City of Houston Keynote Welcome Address During Small Business Expo Houston

Small Business Expo is proud to announce, “The City of Houston Welcome Keynote Address” at the Hyatt Regency Houston (Downtown) on Thursday, October 19th from 8am-9am.

Taylor Construction Project Management Selected to Manage Capital Improvement Projects across Texas A&M University System

HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) has chosen Houston-based project management consulting firm, Taylor Construction Management (TCM), for a competitive Project Management Support Services (PMSS) contract. TAMUS uses these services to augment their Facilities Planning ...

Black Entrepreneur Investing in Programs That Generate Revenue For Black Communities

Shaun Randolph started out as a grant writer working with nonprofits to raise money for black and under served communities. Wanting to do more, he used his grant writing and investment banking skills to raise $100 million for investments in ...

Landlords Hate This Young Black Entrepreneur's App (But Renters Love it!)

23-year old Ofo Ezeugwu is the CEO and co-founder of Whose Your Landlord (WYL), a free service that provides renters with landlord reviews so that they can be better informed about the properties that they want to rent. The web ...

More Than 5,000 Wells Fargo ATMs Launch NFC-Enabled Mobile Wallet Capability

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) announced today that debit card customers have another way to use the company’s ATMs without their card -- “tap and pay” near-field communication (NFC) functionality that is launching at more than 5,000 ATMs across the ...

Muhammad Ali Entreprises Sues Fox for $30 Million

Muhammad Ali Enterprises is suing Fox Broadcasting Company after the network allegedly used the boxer's likeness without permission.

Woman Entrepreneur Makes History After Raising $1 Million For Her Legal Tech Startup

Kristina Jones has worked hard to overcome enormous odds to became the 14th African American female founder to ever raise $1 million for her tech startup. Her San Francisco-based company, Court Buddy, is a patent-pending service that matches people with ...

Black Teen CEO/ Philanthropist Wins $15K Competition; Launches Summit To Empower Girls In New York

17-year old Zandra Cunningham just won a national business plan competition, and now she is planning her 5th annual entrepreneurship summit for teen girls in Buffalo, NY.

Dove Apologizes for Ad: We 'missed the mark' Representing Black Women

Dove apologized this weekend for a social media post that the company says "missed the mark" representing black women. The offending ad was a 3-second GIF hawking Dove body wash that was posted Friday to the brand's Facebook page. It ...

Black Chamber Honors Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Tom Joyner During 23rd Annual Pinnacle Awards Show That Will Raise Funds For Disaster Relief Fund

On Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm the Greater Houston Black Chamber (GHBC) will host the 23rd annual Pinnacle Awards at the Marriott Marquis located at 1777 Walker Street. The Pinnacle is regarded as the most prestigious award bestowed ...

Ford to Slash $14 Billion in Costs

Ford says it plans to cut $14 billion in costs and eliminate unprofitable model lines as it works to prepare for a quickly changing future.

Heartland Institute to Host the America First Energy Conference Nov. 9 in Houston, Texas

The Heartland Institute – known globally for hosting 12 International Conferences on Climate Change since 2008 – has put together the America First Energy Conference to examine the scientific, economic, and political foundations of President Trump’s America First Energy Plan.

SBA Disaster News - One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Texas private nonprofit organizations of the Nov. 3, 2017, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for property damage caused by Hurricane ...

Texas Grants First Drilling Permit to Mexican Oil Company

For the first time ever, Texas authorities have issued a drilling permit to a Mexican company for gas and oil extraction in the state.

Texas Is No. 1 Destination In America: U-Haul

Texas is the fastest growing state in population; adding more than 430,000 people between 2015 and 2016.