Black-owned small business grant vital for representation: Calgary entrepreneur

Six years ago, while working abroad in the African country of Chad, Calgarian Evelyne Nyairo spotted a woman harvesting mangoes from a tree, and asked to buy some fruit from the woman. When she went to pay, she was told

Overcoming challenges: Philadelphia’s Black-owned hair salons, barbershops show there’s power in numbers

In last week’s cover story, the Philadelphia Business Journal explored the current opportunities and challenges that local minority businesses face as the world prepares to exit the pandemic era. Four such businesses shared their pandemic stories with us. Here is

Focus on Black-owned businesses: Goods’ wellness, beauty products promote better body care

Randi Woods wants to change how people relate to their bodies. After years of struggling to find affordable, safe and sustainable products to care for her sensitive skin and hair, Woods decided to take matters into her own hands. “There

Sean Combs Teams With Salesforce to Launch Digital Marketplace for Black-Owned Businesses

Sean “Diddy” Combs has teamed up with Salesforce to launch Shop Circulate, a curated digital marketplace that allows consumers to discover and buy products created and sold by Black entrepreneurs. The new platform, announced on the 100th anniversary of the

Two Entrepreneurs Launch the Newest Black-Owned Organic Tequila Brand Called Los Negros

Meet Thaddeus Massey and Randy Morgan, two Los Angeles-based entrepreneurs who are the founders of Los Negros Organic Tequila. They are game-changers on a mission to bring underrepresented groups to the Tequila business table with a voice! Their tequila product

Mastercard announces an investment and a partnership in Black-owned businesses

The exact amount was not disclosed. The credit card giant also unveiled a partnership with Greenwood, a fintech firm aimed at Black and Latino consumers and business owners, to issue the platform’s first debit cards. “This is part of our

Black-Owned Haircare Brand Mielle Organics Receives $100 Million Investment

Black-owned beauty brand Mielle Organics just secured a major bag by landing a multimillion-dollar investment from the firm Berkshire Partners. Seven years after co-founders Monique Rodriguez and Melvin Rodriguez launched their natural haircare brand, the CEO and COO have received

Black-Owned Kids & Baby Brands to Shop on Amazon

In honor of Black History Month, we rounded up some of the best Black-owned kids and baby brands on Amazon. When you’re shopping, you might go straight for your tried-and-true brands and immediately add them to your cart. But you

Inside Ujimaa, Jordan Subban’s New Site Elevating BIPOC-Owned Businesses

Chasing his NHL dream, Jordan Subban found himself faced with a nightmare. Living dorm life in his second year as a pro at Utica, New York, and playing for the Vancouver Canucks’ affiliate team—the Comets—Subban and his teammate were robbed

Has 2020’s spike in support for Black-owned business carried through to the holidays?

Click here to view original web page at www.marketplace.org At the height of the Black Lives Matter protests that followed the killing of George Floyd in May of this year, there was a big push on social media for consumers

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