Equity Crowdfunding
27 Oct 2017

The Best New Way for African Americans to Invest In or Start a Business

A guide to equity crowdfunding Professors, politicians, and prognosticators have—for years—implored the black community to “take all the money you spend on clothes, shoes, and hair, and put it into investing or starting a business.” Equity crowdfunding provides a new opportunity...
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Jetpack Mobile App
27 Oct 2017

Black Female-Led Startup Jetpack Takes off With Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Equity crowdfunding can create investing- and wealth-building equity for diverse entrepreneurs Providing consumer products to customers anytime they need, Jetpack is a “last mile,” on-demand service with delivery times often less than 15 minutes. Jetpack is one of several...
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WhoseYourLandlord Logo
27 Oct 2017

This Black-Owned Startup, and Others, are Raising Capital Via Equity Crowdfunding

New funding opportunity has potential to supercharge black-owned startups A startup with a platform targeted to millennial apartment renters, WhoseYourLandlord, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on SeedInvest. WhoseYourLandlord is one of several black-owned...
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GRITS Get Rich in the Struggle
27 Oct 2017

Kirston Pittman’s Startup, Get Rich in The Struggle (GRITS), Inspires Through Clothing

The apparel serves as a conduit to the message, says the founder On Episode 4 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Kirston J. Pittman pitched his company, Get Rich in The Struggle (GRITS). On the show, entrepreneurs pitch in a head-to-head competition to “The Funderdome” (a live studio...
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STEVE HARVEY’S FUNDERDOME -
27 Oct 2017

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: Fishing Caddy Creator Joe Pippins

Fishing Caddy CEO Joe Pippins pitched his business on “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome” and won $20,000. Learn more about his story. Joe Pippins from Kansas pitched his product, the Fishing Caddy, on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. On the show, entrepreneurs pitch in a...
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STEVE HARVEY’S FUNDERDOME -
27 Oct 2017

Steve Harvey’s Funderdome: V-Smart Bar Creator Tanya Tibbs

She won the pitch competition with an innovative woman’s product On the show “Steve Harvey’s Funderdome,” entrepreneurs pitch in a head-to-head competition to “The Funderdome” (a live studio audience) for the chance to win up to $100K in capital. The pitch that gets the...
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The Startup Admin
27 Oct 2017

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of The Startup Admin

Executive Assistant turned CEO La Donna Higgins pitches her solution for startup professional services at a Shark Tank casting call in Oakland, CA For the ninth stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for ABC’s Shark Tank visited Oakland, California,...
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spendebt mobile app
27 Oct 2017

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of SpenDebt

Micro-payment debt solution company seeks to help you become debt-free SpenDebt Feature Image (Photo: SpenDebt) For the seventh stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for ABC’s “Shark Tank” visited Houston, where entrepreneurs pitched their business...
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hashtag props
27 Oct 2017

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the Co-Founder of Hashtag Props

This producer of custom signs recently pitched his small business during the ‘Shark Tank’ Diversity Tour Shark Tank Cast (Photo: ABC Television Group)For the sixth stop of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour, the casting team for ABC’s Shark Tank visited Detroit,...
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Artist Nekeisha Durrett pitches at VISIONDC2017 Arts and Urban Innovation Summit in Washington, DC
27 Oct 2017

Artist Nekisha Durrett Strikes Deals at Art Tank Pitch Competition

The visual artist got the go-ahead from real estate developers to create public art projects in Washington, DC Public art has the power to transform mundane public spaces into dynamic canvases that make art accessible. These installations meet people where they are and bring...
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