Mississippi Black Entrepreneur Expo Boosts Business Owners

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GULFPORT, MS (September 11, 2018) - Mississippi’s Black Entrepreneur Expo featured 37 local vendors and offered networking opportunities for Gulfport business owners.

“At Walmart, or any other store for that matter, you’re not able to really get hands on service about the particular product and hear the back story,” entrepreneur Ramonic Day said. “Everybody here has a backstory as to why they started their business.”

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Launch Alaska Funds Alternative Energy Startups

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ANCHORAGE, AK (September 6, 2018) - A new business accelerator Launch Alaska is funding alternative energy ventures to explore solutions for the state’s high energy usage.

Isaac Vanderburg can! “Alaska is the ideal place for an alternative energy start up today,” said Isaac Vanderburg of Launch Alaska. “It’s a great place to prove your concept and get some traction.”

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Exposing Online Lenders: Hidden Interest Rates & Fees Can Bankrupt Businesses


NEW YORK, NY (April 12, 2018) excerpt via ENTREPRENEUROnline lenders are facing increased scrutiny as lawsuits and investigations uncover the sky-high interest rates, hidden fees and unsustainable repayment plans that can devastate small businesses.

Mark Abell reports in Entrepreneur that online lender Kabbage Inc. is being sued for allegedly partnering with a bank to offer interest rates that surpass the legal limit.

The state of New York may begin regulating online lenders after a Federal Reserve study determined that there was “significant potential for unscrupulous online lenders to exploit consumers through predatory practices such as unusually high interest rates, lack of disclosure of hidden fees, and unclear loan terms.”

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Business Tips for Student Entrepreneurs


BROOKLYN, NY (February 12, 2018) - Starting a business as a student is an exhilarating challenge that requires a strategic approach. Entrepreneur offers a guide to smart financial tips for students starting out in the business world.

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SourceFunding.org connected Medgar Evers College student Ashley Warmington with a 0% interest loan for her AirBnB management company CozyOasis.

“Searching for financing to grow my company took a lot of time away from running my business and each lender handed me a big stack of application forms,” explained Ms. Warmington. “SourceFunding.org on the other hand was able to match me with the right funding from the most trusted source and on the first attempt — saving significant time and money — all with the assistance of a personal Funding Advocate looking out for my best interests and assisting throughout the process and when I ran into issues with the lender.”

Ashley is an incredible example of what’s possible for students with an entrepreneurial spirit and a brilliant mind for business - read her story here.

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Achieving Success in the Online Business World


NEW YORK, NY (January 26, 2018) - Building an online business is an incredible challenge that requires a unique mindset and approach. 

Suhaib Mohammad at Entrepreneur offers seven ingredients that business owners need to thrive and grow a business in the online business world. “The arrogance of success," he quotes William Pollard, "is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow." 

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