African American Entrepreneurs

Black Owned Esports Company Raises $50 Million | Shoppe Black

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FacebookTwitterMailPlayVS, a Black owned Esports company which develops software used to operate high school esports competitions, announced recently that it had completed a $50 million Series C funding round. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates, which also headed up the company’s $15 million Series A in summer 2018. Other investors in the round include Battery Ventures; CAA cofounder […]
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54Kibo, the Digital Marketplace Showcasing The Beauty of African Aesthetic and Luxury Décor | Shoppe Black

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FacebookTwitterMail54kibo is the premier luxury digital home décor retailer for interior design professionals and consumers. The brand was launched in 2018 by Nana Quagraine. Nana was inspired after her travels back and forth between over a dozen African countries and her home in Brooklyn, New York. These travels helped her identify the strengths across the continent that could be exported […]
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Supreme Court seems interested in limited ruling in civil rights case | The Washington Post

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FacebookTwitterMailIn the buildup to the Supreme Court’s examination of whether cable giant Comcast refused to sign a deal with a black entertainer’s TV network, some advocates argued that the case threatened to hollow out a Reconstruction-era civil rights statute assuring equal contract rights for African Americans. But during hour of oral arguments Wednesday, it did not appear that the justices […]
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Military Spouse of the Year” Talks Helping Others Become Successful Entrepreneurs | Black Enterprise

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FacebookTwitterMailBeing a Military spouse isn’t easy. Between dealing with frequent deployments, job changes and cross-country moves, you’re holding together the family on the home front and trying to keep your own identity. So about 6 years ago when Lakesha Cole, a Marine Corps spouse and mother of two, was faced with the family’s fifth deployment, she decided to create something […]
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Byron Allen Rips Comcast & Donald Trump’s DOJ For “Institutionalized Racism” As SCOTUS Showdown Looms | Deadline

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FacebookTwitterMailEXCLUSIVE: Heading towards a $20 billion showdown with Comcast at the U.S. Supreme Court this fall in his long running racial discrimination lawsuit against the media giant, Byron Allen today tore into the Brian Roberts-run behemoth and an 11th hour intervention by the Department of Justice. “This is historic,” the Entertainment Studios boss said of the August 15 brief filed […]
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