Black Entrepreneurs

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Most African-American men have to shave. And when they do, they might have Tristan Walker to thank. The financial trader turned entrepreneur is the founder of Bevel, which hopes to solve the irritation and razor bump problem that plagues many African-American shavers. Walker, 32, a Queens, N.Y. native, founded Walker and Company, one of the […]

Fresno, California's Jalen Bailey says he's only following in his Mama's entrepreneurial footsteps.

If you haven’t heard, Black women have exploded on the entrepreneurial scene and more and more of us are looking to go independent and start our own business. After the 2007/2008 recession and housing debacle, many of us have turned side hustles into our main sources of income, to the tune of $52.6 billion dollars in revenue. […]

The next time you find yourself in Philadelphia and in need of a comic books and coffee fix, there’s a destination in town that has…

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Chase Reed had a cash flow problem like many teens do. But in his case, his addiction to sneakers would turn out to be the…

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Gwen Jimmere, the founder and CEO of Naturalicious, is the first Black woman to patent a natural hair care product. In the fast-growing natural hair…

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If you were wondering what Oprah Winfrey, one of the most successful women in media and the nation’s only self-made Black female billionaire had to…

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The late Ophelia DeVore died last February, leaving behind a rich legacy in the modeling field and setting a new standard for Black beauty. DeVore was…

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Dee Marshall is regarded “a Coach whose name shows up on the short list of top Coaches for women”. In a just a few years she…

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E. Russell Smith was a gangster and entrepreneur that carried the club scene of Seattle, Washington during the 1920’s. Nicknamed “Noodles,” Smith was known to…

Over the next few weeks, NewsOne.com will highlight 3 Black entrepreneurs who are part of the NewMe Accelerator. The NewMe Accelerator is a program for minority led start-ups that will house a handful of visiting start-ups during the summer of 2011 in Silicon Valley. The three entrepreneurs, Pius Uzamere, Tiffani Bell, and Chris Bennett, will […]