Monthly Archive:: September 2007

Minority Business Grants, SBA Loans, Small Business Loans – See Largest Free Listings Available,

Good site about finding money for business along with sound marketing strategies and tips. Great job, Kamau! Sent from my iPhone

Breast Cancer and African American Women

This post is a little off topic in that it deals with an issue of womens’ health and not necessarily a business or technology issue. Today my mother celebrated four years as a breast cancer survivor. We walked with her and over 10,000 other survivors and supporters at Race for the Cure Chicago. For

Black News Junkie: You do not own your iPhone

Apple fights back against those who have circumvented its exclusive arrangement with AT&T/Cingular by hacking the phone to work with other carriers. Since the iPhone’s software can be updated via iTunes synchronization, once a vulnerability is discovered it can be prevented by future updates that also promise additional funtionality or no funtionality for improperly

Black Online Entrepreneur Features the Best Black Business Posts from Sistapreneur

Great informational links from Sistapreneur, one of our favorite websites. Some of the best site posts are collected in one location for easy reference and review.

Free Whitepaper: Towards a Strong Black Economy, Compliments of Inside Secrets for Black Business

This whitepaper examines the history of black businesses, why black businesses are suffering, the role of a black business coach and offers recommendations for improving the success rates of black entrepreneurs. Website owner, Lawrence Spearman, is an accomplished entrepreneur in his own right and uses his Inside Secrets for Black Business site and free

BET Billionaire Rolls Into the Automotive Business

Bob Johnson founder and seller of BET, has decided to get into the automotive sales business by joining forces with auto mogul Thomas McLarty to establish a training and dealer development initiative targeting minority entrepreneurs. More from the Washington Post article here.

Increasing African American Entrepreneurial Success by Investing in Youth Entrepreneurial Education

Great post in a somewhat obscure weblog related to Growing our Own Entrepreneurs: A Nw Model for Black Entrepreneurship. The post discusses several programs that focus on entrepreneurial teaching to include the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), the NAACP’s Reginald Lewis Youth Entrepreneurial Institute, and a new model called Streets University. The post

A Car Site for Urban Entrepreneurs in the Know

If you love cars like I do and you love living life like only we know how, then AutomotiveRhythms.com is a dream come true. This site features the latest in automotive reviews and related multimedia for urban auto enthusiasts written from a delightfully entertaining and equally educational point of view with the African American

Explorations in Black Leadership: More Oustanding Podcasts from the Darden School of Business

From the website: This series of interviews, hosted by UVA Professor and Board Chair of the NAACP Julian Bond, was recorded from 1999 through 2004 by the Darden School of Business in conjunction with the University of Virginia History Department. The series is designed to examine the lives of prominent African-Americans who have made

Free Black Business Podcast by The Darden Graduate School of Business

Lesson One in the "Lessons in Leadership Lecture Series" presented by Darden’s Black Business Student Forum (BBSF). Darden Alumnus Bryan Simms, CEO of Ball Street Ventures, LLC speaks on "The Truth about Failure" to an audience in Classroom 160 on September 25, 2007. You can listen to the podcast directly or visit the Darden