Robinhood’s 4 New Crypto Tokens: Shiba Inu, Solana, Polygon, and Compound

In the early hours of the morning, the popular stock and crypto trading giant Robinhood quietly added a few more tokens to its offerings, rounding it out to 11.

Included in the new offerings are the ever-progressing innovator Solana (SOL), the Ethereum-based token and technological platform Polygon (MATIC), the beloved, dog-themed meme-coin Shiba Inu (SHIB), and the original defi token Compound (COMP).

Robinhood’s support of these 4 tokens has had an immediate effect on stocks, with SHIB rising almost 25% an hour (5:00 AM EST) following the news and the others rising just as rapidly.

Robinhood Making Crypto Moves in Miami

At the Bitcoin 2022 Conference in Miami, Robinhood announced that it would be adding a new feature to its platform, Lightning Network, to allow for speedier BTC transactions, meaning instant payments, lower costs, and off-chain transactions.

The announcement comes only 6 months after the trading giant shared that a wallet feature, enabling users to deposit and withdraw crypto assets, was in the works. Most recently, though, a beta of the wallet launched in January, allowing select users to transfer major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and another well-beloved meme coin, Dogecoin.





The BFM Fund (Black Founders Matter), a Portland-based, seed-stage venture fund focused on Black and innovative founders, is slated to receive investment from Bank of America. The BFM Fund Logo Led by a full women of color leadership team, The BFM Fund will allocate Bank of America's investment into Black founders across various verticals within the United States. [...]

HBCU Grads Behind America’s Fastest-Growing Pizza Chain

The famed Black-owned hip-hop-inspired gourmet pizza chain Slim + Husky’s is ranked #5 in The Daily Meal's "101 Best Pizzas in America." The three remarkable owners dish out innovative pizza creations to underserved communities. [...]

Kaleidoscope X Da Brat Styling Collection Sells Out in Just Six Minutes!

One of the largest Black-owned hair-care brands in the U.S. [...]

National Alliance for Black Business (NABB) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Form a Historic Alliance to Develop Black-Owned...

On Wednesday, February 22, 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), and the National Alliance for Black Business (NABB) signed a historic MOU during the NABB's first annual National Black Business Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. [...]
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Kevin Ross
Kevin "KevRoss" Ross is a music and radio industry expert. He is a 20 -plus year entrepreneur with the leading most successful industry trade publication and site Radio Facts ( He has also published various books, magazines, performed marketing and promotions for major corporations and recording artists and he is on the advisory board of several industry organizations. This year Ross introduced his non profit organization LOMARI (Leaders of the Music and Recording Industry) to help teach young minority students how to market and manage their music and products.


business Owners HUGE Mistakes: Bringing Someone to a Lunch Meeting

I wouldn't say that being a business owner is hard work as much as I would say it can be challenging. As we all know, if you love what you do and you do what you love it's never work. Nevertheless, there are certain things that can get in the way of your daily progress. Some of which can literally make you not want to work for the rest of the day. [...]

10 Things Every Entrepreneur Can Learn from New Edition

(Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images ) New Edition has literally been around for more than 35 years and they have been able to sustain a legacy that most groups never could. They have taken breaks, come back together, split up in different directions and even had success without each other but they always knew the value of what they started in Boston as kids. I was thinking, there are a lot of things that this group has done that would be a great lesson to black entrepreneurs when it comes to success and sustaining. Here it is. [...]

Radio One Owner Cathy Hughes Podcast for Entrepreneurs

Cathy Hughes is the founder of Radio One. She has been in business for over 35 years and is considered an industry icon. Here she shares her knowledge and lessons along the way that has made her one fo the most respected leaders in the broadcasting industry. [...]

Ways to Deal with Unscrupulous Competitors

Ways to Deal with Unscrupulous Competitors A friend said something to me a long time ago that applies to this situation. Why get in the ring with someone, you have already beaten? If imitation is the highest form of flattery, what is straight copying what you do? I don't like that statement because it's not "flattering" when someone copies what you do on the surface but I get what that saying really means. It indicates you are not only on the right track, but you also have a winning formula. [...]

Business Grants for Black Women

Black women can get business grants to help them start or grow their businesses. Although this may sound appealing, small business grant contests have...

Rushion McDonald, Steve Harvey’s business Partner Gives Great Tips on Doing business

Steve Harvey and Rushion McDonald How can you market your skills to get the attention of major corporations, your boss or even a potential client? How do you broker great deals and ensure long term income and work on a great retirement for yourself? We are honored this week to have as a guest the man who has brokered blockbuster deals for superstar entertainment Mogul Steve Harvey. [...]

REVIEW: Wegmans Grocery Store: a Great EXPERIENCE

Wegman's is an AMAZING Grocery Store, Pricey but Great Selection While visiting upstate New York recently for an extended amount of time, I had my first "experience" grocery shopping. This is not something I had ever heard of but it was certainly something I had now done. I've been in MANY stores around the country like Ralph's, Kroger, Vons, Tops, Whole Foods and Trader Joes ... but I have NEVER seen a store like Wegmans. [...]

Marco’s Pizza People Prove to Be an Unstoppable Force Opens 900th Location

Marco's Pizza 900th location, Bayam-n, Puerto Rico (PRNewsfoto/Marco’s Pizza) Marco's Pizza's People Prove to Be an Unstoppable Force - A Story of Resiliency, Collaboration, and Community Engagement Fuels Marco's Pizza to 900-Units Marco's Pizza has announced the opening of its 900th location in Bayamόn Puerto Rico. [...]