100Knoxville Launch Event

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100Knoxville Launch Event

January 20 @ 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

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January 20
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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