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Nipsey Hussle is the next hip-hop mogul in the making

He falls somewhere in between that independent rapper title and mogul status but if there’s one thing that’s for certain, sooner or later he’s headed to that Forbes list.

15 Black Startup Founders Making Great Strides in Tech

My mother always told me growing up that “If you want something done well, do it yourself.” I write stories about founders & investors from diverse backgrounds to address the lack of tech inclusion.

How Chance The Rapper is using his stardom to help the city of Chicago

The Chicago native hasn’t forgotten about his roots and origins, he wants to help his city deal with issues from gang violence to homelessness and inspire the next generation of Chicagoans.

Meet Reece Parkinson, the UK presenter who turned his passion into a career

Parkinson’s persevering attitude has allowed him to courageously take a chance most would question. Nothing will stop the 23-year-old from Kent, England from accomplishing his dreams.

The top 20 cities for Black entrepreneurs to start a business

If you are thinking of starting a business or looking to compare your own city, check out the top 20 places for Black businesses to thrive per NerdWallet:

Meet 12 Black ‘Shark Tank’ Entrepreneurs Inspiring Next Generation Of Founders

In honor of National Black Business Month in August, meet 12 black entrepreneurs who’ve made it to ABC’s hit business reality show, Shark Tank.

27-Year Old Black Entrepreneur Raises $7.2 Million in Just 3 Days

Atlanta-based Patientory, the company behind an advanced healthcare app, has raised $7.2 million in a very successful online Blockchain token sale (not via Kickstarter, as previously reported).

Silicon Valley’s blind spots are costing venture capitalists huge opportunities

In 1991, ten-year-old Jerry Nemorin and his family escaped civil war in Haiti and resettled in Florida. Jerry’s first experience with the US financial system was when his mom tried to buy a car.

Watch the pitch for Startup Battlefield runner up Oneva

Onēva Enterprise Concierge Care helps you find trustworthy infant, child, adult, and elder care, plus driving, special needs, overnight and housecleaning, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

11 African Tech Startups To Watch in 2017

According to The Knights Foundation report: Diversifying Investments, just 1.1 percent of the $71.4 trillion assets under management across the world is in the hands of women and minority-owned firms.