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Black Techie Develops New Innovative App That Allows Users to Connect to Friends and Associates in a Unique Way

Aleeta Bell, founder of Ximzee

Atlanta, GA — Atlanta-based startup Ximzee, a tech company founded by entrepreneur Aleeta Bell, announces the pre-launch of Pluhg – an innovative mobile app that allows its users to connect […]

From War Refugee to Successful Entrepreneur -- African Business Woman Creates New Chemical-Free Premium Haircare Product Line

Myriam Taylor, founder of Muxima

Lisbon, Portugal — Meaning ‘heart’ in Kimbundu, an Angolan language, Muxima is a line of products for textured hair. Made with love and using a combination of the world’s finest […]

Started out as a Makeup Artist, and Then Launched Her Own Makeup Line Now Worth $1 Million

Suzie Wokabi, founder of Suzie Beauty

Suzie Beauty was created by entrepreneur Suzie Wokabi, a US-trained makeup artist who runs her business in Kenya and initially found it hard to source quality makeup for her work. […]

Author/ Wealth Coach Teaching Others How to Live Like a Millionaire on Any Budget -- Says, "Financial Success is Not a Gift; It's a Habit"

Timolin Langin, teacherpreneur, money magnet, and founder of New Fit World TV

— Teacherpreneur/ Money Magnet Timolin Langin’s holistic approach to wealth building underscores her workshops, her blogs, and her writings as the author of “Mind Over Money, How to Live like […]

Innovative Company Releases New Line of Afro-Futuristic Hair Styling Products

Afro Futuristic Hair Styling Combs

Oakland, CA — Carbon-AR is a Black-owned product and media creator in Oakland, California that creates Afro-Futuristic Styling Combs. They are quickly expanding into becoming a producer of culturally relevant […]

Black College Student Finds Sweet Success Selling Dessert-Like Candles

Dominique Norwood, founder of Dom's Dessert Candles

Dominique Shawn Norwood from South Orange-Maplewood, New Jersey, is a college student at William Paterson University, but she is also the CEO and Founder of Dom’s Dessert Candles. Her company […]

Local Black-Owned Educational Game Company Bridging the Gap One Child at a Time

Black family playing Magnobrain game

Lexington, SC — Locally owned educational game company, Magnobrain, has announced the successful distribution of over 750 sets of their educational games to youth organizations in Miami Dade and Broward […]

Black-Owned Couture Bridal Wear Brand Develops Huge Following -- Helping Women Say "I Do"

Yemi Osunkoya, founder of Kosibah bridal wear brand

Every bride wants to look amazing on her wedding day, and it takes a special designer to make every bride beautiful, no matter what their size. One fashion designer is […]

Once Struggling Black-Owned Doll Company Now Sells About 9,000 "Queens" and "Princesses" a Month

Founder of Queens of Africa dolls

Queens of Africa is Nigeria’s first major line of fashion dolls created by local entrepreneur, Taofick Okoya. The company is so successful that they sell around 9,000 dolls each month.

Welfare Mom Is Bringing Generational Wealth To Black Entrepreneurs

Millionaire Mastermind Weekend

New York, NY — Ella Rucker knows what it is like to look out on a future without any wealth. “A ten percent raise on zero dollars over fifty years […]

21-Year Old Kenyan Entrepreneur Launches Safi Pads - Affordable Reusable Sanitary Pads For Low Income Women

Barclay Paul Okari, founder of Safi Pads

In 2013, 21-year-old Kenyan entrepreneur Barclay Paul Okari noticed problems caused by the unavailability of sanitary pads for teenage girls in the rural settlements of Western Kenya, Eastern Uganda and […]

Black Wealth Coach Shares 31 Days of Money, Wealth and Abundance Affirmations in Her New Book "Attracting the Best"

Attracting the Best by Dr. Cozette M. White

— “Attracting the Best” by Dr. Cozette M. White gives readers positive affirmations for reprogramming the mind. — Oxnard, CA — Dr. Cozette M. White, announced today that she is […]

7-Eleven Launches Women's Franchise Initiative Competition

7-Eleven Launches Women's Franchise Initiative Competition

7-Eleven, Inc. is having a give-away contest exclusively for women entrepreneurs. One deserving woman will be awarded a 7-Eleven fee-free franchise, a value of up to $190,000.

From High School Dropout to Teen Mom to Millionaire -- How Did She Do It?

Stormy Wellington, high school dropout turned millionaire

Stormy Wellington was raised in Miami, Florida, where her mother worked the streets for a living, leaving her to be raised by others, including her brothers, family and friends. She […]

2017 Wealth-Building Conference At Sea Featuring Media Maven Karen Civil

Karen Civil, keynote speaker at Spreadlove Wealth-building Conference

— SpreadLove™ Sets Sail With One Of Hip-Hop’s MVPs — Tampa, FL — Today, SpreadLove™ announced its inaugural event aimed at educating and informing participants about various streams of revenue […]

Woman Goes From Living in Her Car to Selling Her Art to Celebrities

Tiffanie Anderon, artist and painter for celebrities

Tiffanie Anderson knew she had a special talent when she was 20 years old. She believes her talent as an artist was inherited from her grandparents, who were also artists. […]

Black Entrepreneur Launches Maximus Box - The First Ever Big and Tall Subscription Service for Men

Wes Reddick, founder of Maximus Box

— The Big and Tall market is growing at a 6.5% rate, and the market will be valued at $4 billion by 2022. This positions Maximus Box as a market […]

Black-Owned Popcorn Shop Offering Licensing Agreements

Michael Pittman, founder of Pittman's Popcorn Shop

Springfield, IL — Pittman’s Popcorn Shop is now offering licensing agreements to individuals or companies that are interested in owning their own gourmet popcorn store.

Unleash Launch Conference Kicks-off in Chicago -- Launching 1,000 Black Businesses!

Robert Johnson, Managing Partner, The Solomon Group

— The 10-city tour features a business competition offering $15,000 in start-up capital — Chicago, IL — Unleash Launch 2017 kicks-off in Chicago with a powerful two-day conference to help […]

Brand Strategist, Entrepreneur and Author Courtney R. Rhodes Releases New How-to-Guide For Making Your Mark Through "On-Purpose" Living

Courtney R. Rhodes, author of Make Your Mark

— Courtney R. Rhodes’ new how-to guide will help you seize control of your life, accomplish your lifelong dreams, and make new career goals through the power of personal marketing […]

Revolutionary Minority Small Business Resource Guide That Doesn't Just List Your Business, But Promotes It!

Martin Clarke, founder of Urban Pulse Direct

Miami, FL — Urban Pulse Direct (UPD) founders and creators of the first multi-platform minority business resource guide are proud to announce the launch of their newly expanded platform. After […]

2017 Black Enterprise Small Business Awards Now Open for Applicants

Black Enterprise Small Business Awards

Black Enterprise is seeking entries for its annual Small Business Awards, which provides special recognition to African American entrepreneurs who embody the entrepreneurial spirit. The magazine wants to honor companies […]

This Black-Owned Barbershop Has Been in Business For 40 Years

Snazzy's Barbershop

Snazzy’s Barbershop sits right on Barnwell Ave NE in Aiken, South Carolina. It’s the oldest Black-owned business in Aiken County and will soon be in business for 40 years. But […]

Diva by Cindy -- A Hair Care Brand with a Heart That Keeps on Giving

Cindy Tawiah, founder of Diva By Cindy

Baltimore, MD — Cindy Tawiah has discovered the secret to longer and healthier hair. She created a line of hair care products to enrich and inspire women by giving them […]

Brands Like Mercedes Benz Turn to This Genius Self-Taught Coder For Ideas

Anari Sengbe, self-taught coder

San Francisco, CA — Ideas are free; Everyone has them. Some people have good ideas, some have bad ideas. Software/ mobile app developer Anari Sengbe has a lot of good […]

3-City Black Business Tour Sweeps Through the South to Inspire, Educate African American Entrepreneurs and Authors

Bold and Brave Igniting the Fire Conference

Nationwide — The Igniting the Fire Bold & Brave Women’s Summit occurs March 4th, 2017 in Mobile, AL to set the stage for the Three-City Black Business Tour Sweeping through […]

MUSC to Spend $52 Million With Small, Women and Minority-Owned Businesses in Construction of New Children’s Hospital

MUSC Construction

Charleston, SC — The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is on track to spend $52 million in contracts with small, women and minority-owned business enterprises (SWMBEs) during construction of […]

The First Black-Owned Company That Rewards You For Grocery Shopping!

John Cornelius McCaskill, founder of Rewardance

Oklahoma City, OK — Founder and CEO John Cornelius McCaskill is leading the charge to reward every grocery shopper. The Oklahoma City based company, which launched earlier this year is doing […]

17-Year Old Becomes First Black Student to Win Google Hacking Competition

Nji Collins, first Black studen to win Google Hacking Competition

In 2016, during a comptition Google Code-In, Google rewarded hackers more than $3 million in 2016 for reporting vulnerabilities in the tech giant’s software and devices. At just 17 years […]

Entertainment Industry Leaders Partner with MPAC to Cultivate Opportunities in Television in Houston

MPAC Daytime TV Panel

— MPAC welcomes representatives from WeTV, TVOne, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television, Will Packer Television, some of television’s most popular shows, along with local journalists and other major players for a […]

Black Entrepreneur's Weight Loss Company Helped Her to Lose 74 Pounds Without Exercise -- Now She is Focused on Helping Others!

Chandra Harris, before and after

Philadelphia, PA — Chandra Harris is the co-founder of Fit, Firm, and Fabulous which produces the Extreme Weight Loss Protocol system. She started the company out of necessity. She knew […]

Black Economic Empowerment Expo Expanding to a Three-Day Event in 2017

Orlando Black Expo

Orlando, FL — Save the date! The second annual Orlando Black Expo will kick off at 5pm on Thursday, November 16 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Drive, Orlando. […]

Program is Showing the Black Community How to ‘Buy Back The Block’ -- One Investment at a Time

Lynn P., founder of Buy the Block

Denver, CO — Following the successful creation of ‘Buy The Block’ (www.BuyTheBlock.org) as well as the passionate contribution of the community towards ensuring that the movement’s goal of raising the […]

Physicians Medical Forum Hosts Conference to Increase Pipeline of African American/Black Students to Attend Medical School

Physicians Medical Forum

— High School, Community College, University/College, Pre-med, and Post-Baccalaureate Students Invited to Attend at NO COST | Sat., March 18, 2017 — Bay Area, CA — Physicians Medical Forum (PMF) […]

New Black-Owned Smart Shoe Line Has Bluetooth Capabilities That Can Connect to Smart Phones and Tablets

Entrepreneur Jide Ipaye, founder of the Keexs smart shoe

Move over Nike and make room for Keexs, an Africa-inspired brand and the first smart shoe in Africa with a Bluetooth connection to your smartphone and mobile devices. Even more […]

10-Year Old Entrepreneur Using Her Profits to Give Back and Inspire Other Girls

Gianni Graham

Almost every little girl wants a Barbie doll, but not all little girls can afford them. It took one creative and inspired little girl to solve this problem by donating […]

Dayton's Premier Book Expo Connects Authors and Book Lovers!

Dayton Book Expo

Dayton, OH — Authors from all across the nation will meet and greet hundreds of book lovers at the Eighth Annual Dayton Book Expo on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The […]

Black-Owned Tech Company Creates Faster (and Safer) Way for People to Buy and Sell Used Electronics

Founders of Stopoint.com

Technology moves so fast that consumer products are outdated just as quickly as they are purchased. So, what do you do with your outdated electronics? Three young Black entrepreneurs have […]

Larger Than Ever -- The 2017 Black Writers On Tour Conference & Southern California Black Business Expo to Take Place Under One Roof

Black Writers on Tour Conference

Los Angeles, CA — Dr. Rosie Milligan brings the largest black cultural event for Southern California – the Black Writers On Tour Conference & Southern California Black Business Expo under […]

Traci Otey Blunt Named President of RLJ Entertainment’s Urban Movie Channel

Traci Otey Blunt, president of Urban Movie Channel

Silver Spring, MD — Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) today announced the appointment of Traci Otey Blunt as President of Urban Movie Channel (UMC). UMC is […]

The Success Doesn’t Sleep 2017 Tour to Inspire, Empower Black Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals Across 10 U.S. Cities

Success Doesn't Sleep Tour Speakers

Nationwide — Despite what most think, the main obstacle to achieving one’s dreams are personal inhibitions, which often make success and personal fulfillment appear utopic. The Success Doesn’t Sleep Tour […]

The Complete Biography of Jan Earnst Matzeliger, the African American Inventor of the Automated Shoe Lasting Machine

Jan Earnst Matzeliger: A Lasting Invention by Peggy Plet

Ontario, Canada — Writer Peggy Plet has published the first ever biography on African American inventor Jan Earnst Matzeliger, the man who invented the automated shoe lasting machine.

Writers Conference to Train Black Authorpreneurs How to Save Time and Money in Self-Publishing

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 […]

Minority Report Featured Black Owned Businesses Announces the Ultimate Black Love Gift Guide and Exclusive Interview with Black Love Day creator

Acts of Kindness Awards

The Ultimate Black Love Gift Guide and Exclusive Interview with Black Love Day creator, Ayo Handy-Kendi Nationwide — Black Love Day is celebrated on February 13th and has been every year […]

Meet Annie Malone - The First Ever Black Woman Millionaire (Before Madam CJ Walker and Oprah Winfrey)

There are millions of women entrepreneurs in the United Statess that are running successful businesses, and many of them have even reached millionaire status. In fact, according a study by The American College, up to 45 percent of American millionaires are women. Few of these, however, are African American. But success runs in our race. Meet Annie Malone, the first Black woman millionaire

There are millions of women entrepreneurs in the United Statess that are running successful businesses, and many of them have even reached millionaire status. In fact, according a study by […]

Black-Owned Coffee and Tea Shop Going Strong With Three Locations in Chicago

Trez Pugh, founder of Sip & Savor

Ever since 1970 when Starbucks opened their first coffee shop in Seattle, Washington, coffee shops have been springing up everywhere across the nation. But there are also many Black-owned coffee […]

Commanding Documentary About Workplace Discrimination To Screen At Hollywood Black Film Festival

Invisible Women Documentary

— “Invisible Women: Being a Black Woman in Corporate America” — Oakland, CA — Head Not The Tail Productions (HNTT Productions) is delighted to announce that its powerful and inspiring […]

Top 2017 African-American, Minority and Diversity Summer Internship Programs

Minority Interns

Nationwide — Many companies and organizations are already announcing that they are accepting applications for their upcoming internship programs. Here’s a list of the top 2017 summer internship programs for […]