• Rebound Mar 25

    Rebound Season 2: Small Business Roundtable

    NBC gave three business owners cameras to document COVID-19 life as small Black-owned businesses. One thread rang true for all – positivity. In the Rebound Season 2 after-show, two of the business owners get candid about how they fought to keep their businesses alive and rebounded from unforeseen challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Rebound Mar 25

    Rebound: Small Business Roundtable

    NBC gave three business owners cameras to document COVID-19 life as small Black-owned businesses. One thread rang true for all – positivity. In the Rebound Season 2 after-show, two of the business owners get candid about how they fought to keep their businesses alive and rebounded from unforeseen challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Rebound Mar 25

    Rebound: Behind the Scenes as Businesses Try to Bounce Back from the Pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

  • Rebound Mar 21

    ‘Would This Be Easier If I Weren't a Woman of Color?'

    As Mented attempts to gather more funding, CEO KJ Miller examines how other, non-Black-owned businesses performing worse than her company are able to raise more money from venture capitalists. Plus, as the nation deals with the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and others, Mented doubles down on its values and speaks out publicly about injustice.

  • Rebound Mar 19

    5 Things To Get Your Professional Goals on Track Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Woes

    Need help getting your professional goals on track during the coronavirus pandemic? Five lessons from three innovative small businesses working to expand their footprints may help you reach your goals in 2021 and beyond. COVID-19 magnified life’s challenges, such as unemployment and health disparities, and it has also surfaced opportunities to help reboot career plans and professional opportunities. If...

  • Rebound Mar 19

    Rebound Season 2, Episode 12: ‘Sometimes It's Not Up to Us'

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

  • Rebound Mar 17

    Rebound: There's No Limit With Lemonade

    Vicktor Stevenson founded Gourmonade in 2018. Now, as he finds new ways to sell his gourmet lemonade, we look to the future and meet the customers who’ve kept his business afloat through the pandemic, in the final installment of our 4-part series.

  • Rebound Mar 17

    Rebound: There's No Limit With Lemonade

    Like thousands of small business owners across the country, the pandemic challenged Vicktor Stevenson, owner of San Francisco’s gourmet lemonade stand Gourmonade, in new and unexpected ways. But one thing hasn’t changed: a diehard following affectionately known as the ‘Gourmonade fam,’ who are so inspired by Stevenson that they go above and beyond to support the brand – even acting...

  • Rebound Mar 17

    Rebound Season 2, Episode 11: There's No Limit With Lemonade

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

  • Rebound Mar 17

    Rebound: ‘Sometimes It's Not Up to Us'

    New partnerships with stores like Target and Ulta, plus a marketing shift, means more demand for Mented products. But you can do everything right and still be set back because of port delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Mented CEO KJ Miller and her small team must navigate expansion while continuing to try and raise funds to be able to...

  • Rebound Mar 15

    Rebound Season 2, Episode 10: Popping Balloons Before Champagne

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

  • Rebound Mar 12

    Rebound Season 2, Episode 9: ‘Would This Be Easier If I Weren't a Woman of Color?'

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

  • Rebound Mar 11

    Rebound: Popping Balloons Before Champagne

    Business at Ava Party Designs has picked up considerably since the devastating pandemic shutdowns in the spring and winter. Owner Ava Sealey says while parties are booked and things are look up, she’s not popping any champagne just yet – there’s still plenty of work to do, and to keep everyone safe, we need to do things the right...

  • Rebound Mar 10

    Rebound Season 2, Episode 8: Businessing While Black

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

  • Rebound Mar 10

    Rebound: Businessing While Black

    As a Black father and business owner, Vicktor Stevenson has repeatedly faced suspicion and prejudice in his neighborhood. After someone called the police on Stevenson, suspecting him of breaking into his own shop, it fueled an outpouring of support from the community — and fueled Stevenson’s drive to create a lemonade empire.

  • Rebound Mar 8

    Rebound Season 2, Episode 7: Rebound: Black, Proud & Rooted

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

  • Rebound Mar 5

    Rebound: Black, Proud & Rooted

    Facing heartbreaking stories and statistics, Ava Sealey says being a part of a racial reckoning actually gave her more confidence in herself and reminded her to be proud of where she came from, the business she’s built, and where her balloons are taking her.

  • Rebound Mar 5

    Rebound Season 2, Episode 5: Keeping Lemonade Dreams From Turning Sour

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

  • Rebound Mar 5

    Rebound Season 2, Episode 6: ‘I Don't Have a Manual': Being Pregnant and Running a Company During a Pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

  • Rebound Mar 3

    Rebound Season 2, Episode 1: Balloon Artist Works to Bounce Back After Pandemic Shutdown

    The coronavirus pandemic may have threatened small businesses across America, but these companies are rising up despite the challenges. In “Rebound,” we go behind-the-scenes of three Black-owned businesses to see how they are bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s creating a tall glass of lemonade, a colorful balloon sculpture, or make-up products for darker skin tones, each...

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