Black Entrepreneurs

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 […]

A nail salon exclusively for men? While the Shark Tank investors didn’t think the idea would fly, fortunately for screenwriter/entrepreneur Michael Elliot,other folks with money watching the show did. So while he failed to impress the Sharks, his company’s exposure on the show netted him a group of investors willing to put up some cash. […]

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

Lack of capital is one of the primary reasons that small businesses flounder. For new businesses, working capital bridges the gap to keep operations running smoothly and the bills paid on time. For established businesses, capital is a lifeline for expansion, allowing businesses to hire new employees, open new stores, and upgrade technology and equipment.

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. […]

In late February in the city of Baconton, Georgia, Dr. Teresa Mitchell opened Total Care Pharmacy, fulfilling one of her dreams with the hope of…

Olatorera Oniru is the young, black, female entrepreneur changing the e-commerce game (innovatively!) in Africa.

Tristan Walker, founder and CEO of Walker & Company, is one of Silicon Valley’s rising entrepreneurs hoping to shake up the perception of the technology…

Warren Shadd, the CEO of Shadd Pianos & Keyboard, USA, is the first African-American piano manufacturer in the world. Now a top player in his…

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…

Since 1975, Detroit businessman George P. Barnes Jr. has overseen Heritage Optical Center and Heritage Vision plans, providing vision services and insurance in Detroit and…

Market Strategist and CEO of Odyssey Media, Linda Spradley Dunn, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the increasing number of Black women business…