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Black Entrepreneurship Week

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Date(s) - 07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018
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The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center presents Black Entrepreneurship Week, a full week of thought-provoking talks, panels, and community building events that spur innovation and promote entrepreneurship.

Monday, July 9 

  • Black Entrepreneurship Week Kick-off Reception

Tuesday, July 10 

  • Black-owned Business Success Stories
  • Luncheon with Keynote Resource Fair    
  • A Conversation with Black Tech Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, July 11

  • Women’s Leadership Summit
  • The Business of the Arts: A discussion with black women artists
  • Evening Fireside Chat with Dee Marshal

Thursday, July 12 

  • Marketing Your Business, powered by the City of Raleigh
  • How to Start a Nonprofit Organization
  • Access to Capital
  • Catalyzing Innovation Workshop, powered by the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce + Innovate Raleigh

Friday, July 13 

  • Making Your Business Model Work
  • Equity Paradigm
  • Pitch Competition*
  • Black Entrepreneurship Week After Party

*To participate in a week-long Black Upstart Bootcamp during Black Entrepreneurship  Week and make your business pitch for the first prize $3,000 award, please visit  Winners will also be paired with a mentor to design a business action plan.


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