in the United States.Read More
Watching a person and business evolve is a rewarding experience. It’s also helping me grow and continue to be able to give more each time I work with someone.Read More
Motivate with Love is a brand that inspires, motivates and encourages individuals to be the best version of themselves. Essentially, it is a one-stop shop. Whether you are looking to author your first book, seeking mentorship, need daily motivation or looking to purchase products with positive affirmations. My business is Internet based and offers services both nationally and internationally. All products are inspired with love by Love.Read More
You probably don’t need to be convinced that your business should have some sort of social media presence. You’re there, and your customers are there, too. You get that. You may not know exactly how to go about starting and building a social media following for your business, though, and that’s where we can help. Here are some points to consider when you’re getting started.Read More
You can probably get more customers like the ones you already have so let’s start there. Identify who your top three customers are, and then analyze their characteristics.
Not all the aspects of starting and owning a business are about ideas and inspiration. You still have to pay the bills, and starting a business comes with new bills to pay. Here are three things to remember if you want to keep your business and personal finances straight in order.
Encargos y Envios is a peer to peer international delivery service inspired by immigrants and built by two young Ecuadorians based in the US. Travelers monetize the empty space in their luggage while they deliver goods to shoppers in developing countries who want to get a product from the US.Read More
Mary Kay who? The first black female millionaire, Annie Malone started a school to teach black women about cosmetics and made $14 million by 1920.Read More
You could get a storefront in New York for $500 in 1927. Victoria did just that, setting up shop on Madison Avenue and opening the first Puerto Rican music store in New York City. Her shop served as more than just a place to page through sheet music or check out the latest records, though, it was a gathering place for the entire music scene.Read More
Think through these four questions to develop a stronger idea of exactly who you plan on selling to – and how you’ll make them fall in love with your idea, just like you have.Read More
Whether you’re selling tacos, launching a clothing line, or walking dogs, if you have a smartphone, there’s a good chance you can take credit card payments for your work.
So, what’s the best fit for your business? That’s up to you, but let’s take a look at two of the biggest competitors.Read More
Run The World helps MOC (Millennials of color) impact the world around them by creating socially conscious apparel, curating community events and providing resources that support their personal and professional goals so that they can use their passions to give back to world.Read More
Maker Studio is an education company that empowers K-8 students to become creative technologists. Our educational programs pave the way for to choose a creative path that provides technical literacy for all students, regardless of gender, race, nationality, and ability.Read More
Made. Brows and Lashes is a beauty bar offering a wide range of beauty services, specializing in eyebrow shaping/waxing and dedicated to helping clients feel good in the skin they’re in.Read More
Founders Spark is an organization dedicated to introducing new and aspiring entrepreneurs, hustlers, and go-getters into the startup community as well as providing them the tools they need to succeed. We are committed to helping anyone who is at the beginning stages of their business or simply have an interest in becoming an entrepreneur no matter their background.Read More
Conducting market research and competitive analysis can help set your business apart from the competition. Check out our tips on how to put these information trends to work for your business.Read More
Youth unemployment is at its highest sustained level since World War II. This crisis and the structural inequities in our socio-economic system have created a lack of economic opportunity for millions of young adults in the United States and around the world.Read More
Each month, we offer a new opportunity for eligible entrepreneurs to compete in a funding round. The funding is up to $2500 for business expenses.Read More
Mark Cuban’s new book “Kid Start-Up: How You Can be an Entrepreneur” outlines the lessons that entrepreneurship teaches kids.Read More
It’s evident Hip Hop continues to remain ever-present in the current state of pop culture. It permeates music, fashion, slang and now...cupcakes.Read More