About BBD

What is BBD?

BBD is a business development group with a mission to rebuild communities from the inside out through business and black culture.

There are 4 aspects to what we do:

1. Digital Advertising  We help businesses grow their business using digital advertising.

2. Youth Entrepreneurship - We teach youth about business and help mold their creativity into business ideas that can be monetized.

3. Business Networking - We provide reviews to businesses who align with our mission. 

4. Community Outreach - We provide opportunities for business to get involved in their local communities

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower the growth and advancement of our communities through business development and community outreach.

Our mission is also to showcase the businesses in our network: These include businesses that:

- Embrace Black Culture, diversity, and inclusion

- Provide great service

- Support Community Outreach

 

Our Vision

Our vision is to change the world, one business at a time. 

 

Our network:

        • Local Business Owners & Executives
        • Business Consultants
        • Life Coaches
        • Web Developers
        • Marketing Professionals
        • Teachers
        • Lawyers
        • Community Leaders
        • Media Personalities
        • Real Estate Professionals

Financial Empowerment

We believe that financial empowerment is financial freedom, and through financial freedom, communities can rebuild and create sustainable opportunities themselves. We provide a "real world" approach to business and financial education using hands-on business opportunities. 

Self-Empowerment

We help people envision a pathway to success for themselves. Next, we guide them through potential barriers that may exist from their own perspectives. 

Community Empowerment

We are the change we wish to see. All of our business ventures are mutually beneficial to (1) the community (2) the BBD participant and to (3) BuyBlackDepot. We believe that in order to facilitate change, all activities performed under BuyBlackDepot must be to empower youth, as they affect effective change in the future.

The first step to living the life of your dreams is empowering yourself to become what you were meant to be. - Undi

BBD Core values

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Leadership
  • Gratitude 
  • Self-Empowerment

Leadership

Rasheedah Ladd is a native resident of Las Vegas, NV and a business broker. Rasheedah graduated with recognition as top student in Finance with a degree in Business Administration and Finance Concentration, from the Clark Atlanta University Schoolf of Business and with a Chemical Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University. Prior helping people buy and sell business, Rasheedah gained several years of experience owning and operating an firm that specialized in operational auditing and compliance consulting for Fortune 500 energy, gas, and oil companies. As a successful entrepreneur Rasheedah has a thorough understanding of business strategy. Her experience includes operational controls, social media marketing, business valuation, financial analysis, client service, and project team management.

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