Business

Nurse Alice: Health Considerations for Those Trying to Be Dad

By: nursealice

Father’s Day is a wonderful time to celebrate the dads of the world, but it’s also a good time to talk about men who are trying to become dads. Some men have fertility issues making it difficult for them and their partner to get pregnant; in fact, male infertility accounts...

8 Best Job Searching and Career Websites for People of Color

By: Kandia Johnson

From the employee who dreams about landing an executive role at a company but notices a lack of diversity in the C-suite to the entrepreneurs struggle to get funding for their startup—when it comes to career advancement, people of color face an uphill battle. So, we’ve rounded up a few inspirational...

[Breaking] Oprah Signs Content Deal with Apple

By: Samara Lynn

Apple just posted on its site that it has entered into a multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey. From Apple’s website:   Apple today announced a unique, multi-year content partnership with Oprah Winfrey, the esteemed producer, actress, talk show host, philanthropist and CEO of OWN. Together, Winfrey and Apple will...

Funds from Jay Z, Kevin Durant and Will Smith Invest in Life Insurance Startup

By: Sequoia Blodgett

Recently, life insurance startup, Ethos announced an $11.5M financing round led by Sequoia Capital, to make obtaining life insurance accessible and simple for everyone. Other investors in the round included a very star-studded cast. Amongst the list is, Stanford University, Arrive, a subsidiary of Roc Nation, Robert Downey Jr.’s Downey...

The 18 Best Songs for a Father’s Day Playlist

By: Bil Carpenter

  It’s that time for the kids to make a breakfast of burnt toast and runny eggs for dear ole’ dad and serve it to him in bed. After the meal is consumed (or possibly hidden under the bed when the kids aren’t looking), Dad is presented with a homemade...

More Black Women Founders Are Raising $1 Million in Venture Capital: Report

By: Selena Hill

Despite being the fastest-growing group of business owners in the U.S., black women face a unique set of barriers when it comes to accessing the capital they need to invest and scale their companies. Back in 2016, digitalundivided, an accelerator for high-potential entrepreneurial women of color founded by Kathryn Finney, produced...

45 GREAT MOMENTS IN BLACK BUSINESS – NO. 12: Vista Equity Partners’ Massive Expansion With Acquisition

By: Jeffrey McKinney

BLACK ENTERPRISE celebrates the 45th anniversary of its roster of the nation’s most successful black businesses—The BE 100s. To commemorate the significance of this collective’s widespread impact on black business and economic development as well as American industry over four decades, we have presented 45 milestone moments. As part of this tribute,...

Why You Need Life Insurance for Your Child

By: Stacey Tisdale

Far too many people around the world today are talking and thinking about the nightmare of young people and children dying too soon. The passing of the late Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, is but one example and it weighs on the hearts and minds of millions. As a parent,...

[Breaking] San Francisco Now Has Its First Black Woman Mayor

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

London Breed will be the first black woman mayor of San Francisco after her opponent conceded the election results, reports CNN.  Breed claimed victory after her opponent, Mark Leno, a former California state senator, conceded in a tight election race. Breed and Leno battled for the position after the untimely...

Jason McNary Selected as First Black CEO of Madrid-Based Jewelry Brand

By: Sequoia Blodgett

UNOde50, a jewelry line started in Madrid, is growing its brand worldwide and has selected Jason McNary to oversee efforts in its North American market. McNary has an extensive background in leadership in the retail industry, which includes formerly holding the position of president of the fashion line, agnès b....