Black Entrepreneurship

Over the next few weeks, NewsOne.com will highlight 3 Black entrepreneurs who are part of the NewMe Accelerator. The NewMe Accelerator is a program for minority led start-ups that will house a handful of visiting start-ups during the summer of 2011 in Silicon Valley. The three entrepreneurs, Pius Uzamere, Tiffani Bell, and Chris Bennett, will […]

Your business idea might just be a little closer to reality. The venture capital wing of the communications giant, Comcast, has just announced that it will be providing seed funding for five minority-led startups. The Minority Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, as it is called, is a partnership between Comcast Interactive Capital and DreamIt Ventures, and will […]

As the black owner of a hair salon with such celebrity clientele as Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Phylicia Rashad, Diana Ross and others, Daisy Curbeon managed a staff of six hair stylists for more than 10 years. A former runway model, she had worked her way up from sweeping beauty shop floors to styling for […]