WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #3: ANNIE MALONE

Annie Malone is considered to be one of the first African American women to be considered a millionaire. She developed a line of non-damaging hair straighteners, oils and hair-stimulant products for African American women. She promoted her products door to door. Annie opened her first shop in St. Louis in 1902. One of her best … Continue reading WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #3: ANNIE MALONE

Business Planning 101: Introductory Page (w/EXAMPLES)

As I promised in The Importance of a Business Plan, I will be taking you on the journey of writing your very own business plan! We will be starting with the Introductory Page. Components of the Introductory Page: Name of business When trying to come up with a name for your business focus on the … Continue reading Business Planning 101: Introductory Page (w/EXAMPLES)

WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #1: BRITTNEY ESCOVEDO

Our first WoC Entrepreneur Highlight: Brittney Escovedo, founder of Beyond 8. Beyond 8 is an international event production agency, challenging creative boundaries to execute authentic, diverse and interactive experiences across the fashion, tech, art, music and lifestyle industries. Beyond 8 has worked with: Adidas 1800 Tequila Pyer Moss Red Bull Solange Knowles Oakley and many … Continue reading WOCINBIZ HIGHLIGHT #1: BRITTNEY ESCOVEDO

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Welcome to Women of Color in Business! We have partnered with Hairston Hustle to highlight and empower WoC entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. WoC entrepreneurs don't get enough recognition or praise for what they contribute to society! Share these highlights with your family and friends! Here are some statistics: Since 2007, the number of firms owned … Continue reading WOCINBIZ

THE IMPORTANCE OF A BUSINESS PLAN

I wrote my first business plan as a junior in college. The class was titled "New Venture Planning" and our only assignment was to write a business plan for whatever business we wanted to start. I Chose to create a multi-functional sports training gym in my hometown. I went through the process of preparing a … Continue reading THE IMPORTANCE OF A BUSINESS PLAN