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Career Tip: Have you considered creating a personal Board of Directors? A group of six professionals in your age group can be constructively honest on anything from resumes to reports.
"Our voices aren’t really being heard. There’s too much partisanship, too much fingerpointing, and not enough of engagement from the people who are being affected the most."
~YEC Founder Scott Gerber, on college grad unemployment is four times the national average. From How Entrepreneurship Can Fix Young America
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If you’ve never heard of Pat and Gina Neely, you either don’t watch television or you don’t eat! This week on an all-new Black Enterprise Business Report, host Caroline V. Clarke treats viewers to an inside look at how a $20,000 loan from Pat’s then 94-year-old grandmother began a multimillion dollar brand that now includes thriving eateries, on-line sales, television broadcasting and book publishing.
Catch them on the show this weekend!
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Amidst the sophisticated ambiance of the III Forks Seafood and Steakhouse restaurant, Dell and the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce welcomed Black startups to Austin with a pre-SXSW reception. Dell showcased new products and played video from Black Enterprise’s Small Business Technology Makeover, featuring The Clean Dog, an Atlanta dog groomer who received all new Dell hardware. Dell even gave away a laptop to a reception attendee! #BEsxsw #SXSW
Meet today’s featured entrepreneur, Shanta Speller from Bunch of Balloons!
Mobile payment company Square released a new iPad app on Monday, which allows small businesses to set up a one-stop shop via their tablet device (Image: File)
"What if Google had been satisfied with just being a search engine, or Apple had only made computers?"
We had a great time hosting the Verizon Small Business Empowerment Series! BEBR host Caroline Clarke is all smiles with Radio One Chairperson and founder Cathy Hughes, a conference guest, and theYBF.com founder and CEO Natasha Eubanks.