Inc.com Young Entrepreneur’s Survival Kit Here’s an oldie but goodie. Inc. magazine is noted for its focus on startup businesses as they rise to the level of mid-size power brokers. Among the large number of topical guides available from their online site is the one called the Young Enrepreneur’s Survival Kit. It focuses on
Technubian Entrepreneur Biography: Clarence Wooten Technubian is a term that I use for the technologically proficient members of our community. This story by Jeffrey A. Tannenbaum of Startup.com features Clarence Wooten, a 28 year old high-tech entrepreneur whose motivational story of internet success demonstrates the potential of this new frontier as a wealth-building agent
Venture Capital for Black Entrepreneurs Having enough money to fund a company, especially a technology company, can be a make-it or break-it factor in a technubian entrepreneur’s success. The problem is getting the required investment money. Once you get willing investors, you have to negotiate how much ownership you give up in return for
Not-For-Profit Venture Capital Resources For general information regarding venture capital, refer to this Small Business Administration publication, A Venture Capital Primer for Small Business FM-5. It’s a PDF file which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. Acrobat Readers is a free download from the Adobe site. Also check out Harlem Venture Group, a not for profit
Black Board: African Americans in Corporate Governance In an era of black boycotts of major corporate entities, this article from The Black Web Today by William Reed discusses the issue of African-American membership on major corporate boards. Given our lack of visibility in executive corporate leadership, the lack of membership on corporate boards who
Generation Next: The New Black Politician Given the recent, and somewhat nasty mayoral race in Newark, New Jersey between senior and junior black male candidates and all of its national attention, my thoughts have turned to the state of black leadership today and the crossroads at which our community finds itself. The “old school
BlackPressUSA You news buffs want to check this one out. BlackPressUSA can be your one-stop location for a collection of articles and links to black interest news headlines. The site bills itself as Your Independent Source of News for the African-American Community and it does a great job of being just that. The Op-Ed
How to Drive Web Traffic to Your Site, by Robert Rucker of BlackWebPortal.com Robert Rucker, Co-founder of BlackWebPortal.com offers a presentation on How to Drive Web Traffic to Your Site. This presentation focuses on the needs of the website owner who is looking to generate more hits and visits to their internet location. Mr.
From The Wall Street Journal: StartupJournal.com StarupJournal.com, a site sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, offers online content for entrepreneurs without the need for registration or subscriptions as used on their main site. The site provides how-to advice, ideas, profiles and interviews, as well as information on franchising, financing, technology and running a business.
Quick Link Resources & Online Tools. The following are entrepreneurial sites that appeared noteworthy given my brief review. I intend to list all of these sites in one place with more in-depth reviews once I collect the addresses for a fair number of good sites. The standard here is quality and not quantity. EntrepreneurToolkit.com—