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Meet the Mother and Two Daughters Who Own 13 McDonald’s Franchises

Black women owners of McDonald's 13 franchises

Patricia Williams and her daughter, Nicole Enearu and Kerri Harper-Howie, have built an empire of McDonald’s franchises in the Los Angeles area. Combined, they employ more than 700 people in […]

African-American Businesses Need to See Clearly

Karen Williams, founder of Fluid Communications

Staying focused on profitability helps the community By Karen Williams Nationwide — I was invited to do a presentation on marketing strategy to a group of African-American entrepreneurs last month. […]

It's Time For This Black Entrepreneur's Product to be Implemented into Every Elementary School Across the Country

Dyke Robinson, founder of Digibots

— Dyke Robinson M.Ed., creator of Digibots Classroom Adventures Series says, “It is time for the Digibots Classroom Adventures Program to be implemented in every (K-3rd) grade classroom in America.” […]

Black Couple Debuts Their New Burger Line on QVC

Chevalo and Monique Wilsondebriano, founders of Charleston Gourmet Burger Company

— Husband & wife team, known for their burger products, introduces innovative microwavable cheeseburgers on national television — Charleston, SC — Chevalo & Monique Wilsondebriano, owners of Charleston Gourmet Burger […]

Program Offering $40K in Funding to Black-Owned Tech Startups in Maryland

TEDCO administrators of the Minority Business Seed Program

A new program called Minority Business Pre-Seed Fund (MBPF) is promising to make investments of up to $40,000 to qualifying tech start-ups owned by African American entrepreneurs. The funding, provided […]

Black Mom Makes $1 Million in First 60 Days By Starting This Business

Black-owned business, Express Atlanta Smile

Ramona Griggie grew up in Section 8 housing in St. Croix, and later moved to Atlanta, GA where she got married, had a child, and became a housewife. One day, […]

21-Year Old Black College Student to Launch Unique Food Truck Concept That Does More Than Just Sell Food

Sherron Stevens, founder of Bondfire Grill food truck

Columbus, OH — Sherron A. Stevens, a 21-year old African American college student, is launching a creative and unique food truck concept called Bondfire Grill that does more than just […]

Ray J Takes Off With His New E-Bike Company Called Raytroniks

Ray J, founder of Raytroniks

Electronic biking has taken off on a whole new level, thanks to Ray J’s new E-Bike company, Raytroniks, which produces the Scoot-E-Bike. This two-wheeled electric bike has everything you need, […]

Black-Owned Construction Company Owned By Twin Brothers Now on Track to Make $4.5 Million This Year!

Founder of Castle Black Construction

Twin brothers, Jonathan and Jarrett Logan, are the owners of Castle Black Construction in Memphis, Tennessee. One of few Black-owned construction companies in the country, they launched their company back […]

Woman Buys 100 Hats Then Decides to Buy the Whole Hat Factory For $100K

Georgiette Morgan-Thomas, owner of American Hats LLC

What do you do when you own 100 hats? You start your own hat business! That’s what Georgiette Morgan-Thomas did when she bought the S & S Hat Company in […]

First Black-Owned Mobile Hair Salon Opens Second Location in the Washington, DC Area

Dejuan Burns, founder of Salon Dejuan Mobile Hair Salon

Oxon Hill, MD — Salon DeJuan has announced the opening of its 2nd De Glam Shoppe Mobile Hair Salon in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area at the physical salon location […]

Registered Nurse/ Entrepreneur's "Milky Mama" Product Line Has Helped 10,000+ Breastfeeding Moms Make More Breastmilk

Krystal Duhaney, founder of Milky Mama

— Specially formulated treats help breastfeeding moms produce more milk — Riverside, CA — Krystal Duhaney, a Registered Nurse, is taking the breastfeeding world by storm with her delicious lactation […]

This 7-Year Old Entrepreneur From Arkansas is Running Her Own Food Truck

Kyleigh McGee, the 7-year old running her own food truck

Kyleigh McGee, a 7-year old African American girl from Little Rock, Arkansas is running and operating her very own food truck. The second grader told ABC News that she started […]

Black Family-Owned Restaurant Finds Success Serving Up Super Delicious BBQ Favorites

Founders of BBQ restaurant in Baltimore, MD

Who doesn’t love a good barbecue? The next time you’re in Baltimore, Maryland, be sure to check out this new Black-owned family restaurant. It’s called The BBQ and they serve […]

Woman Opens First Ever Black-Owned Grocery Store in Compton

Kia Patterson, owner of first Black-owned grocery store in Compton

36-year old Kia Patterson is the owner of the first ever Black-owned grocery story in Compton, California. She is an independent owner of a Grocery Outlet franchise, and the whole […]

Her First Novel Sold 8 Million Copies and is Available in 42 Languages -- How She Did It

Arundhati Roy, author and political activist

Arundhati Roy is a political activist, human rights advocate, and a best-selling author. In 1997, she published a book entitled, The God of Small Things. Within months, it had sold […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Online Service to Help Car Buyers Find the Best Deals

Tracey Watts, founder of CarMarshal.com

CarMarshal.com brokers optimal car deals, and gives customers up to $3,000 in discounts Dallas, TX — Car buyers can expect the best value for their money when they use CarMarshal.com. […]

Meet the Mompreneur Revolutionizing the Baby Industry With Her Teething Mitten Invention

Tara Darnley, founder of Yummy Mitt Teething Mitten

Brooklyn, NY — Mom inventor and co-founder of Darlyng & Co, Tara Darnley is still in celebratory mode after landing multiple deals nationwide with Babies “R” Us and several other international […]

African American Entrepreneur Creates Heart Detection Bracelet to Stave Off Heart Attack

Jemiah Battle, inventor of the Life E-Bracelet

Jemiah Battle, On A Mission To Raise Money For a Life Saving Heart Bracelet, Scores ‘Provisional Patent’ — Nearly 50% of African Americans Diagnosed with Cardiovascular Disease — Greenville, SC […]

These 2 Programs Help Low Income Mothers Triple Their Income With a Career in Technology

Low income women being helped by tech programs

Low income mothers need all the help they can get when it comes to emerging themselves to high-wage careers in technology. Fortunately, there are non-profit programs that are reaching out […]

This Black-Owned Resort in Barbados Will Absolutely Blow Your Mind

Villa La Maison Michelle, Black-owned resort in Barbados

It took six years for African American husband and wife entrepreneurs Michelle and Guy Jenkins to open their luxury resort in the Caribbean. Located on the west coast of Barbados, […]

Dr. Dennis Kimbro, Bestselling Author, Endorses the New Book, "Just Do Your Dream! A 7-Step Guide to Help You Do What You Always Wanted"

Montrie Rucker Adams, author of Just Do Your Dream

— Book Launch Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Merwin’s Wharf in Cleveland, Ohio — Cleveland, OH — Dr. Dennis Kimbro, best-selling author, has offered his endorsement of the new book […]

African-American Business Birthing Coach, Visionary & Entrepreneur, Launches ‘Bold’ - A Thought Leader Private Coaching Program™

Bobbi Hicks, founder of Bold

— ‘Bold’ Aims to Get Professionals on Their Life Mission, Packaging and Monetizing Their Expertise, and Bringing Original Bodies of Work to Life — Nationwide — Business Birthing Coach, Visionary, […]

This Black Family-Owned Enterprise Owns 16 Fast Food Restaurants in Southern California

Reginald Webb, owner of 16 McDonald's franchises, and his children

67-year old Reginald Webb started his career at McDonalds in 1973 and was manager and then regional vice-president for 12 years when the company offered him an opportunity to own […]

27-Year Old Black Entrepreneur Raises $7.2 Million in Just 3 Days

Chrissa McFarlane, founder of Patientory

Atlanta-based Patientory, the company behind an advanced healthcare app, has raised $7.2 million in a very successful online crowdfunding campaign. The tech startup, founded by CEO and black entrepreneur, 27-year-old […]

Revolutionary Black News and Entertainment Portal Gives Black Business Owners a Free New Platform to Increase Their Online Visibility

Neil Foote, a Newstoter user

Tallahassee, FL — The world of news and entertainment is about to witness another revolutionary channel as Newstoter comes on stream. The focus of this medium is to connect with […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Healthguv - A Global Social Media Platform For People Who Share the Same Health-Related Interests and Concerns

Joseph Creadle, founder of Healthguv

— Just a click away – Healthguv brings a diverse range of health related subjects and entities at a globally accessible platform that allows quick and efficient flow of information. […]

New Black-Owned Employment Portal Launches

CareerWebPages web site snapshot

Nationwide — CareerWebPages, LLC has announced the launch of its employment portal website that will allow the public to search for jobs.

Anthony Anderson Among Celebrities and Business Executives Becoming Huge Fans of Tucci Polo, A Global Luxury Shoe Retailer

Anthony Anderson with a pair of Tuccipolo Shoes

Bridgeport, CT — Anthony Anderson, star of the hit TV show Black-ish, is among the growing number of celebrities and business executives, who have become huge fans of TucciPolo, a […]

Black Millionaires of Tomorrow Course Launched by America's Top Financial Scholar

Black Millionaires of Tomorrow

Philadelphia, PA — The Black Millionaires of Tomorrow, a set of online financial literary courses especially for children, has launched as a part of the Black Business School. The Black […]

9-Year Old Queen Running Her Own Home-Based Line of Bath Products

Jelani Jones, founder of Lani Boo Bath

Jelani Jones from Fredericksburg, Virginia is only 9-years old, but she runs her business… like a queen! In addition to making and selling her own line of bath products, Lani […]

Yale-Educated African American Attorney Shares the Truth About Being Black in the Corporate World

Invisible Ink by Stephen M. Graham

“Invisible Ink: Navigating Racism in Corporate America” Author Stephen M. Graham sums up bias in corporate America: “If you are white, your outstanding performance is applauded. If you are black, […]

Be Part of the Growth in African-American Business Ownership With a 7-Eleven Franchise

Karen Brown, 7 Eleven Franchisee

Nationwide — African-American owned businesses are on the rise in the US, and 7-Eleven continues to be a leader in supporting that trend. The world’s largest convenience retailer is growing […]

Is This Government Program Failing Black and Other Minority-Owned Businesses?

African American Business man

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) runs a program designed to help minority businesses – that is, businesses owned by African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, and/or disabled veterans.

Two African American Super Real Estate Agents and Trailblazers to Release New Investment Book For Teens and Millennials

Real Estate 100 book By Anthony Lee and Lisa Puerto

— This book by Lisa Puerto and Anthony Lee is one-of-a-kind, and has already created a major buzz in the young generation of investors across the U.S. — Philadelphia, PA […]

12-Year Old Boss Launches Gourmet Vegan Popcorn Company

Jayden Hammond, founder of J-Rock Popcorn

12-year old Jayden Hammond from Chicago, IL is the founder of J-Rock’s Pop Gourmet Vegan Popcorn, which sells organic popcorn with premium, organic ingredients and uses organic coconut oil. The […]

Black-Owned Company Behind Woody Wipes, Personal Hygiene Wipes For Men, Launches Father's Day Marketing Campaign

Derrick Collins, founder of Woody Wipes

Atlanta, GA — Entrepreneur Derrick Collins, founder of Woody Wipes, has announced that they are offering specially formulated wipes for the personal hygiene of men. These wipes are not only […]

10-Year Old Black CEO Gets Distribution for Her Popular Invention in Once Upon a Child Stores Across the Country

Gabrielle Goodwin, founder of GaBBY Bows

Nationwide — Elementary entrepreneur Gabrielle Goodwin is now selling her hair accessory invention GaBBY Bows in 50 Once Upon a Child stores in 16 states across the US. With the […]

African American Business Owners Excited About New Affordable Co-Working Office Space In Downtown Detroit

Spacelab Detroit co-working office space

— Mayor Duggan, business owners invited to grand opening of downtown co-working space — WHO: SpaceLab Detroit, the newest co-working facility for professional business owners WHAT: A grand opening and […]

Conference Helps Black Entrepreneurs Learn Multiple Industries

How to Conference

Nationwide — Urban Business Institute, a training and consulting organization founded by former business & economics professor and business incubator, Professor Devin Robinson, is hosting its 1st Annual How-To Conference […]

Black Entrepreneur Making Millions From Dried Fish Skin

Newton Owino, founder of fish skin leather business

Newton Owino from Kenya has a very unusual business. He lives in Kisumu, the third largest city in Kenya, the principal city of western Kenya, where he makes bags, shoes […]

Founders of DC-Based Mambo Sauce Company Win the Black Enterprise Family Business of the Year Award

Arsha and Charles Jones, founders of Capital City Mambo Sauce

Washington, DC — The owners of a company that successfully commercialized Mambo sauce — the original wing sauce in the DMV – were honored recently with the Family Business Award […]

How This Black Woman Entrepreneur Came to be the Queen of Event Planning -- Hosting More Than 2,400 Corporate Events

Carolyn Howell, founder of Events USA

Carolyn Howell, the founder of Events USA, is a brilliant entrepreneur, a visionary, and also the queen of event planning. Over the past two decades, her Washington, DC area-based company […]

Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant Challenges the Fast Food Industry With Healthy Food Alternatives

Co-Founders of Grub Factory

The Grub Factory, based in Baltimore, Maryland at 1210 North Charles Street, is a Black-owned vegan restaurant. Founded by three entrepreneurs, Hurani Ame, Heru Mertief, and Imhotep Fatiu, the restaurant […]

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 […]