Durham's history and future are based, in part, on the entrepreneurial spirit of its diverse community. We celebrate the legacy of Durham's Black Wall Street and tip our hat to the innovators who are making Durham one the best places in America to start a business.
We teamed up with American Underground to bring you a series of profiles of African-American entrepreneurs in Durham who are changing the business landscape. Read on to meet the new faces of Black entrepreneurship in the Bull City.
Talib Graves-Manns, American Underground’s Entrepreneur in Residence, talks hustle, his favorite Durham spots, and latest ventures. read more
She's a chemist with an MBA -- and now she's an entrepreneur in Durham. Learn about Watson's venture, a technology platform connecting communities with local charities. read more
Meet Hassan Pinto, founder of My.GreatestFan.Com and the Blue Blood Rivalry brand. read more
Jonathan Hayes left a job on Wall Street to start RewardStock in Durham. Read on to learn more. read more
Durham native Ed Boyd is a managing partner at iNvictus Office Center, which offers a mentor-based minority entrepreneurship curriculum. read more