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26-Year Old Black Woman Entrepreneur Launches Low Cost Organic Grocery Store

Olympia Auset, founder of SUPRMARKT

26-year old Olympia Auset, a native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Howard University, grew tired of having to travel 2 hours by bus every time she wanted to […]

Black-Owned Construction Firm Awarded Contract to Replace Contaminated Water Lines in Flint, Michigan

Rhonda Grayer, Vice President of WT Construction

W.T. Stevens Construction, a Black-owned construction firm with about 25 employees, has been awarded a multi-million dollar service contract to replace more than 18,000 lead corroded pipes across the city […]

From $0 to $500K: Black Business Experts Share How to Gain More Traffic, Sales and Profit at TSP Live Event

Black Business Experts at TSP Live

Atlanta, GA — When it comes to statistics about Black entrepreneurship, the numbers are often bittersweet. While entrepreneurship among African-Americans is rising faster than among all Americans, the revenue generated […]

Young Genius Brothers, 11 and 14 Years Old, Graduate from High School and College

Cannan and Carson Huey-You

Two genius brothers from Texas, Carson and Cannan Huey-You, have simultaneously graduated from high school and college. Carson, who is just 14 years old, just graduated from Texas Christian University […]

15-Year Old Black Teen Entrepreneur Signs Licensing Deal With the NBA

Moziah Bridges, founder of Mo's Bows

Young entrepreneur Moziah “Mo” Bridges was just 12 years old when he appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank to promote his Memphis based company, Mo’s Bows, which manufactures handmade bow and […]

Summit Aims to Correct Asian Beauty Supply Store Manager Beating and Choking a Female Black Customer

Beauty Supply Summit

Nationwide — Beauty Supply Institute, a training and consulting organization founded in 2007 by former business & economics professor and 3-time store owner Devin Robinson, is hosting its 1st Annual […]

3-Day Event to Celebrate African-American Entrepreneurship and Raise Funds For a Museum That Will Honor Black Business Leaders

Fuller and Dudley Foundation event

Winston Salem, NC — The S.B. Fuller & Joe L. Dudley, Sr. Foundation, Inc. announces their 2nd annual 3-day weekend celebration that will take place in Winston Salem, NC on […]

First Ever Black-Owned Organic Ice Cream Chain Enjoying the Sweet Taste of Success

Mercy Kitomari, founder of Black-owned ice cream chain

Mercy Kitomari is the founder of Nelwas Gelato, a Black-owned organic ice cream chain. Based in Tanzania (East Africa), her company makes 30 different flavors of rich and creamy ice […]

Black Houston-Based Attorney Says She Has an Open Arms Policy

Attorney Annie Scott

Houston, TX — After Annie Scott became licensed as an attorney, her ambitions for law practice led her to the Prosecutor’s office. It was in her role as Cameron County’s […]

Top 7 Black-Owned Restaurants in New Orleans (The Best Gumbo, Jambalaya and More!)

Black-owned restaurant in New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana is known as one of the culinary capitals of the United states. Food served in this amazing city reflects the local Cajun, Creole, and French roots. Visitors […]

Whoopi Goldberg Launches Organic Medical Marijuana Products to Help Women Deal With Menstrual Cramps

Whoopi Goldberg's new line of medical marijuana products

Another positive use for medical marijuana has been targeted by actress and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg who recently launched a new cannabis line that is specifically designed to relieve painful […]

Meet Jelani Aliyu -- The Genius Who Designed GM's Flagship Electric Vehicle, the Chevy Volt

Jelani Aliyu, designer of the Chevy Volt

As a child, Jelani Aliyu always loved cars and it was his dream to design cars when he grew up. Now, he is known around the world as the genius […]

Black Women Professionals, Leaders and Entrepreneurs to Be Empowered and Honored at Washington, DC Area Luncheon

Bold Brave and Beautiful Luncheon in DMV area

Nationwide — On Saturday, April 29, 2017, EPNET will host its 8th Annual Bold, Brave & Beautiful Women in Business Luncheon. The theme is “Women Not Built to Break,” and […]

At Age 11, He Built His Own Radio Station -- But Now, He's the CEO of His Own Tech Company

Kelvin Doe

How does a young man from a small town in Sierra Leone become the CEO of his own tech company? Kelvin Doe can tell you it’s all about using your […]

Black Entrepreneur Sells His Tech Firm for $20 Million

Darrekk Freeman, founder of Zycron

One of the largest Black-owned businesses in the nation just sold for a whopping $20 million. Zycron Inc., a customer-focused information technology services and solutions firm in Nashville, Tennessee, founded […]

13-Year Old Nigerian-American Accepted into Duke Gifted Program

Noella Upke Roberts

Missouri City, TX — Back in 2013, Noella Ukpe Roberts of Missouri City, Texas, was narrating adorable videos of her favorite folktale, Lǎo Lǎo Tóu, in fluent Chinese. Today, the […]

Black-Owned Handbag Brand, Gregory Sylvia, Continues to Grow and Give Back

Gregory and Terri “Sylvia” Pope, founders of Gregory Sylvia handbags

Charlotte, NC — Emerging brand, Gregory Sylvia, recently unveiled its latest must-have handbag styles. With classic and timeless designs, Gregory Sylvia continues to set high standards for leather bags. The […]

Rolling Out Partners With Ad-Tech Partner, Digital Remedy, to Build Leading Digital Media Platform

Munson Steed, founder and CEO of Rolling Out

Atlanta, GA — Leading cross-platform media property, Rolling Out today announced a partnership with Digital Remedy to create Rolling Out Extend. The new Rolling Out Extend will add reach, enhanced […]

Celebrity Chef Ryan Rondeno Launches New Collection of Spices Entitled ‘Ryan Rondeno Spice Collection’

Chef Ryan Rondeno

— A zesty new spice rub that will feature 3 flavors: Nola Creole, Citrus Herb, & Ancho Chile Barbeque — Los Angeles, CA — Celebrity Chef Ryan Rondeno launched his […]

Two Black Female Tech Entrepreneurs Launch First Ever Peer-to-Peer Identity Verification and Background Check Platform

Patricia Wilson-Smith and Tavonia Evans, founders of Safe2Meet

— Patricia Wilson-Smith and Tavonia Evans raised $165K from angel investors to launch Safe2Meet.com – a unique service that protects consumers from online predators. — Atlanta, GA — Safe2Meet.com, a local […]

Black Writers Conference Promises To Help Authorpreneurs Write, Edit and Market Their Next Bestselling Book

Red Ink Conference

Nationwide — The Red Ink Conference: The Premier Conference for Authors & Editors will empower attendees to write, edit and market their next bestseller—at a fraction of the cost. Many […]

Young Black Inventor's Device Locates Lost Kids -- Innovative New 'Gotcha' GPS Tracking Device Ensures Nothing Will Ever Be Lost Again, Not Even a Kid

Taylor Baloney, inventor of the Gotcha tracking device

— Innovative New ‘Gotcha’ GPS Tracking Device Ensures Nothing Will Ever Be Lost Again, Not Even a Kid — San Jose, CA — Find My Everything Inc. is excited to […]

Amazon and HBCU Connect Partner to Host a Special VIP Hiring Event for Black Professionals in the DC/Maryland/Virginia Area

Amazon and HBCU Connect VIP HIring Event

Nationwide — HBCUConnect.com, in partnership with popular online retailer Amazon, is offering Black professionals in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area, the opportunity to meet with representatives from Amazon to […]

10-Year Old Raises $20K for His Invention That Prevents Child Hot Car Deaths

Bishop Curry, 11-year old inventor of Oasis

Bishop Curry is a 10-year old 5th grader from McKinney, Texas, and he’s also the inventor of a prototype device that is designed to prevent children from dying in hot […]

8-Year Old Twin Siblings Launch New Bottled Water Company for Kids

Dowe Twins, founder of Kids 2 Water

You don’t have to be a grown-up to be an entrepreneur. These 8-year-old twins from Bronx NYC are only in the second grade, yet they have started their own company, […]

36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Gala Celebrates 'Black Women Did That' -- Honoring the Brains, Grace & Power of Black Women

Harlem Business Alliance Fundraising Awards Honorees

Saluting: Sylvia Rhone, Jeanne Wardford, Vera Moore, Dyana Williams, Glynda C. Carr, Kimberly Peeler-Allen, Jodie Patterson, Dr. Aletha Maybank and La-Verna J. Fountain Event Sponsors: Airbnb, Harlem Community Development Corporation, […]

Tech Entrepreneur Launches "Spendwith" -- A Mobile App That Encourages African Americans (and Latinos) to Buy, Sell & Trade in Their Own Communities

Jibril Sulaiman, founder of Spendwith app

— “Spendwith” is a culture-based, buy & sell app that is now available on the iTunes and Google Play app stores — Atlanta, GA — Spendwith, a new mobile marketplace […]

Black, Married, and... Entrepreneurs -- Baltimore-based Power Couple Launches Custom Purse Line for Black Sororities & HBCUs!

Husband and wife team, Quinn Conyers and Isa Abdul-Raheem

Baltimore, MD — Black Sorority members and graduates of HBCUs will soon have a sophisticated alternative to showcase their college spirit after custom clutch company, Purse Paparazzi, announced a plan […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Woody Wipes -- Personal Hygiene Wipes for Men

Derek Collins, founder of Woody Wipes

Atlanta, GA — Ladies, are you tired of your man’s poor personal hygiene “down there”? Are you tired of endlessly battling this issue with your man and “taking one for […]

Black-Owned Coffee Chain Owned By These Two Brothers Now Has 10 Locations -- How Did They Do It?

Founders of Cafe Neo in Nigera

Café Neo opened in 2012 in Lagos, Nigeria, and was an overnight success. All it took was two very keen entrepreneurs (who are also brothers) to recognize the potential and […]

Denver Community Newspaper Celebrates 30 Years of Publishing

Denver Urban Spectrum Publisher Rosalind J. Harris

— Denver Urban Spectrum’s “Power 30…More Today Than Yesterday” Honors Community — Denver, CO — Denver Urban Spectrum, an award-winning monthly publication, has been spreading the news about people of […]

The First Ever Black-Owned Gym For Women in This Country is About More Than Just Fitness!

Mildred Apenyo, founder of Fit Clique in Uganda

Mixed gyms are common in the U.S. but not in other countries, like Uganda. Men in Uganda do not welcome women exercising with them and also object to their wearing […]

Walmart Planning to Do More Business With Women Entrepreneurs

Walmart working with woman entrepreneurs

Women-owned businesses that have contracts with Walmart Retail giant Walmart is taking another big step forward to include more women-owned businesses in its sourcing, and this time they are being […]

Afrocentric Smart Phone Cases Combine Dashiki Prints and Traditional African Culture With Modern Technlogy

Derrick Iloenyosi, founder/CEO of Phonefit Collections

— Introducing Phonefit Collections – A Great Fit For Your Phone! — Lancaster, CA — A new fashion phone line called Phonefit Collections is excited to announce the launch of […]

Aspiring Music Producers Can Win $15K and Mentorship from Industry Expert DJ/ Producer Don Cannon

Don Cannon

— The Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters program is hosting their 2nd annual competition. searching for innovators and encouraging creative entrepreneurship. — Nationwide — Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters wants to give […]

Will.i.am Scholarship Foundation Program Now Open -- Helping High School Students Attend College

Will.i.am Foundation Scholarship

The Will.i.am Scholarship Foundation is open to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college and pursue degrees in the STEM and arts fields. The scholarship covers all […]

Black Author, Speaker and Former City Councilwoman Releases New Book on the Art of Juggling

Art of Juggling by Sylvia Jordan

Southfield, MI — By all accounts, women have never been so empowered, or under more pressure. As Sylvia Jordan explains in her new book, The Art of Juggling: The Successful […]

12-Year Old Chef Tavia Wins $10K on Food Network Show

Chef Tavia Isaac

12-year old Tavia Isaac from Chester, Pennsylvania, had a big secret that she had to keep for four months. The secret was that she was chosen as the top winner […]

Commemorative Obama Bottled Water Celebrates the Legacy of the First African American to Have Served as President

Obama Bottled Water

— Perfect for collectors of American history memorabilia — Nationwide — Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States and the 1st African American to have served as President – […]

A College Dropout and a 4.0 College Grad Team Up to Create New App Called "Selfie Radar" That Fills in the Biggest Gap in Social Media

Jamal Wilson and Alexander Logan, founders of the Selfie Radar app

Nationwide — Jamal Wilson, a 25 year old from Palm Beach, Florida, had a vision to change the technology world in the biggest way possible. He dropped out of college […]

The Black Economic Challenge -- $20 a Month Can Solve the Problems in the Black Community

Terrance Amen, founder of 3ufirst

Nationwide — Terrance Amen, founder and CEO of 3ufirst.com, asks, “Does the Black community really want to solve its problems?” He continues, “We’re not working together enough to really solve […]

CEO Celebrates 17 Years of Ties to the Detroit Community

Ms. Goal Digger by Alison Vaughn

— Alison Vaughn, Founder of Jackets for Jobs, Inc, is Ms. Goal Digger and declares that Success is Sexy! Her book shows readers how to set goals, have a millionaire […]

Black-Owned Magazine Publisher Celebrates Her 2nd Year of Publishing -- Catering to the Textured, Natural, Curly Hair Market

Angela Turner, founder of Curls, Twists, Coils and Kinks Magazine

A.Turner Publishing is a Las Vegas, Nevada based Black-owned magazine publishing company, founded by entrepreneur and native New Yorker, Angela Turner. The company publishes Curls, Twists, Coils, & Kinks Magazine […]

Speaker Meiyoko Taylor to Release New Book, "Find Your Amazing! 5 Steps To Transforming Your Life"

Meiyoko Taylor, author of Find Your Amazing

— Author, speaker and personal development leader offers action-based approach to maximizing your potential — Cherry Hill, NJ — Author, speaker, and personal development leader Meiyoko Taylor will release his […]

This Black-Owned Tech Company Signed Up 2 Million Customers in Less Than 2 Months

Pesalink founders in Kenya

A Black-owned tech company in Kenya, Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL), has recently launched a new money transfer service called PesaLink that has grown tremendously in just a short period […]

Black-Owned Potato Chip Brand Takes Off -- Sells About 12,000 Bags a Month!

Pascal Murasira, founder of Minnaz Potato Chips

Pascal Murasira is co-founder of Minnaz Potato Chips, the first producer of potato chips in Rwanda. The company started in 2014 and now sells about 12,000 bags of potato chips […]

From NFL To Neurosurgeon: Former Football Player Will Soon Be a Doctor

Myron Rolle, former NFL player and soon-to-be doctor

When Myron Rolle started his football career in the NFL, sports was not his ultimate goal. He has always wanted to be a doctor, and now he has his chance. […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Madagascar's First Ever Pizza Joint -- Now the Country's Largest Fast Food Restaurant Chain

Chef Mbinina, founder of Gastronomie Pizza

La Gastronomie Pizza is Madagascar’s first ever pizza joint. Now it is also the country’s largest fast food outlet. Owner Chef Mbinina worked hard to build his brand in a […]