Accenture Ventures Leader Says Time Is Now for Black Entrepreneurs

Accenture Ventures leader Kathryn Ross has advice for black founders that could be initially deemed counter-intuitive. In the middle of the pandemic, Ross says it’s time to actually buckle in and accelerate. And she tells Ramon Ray exactly why she thinks that and how that should be done. Kathryn is well-placed to shares insights about...

Discussing Gender Diversity in Business with Sara Brand of True Wealth Ventures

Discussing Gender Diversity in Business with Sara Brand of True Wealth Ventures

Statistics show that although women hold almost 52 percent of all professional-level jobs, they are vastly underrepresented in top leadership positions. For example, only 4.6 percent of Fortune 500 companies are run by a woman, and women make up just 16.9 percent of all Fortune 500 board seats. These numbers are not uncommon; in...

Money and Credit

Have Bad Credit? You Can Still Get Funding. Here’s 5 Ways.

Business owners or startups seeking loans to fund their ventures can become frustrated when banks and traditional lenders turn them down. If you have poor credit, it can be very difficult to obtain traditional loans. Don’t panic. Studies show that only about 25 percent of a business’ credit comes from credit cards or loans. The...

5 Tips on How To Raise Venture Capital for a Start-up Business

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]If your start-up business is growing, you most likely will want to seek out venture capital at some point. Whereas angel investors will typically lend $10,000 to $100,000, venture capitalist are able to issue multi-million dollar checks. That means that venture capitalists are able to support growth for start-ups from seeding...