If you ain't know it, Black women make up the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in America. From corporate to creative, Black women like Kandi Burruss, Bozoma Saint John, and Melissa Butler are killing it. Find out how!
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Former Xscape member and RHOA star Kandi Burruss is the songwriting genius behind classics like Destiny Child's "Bills, Bills, Bills" and TLC's "No Scrubs." Her resume also includes host of her own show Kandi Koated Nights and business owner of the intimate product brand 'Bedroom Kandi'. Is there anything she can't do?
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Premadonna knows a thing or two about running an empire. The Atlanta-based businesswoman is the CEO of WaistGangSociety a brand that's in the business of snatching the waists of celebs (Khloe and Kim Kardashian, Amber Rose, Lil Mo) and every day women.
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'The Lip Bar' owner Melissa Butler is a shining example that rejection is often a blessing in disguise. Despite Butler and her creative director being called "colorful cockaroaches" and walking away from Shark Tank without a deal, 'The Lip Bar' has gone on to become a $400K brand -- A fact Butler refers to as an "ultimate win"!
(Photo: Melissa Butler via Instagram)