Category: Business

August is National Black Business Month

August 1st kicks off National Black Business month. And although Black businesses should be supported year-round, all month long people across the country are encouraged to recognize and support Black-owned businesses. The origins of National Black Business Month can be traced back to 2004 when Frederick E. Jordan teamed...

Lambda Vodka Founders Shares 5 Tips To Pandemic Proof Your Business

Lambda Vodka founders and TD Bank small business clients, Charles Hughes and Richard Solomon, know a thing or two about growing a thriving business amid a global pandemic. The business partners, soul mates and best friends founded their vodka brand out of their love for the LGBTQ2+ community and...

Meet The 41 HBCU Fellows Interning At Chicago VC Firms This Summer

A venture capital internship program operated by a network of historical black colleges and universities announced 41 fellows from underrepresented backgrounds who were selected for internships at VC firms across the country, including in Chicago. HBCUvc, a program that aims to increase access to capital for Black, Indigenous and...