Wanna Pitch Your Black Business? Here’s Where To Do It

Where can Black entrepreneurs go to pitch their business ideas? At this year’s We Buy Black Convention we will host the first “Pitch Black” competition. Pitch Black will be a “Shark Tank” styled competition where Black entrepreneurs from across the country will have an opportunity to pitch and receive constructive feedback on their business ideas. […]

Who Got Next? Meet The Next Black Moguls – Pt. 1

A Series Taking a Closer Look at the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs and the People Ensuring Their Success Generation Z expects their salary for their first job out of college to be $46,799. The Ultimate Guide to Generation Z, found that Gen Z job seekers have high expectations when it comes to their salaries and […]

A Black Tech Ecosystem Is Being Created In Chicago — Which City Will Be Next?

The 2019 Chicago State of the Black Tech Ecosystem convened this past Thursday evening at Google. The forum was hosted by Black Tech Mecca and moderated by its founder, Fabian Elliott. For three consecutive years, Elliott has sought to compile data explaining the gains and disparities that exist for Black entrepreneurs in Chicago and how […]

Why Do Black Businesses Charge So Much Though?

You’ve heard that question before and you may have asked it a time or two. Walmart can sell you a bar of Dove soap for around a dollar but a Black entrepreneur making soap might easily be twice that. What gives? There are a variety of factors that influence pricing but let’s just take a […]

This Black Entrepreneur Is Giving Away Thousands To Startup Companies

Rashad Howard is an activist but he doesn’t attend protests. Instead, he gives his money away to entrepreneurs who are starting companies. Rashad’s activism is business and through that vehicle he’s determined to see his people gain self determination — the ability to control our own fate and dictate what happens in our lives. Having […]

PBS Airing Film On The History of Black Business April 23

Say the name Steve Jobs and one can conjure his trademark turtleneck, rattle off facts of his life story, and point to several of his inventions in your home. But what comes to mind when you hear the name, John H. Johnson? Can you picture his face? Can you describe his life story and rich […]