Jerel Registre takes a deeper dive into the cannabis industry and the ways in which Black and Brown people have been ostracized from monetarily capitalizing in this space.
We chat with Jerel Registre, Managing Director of Curio WMBE Fund about what private equity investing looks like, how Curio Wellness Center is taking up necessary space in the Cannabis industry, and how Jerel got started in this industry and his goals for the future.
Jasmine Black is the founder and CEO of the boutique consulting firm Brainchild. They provide support in business planning and consulting. She is also a part of an all-female football league. As a former banker and competitive athlete, she is determined to help black and brown entrepreneurs build and sustain their businesses.
Brittany Edwards is forging her own path in Product Management. When she’s not working on innovation in finance and technology she is dedicating her time and energy to Incorp[Her]ated, a non-profit organization she co-founded. She has found a way to merge her passion and talents to create opportunities for herself and her community.
Healthy Living Ventures is a company run by a mother/daughter trio who are building wealth through franchising and empowering other entrepreneurs to do the same.
“It is very important for me to help widen participation as the more black investors we have, the more black founders get funded and, holistically, the more wealth we can generate together in collaboration.” – Andy Ayim of The Angel Investing School shares his ‘WHY’.
“If black people had the capital resources and were socially enabled to take risks on their creative ideas and businesses in the same way that most Americans are, we probably wouldn’t need a service like BlackOakTV or one like it.” Uzo Ometu of BlackOakTV on why there are so few subscription video-on-demand services exclusively creating and distributing black curated content for black people.
Created by Khadijah Robinson, the Nile list is a digital platform that connects consumers to high quality Black-owned brands and content online. The platform also connects Black-owned businesses to one another to help with exposure, scaling and resource-pooling.
Making the leap from employee to entrepreneur can be a big step. While the risks of starting a business without a safety net are well known, there effective ways to minimize these risks and get off to a great start. Here are 5 key things you need to do to prepare for entrepreneurship.