Fireside Chats

How to Apply Technology to Grow Any Business, Fireside Chat 1“How to Apply Technology to Grow Any Business,” features Arisha Smith, Chief Revenue Officer of Streamlytics (moderator), and panelists Danyel Surrency Jones (CEO and co-founder, PowerHandz, Inc.) and Andrew Suggs (CEO and co-founder, Live Chair Health). April, 2021
How to Raise Capital and Gain Access to Funding for Your Business Fireside Chat 2| Learn how to raise capital and gain access to funding. Forty-four percent of African American small business owners use their own money to start their businesses. But imagine what entrepreneurs could do with better funding! May, 2021


How to Diversify your Business Revenue | Join us for this vital panel discussion to learn how faith sites, small businesses and entrepreneurs can grow and reach diverse audiences. June, 2021

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Join us online July 22 at 6 p.m. EDT for the finale for the American Heart Association’s First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based, as we celebrate institutions and innovators of faith who've been on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis.

Starting at 6 p.m. Eastern, we'll award over $100,000 in grants to help faith institutions and leaders scale their business models for addressing community health inequities , many amplified by the pandemic. Five finalists — from houses of faith in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland — will present their business models in pursuit of four funding opportunities, including a fan favorite award.

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The Mark & Brenda Moore and Family Foundation

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The Mark & Brenda Moore and Family Foundation