In an effort to keep Black-owned businesses connected to available capital, critical insights and viable resources as our communities navigate their way through the novel coronavirus pandemic, ESSENCE is proud to bring you our first-ever Entrepreneur Virtual Summit .
The Summit is the latest launched as part of the ESSENCE Benefit Series to aid our communities in the fight against COVID-19 and will include an afternoon of informative discussions with some of the most influential business executives from across multiple industries who will weigh in on the road ahead for entrepreneurs in this new normal.
Taking place on Friday, April 24 from 10AM – 6PM EST, the informative virtual event will also feature a $100k New Voices + Target Accelerators Pitch Competition, presented in partnership with Target. The increasingly-popular segment will see 10 entrepreneurs pitch their businesses for a chance to win funding.
The event will stream live on the new ESSENCE Studios platform, where video segments will cover topics including: Navigating Coronavirus Relief; Raising Capital Right Now; Adapting During Crisis; Managing The New Normal; and Developing A Winning Playbook: Now & Post COVID. Confirmed speakers for the event include Bozoma Saint John (Chief Marketing Officer at Endeavor/former executive for Apple Music and PepsiCo); Elisa Shankle (Wellness & Lifestyle Expert); Nicole Valentine (CEO, Synergy Business Development) and more.
For more information and to register today, visit the official webpage HERE.