How HSBC Bank’s $1.3 Million Grant Will Help Black Businesses Scale Up

Endowed with a gift to help spur growth for minority and female entrepreneurs, Endeavor has received a $1.3 million grant from HSBC Bank USA. The two-year grant will support Endeavor’s expansion into Western New York, providing it funding to serve a new U.S. region and open an office in Buffalo. Advertisements

Forbes reports Kanye’s Yeezy sneaker empire is worth $1BILL

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend the opening night of the new musical ‘The Cher Show’ on Broadway at Neil Simon Theatre on December 03, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dominik Bindl/Getty Images) Is Kanye West’s Yeezy sneaker empire now the the Lamborghini of shoes? According to a new Forbes cover story…

Making Cannabis Profitable for People of Color

Eddie and Sherra Armstrong (Image: Cannabis Capital Group) Husband-and-wife co-founders Eddie and Sherra Armstrong want to help make medical cannabis profitable for people of color. The couple recently launched Cannabis Capital Group, a consulting firm that assists marijuana-based companies with the education, advocacy, and investment needed to compete in the space.

Rapper Jeezy Partners with Black-Owned Telecom Company

Jeezy with F3 (Image: Figgers Communications) Grammy-nominated rapper, Jeezy, recently announced a new partnership deal with Figgers Communications, a black-owned telecommunications company. The goal of the partnership is to democratize the wireless products market. “There was a point in my life where I wasn’t able to pay the phone bill,” said Jeezy in a press release…