Equity

Black entrepreneurs

6 Ways You Can Support Black Businesses Long-Term

Want to see lasting diversity and equality in your entrepreneurial community? Here are some ways to put your time, money, leadership and know-how to work on evening the playing field for minority-owned businesses.

To Understand the Riots, Consider the 'Valuation' of Black Lives

The CEO of the Association for Enterprise Opportunity contextualizes the unrest in stark financial terms.

How to Recruit Employees With Equity

Before raising capital, it's often hard to pay potential employees, but you can still offer exponential future returns.

How Privately Held Companies Can Compensate Top-Tier Talent and Retain Cash

Unsure of how to give your star employees equity? Take a page from this family office's handbook.

5 Ways to Keep Your Business Finances Healthy

Keep your books in the black through smart planning and earnest leadership.

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