When the popular messaging platform Slack won a fastest-rising startup award last year, the company sent four black female engineers to accept it.
Raising capital is an arduous journey that few entrepreneurs successfully complete. Add a female founder at the helm, and chances of success decrease significantly.
Zandra Cunningham, the founder and CEO of Zandra’s Beauty, an all-natural skincare line, started her company when she was just 9-years old.
The Black Eyed Peas frontman is now a co-founder at the company with an eye on the future of music.
How one African American founder is bridging the last mile to get more graduates to the finish line.
It’s tough for entrepreneurs of color to raise capital—any dollar in funding helps. This year, Black Enterprise is launching its first-ever pitch competition for tech startups at the TechConneXt.
Every bottle you buy gives 5 years of clean water to a person in Africa.
Black entrepreneurs are often faced with challenges in attracting investors that their white counterparts don’t encounter. One of these is finding investors that look like them.
“We can never be the kind of community that we want to be until we have the minority firms have a much larger piece of the pie.”