The Biggest Black Business and Other News This Week - Black Enterprise

The Biggest Black Business and Other News This Week

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If you’ve missed some of our biggest business stories this week, we’ve got you. Here’s a roundup of some of the biggest stories Black Enterprise covered last week:

  • Just months after turning down a $125,000 check from Uber, Black Girls Code announced a new partnership with Lyft to raise funding for young women of color in tech.
  • A petition is calling on Marvel to donate a quarter of its profits from the movie Black Panther to the black community.
  • This woman started a wine club to educate consumers and diversify the industry.
  • Antoinette Hamilton is making a big leap into the tech scene. AppNexus, the profitable billion-dollar startup disrupting the online advertising world, is adding Hamilton to its board.
  • This Miami mompreneur raised $20k online to start a party supply business for kids of color. Now she’s open for business.
  • Black Enterprise Magazine celebrated America’s Corporate Best this week.
  • Backed by JP Morgan and W.K. Kellogg Foundation, this minority business fund is opening up shop in the South Bronx and San Francisco.
  • How to build a successful business with your spouse.
  • Wherever the King goes, money follows him. The NBA’s most dominant player could switch teams at the end of the season. Find out what impact “The Lebron Effect” will have on the local economy should he choose to switch teams.
  • Office Depot is making a push into business services for entrepreneurs. The office supplies company unveiled BizBox at its Austin location.
  • Black women helping others. That’s the mantra of eight African American women who have awarded 18 grants over 13 years totaling $55,000.