Storyteller Amber Williams from PunkyFlair.com on Black Business

 In a post–Obama era where Blacks in America are still proclaiming “Black as the new Black,” it’s continuously surprising to see Black-owned businesses shy away from serving their own people. What European brands do so intently and without apology by showcasing imagery of only European models – Black businesses steer clear of such displays for fear of “limiting themselves.” Storyteller Amber Williams is at the forefront of the…

Teen Entrepreneur Journi Prewitt Black Butterfly Beautiful

Black Butterfly Beautiful, is a subscription box created by 17-year-old Journi Prewitt to empower, uplift, and encourage young people of color to embrace who they are. These boxes are sent monthly and curated based on subscriber age, gender and the month’s theme featuring books and other accessories from black-owned brands to help address underrepresentation, uncover…

Jon Robinson, PhD is CEO of Cents. Get out of debt!

Jon Robinson, PhD is CEO of Cents, a new platform, that helps people get out of debt years faster and save thousands in interest. Cents takes your spare change and applies it each month to either a student loan, credit card, mortgage and more. Jon also has a unique background having gone from a Human…

Annual National Urban Technology Center Gala Awards Dinner 2018

The annual National Urban Technology Center Gala Awards Dinner – co-hosted by award winning journalist Alicia Quarles – will take place in New York City on June 13th at The Pierre Hotel. This year’s honorees are private equity firm Founder & CEO of Grain Management, David J. Grain and wife Dr. Lisa Grain – who…

Stress and Being an Entrepreneur w/ JaNaè Taylor

In this episode of SmartBrownVoices, Mike Street chats with JaNaè Taylor, founder of MindingMyBlackBusiness.com. Minding My BLACK Business is a movement and podcast dedicated to the mental health of Black Entrepreneurs. The goal is to engage, inform, and support other Black Entrepreneurs as they manage the business of work!

Black Panther: The New Age of Diversity

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smartbrownvoices/Will_It_Black._Black_Panther_Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS   This week on “Will It Black” Mike Street and Everett Street discuss the recent Black Panther movie and its importance to the world of diversity.

Yann ilunga, Hosting Your Own Virtual Summits

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smartbrownvoices/Yann.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSYann ilunga is a polyglot speaking Italian, English, French, German and some Finnish. A web entrepreneur originally from Locarno, in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, now living in Helsinki, Finland. After getting his master’s degree in social sciences with a major in Media…

What Not to Do When Designing Your First Website

When it comes to designing a basic website, it’s not always necessary to hire a web designer to build one from the ground up. There are a number of online services that can help you input information into a basic template and help you get up and running in no time flat. For those that…

5 Technological Tips to Help Your Startup Get Off the Ground

Technology gives startups a chance to level the playing field against larger competitors. With the right tools in place, you and your team can do more in less time with your limited budget. For starters, use the following technologies to help get your startup off the ground.   Website A website can serve as a…

Just Received My Business Degree, Now What?

If you’ve just graduated from college with a business degree, you may think you can relax. However, the hard work is just starting. Now that it’s time to put that degree to good use in the workplace, you may not have any idea what area of business you want to pursue. Whether you’re wanting to…