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If you still haven’t heard of billionaire Robert F. Smith, it’s time to start paying attention.   The Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners has lived his life mostly under the radar, granting limited interviews about how he’s built a …...

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The late black media pioneer John H. Johnson will get a speaker series in his name at Howard University this month....

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Negest Dawit, a savvy businesswoman from Ethiopia, steered her 1998 Mercedes Benz past a vacant building on 9th Street near downtown D.C. and gazed into her future. That was 10 years ago....

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Sometimes what's stopping you is you: Telling the difference between caution and fear, between addressing risks and making them up....

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The prolific rap artist remains cultural relevant years after his death because of how hard he worked all of his brief life....

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Quintin E. Primo III knows all too well the life lesson of his favorite quote from the late British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill: “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”As the chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Capri Investment Group, Primo, 61, is the quintessential success story. His passion...

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Black Tech Week held its second annual tech conference last week, which brought several innovators and entrepreneurs to South Florida. One particular panel, called Prison to Wealth, shared the story of Frederick Hutson, CEO of Pigeonly. Hutson’s story not only shared how his company fills a white space in communications but also how he became a s...

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The number of businesses owned by minority women has increased from 1 in 6 in 1997 to 1 in 3 in 2015, per the 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report commissioned by American Express OPEN.While non-minority women-owned firms grew 40% over the 18-year time period, black women-owned firms grew 322% and Latina-owned firms grew 224%. Women now...

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When the Ford Motor Company was facing financial difficulties around the time of the Great Recession, Willie Jolley, Ph.D. was one of the men the automaker called on to avoid a financial bailout and turn the company around.He worked with Ford for three years and, in 2009, Ford went on to billion-dollar profits.[Related: 4...

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There are ample resources and opportunities for you to take your ideas to the next level. All that's left is for you to take them!...

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