Category: Small Business

Meta Partners With Trio Of Top Fashion Brands

By Michelle D. Madsen What people wear and their sense of style constitute a significant way in which individuals express themselves, says Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, which changed its corporate name to Meta last October. Thus, Meta Platforms, through high-end clothing items for its avatars, will make it possible for users to more

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Kentucky City’s Incubator Seeks To Produce More Black-Owned Businesses

By George A. Willis Two years ago, Dave Christopher knew something had to change. COVID-19 shut down his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, in the spring of 2020. Many businesses in his city didn’t survive, while others barely managed with the help of grants and Paycheck Protection Program loans. But Christopher took a closer look and

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Mykal Manswell Manages To Maintain As Mental Health Advocate

By Lem Satterfield Mykal Manswell speaks with maturity beyond his years, especially when addressing mental health concerns among African Americans related to racism and the pandemic. The 25-year-old former college football player referenced racial suffering having affected blacks since the birth of America and beyond during an interview with Zenger. “The African-American community has unfortunately

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Meditating In The Metaverse: Tripp Expands Its Virtual Escapes

By Michelle D. Madsen Tripp Inc., a Los Angeles-based digital wellness platform, says it has raised $11.2 million to finance ways to technologically enhance well-being in the metaverse. The Tripp platform enables users to create their own experience of visuals and sounds during meditation sessions. The company provides users with a variety of virtual environments

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Wall Street Degen Club Focuses On Financial Literacy

By Jonathan Hobbs Financial literacy takes education. That’s where The Wall Street Degen Club comes in. The Wall Street Degen Club (WSDC) is a blockchain-based private trading community. (A blockchain is a digital ledger of transactions.) It is also an online university that offers courses about trading and finance. The focus is educating holders in

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Galaxy Racer Invests $25 Million In A Cryptocurrency

By Michelle D. Madsen Galaxy Racer, a Dubai-based transmedia company, recently announced a $25 million investment in the Quint ecosystem token, $QUINT. The move makes Galaxy the first eSports and lifestyle organization to commit substantial funds to a cryptocurrency ecosystem. Quint will also become Galary Racer’s “native ecosystem token partner” as a result of this

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Pay Day: Worldline Assists Merchants Eager To Establish A Presence In The Metaverse

By Michelle D. Madsen A new pay service is bridging the gap between the virtual world and real-world ecommerce. Worldline has entered the metaverse, a virtual reality world, giving merchants the tools needed to function in a digital universe. The Worldline Metaverse showroom, which launched in March 2022, is an important part of Worldline’s goal

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Hyundai Launches New Electric Appeal For African Americans

By Kevin Michael Briscoe Hyundai unveiled one of the world’s largest marketing efforts to sell electric vehicles to African Americans. Culture Brands, a Washington, D.C.-area firm that made news last year by becoming the automaker’s first minority advertising agency of record, is leading the strategy and design of the new campaign. Featuring the all-electric 2022

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