This week, EDA’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is
excited to announce major developments in two of its core initiatives: the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Regional Innovation Strategies Program.
Celebrity deejay, former model and now businesswoman/entrepreneur
Beverly Bond is all about empowerment. So much so that her non-profit
mentoring program and awards show Black Girls Rock! (BGR) are still alive
and kicking after five years. And there are no plans for slowing down.
In fact, Bond is just getting warmed up.
Who hasn't wondered why so many sports figures go broke, have trouble
dealing with the media and just don’t seem to know how to protect their
brand? Well, Parisnicole Payton’s, The PNP Agency, has come to the
rescue. PNP specializes in public relations, marketing, management
administration and behavioral prevention advisement for NFL players.
Online marketing sounds like a great opportunity for small business
owners. But it can also be a confusing landscape. Plan your campaign to
take advantage of all the Internet and social media platforms have to
Adly Inc. offers brands a unique and much-needed service in this digital
era. The African-American led, Beverly Hills-based firm matches
advertisers with celebrities best suited to promote their brand across
social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
There is a unique club in D.C. called Black Women Bike (BWB), whose aim
to get Black women and girls of all ages to take up biking for fun,
health, wellness and transportation. BWB wants to build community and
interest in biking among Black women through education, advocacy and