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Doing Business While Black: Many Firms Wonder If Race Really Matters

AFRICANGLOBE - Without the active support of Black consumers, some companies can’t survive. If that’s the case for your particular line of business, then the only way people will know you’re Black-owned is if you tell them through your advertisements or other communication.

Tips For Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur In 2014

AFRICANGLOBE - Hustle: It has to be second nature for you. The fact is, there are hundreds of other people armed with that same ‘unique’ idea of yours. You cannot afford to be slow in executing it. Strategize carefully and make your move, fast. Though I am a lady, if there is one seat left to take, I must get to it first, even if I have compete with five men. I am well aware that muddiness is a nature for true entrepreneurship. Crush your ego, get set and just go.

Who Really Create Jobs?

AFRICANGLOBE - Black Americans are often misled when politicians and pundits refer to the ability of the President of the United States to “create jobs” during their terms in office. But, in the reality of America’s economy, the private sector is where jobs originate.

7 Personal Lessons On Entrepreneurship

AFRICANGLOBE - Three components make an entrepreneur: the person, the idea and the resources to make it happen. When I decided to start a regular income generating business so as to have real life business field experience which I believe would boost the depth and quality of my consulting, I started 555 Foods (owners of “Beans City”).

For Africa, Entrepreneurship Is the Way

AFRICANGLOBE - Something extraordinary is happening in Africa. In the wake of enhanced political stability and reduced conflicts in many countries, it is clear that a vibrant spirit of entrepreneurship is kicking in with vigor. Between 2001 and 2010, six of the world's ten fastest-growing economies were in Africa and the International Monetary Fund predicted that between 2011 and 2015, African countries will hold 7 of the top 10 spots.

New Survey Shows That African Students Prefer to Become Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - A recent survey reveals that many African students prefer to be entrepreneurs and self-employed. The Association of Business Executives’ Entrepreneurship in Africa report...

Entrepreneurship No Longer A Necessity In Africa?

The “Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Africa” study conducted by Monitor Group in partnership with Omidya Network has revealed that despite significant challenges, entrepreneurship is gaining...

Black Entrepreneurship On The Rise

While a degree certainly provides graduates with an edge in the job market, unemployment statistics have repeatedly shown that one’s race plays a role...

More Nigerians Exploring Entrepreneurship

It has become paramount in a “specially challenging economy” like Nigeria’s, that her citizens, young and old alike unemployed, under-employed and even the employed...

African Women Entrepreneurs Build Ties, Share Tips

Women entrepreneurs from 37 African nations convened in Washington for the third meeting of the African Women's Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), which runs from June...

Three Ways to Save Black Boys: Part 1

Whenever someone thinks they have few bullet points of supreme wisdom that can save the world, sane people instantly roll their eyes. The insanely...

New Report Finds Education, Women's Entrepreneurship, Tourism and Trade Key to...

"Africa must focus on the policies and strategies that are key for the sustained economic recovery and inclusive growth of the continent, such as higher education for skilled manpower and entrepreneurship development, and financial instruments that will support vibrant private sector development and regional integration and trade,"