Category Archives: Entrepreneurship and Mentorship

BODEN Becomes First-Time Partner of PepsiCo to Launch New Hispanic Business Platform

BODEN, an independent, minority-owned agency helps lead creative and communications efforts for PepsiCo Juntos Crecemos, the company’s new multi-year platform supporting Hispanic-owned small businesses BODEN, a Hispanic-owned communications agency, secures PepsiCo as a client to spearhead creative and public relations … Continue reading

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Hennessy Unveils 2021 Inaugural Members of “Never Stop Never Settle Society,” An Initiative for Black Entrepreneurs

Hennessy celebrates those who “Never Stop Never Settle” by recognizing the strivers and dreamers creating change in the face of adversity Hennessy announces the selection of twenty esteemed inaugural members inducted today to the “Never Stop Never Settle Society,” a … Continue reading

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Blu1877, Barilla’s Venture Group, Launches Good Food Makers Global Accelerator

The Italian Food Company Seeks to Collaborate With Start-Ups on Addressing Sustainability, Technology and Consumer Challenges BLU1877, Barilla’s Venture Group, announced its call for start-ups to participate in the fourth Good Food Makers global accelerator. The program, which launched in 2018 in collaboration with KitchenTown, a … Continue reading

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Uncle Nearest Announces $50 Million Venture Fund To Invest In Minority-Founded And Owned Spirit Brands

Launch of Fund Coincides with the 100th Anniversary of the Destruction of Black Wall Street Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, the fastest-growing American whiskey brand in U.S. history and the most-awarded Bourbon of 2019 and 2020 worldwide, announced the formation of … Continue reading

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Feed the Soul Foundation Awards $250K to Black-Owned Culinary Businesses

Black Restaurant Week’s non-profit organization supports businesses across the nation through Restaurant Business Development Grant Program Restaurants and bars across the country have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as indoor dining came to halt more than a year ago, making takeout and delivery … Continue reading

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