Category: Start Up Stories

3 Organizations Providing Access To The Social and Financial Capital Needed For Black-Women-Owned Businesses

Black women are driving America’s entrepreneurship boom—starting six times more businesses than average and creating 1.4 million jobs, according to the Center for American Progress. Latina women are also making a significant contribution, with 944,000 firms and $65.5 billion in annual receipts. This increase in entrepreneurship indicates that women...

Jay-Z and Will Smith Invest To Help Renters Become Homeowners

Jay-Z and Will Smith are betting on a rent-to-own startup company that’s making homeownership more accessible to all. According to TechCrunch, the two business moguls have joined a group of investors for a $165 million Series A equity funding round for Landis Technologies — a company that helps people...

Atlanta Based Seabreeze Cleaning, a Black-Owned Commercial Cleaning Company Launches To Help Businesses Protect Their Customers and Employees

Seabreeze Cleaning, a Black-owned commercial cleaning company based in Atlanta, GA, is announcing its official launch as a company. With the ability to provide services to office buildings, athletic facilities, government facilities, schools, healthcare organizations, apartment and condominium communities and construction sites, Seabreeze Cleaning is unique due to its touchless...