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Get The Bag is about encouraging and powering up Black women entrepreneurship. We are putting you, your financial and funding needs at the center of all that we do. We want you to give you the knowledge, resources, tools and connections needed to get the bag you need to launch a new business or grow an existing business!
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Power-Up Your Finances
It's 2021 and the grant bags keep multiplying! So many grants, so little time. Here's how to make the most of the many new business grants on the market.
Will 2021 bring more equitable opportunities in securing bank loans, government funding and investments for Black women entrepreneurs? What you can do to improve your odds.
"We believe that starting the conversation is great, but we want Black women to be able to take action. CHIP is a safe place where we are ensuring people of color are seen and heard in a way we haven’t seen in the financial industry before. We want black women to know that building wealth is for you too and financial professionals are willing to help you at any stage of your financial journey." - Dana Wilson, Founder and CEO of Changing How Individuals Prosper (CHIP)
Cleantech or greentech investors see the value of investing in businesses with ideas and innovations that will lead to a cleaner, greener environment. We connected with Taj, Ahmad-Eldridge, a leader at a California-based cleantech investment company, the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, to give us some inside scoop on what he looks for in an investment pitch.
As Black women entrepreneurs we are on the frontlines of the double pandemics and facing enormous emotional, physical and mental health challenges as a result. As business owners, sometimes "getting the bag", means securing affordable health care.
Karen M. Blackwell, Founder and CEO of Sage & Alms, a benefit corporation, that houses the brand Kanda™ Chocolates, writes about making the future of chocolate sweeter for those who produce it and for those of us that love it.
Rashunda Rene, CEO and Founder of Innovative Entrepreneurs Hub explores the role of insurance and financial advisors in assessing investment opportunities and building wealth for you and your family.
Many of us have dreams of going all in on our businesses, but are reluctant to leave a job out of fear of not having affordable health insurance. Having a pre-existing condition as a Black woman, makes it all the more challenging.
I am an entrepreneur, a woman in technology, a mother, a wife, a daughter, corporate executive and many other titles. These are all but titles. At my core, I am a beautiful spirit having a human experience.
Considering investing in residential real estate? Who can blame you? Land is by far the safest long-term investment to date according to Odest Riley Jr, CEO of WLM Realty, based in Inglewood, California. He shares his keys to real estate investing success.