About Business Takeout

Business Takeout is a not for profit social enterprise and our mission is to increase black wealth and empower black entrepreneurs.  We are a network of tremendously dedicated, energetic individuals who seek to raise awareness of challenges black entrepreneurs face and to provide a platform intended to support and provide information geared to the improvement of the longevity of black owned businesses.


Business Takeout provides high quality business news, blogs, events, live streaming shows and other information to help black entrepreneurs more effectively utilize their time, money and knowledge to increase the success rate of black wealth in Canada and around the world.


We provide a platform where you can go each day to find the highest quality business information and resources. A place for the key stories of the day as well as specific business topics such as marketing, wellness of entrepreneurs, technology, environment and more. We emphasize positive news in business to help black owned businesses gain knowledge and make better business decisions and with this incredible site and are poised to make a huge difference in the world.

Our History

Business Takeout started as a Facebook Group created by Sheares “Banki” Benjamin,  in October of 2018.

The Facebook group is similar to this website because of its dedication to providing support resources and information to black enterpreneurs. Entrepreneurs began to use our platform to share their experience as black business owners, entrepreneurs and anyone in the black community with an entrepreneur mindset.


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"We can transcend the script of a pre-defined story, and pave the way for the future that we design. We just need to tap that power, that conviction, that determination within us. The good news is, we follow people that look like us if the story is told the right way."

~ Robert F. Smith, American billionaire businessman, philanthropist, chemical engineer and investment banker. Founder, chairman, and CEO of private equity firm Vista Equity Partners and ranked by Forbes as the 163rd richest person in America in 2018.