Rodney Williams and his company have won a many awards, including a place among the CNBC Disruptor 50. It’s the media outlet’s list of private companies whose innovations it says are having a dramatic impact. Continue reading Entrepreneur Quietly Changes The Way Devices Connect
Steph Curry gained fame as the basketball star for the Golden Gate Warriors, but he holds another accomplishment: He is the co-founder of Slyce, a Bay Area startup that aims to change how celebrities use social media and improve how athletes and influencers communicate with fans on social media. Continue reading Steph Curry’s Tech Startup
Five years ago, Arlan Hamilton set her eyes on becoming a venture capitalist in “the land of opportunity” she called Silicon Valley.
But as a queer black woman, she found the industry wasn’t in her favor. Continue reading Black, queer and female: VC founder starts her ‘own league’
I.am+, the tech startup founded by pop star and entrepreneur will.i.am, has raised $117 million in venture funding, the company told Reuters on Monday as it announced its entry into the corporate computing market with a voice assistant for customer service. Continue reading Will.i.am’s start-up has raised $117 million as it pivots from hardware to customer support chatbot
Marc Lamont Hill, a noted author, social commentator and professor, has made a foray into entrepreneurship by opening a new coffee shop and bookstore in Philadelphia. Continue reading Marc Lamont Hill launches coffee shop, bookstore in Philly
As consumers invest hours and hours of searching for the best deals on holiday gifts for their loved ones, black business owners are asking consumers to invest that same time and money with them. Continue reading ‘Buying Black’ during the holidays is a community investment
This tech designer’s new app is a video game for individuals with cognitive needs
When 30-year-old app designer Nadia Hamilton was growing up, she noticed that her younger brother Troy, who was and is living with autism, needed support in completing everyday tasks. Brushing teeth and getting dressed were especially difficult. Continue reading Nadia Hamilton was inspired to launch MagnusCards by her brother with autism
Stephanie Oliver-Green, Franchisee and Owner of six McDonald’s Restaurants, got the inspiration to own her own business from her father, Carroll Oliver, who was murdered last year.
“He was in the owner business in 1978 or 1979 and trained with Herman Petty, one of the first black McDonald’s operators. Continue reading How This McDonald’s Owner Operator Uses Her Passion For People To Continue Her Father’s Legacy
Demarra Gardner says Black Women About Business is inspired by her own story, the need for resources and a soaring number of business owners. Continue reading This veteran entrepreneur is launching program to help new black female entrepreneurs
By Kenton Clarke
Founder & Social Entrepreneur | Omnikal
A Unified Sound Develops a Lasting Memory
The topic on many corporate minds today and conversations inside corporate teams is one of brand reputation and brand rescue. The most recent examples of message confusion, message delusion and brand salvage have been seen in the form of national ad campaigns, employee communication and corporate leaders’ far-reaching statements. Diversity and Inclusion. These two words are the running theme for the examples mentioned. Continue reading One Band One Sound – A Musical Path to Secure Your Brand’s Reputation
By Heather Marr
Whether we realize it or not, nurses are critical to our daily lives—working in our schools, physician’s offices, hospitals, nursing homes and hospices, and even in our homes. Nurses help us at our best and worst times, when we are most vulnerable, and they take our stories to heart.
Continue reading 5 Reasons to Choose a Career in Nursing
Alphabet Inc. announced earlier this year that it has appointed Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. to its Board of Directors. Mr. Ferguson is a respected leader in the economics and finance industries, and will serve on Alphabet’s Audit Committee. His appointment was effective June 24, 2016. Continue reading The Man Behind General Mills and How He Understands How Technology Can Improve the Lives of People Around the World