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Small businesses need an influx of capital to thrive

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Hateful online reviewers attempted to take down Beatrice Dixon’s company. Instead they helped double business sales.

Bea Dixon.


Doing It My Way

Yvonne Perez Emerson is carving out space in a whitewashed cannabis culture with her luxury CBD beauty and wellness company

Photo: Richard Darbonne


The Cake

My dream of creating a sex education platform proved to be complex and contentious

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In an industry where the average funding for Black women is $42,000, she’s accrued millions

Sharmadean Reid, Founder & CEO, BeautyStack and WAH Nails, takes part in the How Female Leaders Can Thrive — Panel Discussion during the London Fashion Week Men’s British Fashion Council Fashion Forum at The Ned on June 18, 2019 in London, England. Photo: Tabatha Fireman/BFC/Getty Images for BFC


Doing It My Way

After her father was shot by Chicago Police, Chloë Cheyenne launched COMMUNITYx to build networks of change-agents

Photos courtesy of Chloë Cheyenne


The Cake

Investing in entrepreneurs can be easier than you’d expect

Photos courtesy of the author.


The Cake

The women at the forefront have expertise at elevating the experience

A view of Fenty Beauty products on display.
A view of Fenty Beauty products on display.
A view of Fenty Beauty products on display. Photo: Presley Ann/Getty Images


The Cake

In this new exclusive column for ZORA, Backstage Capital maven Arlan Hamilton and her team offer entrepreneurship, tech, and business wisdom for women of color

A portrait photo of Backstage Capital founder and CEO, Arlan Hamilton, at The 2019 MAKERS Conference on February 7, 2019.
A portrait photo of Backstage Capital founder and CEO, Arlan Hamilton, at The 2019 MAKERS Conference on February 7, 2019.
Arlan Hamilton. Photo: Rachel Murray/Getty for MAKERS

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