So you're thinking about starting a business or you just launched one and you are ready to start bringing in customers and money. But before you get too excited, I
Every month, we host startup pitch practices for early-stage Black founders. Meet the latest participants and the investor that provided pitch feedback.
No matter what industry you're in, you need customers to survive. If you don't have customers, you don't have a business. It's not easy getting your first 100 customers, retaining
Aight so boom. You’ve launched your company, created your website, and secured your social media profiles on Twitter, Facebook, and IG - but what about your LinkedIn company page?
As a founder, you’re juggling fifty-leven things at once and everything seems like a priority. Because of this, you often find yourself unfocused, all over the place, and not
Over the past 15 years, Y Combinator (YC), a startup accelerator, has funded over 2,000 startups including Airbnb, Squire, Stripe, Reddit, Coinbase, Doordash, and Instacart. Michael Seibel, who is
Believe it or not, Facebook Ads and marketing in general on Facebook works. I know what you're thinking, who really uses Facebook! The answer: over 2.89 BILLION people use
One of the biggest mistakes that entrepreneurs make is solely relying on social media to sell their products to their target market. While yes, social media platforms like IG, Twitter,
Okay so listen, I'm going to keep it real with ya'. Starting a business can be easy, but sustaining it can be hard AF. Don't believe me? Well, according to
Owning your own business has become the ideal dream for many people. However, new data shows that 20% of new businesses fail during the first two years, and many entrepreneurs
You’ve got a great team, but there’s lots to be done, and some of it isn’t pretty. How do you decide who does what without demotivating or
You hear about people working for startups as the cool kids of the working world. At one end you have founders creating awesome ventures to serve customers, but on the
All of our favorite shows have something in common -- we talk about them. At length. In depth. With enthusiasm. Ya'll know how Insecure has consistently left our Twitter timelines
Hey friend, let me tell you a little secret - the membership-based business model is where it’s at. Recent studies have found that 71% of adults across over 10
We are here to stayWhen it comes to the corporate workspace, it’s no secret that Black people are making a huge difference in their industries. Whether they work within
Need money for your biz but don't want to raise venture capital? A lack of money is one of the most critical reasons why startups fail. Crowdfunding is a great
“We are not underrepresented, we have been historically excluded. Language matters.” - Janel Cubbage This quote is directly reflected in the inequality seen in higher education when it comes to
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit us, we all presumed our time working from home would be temporary. However, weeks turned into months, and months eventually turned to a year, and
Don't let the hype on IG fool you, success doesn't happen overnight. A successful launch derives from some serious planning and a bomb launch strategy. Keenan Beasley, knows a thing
The best founders know how to align their skills and efforts in a way that creates value and drives growth for their business. They know when to pivot, and aren't
This CEO discusses building her luxury spa business using Groupon, the leading eCommerce marketplace.
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