Celebrity Business Owners Teach Entrepreneurs to Grow Big at the 2nd Annual Dream Project Symposium in Atlanta, GA
The 2nd Annual Dream Project Symposium conference which provides entrepreneurs and small business owners access to industry thought leaders and community insiders as well as prepares attendees to do business with Fortune 100 Companies and more, wrapped up on Thursday evening at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel. Issa Rae, writer, director and producer of the hit series, “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,” TV Personality Judge Hatchett, Fashion Bomb Daily’s Claire Siobhan and Alfred Edmond Jr. SVP of Black Enterprise Magazine were among the many that came out to show support. With more than 300 participants from various industries including retail, technology, fashion, creative services and marketing, many left empowered and ready to pursue their business dreams further.
The celebrity panelist and keynote speakers which included Shark Tank‘s Daymond John, Carol’s Daughter CEO Lisa Price, Music Impresario Kevin Liles and The Apprentice winner Dr. Randal Pinkett, was hosted by Egami Consulting Group’s CEO Teneshia Jackson Warner, author of Profit with Purpose.
THE DAYMOND JOHN ACADEMY (DJA) AND THE HIP-HOP SUMMIT YOUTH COUNCIL (HHSYC) CELEBRATE “HIP HOP AGAINST GUN & GANG VIOLENCE WEEK” AS PROCLAIMED BY NYC MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG,
THE NYC COUNCIL AND NASSAU COUNTY EXECUTIVE EDWARD MANGANO
AT THE SHERATON HOTEL WITH PLANS TO CURB GUN & GANG VIOLENCE BY CONSULTING, TRAINING AND PREPARING ENTREPRENEURS FOR SUCCESS.
The DJA and the HHSYC will use the success of John and influence of the Hip-Hop Culture to address poverty, develop entrepreneurs,
create employment and empower communities.
New York, NY May 21, 2013—To show support for “Hip-Hop Against Gun & Gang Violence Week” Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council board member Daymond John, who is also the founder of FUBU and star of the hit ABC TV show “Shark Tank,” kicked off his Daymond John Academy at the Sheraton Times Square in New York during “Hip-Hop Against Gun & Gang Violence Week” to make a statement regarding his economic strategy and commitment to curb gun and gang violence. The purpose of the event was to show new entrepreneurs how to succeed. The Academy’s goal is to help 500 members launch their own business this year.
As a small business owner you might agree that coming up with the idea for your business was a piece of cake. . . Financing the business, however, is an entirely different story! Sometimes you may only have very few opportunities to present your business for funding, so it’s your job to make sure they count! Read more…
As a small business owner you might agree that coming up with the idea for your business was a piece of cake. . . Financing the business, however, is an entirely different story! Sometimes you may only have very few opportunities to present your business for funding, so it’s your job to make sure they count!
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