Category Archives: Entrepreneurship and Mentorship

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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Templeton Distillery Launches Entrepreneur’s Grant Program And 10 Year Reserve Rye Whiskey

Three Small Businesses to be Awarded $10,000 by Iowan Celebrities and Business Leaders Templeton Distillery is proud to announce the launch of the Templeton Distillery Entrepreneur’s Grant program, which will award three small businesses $10,000 each. The grants are designed to help … Continue reading

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Kroger Celebrates Small Business Week and Offers Retail Partnership Guidebook to Advance Supplier Inclusion

Retailer achieved $4.1 billion in diverse supplier spend in 2020 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced notable progress and new initiatives – including the launch of its Small Business Resource Guide – as part of its Framework for Action: Diversity, … Continue reading

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