How Black Businesses Are Being Destroyed by Others

How Black Businesses Are Being Destroyed by Others

It’s a fact, most people are looking for a way to save a dollar on products and services they want, and unfortunately it’s even at the expense of not supporting their own. Black businesses are in need of more loyal and repeat customers. In the following video a London based beauty supply owner shares her experience

Cocoa Swatches – The Cosmetics App For Women of Color

Cocoa Swatches – The Cosmetics App For Women of Color

It’s true. We see a lot of beauty apps that allow you to try before you buy, but none of them quite meet the needs of dark skin tones. Beauty blogger Ofunne Amaka decided to change all that. Her recent launch of Cocoa Swatches, the makeup app that specifically targets the rights shades for women of color, is

Carol’s Daughter CEO Shares Useful Tips for Entrepreneurs

Carol’s Daughter CEO Shares Useful Tips for Entrepreneurs

As many may know, Lisa Price, founder of Carol’s Daughter started her business from home, making products out of her kitchen. Although she has since moved on and sold her company to L’Oreal, she recently sat down with Madame Noire to share some valuable tips for new entrepreneurs. This includes: paying attention to the successes and failures

Kimberly Smedley Talks About Her Illegal Butt Injection Business

Kimberly Smedley Talks About Her Illegal Butt Injection Business

Some of the ideas people come up with are completely out there, and the temptation to take advantage of a profitable money making opportunity can be hard to back away from. Kimberly Smedley and her idea to run an illegal butt injection business is an example of one of those crazy ideas. After doing time in prison, she

Why Are Successful People Considered Crazy?

Why Are Successful People Considered Crazy?

Dr. Boyce Watkins of The Black Wealth Academy just touched on something that is so very true. There are so many people who do not believe in your vision, and won’t support your vision, simply because they don’t understand it. Nevermind those people. The most successful people in life are self-determined, self-motivated, and self-driven, and

Locate Black Businesses – There’s An App For That

Locate Black Businesses – There’s An App For That

No more excuses about not being able to find quality black owned businesses in your area, because now there’s an app for that. WhereU is the new mobile guide for finding Black-owned businesses nationwide. Created by Atlanta-based social entrepreneur Dr. Dionne Mahaffey, the WhereU app is the premiere and reliable Black business directory app for Apple and Android devices

Do You Have The Skills Necessary To Succeed?

Do You Have The Skills Necessary To Succeed?

Bridget-Anne Hampden, Senior Advisor to the COO Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education, touches on the subject of how to be successful as an entrepreneur. She suggests if you really want to go the entrepreneur route, get the skills necessary from corporate america and make them work for you as a business owner. Do

38 Black Entrepreneurs Who Made It Happen

38 Black Entrepreneurs Who Made It Happen

It’s easy to sit and think about what you want to do, but how you make it happen is the story to be told. Tech.Co reached out to modern-day black business owners and asked them to share with us stories on their entrée to the world of entrepreneurship. Brandon Byrd, Founder of Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats

The Rise of African-American Entrepreneurs in America

The Rise of African-American Entrepreneurs in America

A short inspirational and motivational video on the History of African American Entrepreneurs in America by Dr. Len Cooper and Latasha Cooper. Both are successful Executive Marketing Directors at PHP Agency out of Riverside, CA. For years, African Americans were deleted access to the paths of careers such as law, being doctors and being able

Meet The Lady Behind Tiannia Barnes Luxury Shoes

Meet The Lady Behind Tiannia Barnes Luxury Shoes

Tiannia Barnes had a dream, and she didn’t let the corporate world stop her from following it.. She left her job in IT and launched a successful luxury shoe brand in which she says she is very proud. “I am beyond proud to be here, launching my signature footwear brand (Tiannia Barnes). My hope is

Ice Cube Has Plans of Opening His Own Movie Studio

Ice Cube Has Plans of Opening His Own Movie Studio

Ice Cube’s transition from rapper to movie exec has been nothing short of incredible — and now he says he’s ready to run his own studio because Hollywood ‘ain’t cool enough yet’. He made the revelation in a lengthy interview with The Hollywood Reporter. When asked if he ‘liked’ Hollywood, he responded ‘No,’ then elaborated: