Can you guess what is your biggest resource as a founder? It’s data. If content is king, then data is queen. By being solid in your data and reviewing
Can I be honest real quick? I’m sick and tired of society holding managers and other leaders in the workplace to a “superman/superwoman” complex. While
Statistics show that most startups fail early so why would anyone ever risk working for one?Deciding to leave your job at your traditional 9-5 company to work for a
Women account for a little over 11% of CFO positions in the U.S.That percentage becomes much smaller when you account for the amount of those CFO’s that
I’m sure you’ve used or heard of Calendly.com and if you haven’t, get ready to meet its founder Babatope (Tope) Awotona. Calendly is a scheduling appointment
From running out of money to not having a viable business model, there are many reasons why businesses fail. In a recent study, 23% of startups contributed their startup failure
As an entrepreneur, you're always pitching.From pitching team members, potential partners, and investors, you're going to always find yourself sharing your quick one-liner or quick pitch about who you
HBCU graduate. Entrepreneur. Board member. Investor. Mogul. These are just a few words that describe Hamet Watt who’s responsible for creating and advising some of the most disruptive startups.
While working full-time as an esthetician and skin care educator, Lesly Thornton saw the significant impact that clean, well-formulated products had on her client’s skin health. So, in 2010,
One of the top reasons why businesses fail is because of poor marketing. Being able to effectively market and reach your target audience is one of the most crucial responsibilities
Collectively, Black men and women spend billions of dollars on their hair and skin each year. In 2017, Black consumers captured 86 percent of the ethnic beauty market - accounting
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,
There's a lot of talk around the lack of venture funding for Black and Brown entrepreneurs, but fewer conversations are being had around what happens next ONCE you are funded.
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
Are you building your media company, but are struggling with getting visitors to your site, and can’t seem to connect with your target audience? If so, you may be
This Black millennial invented a product that's impacting the future of work.
The Quick Pitch is the premier place for Black founders to practice their pitch, get feedback from leading investors, and grow their network and business.
Let’s talk about excellence. From the moment you begin speaking with Lola Tomorrow, her energy is tangible. Born to Nigerian parents, Lola grew up with a gentle nudge toward
In today’s Black startup news, you’ll often hear about the venture funding gap, as well as the Black tech leaders that are making history raising money. For example,
Building a company culture that’s mission-driven isn't easy. This CEO discusses building her team culture and leading an investor-backed media startup.
Karim Mayfield on how he got into the cannabis space and his tips for people entering this industry.