Entrepreneur Sevetri Wilson working to close the racial disparity gap in tech

Sevetri Wilson is a Black female entrepreneur who is shaking up the tech space and defying the odds while raising capital at a meteoric rate. She is the founder of Solid Ground Innovations, LLC., a strategic communications agency that she grew from zero capital to a seven-figure enterprise at 22-years-old. In 2016, Wilson launched her […]

Entrepreneur Dawn Dickson explains how crowdfunding jump-started her businesses

Dawn Dickson is a serial entrepreneur and investor who is conquering the tech space. The Columbus, Ohio, native is the founder of PopCom, an automated retail company that works to make vending machines intelligent through data and analytics. She also runs Flat Out of Heels, a brand of rollable ballerina-style slippers, that are sold out […]

Honey Pot CEO Beatrice Dixon nets big sales boost after backlash over Target ad

When Beatrice Dixon had a dream in 2012 that birthed her natural feminine hygiene brand, The Honey Pot Company, she never would’ve imagined the success her business would have. Dixon was the face of Target’s “Founders We Believe In” commercial that began airing during Black History Month. In the commercial, she expresses her excitement about […]

Venture capitalist Monique Idlett-Mosley discusses launching start-up tech fund

Several impactful women were recognized and celebrated on the first day of the third annual Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment (RIDE) Conference Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Loudermilk Conference Center in Atlanta. Hosted by rolling out, the RIDE Conference provides a platform for leading innovators in business, entertainment and tech to share their expertise with […]

7 ways to make your small business attractive to venture capitalists

In 2015, venture capitalists invested over $58.8 billion in businesses, yet African-Americans only received one percent of venture capital funding. While opportunities to grow small businesses have been scarce in the past, large investors are beginning to dedicate more attention and inclusion to minority commerce that fosters growth and success. This leaves new opportunities for […]