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100Knoxville Launch Event
January 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
100Knoxville launches the 5x5x5x5 program to grow Black-owned businesses
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About this Event
Inspired by The 800 Initiative in Memphis, 100Knoxville has set a goal of increasing the revenues of Black-owned businesses in Knox County by $10 million in 5 years. To kick off the initiative, it is launching the 5x5x5x5 program: 5 companies, 5 mentors, 5 weeks, $5K grants.
Learn how you can apply, volunteer as a mentor or help support. Hear testimonies and lessons learned from City of Memphis officials and entrepreneurs.
Speakers (subject to change):
- Mayor Jim Strickland, City of Memphis
- Joann Massey, Director of Compliance, City of Memphis
- Brandon Bruce, 100Knoxville
- Nadim Jubran, Vice Chair, Entrepreneurship/Small Business Council, Knoxville Chamber
- Memphis-based entrepreneurs
Funding provided in part by: