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Behind every blog is a great team of writers making sure you are in the know and know how to build the business of your dreams.

BTB Spotlight: Chef Jamie Hunt

Chef Jamie Hunt left sunny west for the east coast of the country to attend culinary school at Culinary Institute of America in New York, where she graduated in 2007. Like many following their passion, she left behind a career … Continue reading

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Bay Area Chef Launches Black Culinary Collective

The West Oakland collective offers community empowerment, engagement, and mentorship for emerging Black culinary entrepreneurs In partnership with the Oakland Black Business Fund (OBBF) and Oakstop Alliance, Bay Area business owner Reign Free has launched the Black Culinary Collective to provide a creative, collaborative, and … Continue reading

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Barefoot Awards $50,000 in Grants to Black Female Entrepreneurs through its #WeStanForHer Campaign

After receiving a record number of applications, Barefoot is pleased to announce the five new recipients of the 2021 New Voices + Barefoot #WeStanForHer Grants. The #WeStanForHer campaign celebrates and supports Black women entrepreneurs in order to drive toward economic equity for the Black community. … Continue reading

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Hennessy Announces $1MM Acceleration Fund to Champion Next Generation of Black Entrepreneurs

  New “Never Stop Never Settle Society” Debuts During the 52nd NAACP Image Awards on BET with UNINTERRUPTED “Dear Destiny” Creative Featuring Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist Nas Hennessy, the world’s best-selling cognac, today unveils the “Never Stop Never Settle … Continue reading

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The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau Launches Contest to Help Restaurants During Pandemic

Diners can earn cash prizes There is one small thing people can do right now to help the local restaurant community begin to rebound from the COVID 19 pandemic–dine out and then brag about it online. The Detroit Metro Convention … Continue reading

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