16 02/2017

Celebrating Black History Month: Annie Malone

2018-01-10T15:40:30+00:00February 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Annie Turnbo Malone was a businesswoman and philanthropist from Illinois, known for her cosmetic inventions and the Poro College. Because of her work, she’s sometimes referred to as the “mother” of the African American cosmetics, hair care, and beauty industries. Malone was also the first black female millionaire in America. […]

6 02/2017

Celebrating Black History Month: George Washington Carver

2018-01-10T15:40:20+00:00February 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

George Washington Carver was one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, an American icon, and a true entrepreneur and lifetime student. His life was dedicated to educating, learning, and inventing new tools and technologies to better the lives of Americans and the world. […]

20 12/2016

8 Small Business Resolutions for the New Year

2018-01-11T14:58:53+00:00December 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The New Year is already upon us, with the opportunity for every business owner to take a step back and evaluate operations and lifestyle choices. Running a business is an incredibly rewarding endeavor, but can also be difficult, expensive, and exhausting. We’ve compiled a list of the best new year’s resolutions for entrepreneurs everywhere to [...]

21 11/2016

Small Business Saturday is November 26th, 2016

2018-01-11T15:10:34+00:00November 21st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

We’re excited to join American Express this year in supporting Small Business Saturday on November 26th! As holiday shopping kicks off this weekend, we would like to ask gift-givers all over America to show your love for small business by visiting your local shops and stores. […]

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